Tom Brady’s name has appeared in a scandal that doesn’t involve deflated balls. What a relief!
From Skidmore College statistics professor Michael Lopez comes the handy chart you see above, plotting the 2014 win totals of all 30 MLB teams against preseason predictions from Vegas and what Lopez calls his "Statsheads Prediction."
Four games are plenty of evidence to make these sweeping statements: the Broncos are very, very good, and the Jaguars are very, very bad. In Week 6, Jacksonville travels to Denver, and oddsmakers are expecting the matchup to challenge the all-time record for largest point spread.
Well, isn't this refreshing: A news outlet eschewing all pretense of attaboy optimism, predicting instead that a Vegas line of a three-touchdown beatdown for the home team really ought to be a five-touchdown curbstomping.
He was reportedly in town for one day for a photo shoot and spent a lot of time in his room, though he and a few friends did go to Cirque du Soleil, where they snacked on popcorn and water. Be honest: Were you really expecting photos of him with starlets from the Adult Video News Awards? [LVRJ, h/t to Brett]