Tag: Toronto Raptors

Memphis Grizzlies rookie sensation, Ja Morant, tomahawks a dunk against the Charlotte Hornets. (Image: Karen Pulfer Focht/AP)

NBA Weekend: Toronto Winning Streak, Hot Griz, Saturday Night Zion

The Toronto Raptors won 12 games in a row, which set a new franchise record, but the Indiana Pacers are trying to avenge a 1-point loss from Wednesday evening. Rookie sensation, Ja Morant, and the Memphis Grizzlies are running hot since New Year’s Eve with a 13-4 record in 2020. […]

Fifty years ago, in Super Bowl III, Joe Namath helped crystallize the myth of the underdog in American sports. (Image: New York Post)

The Underdog Illusion: Why Sports Fans Love Betting Longshots

The underdog Toronto Raptors will get two more chances this week to take out the champion Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. In the NHL, the St. Louis Blues get one last opportunity to take home their first Stanley Cup, after 52 years of frustration. But if these feelgood […]