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Chipper Jones was a mainstay of the Atlanta Braves throughout his career, and easily earned induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. (Image: Kevin C. Cox/Getty)

Baseball Hall of Fame Welcomes Four New Members in 2018 Class

Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome, and Trevor Hoffman were all elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, making the class of 2018 only the fourth in which the Baseball Writers� Association of America has inducted four players in a single year. For both Jones and Thome, this […]

UFC 223: Two Champions Will Defend Titles as Underdogs

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been pegged by oddsmakers as a favorite to defeat interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson at UFC 223. The event, scheduled to be held April 8 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, was announced at a press conference last week. Nurmagomedov comes into the fight […]

Xavier, Cincinnati Highlight Wednesday Night NCAA Basketball Schedule

Two schools from the city of Cincinnati are looking to continue their winnings ways on the court Wednesday, as the Xavier Musketeers and the Cincinnati Bearcats look to defend their top 10 rankings against quality opponents. Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati are both among the top 10 teams […]

Alabama is the odds-on favorite to win another College Football Playoff National Championship next season. (Image: Gary A. Vasquez/US Presswire)

Alabama Favored to Repeat as NCAA Football National Champs

The College Football Playoff National Championship may have ended only two weeks ago, but bookmakers are already posting their odds for next season. And in the eyes of bettors, there is a clear favorite once again. The University of Alabama is favored to repeat as national champions in the 2018-19 […]

Daniel Bryan has not been medically cleared to wrestle again, but bettors like his chances of winning the Royal Rumble. (Image: GameSpot)

Odds Slashed on Daniel Bryan to Win WWE Royal Rumble in Surprise Return

Fans of professional wrestling are looking forward to Sunday�s Royal Rumble, one of the premier events on the WWE calendar. But along with the expected superstars, bettors seem to be rallying behind a surprising figure as a potential wildcard to win the 30-man battle royal that headlines the event. In […]

An online sports betting site could be a natural expansion for Verizon, which already has a DFS operation through Yahoo. (Image: Eric Risberg/Associated Press)

Verizon Could Enter Sports Betting Arena if SCOTUS Overturns PASPA

Verizon Communications is considering entering the sports betting market if American laws change this year, according to a report by Bloomberg. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the report says that the telecom giant is speaking to experts on the subject to discuss the potential of an online sports betting […]

UK to Lower FOBT Limit to �2, British Bookmakers Furious

Bookmakers in the United Kingdom are scrambling to respond following reports that the UK government will slash fixed-odds betting terminal (FOBT) maximum bets to just �2 ($2.79). The decision, which is expected to come soon after a consultation on FOBT limits wraps up Tuesday, is already having consequences for bookmakers. […]

Delegate Shawn Fluharty says that West Virginia should get out in front of legalized sports betting. (Image: Weelunk)

West Virginia Legislators Will Consider Sports Betting Bill in 2018

West Virginia legislators will be taking a look at the merits of legalizing sports betting in the event that the US Supreme Court overturns the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), a 1992 law that prohibits states other than Nevada from offering typical casino sports betting. Delegate Shawn Fluharty […]

Trevor Ariza will return to the Houston Rockets lineup on Monday after serving a two-game suspension. (Image: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Rockets-Heat Highlight NBA Monday Games to Watch

The Houston Rockets will look to stay sharp following their big win over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday as they host the Miami Heat on Monday night. The Rockets (32-12) have won two straight at home, and come into their game against the Heat (27-19) as a 10-point favorite. […]