Sports Betting

Kyle Busch has won at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway three times, and is looking for a fourth at the Foxwoods Resorts Casino 301. (Image: AP)

New Hampshire Three-Time Winners Have Short Edge at Foxwoods

Winning at New Hampshire seems to be easy for Kyle Busch, Kurt Busch, Ryan Newman, Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, and Jimmie Johnson, and they will be trying to go for a four-peat at the Foxwoods Resorts Casino 301 on Sunday. Those six have captured three races at the New Hampshire […]

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred speaks at an owners meeting in Glendale, Arizona in February 2010. (Image: AP/Ben Margot)

MLB Commish Rob Manfred Opines on Impact of Legal Sports Betting for Baseball

In a series of interviews this week, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said that he sees both opportunities and challenges when it comes to the expansion of sports betting that is currently happening across the United States. Manfred’s comments were generally positive towards how sports betting could improve engagement […]

Baseball’s Midway Point Showcasing Winners, Losers

Baseball teams have reached the midway point of the season and after several surprises the first two months of the season, order has seemingly been restored. Teams that were supposed to be leading their divisions are in first place after stumbling in March and April. One surprise of the season […]

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. (Image: Getty)

Kawhi Leonard Gets Trade Wish, but to Toronto, Not Los Angeles

San Antonio star forward Kawhi Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday for guard DeMar DeRozan, center Jakob Poeltl, and a 2019 protected first-round pick. The Raptors also received guard Danny Green. It ends months of speculation of where Leonard would go after he told the Spurs he no […]

Liverpool is paying a record transfer fee to pry Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson away from Roma. (Image: AFP)

Liverpool Agrees to Record $87M Transfer Fee for Brazil Goalkeeper Alisson

Liverpool is paying €75 million ($87 million) to bring in Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson, a move that would set a record for the highest fee ever paid for a keeper on the transfer market. The price would easily surpass the €40 million ($46.4 million) paid by Manchester City paid to Portuguese […]

Rory MacDonald trains in an open workout in June 2016 before UFC Fight Night Ottawa. (Image: Justin Tang/CP)

Bellator Announces Field for 10-Man Welterweight Grand Prix Tournament

Bellator has announced nearly the entire field for their upcoming Welterweight Grand Prix tournament, a series of fights that will bring together 10 of the company’s top fighters over the course of several shows. Nine of the 10 welterweights who will participate in the tournament have been revealed, including current […]

LPGA’s Brittany Lincicome Ready for PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship

While the Open Championship has taken just about everyone in the top 100 of the World Golf Rankings, the Barbasol Championship is the consolation prize for those who could not qualify for the major championship. The tournament, held at Champions at Keene Trace outside of Lexington, Kentucky, is in its […]

The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday to win the NBA Summer League championship. (Image: Sporting News)

Portland Trail Blazers Defeat Lakers to Win NBA Summer League Title

The Portland Trail Blazers got a measure of revenge on Tuesday by knocking off the Los Angeles Lakers 91-73 in the final of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The game was a rematch of the previous year’s Summer League final, in which the Lakers beat the Blazers to […]

Brian Harman is a 3/1 pick to be the top lefty at the British Open over Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson. (Image: Getty)

Daring Open Championship Prop Bets Involve Unknown Golfers

If bettors are not thrilled with the outright bets for the Open Championship, or they want to add to their slips, several sportsbooks are offering some attractive proposition bets for the major championship. Everything from what the cut will be to the winner’s nationality are available. Dustin Johnson is the […]

Wimbledon Victory Makes Novak Djokovic Early Favorite for US Open

Novak Djokovic showed that he is still capable of winning Grand Slam events this past weekend, and now bookmakers are predicting he could add another title to his haul at the US Open. Djokovic won his fourth career Wimbledon title on Sunday, defeating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) to […]

France celebrates winning the 2018 World Cup, and is the favorite to defend in 2022. (Image: Getty)

France Favored to Defend Title at 2022 World Cup

France will be defending its championship at the 2022 World Cup championship in Qatar, and will be the favorite with at least one sportsbook. Bovada released its odds for the next global soccer competition, and put France at 5/1 to win its third title. Brazil is next at 7/1, with […]

Carnoustie Golf Links is the host for the Open Championship, and players will try to avoid disaster like what happened to Jean Van de Velde in 1999. (Image: Getty)

Carnoustie Ready to Claim More Victims at Open Championship

It is said golfers don’t conquer the Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Links, they survive it. The layout nicknamed “Car-nasty” is a links-style golf course that will test a player’s game, nerves and mental state. The gorse is high, water hazards seem to be everywhere, and the bunkers are extremely […]

Luca Modric of Croatia won the Golden Ball award for the outstanding player of the World Cup. (Image: AFP)

Losers of World Cup Don’t Go Home Empty Handed

Though England, Belgium, and Croatia didn’t win the World Cup, members of those teams took home post-tournament awards. If bettors took England’s Harry Kane, Belgium’s Thibaut Courtois, and Croatia’s Luka Modric, they were handsomely rewarded, as all were longshots to win the honors they did. Kane won the Golden Boot […]

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout is trying for his third All Star MVP award. (Image: AP)

National League Looks to Break All Star Game Victory Drought

It has been five years since the National League has won the MLB All Star game, and oddsmakers believe it will be six. Sportsbooks have made the NL the 3/2 underdog to win for the first time since 2012. The American League is at 2/3. Last year the NL was […]

France Earns Second World Cup Title with Wild 4-2 Victory Over Croatia

France captured the second World Cup victory in the nation’s history on Sunday, defeating Croatia 4-2 in a wild game that was a fitting end to a thrilling tournament. France used goals by Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba, and Kylian Mbappe to pull away from the Croatians, who were seeking their […]