Archive for October, 2019
THE NCAA FINALLY MOVES INTO THE 21ST CENTURY
In spite of the best efforts of NCAA president Mark Emmert to keep university athletes playing for NCAA schools strictly away from any form of compensation for participating in university sports and representing the institution both on and off the More >
No one saw this one coming. Sportscasters first started noticing the LSU football team after they beat the favored Texas Longhorns in the first game of the season. OK, that was a bit of a surprise, but the Tigers usually put up good football More >
A local bookies’ business is built on trust. Nobody ever really trusted a sports book anyway. After several years of experimenting with sending money out of the country to off shore sports books, most players are eager to find themselves a reliable local guy who can More >
The new NBA season gets underway on Tuesday evening with a bang when the Los Angeles Clippers host the Los Angeles Lakers at 7:30 pm PST at the Staples Center, which is currently the home of both LA franchises for the time being.
Both teams have undergone some significant More >
For decades Major League Baseball’s annual World Series was the most wagered on sporting event of the year. Way before the first TV sets showed up in American homes, local bookies enjoyed unprecedented action during the World Series each year.
Instead of big screen TVs More >
NASCAR these days runs on all kinds of tracks from the half mile short tracks at Dover and Martinsville to the big two mile plus tracks at Daytona and Kansas. But the biggest, the baddest and the most anticipated track of them all is down in Alabama at Talladega.
They have been racing, More >
The Internet has become a gypsy carnival of flashes and pop-ups and predictions and promises of everything from hair restoration to increased sexual potency coming at you every time you turn the thing on. Everything is for sale and it’s More >
The Washington Nationals are for real. Just ask the Los Angeles Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals. Just ask anyone who had a wager on the Nationals to win the NLCS this year, or all those folks who had picked the Dodgers for the National League Championship More >
The formally number five LSU Tigers football team has jumped up to the number two spot on the latest AP Poll by defeating the number 7 Florida Gators by a final score of 42-28, which hit the 14 point spread right on the head, but went over by 15 points in a hard fought More >
The NFL is already going into its sixth week with the Giants putting up a valiant battle against the seemingly unstoppable Patriots on Thursday Night Football. New York kept the contest within one score up until the fourth quarter when Brady had had enough and scored 14 points in the More >