The Best Sports Moments of 2015

New Year’s is almost upon us, with several major championships coming up and a lot to engage the excitement of fans and sports bettors in 2016. We’ll keep providing those who utilize our handicapping consulting services with picks to enhance their pocketbook, but for now we’d like to take one last moment to look back […]

James Harrison on Participation Trophies

James Harrison is one of the best linebackers (if not the best) currently playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Nobody is questioning that. However, while it isn’t quite time for the 2015 NFL season to begin just yet, Harrison’s name has been plastered all over the news for the past couple of days. Not because of […]

Why Everyone Should Know About Nick Rose

There’s usually only so much you can say about a sport during the offseason. Unless controversy rears its ugly head, there’s usually just not much to talk about. And yet football seems to be coming up a lot lately. First, there was the news that the NCAA would be getting some new players from down […]

Australian Football Players Coming to the NCAA

If you’ve never heard of Australian rules football before, then you might not know precisely what it is. After all, the general assumption is often that America has “real” football, while every other country simply has soccer. In fact, you might assume that the closest thing any other country has is either Canadian football (which […]

Growing Favoritism Toward American Sports Betting

We’ve written recently about whether or not there was any extant potential for American sports betting to become legalized on a grand scale. We also made note that this would help to lessen some of the apparent stigma that some people have attached to the very notion of American sports betting, as many unfairly associate […]

Sports Contracts with Odd Stipulations

It’s no secret that most major sports leagues are run like a business. That’s partly why, especially in a relatively dead time of year when most major sports are in the offseason, a good portion of the sports news you’ll read pertains to front office happenings. But the front office isn’t always great at what […]

7 Strange Things Done with the Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup is one of the most documented championship trophies in the history of sports, and with good reason. Players are given one day each with the Stanley Cup after they win the finals, and most of them want to take it out and show it a good time. As you can imagine, this […]

Things to Know About the Cardinals Hacking Scandal

It’s been a great year for controversy. While it seemed like the biggest sports-related controversies we might hear about for a while were to be the controversies sweeping the NFL offseason, we now have a new story in the form of the Cardinals hacking scandal. In case you haven’t heard (it’s fairly recent news), the […]

New Sports Betting Sites Are Taking Off in 2015

Not too long ago, we wrote about the possibilities of legal sports betting becoming a nationwide privilege, detailing the various proposed laws that would either make it easier to accomplish legal sports betting as well as those which would create obstacles. Now, it would appear that some new sports betting sites are coming to light […]

Could Legal Sports Betting Become a Nationwide Reality?

When we recently posted our complete beginners’ guide to betting on sports, we mentioned in one of the first sections that legal sports betting is not available in all states, and that some potential sports bettors might have to overcome their ethical hang-ups regarding whether making bets online would constitute breaking or merely bending the […]