Stephen Schmidt


Stephen spent the majority of his formative years trying to play just about every sport known to man. He soon realized that he was far too small and not nearly coordinated enough to excel at anything other than running laps around the field, so he had a great view from the bench for most games. Observation is a great way to learn, and now he writes about what he watches.


Week 8 picks: Giants vs. Cowboys

The Giants and Cowboys will meet in Dallas on Sunday, and most experts are picking the Giants to prevail.

Maryland loses a third QB for the season

The Maryland Terrapins have lost quarterback Devin Burns and receiver Marcus Leak for the remainder of the season.

O'Hern continues to lead, Colsaerts just behind

The second round of the Open continues, and Australian Nick O'Hern continues to lead.

Seattle defense stops Carolina in 16-12 win

The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Carolina Panthers 16-12 on Sunday behind a dominant defensive effort.

Hernandez, Hightower inactive against Denver

Aaron Hernandez and Dont'a Hightower will miss Sunday's game between Denver and New England, with Knowshon Moreno highlighting the Broncos inactives.

Computer rankings have Alabama and Florida at top

The first edition of the BCS is a week away from being released, and one of the computer rankings currently has Alabama and Florida at the top of the pile.

Broncos vs Pats: TV coverage, odds and more

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will meet for the 13th time on Sunday when the Broncos head to New England to face the Patriots.

Bears vs. Jags, Odds, TV coverage, and more

The Chicago Bears are 3-1 and coming off a big win on Monday night. They'll be favored to beat the Jaguars when they head to Florida on Sunday afternoon.

Iowa captain Micah Hyde arrested on Saturday

It wasn't a good weekend for the Iowa Hawkeyes, as they had a trio of players get into trouble with the law.

N.C. State is back, baby! No. 3 Noles ruined

The previously-unbeaten No. 3 Florida State Seminoles were upset by N.C. State on Saturday, after leading 16-0 at halftime.

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