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“Green Book” is an 11/4 pick to win the Best Picture award at this Sunday’s Academy Awards. (Image: Patti Perret / Universal Studios)

Oscars Betting, NASCAR Longshot Could Warm Your Weekend Wagers

Nobody loves a longshot more than us at Five Bets, and for this weekend’s picks we have included two that we really hope come through. One reason is because of the potential payday. Second is because we genuinely like the person and film we are betting on. Jimmie Johnson is […]

Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin becomes the first Big East school to field an official esports varsity team. (Image: Marquette)

Marquette Starts First Esports Varsity Team in Big East

An official esports varsity squad is coming Marquette University, the first major college in the Big East conference to field a full-fledged team collegiate gamers. Starting in the fall of 2019, Marquette will field its first varsity esports team. Marquette started a club team in 2015, but this fall will […]

Sidney Crosby from the Pittsburgh Penguins after scoring a goal in the NHL All-Star Game at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Image: Ezra Shaw/Getty)

Sidney Crosby Wins MVP at NHL All Star Game

Sidney Crosby from the Pittsburgh Penguins was awarded the Most Valuable Player of the 2019 NHL All Star Game in San Jose, California after he scored two goals and added three assists to lead the Metropolitan Division to a victory over the Central Division 10-5. Crosby, a seven-time All Star, […]

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech plans to retire after the Premier League season, ending a 20-year professional career. (Image: Richard Heathcote/Getty)

Arsenal Goalkeeper Petr Cech Retiring After Premier League Season Ends

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has announced that he will end his career in professional soccer after the Premier League season concludes, ending a 20-year run as one of the top goalkeepers in the world for the Czech international. Cech took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to address his fans and […]

Seattle Seahawks kicker Sebastian Janikowski (11) falls to the turf moments after injuring his hamstring after a field goal attempt in Dallas. (Image: AP)

Bad Beat Alert: Kicker Injury Gives Seahawks Backdoor Cover Against Cowboys

With kicker Sebastian Janikowski benched mid-game with a debilitating hamstring injury, the Seattle Seahawks were forced to covert a two-point conversion late in the fourth quarter of a Wild Card playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys, and the final score 24-22 drastically affected bettors with the consensus point spread at […]

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins appearing at a Fortnite event in Las Vegas. (Image: Porter Lambert)

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins Equates Fortnite and Esports Pros with NFL Players

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, an esports pro and popular Fortnite streamer, appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and he responded to haters criticizing professional gamers and streamers. “You watch the NFL because you want to watch people do things that you know you can’t,” Ninja told Fallon. “It’s the […]