Ron Glover’s Week 8 NFL Power Rankings: The Bears and Giants are closing in on the Falcons

Posted in Blogroll on October 24th, 2012 by Ron Glover

The Atlanta Falcons reign at the top of my NFL power rankings may soon be coming to an end. Beginning Sunday in Philadelphia against the Eagles, the Falcons face the Giants, Cowboys Lions and five remaining division games.

In the hunt: Bears, Texans, Giants and 49ers.

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Tip-Off for 10/24/12 (featuring Nicki Minaj): San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers prepare to meet in World Series

Posted in Blogroll on October 24th, 2012 by Ron Glover

(Gregory Shamus Elsa/Getty Images)

The Tigers and Giants meet for the first time in the 108th World Series.

The San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers meet tonight in Game 1 of the World Series. With 30 appearances between them (19 for the Giants and 11 for the Tigers), this is the first time the teams have met in the Fall Classic. The Giants have fought off elimination six times in their quest to win a second world championship in three years. The Detroit Tigers return to the World Series for the first time since 2006.

The Giants cast is made up of gritty players while the Tigers have had the best starting pitching in the postseason.

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