1. B1G 2012: Chances That the Wisconsin Badgers Don't Win the Leaders Division

    Today, I decided to make some virtual rounds on the sportsbooks for college football season lines. I like to consider myself a student of the game, so this was clearly done for purely academic purposes...

    Nick Pournaras Written by Nick Pournaras about 2 years ago 464 reads 2 comments

  2. Los Angeles Lakers Acquisitions: Why LeBron James and NBA Fans Should Celebrate

    Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant ? Michael Jordan or LeBron James ? Kobe Bryant or LeBron James? None of these are legitimate arguments right now, no matter what two passionate fans a few beers in would tell you...

    Nick Pournaras Written by Nick Pournaras about 2 years ago 264 reads 45 comments

  3. NFL Futures Betting: Picking out 5 Smart Wagers for the 2012 Season

    The hot, humid days of August are typically known as the "dog days of summer." In my humble opinion, they should be known as the "dog days of sports," because I am sitting on my ...

    Nick Pournaras Written by Nick Pournaras about 2 years ago 611 reads 2 comments

  4. The Penn State Manifesto: Examining the Five Stages of Grief for PSU Students

    It's time. Before this week, I never felt that it would be appropriate to make a statement about the scandal at Penn State, my own university, for a couple of reasons: 1...

    Nick Pournaras Written by Nick Pournaras about 2 years ago 1,239 reads 9 comments

  5. NBA Finals 2012: Kevin Durant Surpassing LeBron James Would Be Good for the NBA

    Let's just get this out of the way now. I am not a LeBron James "hater." I like LeBron just as much as, if not more than, Kevin Durant...

    Nick Pournaras Written by Nick Pournaras about 2 years ago 245 reads 2 comments

  6. NBA Finals 2012: Chris Bosh vs. Serge Ibaka Shouldn't Even Be an Argument

    Not one, not two, but three. The number three has defined Chris Bosh ever since he signed with the Miami Heat . Always the third option behind two of the greatest players to ever play the game, Bosh has faced major scrutiny during his Heat tenure...

    Nick Pournaras Written by Nick Pournaras about 2 years ago 3,041 reads 27 comments

  7. Celtics vs. Heat Game 7: Everything That's at Stake

    Oh, the stakes . I can't remember the last time a game had more storylines in play and such potential for league-wide implications...

    Nick Pournaras Written by Nick Pournaras about 2 years ago 3,549 reads 2 comments