Both the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals have had their share of pre-season problems. The Bengals may have put an end to one problem, while the Browns have seen a new one surface.
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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Koren Robinson was arrested late Tuesday night on suspicion of drunken driving and fleeing from police.
Not only is Mr Robinson in trouble with the law, but his playing career may be over. He was arrested last night on a felony charge for trying to flee police after going over 100 mph in a 55 mph zone near the teams training camp in Mankato. The former pro bowler also faces a possible 1 year suspension from the NFL for violating the substance abuse policy. The 26 year old Robinson was suspended 4 games in 2004 for violating the policy as a member of the Seahawks.
After winning his 11th major championship at the British Open and 50th career title at the Buick Open, Tiger Woods is back on top of his game. This arrives just two months after missing the cut at a major for the first time in his thriving golf career at the U.S. Open Championship. With Tiger Woods coming into Thursdayâ€™s major championship at Medinah Country Club on a hot streak, Pinnacle Sportsbook has installed Tiger as an overwhelming 9/4 favorite to capture his third PGA Tour Championship.
With a couple days off and no premium football picks on taps for members here is some NFL news for today.
After a 2 week holdout the 2004 Heisman Trophy winner inked a six-year contract that guarantees him $14 million late Monday night. the contact could also bring the rookie quarterback up to $51 million over the duration of the deal if all bonuses are met. Leinart was ripped by Denny Green hours before the deal went through for turning down “a more than generous” offer. Matt had his press conference today, and noted “It has been hard on me, everyone around here knew I wanted to be in camp”. I understand Leinart wanting to get a great deal, but 14 million guaranteed for the 10th pick in the draft is unheard of.
The Gators had high hopes for this season and also big concerns regarding their offensive line. Monday red shirted freshman Ronnie Wilson, who was supposed to start at right guard, fractured his left ankle. Continue reading “Florida Gators Lose Big”
The American League has seen the Red Sox go through a tough 4-6 stretch, while the Yanks have earned a 5-5 mark, giving them a 1 game lead in the East. Both have solid chances to win their divisions. This week saw the Yanks gain ground at the start of the week and then lose it at the end.
The L.A. Dodgers are on fire and that combustion has propelled them into first place in the NL West. The NL West and Central are both in flux, as is the Wild Card. The Mets are in charge of the leagueâ€™s East Division, and thatâ€™s all about which someone can be certain. Continue reading “N.L. Races Tighten”
Last night the World Series of Poker crowned its champion. After nearly 14 hours of play Jamie Goldâ€™s off-suit Q9 held up against Paul Wasickaâ€™s pocket 10â€™s in the final hand of the 2006â€™s championship of poker.
Here is how the final hand broke down. Continue reading “Jamie Gold Wins 2006 World Series of Poker”
After a disappointing press release this morning preceded by mass emails to its clients, Bet on Sports has announced that it will be closing their doors. Recent news reports suggested that BOS was not capable of paying players because funds were unreachable.
New rule changes in clock management intended to shorten games have angered many college coaches and will definitely affect point totals, spreads and game outcomes. ESPN and USA Today report that numerous coaches have expressed outrage over the alterations that now start the clock sooner. Continue reading “NCAA Football Rule Changes Miff Coaches”