Sports Betting

Santa Anita morning line author Jon White made Justify (right) the 4/5 favorite in the 2018 Santa Anita Derby. The eventual Triple Crown winner beat Bolt d'Oro as the race favorite. White's morning line favorites become actual race favorites more than 70% of the time. (Image: Keith Birmingham/Pasadena Star News)

Writing Santa Anita’s Morning Line Requires More than Chalk for White

By this point in his lengthy career in horse racing, which covers everything from steward to TV personality, Jon White’s skin is tough as leather. He understands that most of you don’t understand what goes into making a racing morning line. But the saying, “Everyone’s a critic” means, well, White […]

Liverpool hosts Man United in a battle for the top spot in the Premier League on Sunday. (Image: Ash Donelon/Manchester United/Getty)

Liverpool Favored Over Man United in Battle for Premier League Lead

Someone will walk out of Anfield topping the Premier League table on Sunday, as Liverpool hosts Manchester United in a critical midseason match. United currently leads the Premier League on 36 points, while Liverpool sits in third at 33. Solskjaer: United Win Would be ‘Shock’ Liverpool holds an edge in […]

The Yankees signed Corey Kluber to a one-year deal, strengthening their position as a World Series favorite. (Image: Tom Pennington/Getty)

Yankees Sign Corey Kluber, Close Gap on Dodgers in World Series Odds

The New York Yankees solidified their position as the favorites to win the American League pennant in 2021 by signing two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber to a one-year, $11 million deal. Multiple media outlets reported Friday night that Kluber will join the Yankees pending a physical. Kluber Coming […]

Winning the Breeders' Cup Classic two months after capturing the Kentucky Derby likely made Authentic the Horse of the Year. The 50th Eclipse Awards will be announced Jan. 28. (Image: Horsephotos.com)

Authentic, Improbable, Monomoy Girl Head Eclipse Awards Finalists

Horse of the Year candidates Authentic, Improbable, and Monomoy Girl headline the finalists for the 2020 Eclipse Awards, announced Saturday by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB), and the Daily Racing Form. The Eclipse Awards get their name from the iconic 18th-century racehorse and […]

Arthur Smith, seen here on the sidelines as the OC of the Tennessee Titans. The Atlanta Falcons hired Art Smith as their next head coach. (Image: Robin Alam/Getty)

Hot-Shot OC Arthur Smith Gets First Head Coaching Job with Atlanta Falcons

The Dirty Birds will welcome a new head coach for next season. The Atlanta Falcons hired Arthur Smith, the Tennessee Titans’ former offensive coordinator, to become their next head coach. Arthur Blank, the Falcons owner, is still seeking the franchise’s first championship. They appeared in the Super Bowl twice, but […]

Mandaloun brings a versatile running style into the closer's haven that is the Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds. The Into Mischief offspring is the 3/1 favorite in the Kentucky Derby prep. (Image: Coady Photography)

Lecomte Stakes: Kind to Closers, Anything but to Derby Prospects

The Lecomte Stakes takes center stage this week because it’s a Kentucky Derby prep, it’s a Kentucky Derby prep run in mid-January, and because there are some interesting candidates among its 11-horse field. Eventually, the wheat separates from the chaff, and races like the Grade 3 Lecomte start the Derby […]

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers led the Packers to a victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. (Image: USA Today Sports)

NFL Divisional Round DFS: Aaron Rodgers for the QB Slot

We’ve reached the Elite Eight of the NFL playoffs. Looking at DFS, there appears to be good value in certain spots in each position this weekend as we try to squeeze the most value we can within the salary cap. Here are six players to consider. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Packers […]

LA Rams DE Aaron Donald closes in on Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in 2018. The Packers are favorites by almost a touchdown against the Rams in the NFC Divisional playoff round. (Image: Joe Robbins/Getty)

NFC Divisional Playoffs Betting Preview: LA Rams at Green Bay Packers

The Los Angeles Rams and Green Bay Packers meet in a classic playoff battle between the NFL’s top defensive team and the league’s elite offensive squad. The Rams and their smothering defense, led by Aaron Donald and Jalen Ramsey, face a tough assignment slowing down Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay’s […]

This Mickey Mantle rookie sold for $5.2 million on Thursday, a record for a sports card. (Image: PWCC)

Mickey Mantle Rookie Card Tops $5M in Eye-Popping Sale

As the sports card market climbs to new heights, the industry witnessed its first card purchase exceeding $5 million on Thursday. Venture capitalist Rob Gough bought a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle rookie card graded Mint 9 by Professional Sports Authenticators for $5.2 million through the PWCC Marketplace, ESPN reported. Few […]