American Men Long Shots (Again) to Win Wimbledon

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Roger Federer will be defending his Wimbledon title and shooting for his ninth championship at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club as this year’s tournament starts Monday and runs through July 15. Let’s take a look at the notables and the long shots as well as the corresponding odds. Roger Dodger Now an… Read more »

The Latest Juicy NBA Free Agency Scoops By Fans With “Sources”

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Every summer, when the NBA free agency period approaches, people usually rely on “credible reporters” from known media outlets for the latest news. And while you can’t go wrong by following insiders like Adrian Wojnarowski or Shams Charania for free agency updates, sometimes it is a regular old Average Joe fan, who has his or… Read more »

Paul Finebaum Unsigned By ESPN, Drama Builds In SEC-ESPN Relationship

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In an era of high-priced free agents across the sports landscape, one media free agent is creating a stir at ESPN and the SEC — Paul Finebaum remains unsigned as his contract nears expiration next month. Due to what multiple sources have described as incompetence bordering on malfeasance, ESPN has so bungled its negotiations with… Read more »

Shuffle Up and Deal: 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event

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The 2018 WSOP $10,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event begins July 2 in Las Vegas and concludes July 14 with thousands of recreational and professional poker players vying for millions of dollars. Let’s take a look at what’s in store for the Main Event next week. Card Sharks The full field for this year’s WSOP… Read more »

NFL Support Has Collapsed In Texas

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The state of Texas loves high school, college, and professional football more than just about any state in the country. This means Texas is a bellwether for heartland support for NFL football. That’s why NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and team owners Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys and Bob McNair of the Houston Texans have… Read more »

Is Grizzlies’ Jackson Worth Rookie of the Year Bet?

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The dust has barely settled on the NBA draft and already we will peer into our crystal ball to determine which of these talented rookies will have the best chance of taking home the ROY hardware next June. Let’s discuss the finalists and see what the oddsmakers say about their chances. The Super Six Deandre… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag. But before we get rolling here, I want to tell you this, do you have way too much credit card debt? If you do, and you own your own home, you need to contact my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert and let him wipe out that… Read more »

Tweets from when Germany went down 1-0 to Sweden

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(Photo Credit: Germany National Football Team Official Twitter Account “@DFB_Team_EN) Staring an embarrassing elimination from the Group Stage of the World Cup after being down 1-0 to Sweden at Halftime Saturday night, Germany scored two goals in the second half to beat the Swedes 2-1, including one in the last minute of stoppage time. Now, Germany,… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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It’s Friday, rejoice. We’ve got Outkick news to discuss as you can read on the site — Jason Martin is leaving our morning radio show to host his own radio show. Details on that will be forthcoming soon, but you can read his goodbye here. I’m proud of him, but the beat will go on.… Read more »

Thank You, Outkick. – Sincerely, JMart

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“As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” Well, not really, but I’m guilty of hyperbole from time to time. I’m also guilty of using far too many words, so I apologize in advance for turning into Tolstoy (in quantity) this early on a Friday morning. This piece isn’t… Read more »

Kevin McHale Under Fire For Attending Donald Trump Rally

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Every time I think the far left wing in this country mixing sports and politics can’t get any more insane — they do. Last night Donald Trump traveled to Duluth, Minnesota for a rally in that community. Trump, who lost the state of Minnesota by just 44,765 votes to Hillary Clinton out of nearly three… Read more »

Former Preds Coach Trotz Flees DC; Where Will He Land?

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Barry Trotz just got done coaching the Washington Capitals to their first Stanley Cup but then resigned shortly thereafter due to a contract disagreement with the team. Where will the former Caps and Predators head coach be barking behind the bench this coming season? Money Matters At first blush, it was almost incomprehensible that a… Read more »

Rehashing Some of The Best NBA Fake Account Tweets

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With the NBA Draft and the commencement of free agency approaching, it is officially Fake Account Season.  That is, the time where news breaks and rumors on Twitter published by fake accounts are most prevalent.  Deemed a nuisance by many, fake accounts are an institution of Sports Twitter. They are ingrained in the platform’s ecosystem.… Read more »

2018 NBA Draft: Deandre Ayton Lock To Go No. 1?

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The NBA season has barely ended and the draft begins. ESPN will broadcast live Thursday at 7 p.m. ET from Brooklyn to welcome in the next generation of potential superstars, journeymen, and outright flops. Let’s take a look at what the night has in store for us. Likely Top 10 Picks Phoenix Suns – Deandre… Read more »

Anonymous Mailbag

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It’s Tuesday, time for the anonymous mailbag to zap all your work productivity. But before we get rolling here, I want to tell you this, do you have way too much credit card debt? If you do, and you own your own home, you need to contact my guy Ryan Kelley at The Home Loan Expert… Read more »

Odds On Kawhi’s Leonard Next Team: Suffering Spur Wants Out

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The San Antonio Spurs would like to keep Kawhi Leonard in the fold, but the mercurial superstar is looking to move on. Below, we discuss a few potential destinations and the accompanying odds on those possibilities.   San Antonio Shakedown Ultimately it will be the Spurs’ front office that decides where Kawhi Leonard plays next… Read more »

2018-2019 NHL Futures: Predators-Lightning Finals?

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The Washington Capitals captured their first Stanley Cup in franchise history, closing the chapter on the Cinderella story that was the expansion Vegas Golden Knights. Let’s check out what the oddsmakers are dealing on next season and discuss the top contenders. Stanley Cup Destinations Tampa Bay Lightning (+1000) – The Lightning lit it up last… Read more »