Kyle Hynes

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  • College football Week 11 roundup

    Last week, the college football gods gave us a maelstrom of confusing results, shocking upsets, and left us with a collection of about five teams with good cases for the top three and about seven teams with a good case for the top ten. But of course, there can only be three top-three teams, and there must be ten top-ten teams. Heading into the final stretch of the season, this week provided some c...

    Sports | November 14, 2022
  • College football Week 6 roundup

    Not a single team in the top 10 lost a game of football this week (and that should make for a short article). But the way that those games went down means this piece will be anything but! While there’s no movement in the bottom seven teams (the teams in the fourth through ninth spots all won comfortably except Oklahoma State, who played a close one through three quarters against Texas Tech, and #1...

    Sports | October 10, 2022
  • College football Week 5 roundup

    We always knew that the rankings would move around a little bit after Week 5, if only because of the clash between two top ten teams, Clemson and North Carolina State, which would inevitably see one of them out of the rankings. But what we didn’t know was that this would be the week of the almost-upset; of the ten top teams, five were seriously threatened late in the game. Yet when the dust settle...

    Sports | October 3, 2022
  • College football Week 4 roundup

    Having undergone a hiatus, our weekly college football roundups are now officially back. Every week between now and the national championship in January, I’ll be providing the results of big games, analyzing their implications for conference championships and the playoff picture, top teams’ schedules for next week, and, perhaps most contentiously, a ranking.
    So without further ado, let’s jump rig...

    Sports | September 26, 2022
  • Pirates, week 3: Not jinxing it yet

    Week Record: 3-4
    Season Record: 7-8

    NL Central Standings
    St. Louis… 9-4 (playoff position)
    Milwaukee… 9-6 (1 game back)
    Chicago… 7-8 (3 games back)
    Pittsburgh… 7-8 (3 games back)
    Cincinnati… 2-13 (8 games back)

    Sports | April 25, 2022