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Pigskin Pick'Em: What doesn't make sense does make sense

Week 9 proved to be another humbling experience for the Sultan of Sadness, I mean Sides. A 4-8 tally against the Vegas suits leaves the column at a pedestrian 62-61-6 mark for the season.
Pigskin Pick'Em: What's the big play of the week?

After two weeks of dismal results the column finally returned to black. The positive 8-6 mark against the suits in week seven leaves our season tally at 51-49-4.
Pigskin Pick'Em: Rolling on to week 6

Ouch. After four comfortable weeks of positive results, the column began taking on water. Head shaking moments were easy to find. The Sultan's beloved Seattle Seahawks blew a 24-7 lead in the fourth quarter before falling 27-24 in overtime.
Pigskin Pick'Em: Raiders to beat the Broncos?

The Sultan has reached the quarter pole of the NFL season with a satisfactory 36-24-2 mark against the spread. Despite a couple of head scratching selections (siding with Houston and Tampa Bay) in week 4, the column emerged with a positive 8-5-1 tally.
Pigskin Pick'Em: Things change quickly

Expect the unexpected! That line could definitely be the NFL's marketing slogan. Everybody had the Seahawks, Colts, Ravens, and Eagles starting the year 0-2, right? It's no surprise that the New York Jets are 2-0.
Birch Ridge golf report: Kenai Peninsula Open on the docket

Kenai Peninsula Open registration closed yesterday. We'll have 30 amateurs and nine Alaska Club Professionals participating in this year's championship. The KPO is the only "play your own ball" golf tournament held at Birch Ridge Golf Course each year.
Pigskin Pick'Em: Did not see that coming...

Ok, Denver Horse fans, I said I would be a believer if the Horses knocked off the Green Bay Packers last Sunday and they did that and then some.
Pigskin Pick'Em: Say goodbye to the Fabulous 5

I thought week five was bad. A bumbling 3-10-1 effort in week six drops our total to an utterly average 43-43-4. The two-week stretch is easily the worst run in the column's four year history.
Pigskin Pick'Em: Intoducing the Fabulous 5

The Sultan of Sides found a bit of a rhythm last week posting an 11-5 mark against the spread. The result improves our record to 28-19-1 through three weeks, an aesthetic 59.5% clip.
Pigskin Pick'em: Week 2 begins

The opening week of the NFL season is always a bit of a head scratcher.


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