Archive for: July, 2007

Week 1 College Football Lines Now Live

You know the college football season is getting close as Bookmaker has posted their opening week 1 college football odds. Click here to view all of the week one betting odds from CRIS/Bookmaker or keep reading for a glimpse of our thoughts. A couple of interesting lines and definitely there are some week 1 point […]

CFB- Do You like Booty

I mean John David Booty—do you like him? The best QB in the QB-rich PAC-10? Probably. Heisman Trophy winner? Quite possibly. The ability to lead USC to a national championship? He has it.

NFL- Looking Forward to 2007

Here are some things to look at when you’re considering the upcoming NFL season.

NFL- Atlanta Falcons Headquarters Picketed

Animal rights advocates, unhappy with Michael Vick, who was recently charged with training and procuring dogs for competitive dogfighting, chanted outside of the Falcons’ HQ today. About 50 protestors from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) held signs that read “Tackle Cruelty,� “Sack Vick� and “Kick Vick.�

MLB- Red Sox Jon Lester Back from Cancer

Last season in his rookie year with Boston, 23-year old, lefty Jon Lester went 7- 2 in 15 starts. He had an ERA of 4.76 and had notched 60 SO in 81.1 innings. He also had a phantom pain in his back and after undergoing various tests was diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma—non-Hodgkins lymphoma. […]

NFL- Colts Lose Offensive Force

Sure folks were concerned when RB Edgerrin James left the Colts and went to the Arizona Cardinals. But the Colts, who had had James, found a few guys who could step up, including RB Joseph Addai, who really turned up and fine tuned his ground game in 2006.

MLB- Scott Olsen is No Jimmy Olsen

Remember Jimmy Olsen? He was Clark Kent’s (Superman’s) pal who said “geeâ€? a lot, was always polite and portrayed a mild mannered character the entire time. Unfortunately, Florida starter Scott Olsen is no Jimmy Olsen. He certainly doesn’t say “gee,â€? has not been polite over the past few years and has proven to be violent. […]

MLB- Needy Red Sox

The Red Sox needed two things on Friday night— Josh Beckett to be their stopper and Tampa Bay to hammer Frank Mussina and the Yanks.

NBA Referee Investigated For Fixing NBA Games

The FBI is currently conducting an investigating regarding allegations that a veteran NBA referee affected the outcome of games. The unnamed referee is to have placed wagers on games while being a part of the officiating crew. The exploration is set to determine whether or not the referee made calls to affect the point spread […]

MLB- Zambrano Does a Dozen

The Chicago Cubs’ Carlos Zambrano became the first NL pitcher to win 12 in 2007. Zambrano is 12- 7 over 21 starts with 117 SO and 59 BB. Hitters have a batting average of .277 when facing him and .136 over his past seven starts. His ERA is presently 3.69.

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