Dead Heat in the AFC North: Will it be Baltimore or Pittsburgh?

There’s a dead heat in the AFC North right now. The Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers are currently tied for first in the division at 7-5. But the next two weeks will be crucial in deciding which of these teams will make the playoffs. Whoever wins will most likely grab the no. 3 seed in […]

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Two NFL Teams to Watch down the Stretch

Every NFL season really takes shape around weeks 13 through 15 with certain teams emerging as contenders. There are a few teams that missed the playoffs the previous season but now make a surprise run to the postseason. Last season, the Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Redskins and the Minnesota Vikings landed in the […]

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Big NBA Names Use Pot for Back Pain

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said he used medicinal marijuana to help relieve back pain. Jackson received back surgery when he played for the Knicks during the 1969-70 championship season. He said ” I used it to act as a “distraction” from the pain, but never considered it medication”. “I don’t know about its […]

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Why Sports Betting is Booming

  In May 2015, Nevada sports books monthly handle (gross revenue) set a monthly handle record of $295 million in bets. This is close to three straight years of month-to-month increased revenue for the books. It is estimated Las Vegas will surpass $5 billion in handle in 2017. In 2006, the industry brought in about […]

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Eric Berry: A True Hero in Kansas City

Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry knows a thing or two about comebacks. Yesterday, with the Atlanta Falcons on the verge of a crucial three-point lead late in the fourth quarter, all they had to do was convert for two. Instead Eric Berry intercepted Matt Ryan’s pass and took it back a hundred yards, […]

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NBA Reevaluation for Roster Moves

The NBA trade market is starting to heat up as the front office brass around the league are learning how to adjust and understand their positional needs and their teams’ direction. There should be some moves in the weeks ahead to improve their roster without any big names involved yet. On Dec. 15, players who […]

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Betting Teasers Profits

The Vegas sportsbooks are not to pleased with the 6-point NFL teasers that more bettors are using. This past Thanksgiving weekend NFL game schedule was close to an even favorite to underdog ratio. What the sportsbooks hate is the “between cover” when a teaser has both sides covering in the same game. There were 6 […]

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All that Glitters Is Gold in the Golden State

We’ve talked about the saying, “Defense wins championships,” but for the Golden State Warriors, it seems the reverse is true. Remember how the Warriors began their 2016-17 season with a 100-129 loss to the San Antonio Spurs? Remember how I wrote an article saying, “This season opener raised too many questions to predict another title […]

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Saints Struggle Despite High-Powered Offense

Crazy things can happen in the NFL, things you wouldn’t expect, things that make very little sense—like how one of the league’s most exciting, highest flying, highest scoring teams could find themselves plodding down the middle of the road halfway through the year. Alas, such is the case for the New Orleans Saints. Following a […]

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Lakers the League’s Biggest Surprise

We’re a little under a quarter of the way through the 2016-17 NBA Season, and among the teams vying for a playoff spot in the league, the Los Angeles Lakers have been quite the surprise. Through 17 games, they’re 8-9—having only gone under .500 following a double header to the powerhouse Golden State Warriors. And […]

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