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Toronto FC is looking to repeat as MLS Cup champions, and oddsmakers say they are the favorite to win the title again. (Image: Canada Soccer/Martin Bazyl)

Oddsmakers Pick Defending Champs Toronto FC to Win 2018 MLS Cup

Toronto FC will bring back a roster similar to the one from their 2017 championship campaign as they attempt to defend their MLS Cup title. Toronto is coming off of one of the best seasons in MLS history, finishing the regular season with a league best 20-5-9 record on their […]

The Minnesota Lynx won the WNBA Championship last year and are favorites to repeat. (Image: Getty)

Oddsmakers Pick Minnesota Lynx to Defend WNBA Championship

The Minnesota Lynx won the 2017 WNBA Championship and sports books are betting they can defend their crown. BetOnline has them as a 5/4 selection to win their fifth title in the organization’s history. It was the same odds the Westgate LV SuperBook had the Lynx at when they opened […]

Chelsea is hoping to bounce back from a midweek loss to Arsenal as they take on Newcastle United in the FA Cup. (Image: Getty)

FA Cup 4th Round: Premier League Heavyweights Likely to Advance

Just 32 teams remain in the FA Cup, and all of them will be in action this weekend as they attempt to capture the oldest soccer cup championship in the world. The top Premier League teams are all clear favorites to win their matches and advance, though some will start […]

Sports Stars, Squads See Share of Scandals in 2017

The world of sports saw a fair amount of controversies in 2017 and two of them had the potential to damage the organizations that oversee them. The NCAA had to confront the dirty little secret that has been known to those in the sports for years in regards to recruiting. […]

NFL Week Two Produces Teams to Beat, Beaten Ones

It’s hard to imagine that in 14 days of NFL football there are teams that are already out of it, but the second week of the season showed a clearer definition of the haves and have-nots. There were those that we already knew about, like the Kansas City Chiefs and […]

Sports Scandals and Victories That Shook the World in 2016

Sports scandals and victories kept sportswriters busy in 2016, and the stories grabbed a significant portion of front-page headlines. From billionaires making billion-dollar deals, to surprising and seemingly insurmountable upsets, to notorious athletes, well, being notorious, 2016 sports scandals and victories wowed and thrilled sports fans around the globe. #10 […]

Las Vegas NBA Basketball a Slam Dunk in MGM CEO Jim Murren’s Eyes

Las Vegas NBA basketball might be coming to the Strip. Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is in the process of accommodating Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis’ wishes to relocate the NFL franchise to Sin City. And now MGM CEO Jim Murren says his company’s T-Mobile Arena is on the prowl for an […]

Leicester City Overcomes 5,000-1 Odds to Win Premier League Title

The Leicester City Foxes are champions of the 2015-2016 Premier League. 12 months ago, a sentence combining “Leicester” and “champions of the Premier League” was restricted to satire. Listed at 5,000-1 odds of winning England’s marquee football competition to begin the season, Leicester City pulled off the unthinkable, and today […]

FIFA Presidential Election Scheduled for Friday, US Remains Quiet on Endorsement 

The special FIFA presidential election to elect Sepp Blatter’s replacement and become the head of football’s governing world body will be held this Friday at the Hallenstadion auditorium in Zurich, Switzerland. 209 member nations will come together for the Extraordinary FIFA Congress in the organization’s desperate attempt to restore order […]