NFL playoffs? You bet!

With an arsenal of rules in his pocket, Bill Simmons boldly predicts this weekend's playoff games.

Updated: May 31, 2005, 2:28 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

Over the holidays, I had the chance to read "Blink," the latest effort from the New Yorker's gifted writer, Malcolm Gladwell. This book centers around a simple premise: How can we explain intuition? For instance, I've seen so many basketball games in person, sometimes I know a 20-footer is good even as it's leaving the shooter's hand. Well, how do I know this? Is there a psychic element to it? Have I just watched so many games, it's like a learned skill? The whole book revolves around questions ...

Read full story