My 2016 predictions were mostly very wrong, but I did predict a Cubs World Series, a change of scheduling for the CFB playoffs, and the Giants making the playoffs, so there’s that. Here’s what I see sports wise in 2017
A record seven players get elected to the Hall of Fame-Bagwell, Bonds, Clemens, Guerrero, Hoffman, Raines and Ivan Rodriguez.
Ohio State beats Alabama to win the CFB playoffs
The Raiders beat New England on a snowy field in the AFC Championship and advance to the Super Bowl where they meet the Cowboys. The Giants lose their first round playoff game.
The Cowboys win the Super Bowl and Donald Trump takes the credit.for making the Cowboys great again
A-Rod shows up at Marlins camp in “phenomenal shape”and ready to compete for a job.
Duke and UNC both secure #1 seeds along with Villanova and UCLA in the tournament.
A-Rod retires again.
UCLA cuts down the nets after beating Kansas in the championship game
Tiger Woods actually plays in the Masters but misses the cut Bubba Watson wins his third title
MLB sees two major stars get suspended for PEDs.
The Knicks and Rangers make the playoffs. The Knicks get eliminated in the first round
The Rangers lose in the conference finals to Montreal. Canada closes down for the Stanley Cup.
Cleveland and Golden State make quick work of the other NBA teams and head for their third-straight Finals matchup.
Durant is the difference as Golden State takes the crown.
Chicago wins another Stanley Cup over Montreal.
Jordan Speith wins the U.S. Open
Despite no longer “counting” MLB’s All-Star Game ratings actually improve over last year.
Phil Mickleson wins his last major at the British Open
Clint Frazier makes his Yankee debut while Aaron Judge gets optioned back to AAA.
Yankees finish the year at 83-79
Cubs make it two-straight with a sweep of the Astros.
The Knicks open the year 4-0
The 49ers are the surprise of the NFL, finishing November in first.
Florida State, Alabama, Michigan, and USC face off in the CFB playoffs
A blogger vows to do better in 2018 than he did with his predictions in 2017.
Happy New Year!!