About Jason Ence

Jason Ence lives in Louisville, KY and covers Premier League and Serie A soccer, college football, and college basketball. He is also the University of Kentucky correspondent for ESPN Louisville 680, and co-host of their UK football and basketball post-game shows. When he is not writing, he is most likely watching soccer, including watching old Manchester United highlights on YouTube to remember when they were still good.

NFL Week 11 Picks: Super Bowl rematch headlines afternoon slate

The late afternoon NFL games this weekend feature four teams in the midst of the playoff race looking to solidify their position heading into the final third of the season, including the top team in each conference. San Francisco looks to rebound as they host Arizona, while New England, fresh off their bye week, looks to get back to form as they travel to Philadelphia.

Big 12 football picks: Baylor and Oklahoma clash for first place

The showdown every Big 12 fan has been waiting for, has finally arrived. This weekend sees the unbeaten Baylor Bears host the high-power Oklahoma Sooners, in a very likely preview of the Big 12 title game in less than a month’s time. An Oklahoma win would almost certainly set up this scenario, while a Baylor win leaves the door open slightly for Texas to walk through and stake their claim to a spot in the final game.

NCAAB Power Rankings: Kentucky is king of the mountain

We are through one week of the college basketball season, and many of the top teams in the nation are preparing to devour some cupcakes before we get to the meat of the season. However, we did get a few answers as to who the title favorites are after the first week, and some musical chairs will be played within our power rankings. Let’s get to it!

NFL Week 10 Picks: Panthers visit Packers in key NFC matchup

It’s past the midway point of the NFL season, and the playoff picture is starting to come a bit more into focus. This weekend sees some key matchups as some teams try to reverse their early season misfortunes, while others look to solidify their positioning in the playoff race. The late afternoon slate sees only three games this weekend, and we are here to break them down for you, with a free pick for each game.

Big 12 football picks: Baylor takes unbeaten record to TCU

With only a few weeks left in the regular season, the quest for the Big 12 title has come down to a two-team race. Texas, Iowa State and Kansas State are clinging onto hope by a thread, as Baylor and Oklahoma have separated themselves from the pack and look destined for a massive showdown next weekend.

NCAAB power rankings: Michigan State holds down the top spot

It is a joyous day for college basketball fans, as today marks the tip-off to the 2019-20 NCAA men’s basketball season! Tonight’s Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden looks to be an exciting one, as four of the top teams in the nation will square off. Duke and Kansas will begin proceedings, and Kentucky will face Michigan State in the nightcap.

NFL Week 9 picks: Wilson continues MVP quest against Bucs

If you're looking for games between some of the NFL’s best teams, then the Sunday late afternoon slate of may not be the most enjoyable for you. However, if you're looking for some competitive games with solid betting value, then you're going to love the schedule for the 4:00 p.m. ET window!

NFL Week 8 picks: Panthers visit 49ers in key NFC clash

We have almost reached the midway point of the NFL season, and we have a couple of big matchups in store for Week 8’s afternoon slate of games. The Carolina Panthers will look to keep pace in the NFC South as they make a trip to unbeaten San Francisco, while the Raiders will look to move above .500 as they visit a Texans team who just fell out of first place in the AFC South. In the third game of the group, the Cleveland Browns will look to end a two-game skid as they face the dominant New England Patriots in Foxborough.

The most gruesome injuries in NFL history

There have been some absolutely gruesome injuries in the history of the NFL. Some were simply football plays, while a few of them were quite freak accidents. Join us as we rank the five worst injuries to happen during an NFL game. Sorry Jason Pierre-Paul, offseason fireworks accidents do not qualify.