Sports Betting

Life Is Good rolled up a 112 Beyer Speed Figure and a 5 1/2-length victory in last month's John A. Nerud Stakes. He's the 6/5 morning line favorite to win one of the biggest older horse races in the country: The Whitney. (Image: NYRA Photo)

The Whitney: The Summer Proving Ground for Older Horses

You almost get the feeling that with Life Is Good and Olympiad heading the marquee for Saturday’s Grade 1 Whitney at Saratoga, this 1 1/8-mile race sets up as more than one of the top older horse dirt races in the country. It sets up as a something-to-prove test. Because […]

Classic Causeway led this cavalry charge in last month's Belmont Derby. He is one of seven horses from that race in Saturday's Grade 1 Saratoga Derby. (Image: Coglianese Photos)

Classic Causeway Can’t Run Away And Hide in Saratoga Derby

This time, Classic Causeway won’t be sneaking up on the Grade 1 Saratoga Derby field as a 26/1 afterthought. That untested turf question mark is now an exclamation point. And thus, we have the biggest storyline for Saturday’s Saratoga Derby, the second leg of the New York Racing Association’s Turf Triple. […]

Brittney Griner received a nine-year sentence from a Russian judge on Thursday for drug possession and smuggling. (Image: Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP/Getty)

Russian Court Sentences Brittney Griner to Nine Years in Prison

Brittney Griner is facing nine years in prison after a Russian court convicted the basketball star of drug possession and smuggling on Thursday. Judge Anna Sotnikova announced the sentence, which also included a fine of one million rubles ($16,700). Griner sentence prelude to further negotiation Legal observers expected Griner to […]

A dejected Trevor Lawrence from the Jacksonville Jaguars heads off the field after throwing an interception. (Image: Getty)
NFL Prop Bets

Most Interceptions Prop Bet: Zach Wilson, Davis Mills, or Trevor Lawrence?

Which starting quarterback will throw the most picks this season? Zach Wilson from the New York Jets is the betting favorite to throw the most interceptions at +800 odds via DraftKings, followed by Davis Mills from the Houston Texans and Trevor Lawrence of the Jacksonville Jaguars at +1000 each. It’s […]

Paige Bueckers, guard from UConn, celebrates a big shot in the 2022 March Madness Women’s Basketball Tournament. (Image: Susannah Greenburg/Getty)

UCONN Star Paige Bueckers Out for Season with Torn ACL Injury

The Lady Huskies took a huge blow when UConn lost point guard Paige Bueckers to a season-ending ACL injury, and she’s expected to miss her entire junior season. Bueckers suffered a left knee injury during summer workouts in a pick-up game. “It’s so crazy because you work so hard to […]

Matareya captured June's Grade 1 Acorn Stakes by 6 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly comes into Saturday's Grade 1 Test Stakes unbeaten in four 2022 starts. (Image: AC Photo/

Passing This Test Means Beating the Formidable Matareya

The aptly named Grade 1 Test Stakes applies to six of the seven 3-year-old fillies in the field. And it’s a test that — according to Matareya — none of the six are likely to pass. That’s due to Matareya, the leader in this class. She brings her 4-for-4 record […]

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Redbird Capital acquired the XFL in XXX. With the third time be the charm for the professional football spring league? (Image: Frank Franklin II/ AP)

XFL and Its New Host Cities Hope the Third Time is the Charm

Recently, the XFL announced eight cities that will host the league’s teams next year. Coaches have been assigned. Meanwhile, Ticketmaster is lined up to sell tickets for the 43-game season. But the troubled league will have to do more than just plan to find vindication. The XFL plans to start […]

Nikola Jokic, playing for Serbia in the 2019 FIBA World Cup, won the NBA MVP in back-to-back seasons with the Denver Nuggets. (Image: Di Yin/Getty)
2022 EuroBasket

2022 EuroBasket Odds: Serbia, France, Slovenia, Greece Betting Favorites

Led by the two-time reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets, Serbia is the betting favorite at +300 odds to win the 2022 EuroBasket, and listed ahead of France (+450), Slovenia (+450), and Greece (+500). Defending champion Slovenia defeated Serbia in the 2017 EuroBasket championship game. They’re a […]

Frenkie de Jong joined Barcelona in July 2019 from Ajax. (Image: twitter/deadlinedaylive)
FC Barcelona

Chelsea Start Talks With Barcelona to Sign Frenkie De Jong

Chelsea has entered negotiations with FC Barcelona for the signing of midfielder Frenkie de Jong. The 25-year-old is also a target for Manchester United. Chelsea is “optimistic” about agreeing a deal, with the player also preferring a move to Stamford Bridge instead of Manchester. United has previously agreed a fee […]

Tim Patrick from the Denver Broncos catches a pass from Russell Wilson in training camp before his knee injury. (Image: Getty)
NFL Injury Report

Denver Broncos Lose WR Tim Patrick to Season-Ending ACL Injury

The Denver Broncos have terrible luck when it comes to wide receivers blowing out their knees. The latest victim is Tim Patrick, who led the Broncos in touchdowns last season, when he went down with a knee injury in training camp on Tuesday. The Broncos had high hopes for Patrick […]

Cristiano Ronaldo is actively looking for another club this summer. (Image:
Cristiano Ronaldo

Ten Hag Says Ronaldo’s Decision to Leave Rayo Match Early is ‘Unacceptable’

On Sunday, Cristiano Ronaldo played his first 45 minutes in Man. United’s pre-season friendlies. He started against Rayo Vallecano at Old Trafford, only to be subbed off at half-time. The Portuguese left the stadium early, while the match was still in progress. A club spokesperson played down critics, saying Ronaldo […]