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I would usually be the first person to take a cheap shot in the general direction of Brent Musburger. This week, though, I just have to laugh at the “controversy” he has kicked up with the USC Trojans over this giving away secrets thing.
To his credit, Pete Carroll doesn’t seem to be affected by it. If you don’t know yet, here’s what Musburger said on the broadcast this weekend…

“John David told us that his signal when he finds one-on-one and they’re coming, it’s that ‘hang loose,’ that familiar sign you’ve seen surfers use,” Musburger said.
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Time sure does fly. Thursday is back, and I can’t wait for poker tonight. Rumor has it that the Champ is been practicing up on his Omaha Hi/Lo skills (a bit more than on his crazy prediction skills). A certain team from the Windy City hurt me once again. However, many of the other picks continue to shape up (except for that Lions winning the division thing). Michigan is looking solid in the Big Ten, and the Tigers still have their lead in the AL Central. Samkon Gado is still waiting to shine, but LT is well on his way. Kurt needs a big week, and so does Reggie Brown. Anyway, we’ll have plenty of time to dissect my past picks in future columns, so let’s get right down to business. Here are five more bold predictions to take straight to Vegas:

1. Jeff Fisher will be the first NFL coach to be fired this year (before Art Shell)

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As most of you are aware by now I’m sure, Tiger Woods is a little bit upset with some obscure Irish tabloid for publishing photos purporting to be nude pics of his wife . . .who just happens to be a blond, sweedish super-model. The photos turned out to be of someone else, but that didn’t turn down Tiger’s temper. Nor should it. I’ve never been a huge fan of Tiger, and I often think he is acting like a child on the course but I don’t think anyone of us would take this type of thing laying down. Read More