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Soccer Football - Premier League - West Ham United FC is one of the Premiere league clubs Jarrod Bowen celebrates scoring their first goal with Vladimir Coufal.  (Image: Glyn Kirk/Reuters)

UK May Ban Gambling Ads on Jerseys Just as US Introduces Them

The UK is considering a ban on gambling company ads on the front of Premier League soccer jerseys. Meanwhile, Caesars Entertainment just announced it would advertise its sportsbook on the front of the Washington Capital’s NHL jerseys. The news highlights the countries’ contrasting sports betting history. Bookmakers have been legal […]

The World Cup trophy is the most important piece of silverware in world football. (Image: time.com)

UEFA Asks FIFA to Stop Plans for Biennial World Cup

The executive committee of European football’s governing body met this week. The board discussed plans drawn up by FIFA to have a World Cup every two years, with the Euro finals increasing their frequency as well. UEFA is in strict opposition to FIFA’s project. UEFA calls FIFA’s prospect of having […]

Arlington Park crowds like this made the Arlington Million one of the must-see races of the summer at any North American track. The 94-year-old Chicago-area track runs its final races Saturday. (Image: Arlington Park)

Another Race Track Enters the History Books: Arlington Park (1927-2021)

Arlington Park will command a lion’s share of the horse racing world’s attention Saturday. It will command that attention without a stakes race on its nine-race card. And many paying attention will do so with tears in their eyes. Saturday is the final day of Thoroughbred racing at Arlington Park. […]

Hot Rod Charlie and trainer Doug O'Neill get a prime opportunity to win their first Grade 1 in Saturday's Pennsylvania Derby at Parx. (Image: Sarah Andrew)

Hot Rod Charlie and Midnight Bourbon Seek Grade 1 Glory in Penn Derby

The Pennsylvania Derby, your traditional last major 3-year-old race of the season, returns after a COVID-related year absence. And the Penn Derby returns, asking the pressing question concerning a couple of decorated sophomore runners: Will either Hot Rod Charlie or Midnight Bourbon finally get that elusive Grade 1 victory? If […]

Anthony Joshua (left) will defend his heavyweight titles against the smaller but undefeated Oleksandr Usyk (right) on Saturday in London. (Image: Getty)

Anthony Joshua Enjoys Size Advantage in Title Defense vs. Oleksandr Usyk

Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk have enjoyed similar boxing careers, from Olympic gold medals to dominant reigns as professional champions. But most of Usyk’s success has come at cruiserweight, and that could be enjoy to give Joshua a decisive advantage as he defends his WBO, WBA, and IBF heavyweight titles […]

The NFL now has six playoff games during Wild Card Weekend with one moving to Monday Night Football. (Image: Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports)

NFL Wild Card Playoffs to Include a Monday Night Football Game

Are you ready for some playoff football? Last season, the NFL expanded the playoffs to include six wild-card games and the league announced that one of those games will be played on Monday evening for the first-ever playoff edition of Monday Night Football. The NFL hasn’t determined which network will […]

The United States took an early 3-1 lead after the first session of the 2021 Ryder Cup. (Image: Twitter/Ryder Cup)

Ryder Cup Odds: Americans Take 3-1 Lead After Morning Foursomes

The United States jumped out to an early lead at the Ryder Cup on Friday morning, solidifying its position as the clear favorite to lift the trophy on Sunday. While Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia scored the first point of the day, the other three matches all went to the […]

With Tua out, Jacoby Brissett will lead the Dolphins in Week 3. (Image: Palm Beach Post)

NFL DFS Week 3 Value Plays: Is Jacoby Brissett Worth the Risk?

It didn’t take long before injuries began claiming star NFL players, as several notables went down last week. Their absences will give backups (and lower-salaried DFS players) a chance to start and accumulate some fantasy points in Week 3. That could be especially helpful to us at the quarterback position […]

Santa Barbara and jockey Ryan Moore scored a decisive victory at last  months' Grade 1 Beverly D Stakes. The 3-year-old filly was euthanized after complications from a fractured pelvis set in. (Image: Coady Photography)

Two-Time Grade 1 Winner Santa Barbara Euthanized After Pelvis Fracture

Two days after she was ruled out of the Breeders’ Cup, standout Irish filly Santa Barbara was euthanized on Thursday after complications set in from a fractured pelvis. Trainer Aidan O’Brien alluded to “a setback” when announcing that his star 3-year-old would skip the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf. […]

Team Europe has tried to win over the United States crowd ahead of the Ryder Cup by wearing cheeseheads in honor of the Green Bay Packers. (Image: Michael Madrid/USA Today Sports)

Americans Favored to Win Back Ryder Cup from Europe at Whistling Straits

Europe has dominated the Ryder Cup in recent years, winning four of the past five competitions, and seven of nine since 2002. Now, however, the United States appears poised to win back the most prestigious team trophy in golf this weekend at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. The Americans have been […]