Monday, October 14, 2019

Lounge on YouTube: 2019-20 NBA preview


By Rick Morris


The FDH Lounge previews the 2019-20 NBA season with FDH Lounge Dignitary Ben Chew.


       


       


       


       

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Interview with legendary harness racing driver John Campbell.


By Steve Kallas (posted by Rick Morris)


Here is an interview with John Campbell from Yonkers Raceway.


       


       


       


       

International Trot preview


By Steve Kallas (posted by Rick Morris)


Here is a preview of the million-dollar International Trot race from Yonkers Raceway.


       


       


       


       

Friday, October 11, 2019

2019 ALCS/NLCS picks


By Rick Morris


NOTE: 3-3 record so far in the 2019 MLB playoffs.


ALCS: Houston over New York Yankees in 7.

NLCS: Washington over St. Louis in 6


World Series: Houston over Washington in 6

Monday, October 7, 2019

2019 NFL Week 6 power rankings


By Rick Morris


NOTE: Rankings from the start of the season are in parentheses.


TOP TIER

1 New England (2-1-1-1-1)

SECOND TIER

2 New Orleans (13-6-19-9-3)

3 Kansas City (3-3-2-2-2)

4 Philadelphia (1-2-5-12-4)

5 Green Bay (6-5-4-4-6)

6 San Francisco (15-15-13-10-8)

7 Seattle (14-12-6-16-17)

8 Indianapolis (17-18-12-11-20)

9 Houston (12-17-14-7-10)

10 LA Rams (4-4-3-3-7)

11 Dallas (11-11-7-5-5)

THIRD TIER

12 Chicago (9-16-17-18-9)

13 Minnesota (16-8-9-8-11)

14 Carolina (20-20-24-22-19)

15 Detroit (24-27-20-14-15)

16 Buffalo (29-22-18-13-18)

17 Tennessee (18-9-15-19-12)

18 LA Chargers (8-7-11-15-16)

19 Cleveland (5-13-16-20-13)

20 Baltimore (23-10-8-6-14)

21 Jacksonville (22-21-22-21-21)

22 Oakland (28-28-28-28-27)

FOURTH TIER

23 Tampa Bay (25-25-23-26-23)

24 Atlanta (10-19-10-17-22)

25 Arizona (30-24-26-25-26)

26 New York Giants (31-31-30-24-25)

27 Denver (19-23-25-27-28)

28 Pittsburgh (7-14-21-23-24)

FIFTH TIER

29 Washington (27-29-29-29-29)

30 Cincinnati (26-26-27-30-30)

31 New York Jets (21-30-31-31-31)

32 Miami (32-32-32-32-32)


BIGGEST RISERS: Indianapolis (12 spots), Seattle (10 spots), Carolina and Oakland (5 spots)


BIGGEST FALLERS: Baltimore, Cleveland and Dallas (6 spots), Tennessee (5 spots), Pittsburgh (4 spots), Chicago and LA Rams (3 spots)


DIVISIONAL RANKINGS (the lower the number, the higher the ranking):


1 NFC NORTH 45

2 NFC WEST 48

3 AFC SOUTH 55

4 NFC SOUTH 63

5T NFC EAST 70

5T AFC WEST 70

7 AFC EAST 80

8 AFC NORTH 97


CONFERENCE RANKINGS:


1 NFC 226

2 AFC 302

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

2019 NFL Week 5 power rankings


By Rick Morris


NOTE: Rankings from the start of the season are in parentheses.


TOP TIER

1 New England (2-1-1-1)

2 Kansas City (3-3-2-2)

SECOND TIER

3 New Orleans (13-6-19-9)

4 Philadelphia (1-2-5-12)

5 Dallas (11-11-7-5)

6 Green Bay (6-5-4-4)

7 LA Rams (4-4-3-3)

8 San Francisco (15-15-13-10)

9 Chicago (9-16-17-18)

10 Houston (12-17-14-7)

11 Minnesota (16-8-9-8)

12 Tennessee (18-9-15-19)

13 Cleveland (5-13-16-20)

14 Baltimore (23-10-8-6)

15 Detroit (24-27-20-14)

16 LA Chargers (8-7-11-15)

17 Seattle (14-12-6-16)

18 Buffalo (29-22-18-13)

19 Carolina (20-20-24-22)

20 Indianapolis (17-18-12-11)

21 Jacksonville (22-21-22-21)

22 Atlanta (10-19-10-17)

THIRD TIER

23 Tampa Bay (25-25-23-26)

24 Pittsburgh (7-14-21-23)

25 New York Giants (31-31-30-24)

26 Arizona (30-24-26-25)

27 Oakland (28-28-28-28)

FOURTH TIER

28 Denver (19-23-25-27)

29 Washington (27-29-29-29)

30 Cincinnati (26-26-27-30)

31 New York Jets (21-30-31-31)

FIFTH TIER

32 Miami (32-32-32-32)


BIGGEST RISERS: Chicago (9 spots), Philadelphia (8 spots), Cleveland and Tennessee (7 spots), New Orleans (6 spots), Carolina and Tampa Bay (3 spots)


BIGGEST FALLERS: Indianapolis (9 spots), Baltimore (8 spots), Atlanta and Buffalo (5 spots), LA Rams (4 spots), Houston and Minnesota (3 spots)


DIVISIONAL RANKINGS (the lower the number, the higher the ranking):


1 NFC NORTH 41

2 NFC WEST 58

3T AFC SOUTH 63

3T NFC EAST 63

5 NFC SOUTH 67

6 AFC WEST 73

7 AFC NORTH 81

8 AFC EAST 82


CONFERENCE RANKINGS:


1 NFC 239

2 AFC 299