UFC 226: Heavy Hitters Vie for Crown

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This Saturday night, the UFC will return to Sin City where an action-packed card is ready to rock your world. The heavyweight title is on the line and below we discuss why the oddsmakers have it all wrong as Daniel Cormier is poised to capture his second divisional crown. Daniel Cormier (20-1, 9 KOs, 4… Read more »

World Cup Quarterfinal Round: Vive la France

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Stunning upsets and remarkable comebacks have been just a few of the storylines for the 2018 World Cup. Let’s take a quick preview at the four quarterfinal matches scheduled for Friday and Saturday while we glance at the corresponding odds to win it all.   Friday, 10:00 AM ET – Uruguay vs. France The headline… Read more »

LA-Bron – The New LA King

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LeBron James has decided to take his considerable talents to the West Coast and ply his trade as a LA Laker after signing a four-year, $154 million deal. Let’s check out what this does for the Lakers and how it will affect the LA’s odds to win it all next season.   Legendary Player Joins… 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 ask you a question: 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… Read more »

Tweets From When Japan Was Up 2-0 On Belgium

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(Photo via Twitter/@FirstPostSports) Belgium, down 2-0 to Japan in the 59th minute in Tuesday’s Final 16 World Cup match, amazingly came back to win 3-2.  Here are some tweets burying Belgium when they were down 2-0: Belgium is crashing out. Another #WorldCup shocker loading 😳 — Mpho Letsholonyane (@M_Letsholonyane) July 2, 2018 LMAO. Belgium is… Read more »

Tweets From Lakers Fans Before and After LeBron Signed With LA

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(Photo Credit: Carlos Osorio/AP) Now that LeBron has signed with the Lakers, it will be interesting to see how Lakers fans, many of whom worship Kobe and hated LeBron in the past, welcome him to LA. In addition, there are many LeBron fans who have loved The King wherever he played, but have always despised… Read more »

A “Paul George Isn’t Re-Signing With OKC” Collection

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(Photo Credit: Marco Sanchez/AP) It is official: Paul George is re-signing with Oklahoma City. According to ESPN, the free agent all-Saar forward and the Thunder agreed to a four-year $137 million max contract early Sunday morning.  The announcement was a big surprise to many who thought, from the moment George was traded from Indiana to… Read more »

All That and a Bag of Mail

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The Friday mailbag is brought to you by Jake’s Fireworks.  With the 4th of July just a few days away if you text “CLAY” to 55678 you get $10 off at Jake’s Fireworks To find a a Jake’s Fireworks near you – go to the Jake’s Fireworks website here. America’s Favorite Fireworks are found at Jake’s Fireworks.  Also, look… Read more »

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 »