October 16, 2013 |
Each week, RedEye's prognosticating pooch, Whizzer, goes paw to paw with Rob Cressy's miniature schnauzer, Callie, to see who picks NFL games more accurately. Callie went 4-1 in Week 8 while Whizzer was 5-0. Overall, Callie is 24-16 and Whizzer is 27-13. Here are their picks for Week 9. CALLIE Bears at Green Bay: Packers Minnesota at Dallas: Cowboys New Orleans at N.Y. Jets: Saints (wrong) San Diego at Washington: Redskins Indianapolis at Houston: Texans (wrong)
June 20, 2013 |
Pirates are raiding the upcoming San Diego Comic Con International in July. Starz has announced it will screen the first episode of its high-seas drama "Black Sails" at a Thursday night event on July 18. "Special guests" from the series will be on hand, but Starz hasn't yet revealed who will be there or the exact time and place of the screening. Just don't forget to pack the eye patch and poofy-sleeved open shirt, OK? Starz might have another surprise for fans and those two items could come in handy.
January 1, 2014 |
This weekend's NFL playoff slate will not include the Bears. That's OK. I still can bring you great insight into pro football games not involving the hometown team. Here are my predictions and analysis for all 11 games this postseason. Wild-card round Kansas City at Indianapolis The Chiefs rested virtually all of their starters in Week 17 yet still almost won in San Diego. Indy beat KC in their own house 23-7 just two weeks ago. It seems like an easy Colts pick, but sometimes things are tougher than they seem.
May 20, 2014 |
On the final day of the 2014 NFL draft, Michael Sam sat in his agent's San Diego, Calif., home, waiting for a call that would change his life. The draft has been televised for years, with camera crews waiting to catch the almost-certain emotional moment when NFL hopefuls are chosen. Most of the time, these celebrations are filled with kissing and affection, played over and over as experts analyze the players' futures. Michael Sam's moment was no different -- when he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams, he got emotional and kissed his boyfriend, just like his...
June 28, 2012 |
If you're attending San Diego Comic Con, mark this one in your schedule: "Strike Back," Cinemax's thrilling and realistic look at how covert military teams operate, will make it debut at the con with a Friday panel and Saturday screening of the first two episodes of its second season. The show follows the fictional stealth counterterrorism unit Section 20 as its agents span the globe to stop potential terrorist threats. Series stars Philip Winchester, Sullivan Stapleton and Rhona Mitra will be on hand for the events, which are must-sees for this...
July 18, 2012 |
I caught up with "Community"star Danny Pudi July 13 at San Diego Comic Con where the Chicago native thanked fans for the show's success. Pudi also accepted the trophy his character, Abed Nadir, earned for being voted runner-up in RedEye's 2011 Best TV Character tourney, thanking his family and friends in Chicago and fans everywhere for the honor. ( Daryl Dixon, Norman Reedus' "The Walking Dead" character, won. ) He then hinted at a theme evident in the NBC show's panel later in the day. "Six seasons and a movie," Pudi says in the video clip above, "and we...