Archive for: July, 2006

Week 1 College Football Lines

The first sportsbook to post week 1 sides for the upcoming season is CRIS. There were some early movers that a couple sharp players bet early including USC -7 Memphis +5, BYU +9, and Tennessee +2. To view all of the matchups for week 1 click here. Be sure to bookmark our live College football […]

MLB Trade Deadline Passes

There was a lot of action today but maybe the biggest deal that didn’t happen was Alfonso Soriano staying put in Washington.  Soriano will remain a Washington National and try to work out a long term contract agreement.  Some teams that expressed serious interest in the Washington outfielder were the Angels, Mariners, and Twins but […]

Yankees Land Abreau and Lidle

As is the case every year we knew that it wasn’t a matter of IF the New York Yankees were going to try and strike a deal to improve their ball club, but WHEN will the Bronx Bombers strike a deal.  Those questions were answered on Sunday with their acquisition of Bobby Abreau and Cory Lidle […]

David Ortiz your AL MVP?

Red Sox DH David Ortiz, who now has 11 walk-off career hits and presently leads the majors in homeruns and RBI, did it again on Saturday, serving up a single to drive in the winning run in the bottom of the 11th against the Angels. Last year, chants of MVP were heard for Ortiz. This […]

2006 College Football Season Wins Betting

We noticed that Pinnacle Sports has finally hung NCAA football season wins totals for about 45 of the college universities. The limits are moderately low right now but there are still some juicy opportunities out there. We personally bet these wagers at Olympic about 2 weeks ago.

2006 World Series of Poker Main Event Starts Today!

Today marks the start of the 37th annual world series of poker.  It is reported that there are over 8000 entrants to pony up the 10K entry fee.  Another record breaking year in terms of prize pool and entries.  It truly is amazing just how big has become.

Barry Zito Shows Some Heart

Great effort by numerous MLB players, led by Barry Zito, is Strikeouts for Troops. Players agree to pledge a certain amount of money per strikeout, home run or RBI to aid injured vets. Players usually pledge $200 per stat. So if a participating player hits two dingers in a game, he’d give $400 towards helping […]

A Dope Doping

This comes under the headline– ‘HUH?â€? The Denver Broncos’ Todd Sauerbrun has been suspended for 4 games for using the banned dietary supplement ephedra to become a lean/mean fighting machine for training camp.

Cleveland Browns headed for another rough season?

The Brown’s offensive center and Pro Bowler LeCharles Bentley, who was a huge free agent signing this summer by Cleveland, suffered a season-ending knee injury in 11-on-11 drills on Thursday on a play where he blocked nose tackle Ted Washington. That leaves a big hole for coach Romeo Crennel to fill. Cleveland– 6 and 10 this […]

Rangers Acquire Carlos Lee from Milwaukee

Let the big name deals begin as the trade deadline approaches.  Carlos Lee, after declining a 4 year 48 million dollar deal offered by Milwaukee yesterday, was dealt to Texas Rangers in a multi player deal.  The Texas Rangers in addition to Lee will recieve prospect Nelson Cruz, while the Brewers will get relief pitcher […]

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