Sports Betting

Failed Sports Betting Deals: DraftKings, Entain, WynnBet and Austerlitz

Failed Sports Betting Deals: DraftKings, Entain, WynnBet and Austerlitz

In the last month, there have been two big sports betting deals that have gone bust. DraftKings dropped its $22 billion offer for Entain. Meanwhile, Wynn Resorts called off the merger of WynnBet with Austerlitz Acquisition. And in the blink of an eye, the red-hot sports betting market has started […]

Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers passes when the Minnesota Timberwolves attempt to double team him. (INSERT: Getty)

NBA High Guys: Joel Embiid Returns with 42 Points After Beating COVID

Joel Embiid scored 42 points for the Philadelphia 76ers in a double overtime loss against the Minnesota Timberwolves, which spoiled his return after missing nine games with a nasty bout of COVID-19. Embiid scored 42 points in 45 minutes of action. He shot 12-for-23 from the floor, including 2-or-4 from […]

Subconscious won three consecutive races after being gelded. He is the second favorite for Saturday's Grade 1 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar. (Image: Benoit Photo)

Hollywood Derby Comes With East-West Rivalry Flavor

Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella sends 4/1 second-choice Subconscious out in today’s Grade 1 Hollywood Derby. But even he knows where most of the attention is during Del Mar’s Bing Crosby Meet closing weekend. And that’s Brown. Chad Brown. Trainer of turf terrors and eastern feaster of this weekend’s […]

Juventus is struggling on and off the pitch this season. (Image: Twitter/juventusfc)

Italy Finance Police Investigate Juventus over Transfer Activity

Italian finance authorities raided Juve’s offices in Turin and Milan, seeking papers relating to player moves between 2019 and 2021. Juventus is Italy’s most successful club, winning 36 Serie A titles. Juve is listed on Milan’s stock exchange and its largest shareholder is Exor. Anna Maria Loreto, a Turin prosecutor, […]

Tiz the Bomb, seen here winning the Castle and Key Bourbon Stakes, is the 3/1 favorite in a deep Kentucky Jockey Club field. (Image: Keeneland)

Derby Trail Traffic Resumes Saturday With Kentucky Jockey Club

Traffic on the Kentucky Derby trail picks up again Saturday with a full cast of 14 entered in the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club, the headlining race on Churchill Downs’ Saturday card. Up for grabs are 10-4-2-1 Derby qualifying points to the top four finishers, along with another Derby prospect […]

Steve Asmussen won a record five races on Churchill Downs' Thanksgiving Day card. (Image: Coady Photography)

Asmussen Bags Record Five Wins on Churchill Downs’ Thanksgiving Card

In August, Steve Asmussen took the mantle as North America’s winningest career trainer. On Thanksgiving Day, he went from macro record-setter to micro record-setter, winning what is believed to be a record five races on one card at Churchill Downs. Churchill Downs officials said records prior to 1991 are incomplete, […]

D'Onta Foreman could lead the Titans rushing attack in Week 12, making him a solid play for a low DFS salary. (Image: Field Gulls)

NFL DFS Week 12: D’Onta Foreman, MVS Could Provide Value

With Thanksgiving happening this week, we get a skinny 10-game slate in Week 12 this Sunday. That’s required deeper digging to find value plays under $5,000 on DraftKings at the various positions. We’ve got no options at quarterback this week, and limited options at running back. But we can save […]

Rockemperor finished a non-threatening eighth by 6 1/2 lengths in the Breeders' Cup Turf earlier this month. He's the 8/5 morning-line favorite to win Friday's Grade 2 Hollywood Tur Cup at Del Mar. (Image: Breeders' Cup)

Brown Seeks Another Del Mar Turf Crown with Steady Rockemperor

That Rockemperor is the 8/5 favorite in Friday’s Grade 2 Hollywood Turf Cup at Del Mar makes sense if you look at the Rockemperor who won the Grade 1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park. If you look at the Rockemperor who finished a troubled eighth in the Breeders’ […]

Midnight Bourbon comes into Friday's Grade 1 Clark at Churchill Downs with five runners-up finishes. That includes this Travers Stakes outing in August. (Image: Anne M. Eberhardt)

Clark Stakes Provides A Juicy Grade 1 Opportunity for Familiar Names

The Grade 1 Clark Stakes provides the final opportunity for Maxfield to grab a Grade 1 win. It’s an opportunity for Midnight Bourbon to shake his seconditis and grab his first Grade 1. And it provides a great opportunity for Dr. Post and King Fury to grab validation in their […]

The Best Award recognizes the most important individual achievements in both mens' and womens' football. (Image: kickoff.com)

FIFA Reveal Nominations for The Best Awards 2021

FIFA have released their nominations for The Best Awards 2021. The world football governing body will reward players, goalkeepers and coaches in both men’s and women’s football for their achievements over the past 12 months during an online gala on 17 January 2022. Due to the pandemic context, the 2020 […]