Pauly McGuire

Pauly McGuire

Sports Writer  |  DENVER, CO

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Pauly McGuire is a Colorado-based sports writer, novelist, and jaded fan of the New York Knicks, Jets, Yankees, and Rangers. Pauly covers the NBA and NFL for OG, but he also specializes in events such as March Madness, the Iditarod, Tour de France, marble racing, and the Oscars. For nearly a decade, he covered the international poker circuit. His critically acclaimed 2010 book Lost Vegas chronicled working at the WSOP -- writing for Tao of Poker, Fox Sports, and Bluff Magazine -- during the wildest days of the poker boom. His most recent novels Guard This (2021) and Fried Peaches (2018) are currently available on Amazon.

A dejected Trevor Lawrence from the Jacksonville Jaguars heads off the field after throwing an interception. (Image: Getty)
NFL Prop Bets

Most Interceptions Prop Bet: Zach Wilson, Davis Mills, or Trevor Lawrence?

Which starting quarterback will throw the most picks this season? Zach Wilson from the New York Jets is the betting favorite to throw the most interceptions at +800 odds via DraftKings, followed by Davis Mills from the Houston Texans and Trevor Lawrence of the Jacksonville Jaguars at +1000 each. It’s […]

Paige Bueckers, guard from UConn, celebrates a big shot in the 2022 March Madness Women’s Basketball Tournament. (Image: Susannah Greenburg/Getty)

UCONN Star Paige Bueckers Out for Season with Torn ACL Injury

The Lady Huskies took a huge blow when UConn lost point guard Paige Bueckers to a season-ending ACL injury, and she’s expected to miss her entire junior season. Bueckers suffered a left knee injury during summer workouts in a pick-up game. “It’s so crazy because you work so hard to […]

Nikola Jokic, playing for Serbia in the 2019 FIBA World Cup, won the NBA MVP in back-to-back seasons with the Denver Nuggets. (Image: Di Yin/Getty)
2022 EuroBasket

2022 EuroBasket Odds: Serbia, France, Slovenia, Greece Betting Favorites

Led by the two-time reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets, Serbia is the betting favorite at +300 odds to win the 2022 EuroBasket, and listed ahead of France (+450), Slovenia (+450), and Greece (+500). Defending champion Slovenia defeated Serbia in the 2017 EuroBasket championship game. They’re a […]

Tim Patrick from the Denver Broncos catches a pass from Russell Wilson in training camp before his knee injury. (Image: Getty)
NFL Injury Report

Denver Broncos Lose WR Tim Patrick to Season-Ending ACL Injury

The Denver Broncos have terrible luck when it comes to wide receivers blowing out their knees. The latest victim is Tim Patrick, who led the Broncos in touchdowns last season, when he went down with a knee injury in training camp on Tuesday. The Broncos had high hopes for Patrick […]

LeBron James from the LA Lakers reminding teammate Russell Westbrook that he missed another defensive assignment. (Image: Getty)
NBA Prop Bets

Prop Bet: Will the LA Lakers Make the 2023 Playoffs Next Season?

DraftKings posted a fun prop bet and you can wager on whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers make the playoffs next season, with “yes” paying out -265 odds, and “no” paying out +210 odds. The Lakers won the 2020 NBA championship inside the NBA bubble in Orlando, which has […]

Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox catches a touchdown pass from Josh Allen in the playoffs last season against the New England Patriots. (Image: Getty)
NFL Futures

Super Bowl 57 Odds: Year of Reckoning for the Buffalo Bills?

Will this be the season that the Buffalo Bills finally win a Super Bowl? With 37 days to go before the start of the 2022 NFL season, the Bills are the betting favorite to win Super Bowl 57 at +600 odds, and slightly ahead of the Tampa Bay Bucs at […]

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver James Washington clutches his fractured foot after an unfortunate injury in training camp on Monday. (Image: Getty)

Dallas Cowboys WR James Washington (Fractured Foot) Out 6-10 Weeks

The Dallas Cowboys were short-handed at the wide receiver position already, but now they’ll be down another starter after James Washington suffered a right foot injury in training camp. Washington initially suffered the injury when he landed awkwardly on his foot during seven-on-seven drills on the first day of padded […]

Aaron Rodgers from the Green Bay Packers and Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Bucs are among the elite quarterbacks in the NFL, so it’s no surprise to see them in Tier 1 of The Athletic QB Rankings. (Image: Getty)

The Athletic Releases Controversial Quarterback Tiers and Rankings Update

Mike Sando from The Athletic published his quarterback tiers for the upcoming season and several fans are having meltdowns because of some of his controversial rankings. The list of premier, Tier-1 quarterbacks includes Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady, Josh Allen, Justin Herbert, and Joe Burrow. The best way to […]

Jonathan Taylor, running back from the Indianapolis Colts, stiff arms a defender from the Jacksonville Jaguars last season in an AFC South division game. (Image: Don Becker/Getty)
NFL Futures

2022 AFC South Odds: Colts, Titans in Two-Way Divisional Joust

The AFC South gets clowned on because it’s one of the weakest divisions in the NFL and home to the disastrous Houston Texans and downtrodden Jacksonville Jaguars. Even so, you shouldn’t sleep on the top two teams in the division this upcoming season. The Tennessee Titans at +170 odds are […]

Deshaun Watson, the quarterback of the Cleveland Browns, drops back in a passing drill during training camp. (Image: Getty)

NFL Suspends Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson for 6 Games

Although the NFL sought at least a one-year suspension against Deshaun Watson, the Cleveland Browns quarterback will only serve a six-game suspension for violating the league’s personal conduct policy stemming from his sexual misconduct against numerous massage therapists while he was employed by the Houston Texans. Watson was never charged […]

NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell hauls down a rebound against Walt Bellamy of the New York Knicks in 1967. (Image: Getty)

11-Time NBA Champion Bill Russell Passes Away at 88

Bill Russell, who was considered the GOAT before the acronym was ever created and who won 11 NBA championships with the Boston Celtics, passed away at 88. There’s a hackneyed phrase used in old newsrooms, “Print the legend.” In the case of Russell, his statistics speak for themselves. This is […]