Portugal’s Ronaldo scored three goals against powerhouse Spain and should score easily against Morocco. (Image: AP)

Five World Cup Bets for a Winning Wednesday with Groups A, B

How have you done so far with your World Cup betting? The online and Las Vegas sportsbooks are more than happy with all the upsets seen in the first round. But trying to pick a Cinderella story is hardly a winning strategy, especially at this point in the group stage. […]

An early red card for Colombia’s Carlos Sanchez (#6) left his team down a man for the entire match, ultimately leading to a 2-1 victory for Japan in their World Cup match. (Image: Getty)

World Cup Upsets See Japan, Senegal at Top of Group H Table

Japan and Senegal scored a pair of major upsets at the World Cup on Tuesday, sending the two surprise winners to the top of Group H after the first round of games. Both teams won by identical 2-1 scores, meaning they are currently tied for first place in the group […]

Harry Kane celebrates after his stoppage-time winner for England against Tunisia in the World Cup on Monday. (Image: Francis R. Malasig/EPA)

World Cup: Harry Kane Scores Twice as England Squeaks By Tunisia, 2-1

Harry Kane scored two goals, including a dramatic stoppage-time winner to help England take a 2-1 victory over Tunisia in its World Cup opener. The late goal allowed England to overcome a 35th minute penalty scored by Tunisia’s Ferjani Sassi, which was nearly enough for the African side to escape […]

Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku is one of the stars on Belgium’s talented soccer team. (Image: AP)

Colombia, Belgium Should Breeze Through Group Play in World Cup

Betting on Groups G and H in the World Cup present some of the biggest challenges in the tournament. Belgium in Group G is an overwhelming favorite to win, with odds at -120. England is next at +120. It is a little tighter in Group H, but Colombia is expected […]

The joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup early defeated Morocco’s effort to host the tournament in a vote held in Moscow on Wednesday. (Image: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty)

Joint North American Bid Wins Vote to Host 2026 World Cup

A combined bid from the United States, Canada, and Mexico soundly defeated a competing proposal from Morocco to win the right to host the 2026 World Cup. In a vote held in Moscow on Wednesday, the member nations of FIFA voted 134 to 65 in favor of the North American […]

Lionel Messi of Argentina is the favorite to win the World Cup’s Golden Boot and Golden Ball award. (Image: Getty)

World Cup Prop Bets Add Excitement to Russia 2018

The World Cup kicks off Thursday when host Russia faces Saudi Arabia and 30 other teams take to the pitch in pursuit of the world’s most coveted trophy. And though the odds on the favorites — Brazil and Germany — have changed little, plenty of betting opportunities abound. Brazil is […]

Arsene Wenger has been rumored to be the next manager at Real Madrid. (Image: Getty)

Arsene Wenger Not Ready To Retire: Is Real Madrid His Next Stop?

It was assumed when Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger stepped down after 22 years with the English Premier League club, he did so because he was retiring. But the 68-year-old told the media he has no intention of spending his remaining days rocking in a chair on a porch. The Gunners […]

FC Cincinnati forward Jimmy McLaughlin celebrates after a win over Chicago Fire in the 2017 US Open Cup. FC Cincinnati will be joining MLS as an expansion franchise in 2019. (Image: The Enquirer/Kareem Elgazzar)

MLS Upping FC Cincinnati as Newest Expansion Team for 2019 Season

Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that FC Cincinnati would be ready to take the pitch for the 2019 season, making them the 26th MLS team. FC Cincinnati already exists as a professional soccer franchise. The team currently competes in the United Soccer League (USL), which is considered to be on […]

Cristiano Ronaldo hopes to lead Real Madrid to their third straight Champions League title on Saturday. (Image: Arroyo Moreno/Getty)

Real Madrid Seeks Third Straight Champions League Title in Kiev

Real Madrid could become the first team to win three straight Champions League titles on Saturday, but they’ll first have to get past a Liverpool side that is looking for their first European championship since 2005. While three clubs – including Real Madrid – have won three straight continental club […]

Unai Emery is reported to be named the new manager of Arsenal. (Image: Getty)

Did Arsenal Really Choose Unai Emery to Be Their Next Manager?

The buzz around Great Britain is that longshot candidate Unai Emery will be the next manager of Arsenal FC, which has many football fans and commentators across England scratching their heads. The club has not formally announced any decision, but several UK newspapers are reporting that Emery has won the […]

Manchester United and Chelsea will battle for the FA Cup trophy at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. (Image: Getty)

FA Cup: Manchester United Meets Chelsea in Evenly Matched Final

English soccer fans will be treated to an even battle between two of the country’s most storied sides on Saturday, when Manchester United and Chelsea face off in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium. For both teams, winning the FA Cup would be something of a consolation prize at […]