Ed Scimia

Ed Scimia

Sports Writer  |  BETHEL, CT

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Ed Scimia covers gaming industry matters related to sports betting, and is the author of seven books – including Catching Fish: Your Practical Guide to Beating $1/$2 No-Limit Texas Hold'em Games, Gambling Essentials: The Knowledge You Need to Play Popular Casino Games, and So Bad It’s Good: More than 50 Great Films for Your Bad Movie Night. Ed has previously covered chess for About.com, poker for CardsChat News, and is coach of the Yale University curling team.

Matteo Berrettini withdrew from Wimbledon before his first-round match after testing positive for COVID-19. (Image: Neil Hall/EPA)

Matteo Berrettini Out of Wimbledon After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Matteo Berrettini joined a growing list of prominent male players who are out of the Wimbledon draw after testing positive for COVID-19 just hours before his opening match on Tuesday. DraftKings Sportsbook previously listed Berrettini as the +550 second choice to win Wimbledon, behind only Novak Djokovic (-140). Cilic, Berrettini […]

The Seattle Mariners picked up first baseman Carlos Santana from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for two prospects. (Image: Jay Biggerstaff/USA Today Sports)

Mariners Trade for Carlos Santana, Playoff Hopes Remain Dim in Seattle

The Seattle Mariners traded two prospects to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for first baseman Carlos Santana, likely in an effort to boost their lineup in the absence of Ty France. The Royals picked up right-handed pitching prospects Wyatt Mills and William Fleming in the trade. Santana back in […]

The Philadelphia Phillies placed Bryce Harper on the 10-day injured list after he broke his thumb on Saturday. (Image: Orlando Ramirez/USA Today Sports)

MLB Injury Report: Bryce Harper Fractures Thumb, Foot Trouble for Acuna

Bryce Harper fractured his left thumb after Blake Snell hit him with a fastball during the fourth inning of Philadelphia’s 4-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday — an injury that could change the course of the Phillies’ season. The Phillies placed Harper on the 10-day injured list […]

Ole Miss reached the final of the College World Series, where it will take on Oklahoma starting Saturday. (Image: Steven Branscombe/USA Today Sports)

Ole Miss, Oklahoma Make Unlikely Runs to College World Series Finals

The Ole Miss Rebels just keep winning, and will now battle the Oklahoma Sooners in a best-of-three series to determine the champion of the 2022 College World Series. Ole Miss will start the finals series as the slight favorite, with DraftKings Sportsbook rating the Rebels as a -125 favorite over […]

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar has already won the Norris Trophy, and is the favorite for the Conn Smythe Trophy as well. (Image: Michael Martin/NHLI/Getty)

Conn Smythe Trophy Odds: Cale Makar Overwhelming Favorite for Playoff MVP

Earlier this week, the Colorado Avalanche’s Cale Makar won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s best all-around defenseman for the 2021-22 season. If the Avalanche can hold on to win the Stanley Cup Final, he might be adding the Conn Smythe Trophy to his mantle very soon. FanDuel Sportsbook lists […]