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Brandin Cooks is being traded to the Los Angeles Rams, with the Patriots picking up a first-round draft pick in exchange. (Image: AP/Michael Dwyer)

Patriots Trade WR Brandin Cooks to Rams for 1st Round Draft Pick

The New England Patriots have sent wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for a first round pick in this year’s NFL draft. The deal will see New England get the 23rd overall pick in the draft, along with the Rams’ sixth-round pick. Meanwhile, Los Angeles will […]

NFL Draft Prop Bets Return for Second Year at Nevada Sportsbooks

For the second consecutive year, the Nevada Gaming Control Board has approved sportsbooks in the state to offer NFL Draft prop bets. And this year’s approval includes an expanded , though, they have expanded what will be offered to bettors. Last year, GCB approved 17 specific bets related to the […]

NFL Owners Unanimously Approve New Simplified Catch Rule

All 32 NFL owners voted unanimously on Tuesday at to make changes to the league’s catch rule in hopes of simplifying the concept for players, officials, and fans. The change comes following a smattering of high-profile controversies that have cropped up over the last few seasons. Commissioner Roger Goodell had […]

Ndamukong Suh Signs One-Year, $14 Million Contract with LA Rams

The Los Angeles Rams have beefed up their defensive line by signing Ndamukong Suh to a one-year contract worth $14 million. Suh may have been the most prominent free agent still available on the NFL market. The five-time Pro Bowl selection has 51.5 sacks and 289 tackles in his eight-year […]

The places free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins could end up at are down to four with the Minnesota Vikings the favorite.  (Image: USA Today Sports)

Sweepstakes for Free Agent QB Kirk Cousins Down to Four Teams

The list of suitors trying to sign free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins apparently is down to four: the Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, Arizona Cardinals, and Denver Broncos. Bovada has the Vikings as the -205 favorite to land his services. The Jets are next at +300, followed by the Broncos […]

Despite missing his left hand, University of Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin wowed NFL personnel at the NFL Scouting Combine last week and improved his draft status. (Image: Getty)

Scouting Combine Winners and Losers: NFL Draft Prospects Strut Their Stuff

First impressions matter. And at the NFL Scouting Combine last week, future professional football players got to essentially audition for their next gridiron roles, with some players exceeding expectations, and others delivering subpar efforts that should see their names slip down the board at the upcoming NFL draft, to be […]

Defensive end Michael Bennett is being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles after spending five years with the Seattle Seahawks. (Image: AP/Elaine Thompson)

Eagles Acquire Michael Bennett from Seahawks to Bolster Defensive Line

The Seattle Seahawks are trading defensive end Michael Bennett to the Philadelphia Eagles in a move that should improve the defensive line for the defending Super Bowl champions. In addition to Bennett, the Eagles will receive a seventh-round draft pick from Seattle. In exchange, the Seahawks will receive wide receiver […]

Former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen is one of several quarterbacks that have been invited to the NFL Combine and will be undergoing several physical and mental tests to try and impress NFL teams that may draft him. (Image: USA Today Sports)

NFL Scouting Combine Lets Teams Size Up Players, Fans Bet on Skills

Unless you are a professional football scout, the NFL Scouting Combine can be rather monotonous. But at least one internet sportsbook is trying to jazz up the event by offering prop bets on this pre-draft showcase of 300 hot NFL prospects. BetOnline, for one, is spreading several performance-based wagers, as […]

Vegas Golden Knights Have NHL’s Best Record, A First For A New Team

The record-setting season of the Vegas Golden Knights reached another mark as the expansion team now has the best record in the NHL. The newest hockey club has 82 points and a 39-15-4 record, besting Tampa Bay’s 81 points and 39-17-3 mark. According to Elias Sports Bureau it is the […]

Despite losing the 2018 Super Bowl to the Philadelphia Eagles, the New England Patriots are 5/1 picks to win the 2019 big game. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Patriots Favorite to Win 2019 Super Bowl, But Hardly a Runaway Pick

The New England Patriots are the top pick to win the Super Bowl for the second consecutive year, but are seeing their competition moving up the betting board. When early odds were released Jan. 7 at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, the Patriots were at 5/1. Pittsburgh was next at […]

Nevada Sportsbooks Take Thin Profit on Record Super Bowl Handle

The final numbers are in, and Nevada’s sports books managed to weather the storm and just barely come out on top for the 2018 Super Bowl. Overall, books in Nevada took in a record $158.6 million in betting on the game, in which the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England […]