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Ronda Rousey made a surprise appearance at Royal Rumble, marking her debut under a new contract with the WWE. (Image: Twitter/WWE)

Ronda Rousey Moves from MMA to Pro Wrestling by Inking Contract with WWE

Former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has signed a full-time contract with WWE, a new direction for the mixed-martial artist that was announced simultaneously with her surprise appearance at the end of Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view event. Rousey didn’t speak and didn’t wrestle, but instead appeared at the conclusion of […]

South Point oddsmaker Jimmy Vaccaro said he saw the mystery man who won $14 million on the 2017 World Series make a six-figure bet on the Philadelphia Eagles for this Sunday?s Super Bowl. (Image: Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Mystery World Series Gambler Bets $1.7 Million on Super Bowl

The Las Vegas bettor dubbed “Sir Let it Ride,” who won $14 million on the first six games of the World Series, is trying his skill at football. He has reportedly placed seven-figure wagers at several area sports book on Sunday’s Super Bowl. He apparently likes the underdog Philadelphia Eagles […]

Gennady Golovkin, left, will take on Canelo Alvarez in a rematch May 5 at a location to be determined. The first fight on Sept. 16 ended in a controversial draw. (Image: Getty)

Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Set for Cinco de Mayo Rematch

It wasn’t a matter of if Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin were going to have a rematch, it was when it would occur — and now both have agreed on May 5. Promoters for the fighters said they hope the Cinco de Mayo rematch will quell the controversy after the […]

The Chief Wahoo logo has been downplayed in recent seasons, and the Indians will remove it entirely from on-field uniforms in 2019. (Image: Doug James/Icon SMI/Corbis/Getty)

Chief Wahoo to be Dropped from Cleveland Indians Uniforms

The controversial “Chief Wahoo” logo that has adorned the uniforms of the Cleveland Indians since 1948 will soon be gone from Major League Baseball games. On Monday, the team announced that the logo will be removed from the uniforms worn by players starting in the 2019 season. The logo, a […]

Betting sponsorships are common in UK sports, but some would like to see daytime gambling ads removed from live events on TV. (Image: WHUFC.com)

Church of England Wants to Ban Gambling Ads on TV for Sporting Events

The Church of England is calling for the end of gambling ads on TV in the UK, claiming they are a bad influence on children. In response to a new study about adolescent gambling behaviors, the Church last week submitted a recommendation that the government remove a broadcast exemption that […]

New England quarterback Tom Brady has won four Super Bowl MVPs and is the 4-5 favorite to win his fifth one this Sunday. (Image: Getty)

Tom Brady Clear Favorite to Win Super Bowl MVP, for Fifth Time

New England quarterback Tom Brady has won more MVPs in the Super Bowl than any other player in history and oddsmakers believe he will capture the honor for the fifth time. The two-time winner of the regular-season MVP award opened as a 4-5 favorite to take the hardware on Sunday. […]

Roger Federer was emotional after winning the Australian Open to capture his 20th career Grand Slam title. (Image: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty)

Roger Federer Wins 20th Grand Slam Title at Australian Open

Roger Federer survived a five-set battle against Marin Cilic to claim his sixth Australian Open title and his 20th overall Grand Slam championship. The finalists battled throughout a back-and-forth affair, with the Swiss legend eventually coming out on top 6-2, 6-7 (7-5), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1. Federer looked to be just about […]

NHL All Star Game Format Presents Unique Hockey Betting Opportunities

Professional All Star games tend not to receive much action at the betting window. But with three games, an over-under, and MVP voting, the NHL All Star Game presents several advantage situations for the savvy hockey bettor. The unique format calls for the Metropolitan Division to face off against the […]

Roger Federer is on the verge of winning his 20th career Grand Slam and his sixth Australian Open championship. (Image: Reuters)

Roger Federer, Simona Halep Favored to Win Australian Open Finals

Roger Federer will look to win his sixth Australian Open championship and 20th Grand Slam title when he takes on Marin Cilic Sunday. Federer eased into the finals after Hyeon Chung retired while trailing 6-1, 5-2 in their semifinal match. Chung was suffering from blisters on his left foot when […]

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 […]

The Seoul Dynasty will look to stay undefeated in Overwatch League on Friday as they take on the New York Excelsior. (Image: Blizzard)

Overwatch League: Undefeated Seoul Takes on New York in Week 3

Esports may be relatively new, but rivalries are already beginning to take shape. Two of the three teams that entered Week 3 of the Overwatch League undefeated will face off on Friday night, as the Seoul Dynasty takes on the New York Excelsior. Heading into the week, both Seoul and […]

One bettor has placed a multimillion-dollar bet on the Philadelphia Eagles ahead of Super Bowl LII. (Image: USA Today)

MGM Takes First Multimillion-Dollar Super Bowl Bet on Underdog Eagles

An unnamed gambler has made a multimillion-dollar bet on the Philadelphia Eagles ahead of 2018 Super Bowl, according to officials from MGM Resorts, kicking off what promises to be a busy couple weeks for Nevada sportsbooks. The bet, made at an MGM property, appears to be one of the largest […]