Daniel Coyle

As a seasoned pro, Daniel has been writing about an eclectic mix of topics including amateur and professional sports, and online gaming & betting for over 25 years. In doing so, Daniel has contributed to a variety of print and online publications including Sports Illustrated, Sportsnet, Bleacher Report, the Globe and Mail, and The Nation magazine. In 2017, his expert writing garnered him the Sports Story of the Year award from the Quebec Community Newspaper Association.

The Midsummer Classic is always a great occasion as the best from the National League and American League do battle. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The Ultimate MLB All-Star Team

Since making its debut almost 90 years ago, the MLB All-Star Game has evolved into a rite of summer, providing baseball fans with a glimpse of the game’s best players sharing the diamond for one night. The list of baseball greats bestowed with the honor of being named an MLB […]

The Open Championship is one of the greatest tournaments in sport and has seen some highs and lows, with Tiger Woods winning the Claret Jug on three occasions. Mandatory Credit: Eileen Blass/USA TODAY

The 5 Greatest Moments in Open History

The Open Championship celebrated its 150th anniversary last week as it returned to the “birthplace of golf” at St Andrews, which saw Australian Cameron Smith shoot a final-round 64 to win the Claret Jug by one shot. In addition to being the oldest golf tournament in the world, The Open […]

American League right fielder Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees (99) at bat during the 2021 MLB All-Star Game. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The 5 Greatest MLB All-Star Game Performances

First played in 1933, as part of Chicago’s World Fair, the MLB All-Star Game has evolved into one of the most highly anticipated sports events of the baseball season. Affectionately known as the “Midsummer Classic”, the MLB All-Star Game brings together the best players in baseball for one night, with […]

Apr 5, 2018; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks forward Henrik Sedin (33) celebrates forward Daniel Sedin (22) goal against Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) (not pictured) during the second period at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports

The 5 Best NHL Draft Picks Ever

The NHL Draft, like all other major North American sports leagues, looks to the future on Draft Day, as the best young players from around the world wait to hear their name called by one of the league’s 32 teams. Adding to the excitement is the typical flurry of Draft […]

LeBron James in action for the Los Angeles Lakers, is widely considered one of the greatest player ever (Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

Who is the Greatest Player in NBA Finals History?

The age-old debate over which NBA player should be anointed the greatest of all time reaches a fever pitch come playoff time. And with good reason. While there is no shortage of NBA players who have established themselves as stars with standout play during the regular season, only players who […]

The Toronto Raptors celebrate winning the 2019 NBA Championship after defeating the Golden State Warriors (Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
2022 NBA Finals

Biggest Underdogs to Ever Win in the NBA Finals

The NBA Finals has a long track record of bringing together the best teams and players in an annual clash for the NBA championship. But with 30 clubs starting each NBA season with a chance to make a run for glory, there has been no shortage of teams that have […]

After the Golden State Warriors won game seven of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Floyd Mayweather landed an impressive $221,000 after backing them to claim an unlikely series win. (Credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez-Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports

The Biggest Bets in NBA Finals History

The NBA Finals is one of the biggest annual events on the American sports calendar. And with the rapid growth of legal, regulated sports betting across the United States, the Finals have also become a busy time for the nation’s sportsbooks. Hundreds of millions of dollars in bets are placed […]

Steph Curry scoring a three point basket as he takes his place in the ultimate Western Conference team (Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The Ultimate NBA Finals Dream Teams

LeBron James, Larry Bird, and Michael Jordan have all produced spectacular performances in the NBA Finals. But if you could go back in time and assemble a Dream Team of NBA greats to compete in an ultimate NBA Finals matchup, who would you pick? Here’s a look at our picks […]