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FanDuel's retail casinos will be powered by IGT through 2024. (Image: FanDuel)

FanDuel Expands IGT Partnership, DraftKings Tests Lacrosse

Sportsbook deals continue to heat up, even as major league sports continue to struggle. In a new multi-year deal, International Gaming Technologies will provide the technology for all of FanDuel’s retail sportsbooks. Meanwhile, FanDuel rival, DraftKings, sees opportunity in the Premier Lacrosse League. Restarting sports in 2020 has been challenging, […]

Magnus Carlsen won the Legends of Chess tournament to pick up a third title on his namesake online chess tour. (Image: Maria Emelianova/FIDE)

Carlsen Dominates Nepomniachtchi to Win Legends of Chess

Magnus Carlsen overpowered Ian Nepomniachtchi on Tuesday, defeating the Russian grandmaster 2.5-0.5 in the second set of their finals match to win the Legends of Chess online tournament. Carlsen won a $45,000 first prize, and claimed his third title in four events on his Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour. Carlsen Finishes […]

Jim Furyk won his PGA Tour Champions debut on Sunday at The Ally Challenge. (Image: AP)

Jim Furyk Wins PGA Tour Champions Debut at The Ally Challenge

It didn’t take Jim Furyk long to show the PGA Tour Champions that he came to play. On Sunday, the 50-year-old won the first event he entered, the Ally Challenge. He was the 4/1 favorite. Furyk defeated Retief Goosen and Brett Quigley by two strokes at Warwick Hills. He was […]

After winning in New Hampshire on Sunday, Brad Keselowski signed a new contract with Team Penske after uncertainty he would return to the team earlier in the year. (Image: Getty)

Brad Keselowski Gets Contract, Bubba Wallace Could be Car Owner

If Roger Penske needed any prodding to resign Brad Keselowski to a new contract, the driver gave it to him Sunday in New Hampshire. Keselowski, with odds of 12/1, won the Foxwoods 301 for his third victory of the season. Keselowski also won the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway […]

Justin Thomas is the new favorite to win the PGA Championship with odds at 9/1. (Image: Getty)

Justin Thomas New Favorite to Win PGA Championship

It’s been 380 days since men’s golf had a major championship, but finally, the PGA Championship has arrived. The first major since the 2019 Open Championship will begin Thursday at Harding Park in San Francisco. The latest odds have produced a new favorite to win the event. With his victory […]

NBABet Stream offers an alternative broadcast for NBA games featuring betting information and analysis. (Image: @BrandonLand_/Twitter/NBA)

NBA Launches Alternate NBABet Stream Broadcasts for Sports Bettors

The NBA continued its push to embrace betting as a tool for fan engagement on Monday, announcing that it will begin airing alternate telecasts known as NBABet Stream with a sports betting focus for some games on its media outlets. Bettors can see these broadcasts on NBA League Pass, NBA […]

Derek Brunson (top) upset Edmen Shahbazyan (bottom) in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC Notebook: Brunson Scores Huge Win After Chaotic Card, UFC 254 Coming Together

Cancellations, collapses, and low blows marred Saturday’s UFC Fight Night card, but that didn’t diminish Derek Brunson’s victory over the previously undefeated Edmen Shahbazyan in the main event. Brunson scored a third-round TKO to turn back Shahbazyan who came into the fight as a -310 favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. […]

Kyle Busch is winless in 2020, and on Sunday at New Hampshire, blew a tire and crashed, finishing last. (Image: Getty)

Kyle Busch’s Winless Season Continues with New Hampshire Crash

So far, the 2020 NASCAR season has been one Kyle Busch would like to forget. The defending Cup Series champion has yet to win a race this season, his longest winless streak since 2014-15 when he went 37 races without a victory. Busch’s misery continued on Sunday when he blew […]

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is one of 66 NFL players that have been put on the reserve/COVID-19 list. (Image: Getty)

COVID-19 Affecting NFL Teams, Not Super Bowl Odds

COVID-19 cases are affecting just about every NFL team, but the odds for those squads to win the Super Bowl have remained largely unchanged. Training camps for NFL teams started last week, and the NFL’s chief medical officer, Dr. Allen Sills, warned organizations to expect there would be a high […]

Lee Westwood will miss next week’s PGA Championship due to travel concerns with the COVID-19 global pandemic. (Image: Golf Monthly)

COVID-19 Pandemic Keeping Golfers from US, International Travel

Professional golfers are expressing concern about international travel because of the COVID-19 global pandemic, and it is affecting tournaments both in the US and across the globe. The disease, which has infected 17 million people and killed 669,000 worldwide, has drastically altered every professional golf tour. The PGA Tour rescheduled […]

Edmonton Oilers goalie Mike Smith plays on against the Chicago Blackhawks despite temporarily losing his mask. (Image: Getty)

NHL Play-in Series Odds: Pittsburgh, Edmonton Favorites to Advance

The National Hockey League returns to action in two secure zones in Canada after a four-month layoff with 24 teams qualifying for the postseason. DraftKings updated the NHL play-in series odds, and the #5 Pittsburgh Penguins are the biggest favorite at -245 to defeat the #12 Montreal Canadians in the […]

The SEC will play a 10-game, all in-conference schedule for the 2020 college football season. (Image: Brynn Anderson/AP)

SEC, Pac-12 Move to 10-Game Conference Only Schedules for 2020 Football

The SEC and Pac-12 both revealed their plans for the 2020 college football season this week, and they don’t include playing non-conference games. Both Power 5 conferences announced that they will play 10-game schedules this year, with teams only competing against their in-league rivals. ACC Loses Out on SEC Rivalry […]

Cleveland Indians ace Shane Bieber has been unhittable to start the season. (Image: Jesse Johnson/USA Today Sports)

Cy Young Update: Shane Bieber, Sonny Gray Strong Starts

It’s only been two starts, but Shane Bieber looks phenomenal. The Cleveland Indians’ ace began the season 2-0, and has yet to yield a run in 14 innings while whiffing 27 batters. According to a recent update by DraftKings, Bieber is now +275 odds to win the AL Cy Young. […]

Jim Furyk will make his PGA Tour Champions debut at this week’s The Ally Challenge. (Image: UPI)

Break Over as Senior Golfers Return to The Ally Challenge

After a 21-week hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the PGA Champions Tour is back as the seniors tee it up at The Ally Challenge. Three golfers are making their debut this week at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Grand Blanc, Michigan, and one of them is the […]

LeBron James (left) and Kawhi Leonard fight for a loose ball at Staples Center. (Image: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP)

22 Deep Thoughts on 22 Teams in NBA Restart

With the first pro basketball game in four months to tip-off shortly, we compiled 22 random thoughts about the 22 teams that qualified for the NBA restart. The NBA will resume action inside a bubble at Disney’s World of Sports in Orlando, Florida. Not every team earned an invite to […]