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Aug 12 / King Kaufman

Shoutouts: College football previews, NFL & NBA insights, world football rankings

For this week’s Shoutouts we begin in video, as three of Bleacher Report’s college football experts preview Alabama’s 2013 season.

As always, the Shoutouts come from B/R’s staff of Quality Editors, who review all stories before they’re programmed in our various distribution channels, including the site cover, team and sport covers, newsletters, the Team Stream app and more. The comments are theirs.

Alabama Crimson Tide Football: Expert Predictions for 2013 Season by The Program

Over four minutes of insightful analysis on the Alabama Crimson Tide. Engaging video, and Michael Felder, Barrett Sallee and Adam Kramer work well as a group.

Why the NBA’s 1-and-Done Rule Is Causing More Harm Than Good by Grant Hughes

This comprehensive look gives you everything you need to know in terms of how the rule impacts all parties: the NBA, college basketball and high school players. However unfair it is, the writer explains, this rule may never be overturned. The reader doesn’t have to bring any prior knowledge to the table to understand how it all works.

An Insider’s Guide to What Does, Doesn’t Matter in Preseason Football by Ryan Riddle

Ryan does a great job when he writes about his experiences in the NFL. This one is no different, and he offers tidbits only an insider can effectively write about. He also does a great job of linking prior articles.

Power Ranking Every World Football National Team by Frank Wagner

Very cool slideshow power ranking 209 world football national teams. Also has fun little flags for each national team, which helps if you are quickly scrolling through the piece. Not loads of analysis for each team, but it has a nice pace throughout.

  • Dave

    Never any NHL articles in shoutouts. Why?