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I mean John David Bootyâ€”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. Continue reading “CFB- Do You like Booty”
Here are some things to look at when youâ€™re considering the upcoming NFL season. Continue reading “NFL- Looking Forward to 2007”
Animal rights advocates, unhappy with Michael Vick, who was recently charged with training and procuring dogs for competitive dogfighting, chanted outside of the Falconsâ€™ HQ today. About 50 protestors from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) held signs that read â€œTackle Cruelty,â€? â€œSack Vickâ€? and â€œKick Vick.â€?
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 lymphomaâ€”non-Hodgkins lymphoma. That is cancer.
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. Continue reading “NFL- Colts Lose Offensive Force”
Remember Jimmy Olsen? He was Clark Kentâ€™s (Supermanâ€™s) pal who said â€œgeeâ€? 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 doesnâ€™t say â€œgee,â€? has not been polite over the past few years and has proven to be violent. Scott could take some lessons from Jimmy. Continue reading “MLB- Scott Olsen is No Jimmy Olsen”
The Red Sox needed two things on Friday nightâ€” Josh Beckett to be their stopper and Tampa Bay to hammer Frank Mussina and the Yanks.
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 in games over the last 2 seasons. The number of games this transpired in is still unknown, but reports are it could be in the double digits. The unnamed ref reportedly had a gambling problem and was approached by members of organized crime to fix games to settle his debts.
The Chicago Cubsâ€™ 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. Continue reading “MLB- Zambrano Does a Dozen”