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The 2022 National Horseplayers Championship begins Friday at Bally's Las Vegas. The NHC is the most prestigious handicapping tournament in the world. (Image: NTRA)

Youngest Winner Mustari Returns to Defend Elusive NHC Title

Five months after the youngest champion in National Horseplayers Championship history walked out of Bally’s Las Vegas with that crown, the 2022 NHC returns to Las Vegas with 509 individuals dueling over three days for $3.5 million in cash and prizes. That purse went back up after taking a COVID-related […]

Medina Spirit takes it all in Derby week last April. The late Derby champion will get a steward's hearing with the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission regarding his Derby win Feb. 7. (Image: Pat McDonogh/Courier-Journal)

Finally, Medina Spirit’s Kentucky Derby Hearing Scheduled for Feb. 7

During his testimony in the ongoing hearing regarding his eligibility to run at New York Racing Association tracks, trainer Bob Baffert confirmed Thursday that the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission scheduled a Feb. 7 hearing involving Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit. Baffert testified for three hours during the fourth day of […]

Magnus Carlsen (left) and Sergei Karjakin (right) played to a quick draw on Wednesday at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. (Image: Jurrian Hoefsmit/Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022)

Carlsen Leads Tata Steel Chess Tournament, Giri Still in Contention

Magnus Carlsen holds the solo lead at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament heading into the final three rounds, but three players are within one point and still hold realistic hopes of catching the World Champion in Wijk aan Zee. Carlsen held a draw with Black against Sergei Karjakin in Wednesday’s […]

Kerri Einarson will try to win her third straight title at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Thunder Bay, Ontario. (Image: Jeff McIntosh/CP)

Curling: Einarson, Fleury Lead Depleted Scotties Field into Thunder Bay

In most years, it would be impossible to imagine the Scotties Tournament of Hearts without Jennifer Jones or Rachel Homan in the field. But that’s exactly what fans will see starting Friday, as Canada’s national women’s curling championship begins in the shadow of the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Jones and her […]

Milwaukee Bucks center Giannis 'Greek Freak' Antetokounmpo (34) drives to the basket against Lauri Markkanen (24) from the Cleveland Cavs. (Image: Stacey Revere/Getty)

Central Division Futures: Bucks, Bulls, Cavs in Three-Way Race

The Milwaukee Bucks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Chicago Bulls each have 30 wins, and all three teams find themselves fighting for a divisional crown with 30-plus games remaining in the season. The Bucks are the betting favorite to win the Central Division at -135 odds, followed by the Bulls (+220) and […]

Thomas Tuchel is having a hard time at Chelsea since the start of December, but the bookies still feel as his job is safe. (Image: Twitter/chelseafc)

Could Growing Unrest at Chelsea See Tuchel Get the Sack?

Thomas Tuchel produced an instant impact at Chelsea when his reign started one year ago. The German-born coach led his team to the Champions League trophy, beating Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in the final. Chelsea finished fourth in the Premier League and was expecting to compete for the supreme crown […]

Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela tries to block Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball, who would make NBA history as the youngest pro to notch a triple-double. (Image: Suzanne Greenberg)

North Carolina Sports Betting Bill Likely to See Debate in 2022

Lawmakers will probably turn their attention to a North Carolina sports betting bill this year that couldn’t cross the finish line in 2021. Rep. Jon Hardister, R-Gulliford, one of the sponsors of Senate Bill 688, said recently he believes the legislation has enough bipartisan support to pass the state’s Legislature. […]

Matt Eberflus on the sidelines as the defensive coordinator of the Indianapolis Colts. (Image: Gary McCullough/AP)

Matt Eberflus Takes Over as Chicago Bears Head Coach

Matt Eberflus made a name for himself as the Indianapolis Colts’ defensive coordinator, but now he has a chance to make his mark as the new head coach of the Chicago Bears. There’s a lot to be excited about in Chicago. The Monsters of Midway have a new head coach […]

Nathaniel Hackett, former offensive coordinator with the Green Bay Packers, chatting with players during pre-game warmups in 2021. (Image: Duane Burleson/AP)

Denver Broncos Hire Packers’ OC Nathaniel Hackett as New Head Coach

The Denver Broncos have a new head coach after they hired Nathaniel Hackett, who spent the past couple of seasons as the offensive coordinator with the Green Bay Packers. It’s a key move for a franchise that’s hellbent on luring disgruntled quarterback Aaron Rodgers to the Broncos. The Broncos went […]

Josh Allen from the Buffalo Bills calls out an audible against Kansas City Chiefs in the first half of their classic playoff game that ended in overtime. (Image: Jamie Squire/Getty)

The NFL Must Change its Overtime Rules, Can Baseball Help? (Opinion)

The greatest NFL playoff game in history will have an asterisk next to it because the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Buffalo Bills in overtime without giving the Bills the chance of possessing the ball on offense. That’s why we’re suggesting that the NFL alters its overtime rules to adopt […]

Tim Hardaway, Jr from the Dallas Mavs grabs his left foot after a freak injury caused a fracture in a game against the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center in San Francisco. (Image: Getty)

Dallas Mavs Injury Report: Tim Hardaway, Jr. Suffers Broken Foot

The Dallas Mavericks incurred a huge blow when they lost forward Tim Hardaway, Jr. to a foot injury Tuesday night when the Golden State Warriors blew out the Mavs by 38 points. Hardaway broke the fifth metatarsal on his left foot and he’ll be out indefinitely. The injury occurred late […]

Sports cards continue to enjoy a strong market, but some incidents this month put a stain on the industry. (Image: Shepherd Express)

Card Collectors Corner: Sports Cards’ No-Good, Terrible Month

Welcome to Card Collectors Corner, a new column about the trading card industry on Online Gambling. You may have previously read my series about the trials and tribulations of opening a new card store in Alabama last year. Now, I’ll be focusing on regular stories about the market. And what […]