Saturday, March 25, 2017
Pints and Picks

Pints and Picks

Analysis, picks and beating Vegas one pint at a time.

Pints and Picks Special Edition: It’s Tourneytime in Vegas

During college football season each week DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here, a very special PNP—Viva Las Tournament—starring Kyle Magin as “That Guy’ barely standing like a Clown Bop Bag next to the Wheel of Fortune at 4:14 a.m....

Pints and Picks Week 9: There is merely a two-word review of this weekend in college football

Each week, during college football season DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and (sometimes) what to drink while doing it. This week: #shitseason By Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen Hey Kyle, I don’t want to sink into the depths of the shoulder season doldrums, but there seems to be...

Pints and Picks Week 8: Which fanbase will celebrate a WS title with the most disregard to work the next day. And which town has jobs to go to...

Each week, during college football season DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and (sometimes) what to drink while doing it. This week: #allthatandaUNLVgametoo By Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen AJ, You left me to ponder something last week. Quoth DPB Week 7, PnP: “Why Kyle do you prefer a North Side...

Pints and Picks Week 3: All Michigan, All the Time

Each week, during college football season DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and (sometimes) what to drink while doing it. This week: #allmichiganallthetime By Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen Well Kyle, Here we are, three weeks in and I’m already having to bust out what I usually get to...

Golden State vs Cleveland is this NBA season’s first must-see

LeBron James’s return to his home state Ohio reminds me of an author who pens his first great American novel and then becomes bereft for the topic of another. By Andrew Pridgen There’s something else to LeBron’s narrative besides the search for a follow-up or an apt third act; this obsession with perfection, for BEING the person on the brochure has...

Pints and Picks Week 8: 6 pack of picks (good) …4 pack of beers (bad)

Each week DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen will pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here then, is their point-counterpoint for Oct. 25, 2014. Or, if you’re in the car, simply scroll down for the recap (they may be verbose, but it’s better than clicking through...

Pints and Picks Week 1: Live from Kalamazoo and South Bend and wherever there’s flatscreens…it’s good to be back

Each week, during college football season DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here, the boys are talking about the strange kind of hope and pressure a new season brings, betting with or against ridiculous week-one spreads and shouts out to...

Pints and Picks Week 3: The Mormons love LA and Heineken brings its end-of-wedding-reception skunkiness to the microbrew masses

Each week, during college football season DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here, the boys are talking about Mormons gone Hollywood, Randy Newman's ironic love for LA and how that microbrew you're drinking is made in the same vat as...

Pints and Picks Week 10: If your name’s not in here you probably don’t exist

Each week DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen will pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here then, is their point-counterpoint for Nov. 8, 2014. Or, if you’re in the car, simply scroll down for the recap (they may be verbose, but it’s better than clicking through...

Pints and Picks Week 8: We just realized everyone reads this column in their own voice and that’s probably why it doesn’t make much sense

Each week, during college football season DPB’s Kyle Magin and Andrew J. Pridgen pour on the prose with Pints and Picks™. Who to wager and what to drink while doing it. Here we ask the eternal questions: What matters less the least? The second season of How to Make it in America, hitters in the playoffs or the Big...

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