Aaron Rodgers Green Bay Packers
Once again the public is betting on Green Bay hand over fist tonight
The Seattle Seahawks welcome the Green Bay Packers to Qwest Field Saturday night. Oddsmakers initially listed the Seahawks as 2 point favorites, but heavy public betting on the Pack (90% at some sites) has brought the line down. According to our NFL point spreads page, sportsbooks are now offering the ‘Hawks at -1 or simply as a pick game.

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New England Patriots Football
Are the Patriots Still the Team To Beat in the AFC East?
Ever since the Patriots lost arguably the greatest Super Bowl ever to the New York Giants 17 to 14 in 2008 after their remarkable undefeated regular season run, sports bettors have wondered if the Patriots are still worth betting on. The Patriots, who are led by head coach and master strategist Bill Belichick and superstar Quarterback Tom Brady, have been the most successful franchise of the last ten years by winning three Super Bowls. Now that Brady finally has someone good to throw to when the Patriots acquired Randy Moss, there is still some uncertainty as to how good the Patriots still are and what their NFL spreads record will look like in the 2010 season.

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Jared Allen Minnesota VikingsNFL teams are absolutely obsessed with the defensive line. Finding players who can consistently provide pass rushing pressure is very hard to do, but teams use a lot of draft picks and spend millions on free agents in an attempt to do so. A team that can pressure the quarterback gets all sorts of attention form the public and the media. One that can stuff the run is a bit more under the radar, but no less valued by team management. The best way for a defensive front to provide apply pressure is a topic of much debate and contention, and there are about as many advocates of 3-4 schemes as those that back a 4-3.

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yankees world series oddsWith half the season in the books and the NL finally overcoming a 13-year old All-Star game drought, it is time to look at the updated baseball odds to win the World Series. In the “year of the pitcher” we have seen many teams getting it done with strong pitching.

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Many of us will celebrate independence from Great Britain Sunday with a picnic, fireworks, and hot dogs. Luckily, we won’t have to chow down 60+ dogs like the participants of Nathan’s Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest.

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It may be hard to believe given all of the hype surrounding LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Joe Johnson, and Amare Stoudemire, but there are actually more than just five free agents in the NBA this year. In fact, this is quite probably the best free agent class ever, and it would even be a pretty good class if those five were sticking with their teams. Beyond those names that are hogging all of the headlines and the attention, here’s a look at 10 very good players who will likely be looking for a new home this summer:

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Boston won back-to-back games for the first time this series and the teams are headed to Los Angeles for Game 6 of the 2010 NBA Finals. The Lakers have to win both, and they have shown in this postseason that they are capable of dominating at home. They are 9-1 in home games in the 2010 playoffs, and they are looking to add two more wins to this record.

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Austin signs tender with Cowboys

Pro Bowl wide receiver Miles Austin signed his $3.16 million tender with the Dallas Cowboys Friday. Austin had a breakout season in 2009, catching 81 passes for 1,320 yards. He scored 11 touchdowns for the Cowboys. He caught only 13 passes for 278 yards in 2008.

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Wow! What a week in college football. Three teams have already announced their moves to a new conference, and more will follow. And it looks like the Big 12 will fall apart in the aftermath of Nebraska’s move.

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The 2010 NBA Finals are about to get underway. It’s not the Kobe – LeBron matchup that virtually everyone in the world outside of Boston wanted to see, but a rematch of the classic 2008 finals is a pretty good consolation prize. With a long break between games for both teams leading into this series the media has been forced to fill a lot of pages without a game to write about. Not surprisingly, a lot of what they have focused on isn’t likely to be a massive factor in the series, and serves only as a distraction for serious bettors. Here are five of the more overhyped storylines that the media is focusing too much time and ink on:

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