1. Vegas Gets Early Xmas Thanks To Saints Kicker John Carney

    When oddsmakers opened the total for the Saints Patriots Monday Night tilt at 55.5, many felt that it was the easiest bet of the year...

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  2. Big NBA Payday For Sportsbooks on Sunday (all In The Final Minute)

    With most of the attention on the NFL and the World Series, sportsbooks queitly made a killing on three NBA games on Sunday. All of the dramatic action taking place in the final minute of play...

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  3. Fading Florida: Will The Gators Have a Strong Year Against The Spread?

    With Mr. Perfect himself, Tim Tebow leading the way and all defensive starters returning, the 2009 Florida Gators have a strong shot at becoming the first team to be back to back BCS (not National) Champions...

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  4. A Look at This Year's Impact Transfers in College Football

    If Jevan Snead had stayed at Texas he would only be known as Colt's backup. Instead he'll be entering his second year as the starter for one of the biggest surprise teams in the nation...

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  5. Sharapova Throws Football In Preparation For Bammer

    On Monday night in Toronto Maria Sharapova won her opening round Rogers Cup match 6-3, 6-4 against 10th seed Nadia Petrova Despite Petrova's high ranking she was a heavy underdog...

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  6. Pau Gasol a Hero for Magic Bettors

    In the second game of the NBA Finals, Orlando Magic fans (or degenerate bettors depending on your point of view) found a hero in Pau Gasol and a sellout in J.J. Reddick. The point spread was set at -6...

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  7. Baseball Bets to Avoid This Weekend

    Pretty much every gambling write-up advises readers on what games or trends to bet on, but in my first year as a degenerate sports gambler I have learned that the best bet is usually a "no bet...

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  8. Toledo Athletics: A Case in "How Not To Fix Games"

    Please note players listed in above photo from 1997 were not involved in the Toledo point—shaving scandal. On Wednesday, federal indictments were handed out to two Detroit—area men, ...

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  9. Lakers Fail to Cover in Game 5 with Exciting Final Minute (for Bettors)

    The Los Angeles Lakers are easily becoming the most unreliable team at home in the 2009 NBA Playoffs as the Utah Jazz covered the 12-point spread by one in the fifth and final game of the series...

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  10. Rip Hamilton and Derek Fisher Frustrate Bettors on Missed Opportunities

    Move over "Ray Allen Game Two three point jump-shot", the most exciting/frustrating plays in the NBA playoffs occurred on Tuesday night. Well for bettors at least...

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  11. A Heckler's Apology to Hawaii's (not Japan's) Kurt Suzuki

    Over the weekend, I sat in the overpriced "In The Action" seats at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, which placed me within three feet of the visiting team's on-deck circle...

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  12. Lakers Almost Fail to Cover in Game 1; No Tacos for Fans

    If the Los Angeles Lakers want to achieve the same type of greatness that North Carolina did during the NCAA Tournament, they are going to have to get their act together...

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  13. Brandon Lang Warning for NBA Bettors

    For those who do not know the name "Brandon Lang", he had a movie based on his life as a professional sports handicapper entitled "Two For the Money," which starred the wonderful Matthew McConaughey and Al Pacino...

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  14. Forgotten Heroes: 2009 NCAA Tournament All-Cover Team

    Another college basketball has ended and for the degenerate gamblers such as myself, its time to either cash out your winnings and pay for rent or think of ways to explain to your wife why there is 30 K missing from the baby’s college fund...

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  15. 2009 NCAA Tournament All-Point Shave Team and Point Shave Final Four

    When the final buzzer goes off for tonight’s NCAA Basketball Championship game between Michigan State and North Carolina, CBS will talk of Hansboro and Izzo, but there will be no mention of the true heroes of the NCAA Tournament...

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