Brandon Woodruff Strains Oblique, Nationals Zimmerman Hurts Foot

Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Brandon Woodruff will go a couple of weeks without playing. Woodruff will be placed on the team’s injured list after the All-Star hurler strained his left oblique. He was injured on Sunday while pitching against the Arizona Diamondbacks. During the fourth inning, Woodruff grimaced in pain after throwing a pitch to Arizona’s Tim Locasto. As a result, Brewers trainer immediately raced to the mound with Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell. Want $250 to bet on MLB? Sign up here! Following a short discussion, Woodruff walked off the mound and into the dugout. Following the game… [Read entire story]

Argonauts vs. Blue Bombers Prediction: CFL Week 5 Point Spread, Odds

The Blue Bombers hope to stay perfect this season when they host the winless Argos Friday on night. [Read entire story]

Bucks Sign Korver to One-Year Deal

Free-agent Kyle Korver and the Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a one-year contract for $2.6 million said the guard’s agent Jeff Schwartz. Korver had difficulty deciding between signing with Milwaukee or the Philadelphia 76ers, but his relationship with Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer was a big part in his final decision to sign with the… [Read entire story]

PGA Tour British Open: Golf Odds and Predictions

The final major championship of the golf season is on tap this week with the 148th British Open, and in a rarity the tournament is being held outside of England or Scotland. [Read entire story]

Free-agent J.R. Smith visits with the Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks will reportedly host free-agent forward J.R. Smith on Thursday. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported on the meeting, noting the “Bucks are searching for a wing shooter and both sides will have an opportunity to sit down.” Smith was released by the Cleveland Cavaliers earlier this week. The move was a long time coming, but Cleveland held out hope that perhaps Smith might be moved in a trade. When rumblings of his release first started percolating around the NBA, it was thought that Smith would be an ideal candidate to re-join LeBron James… [Read entire story]

Argonauts vs. Stampeders Prediction: CFL Week 6 Point Spread, Odds

The Argos have struggled all season long and it doesn’t get any easier in Calgary. They have lost nine of the last ten games (straight up) against the Stampeders and are 1-7 against the spread in their last eight games against them. [Read entire story]

Alabama Favored to Win Another SEC Title

Over the last 10 seasons, the Alabama Crimson Tide has won six SEC championships and odds makers believe the Tide will win the conference title again in 2019. However, do not expect the Tide to run away and hide, last season four other teams in the SEC won 10 or more games. Sportsbooks have Alabama as the -165 favorite with the Georgia Bulldogs next up at +280 followed by the Florida Gators (+1200), LSU Tigers (+1400) and Auburn Tigers (+2500) rounding out the top 5 best odds. The second five includes the Kentucky Wildcats, Texas A&M Aggies and Mississippi… [Read entire story]

RedBlacks vs. Blue Bombers Prediction: CFL Week 6 Point Spread, Odds

The Blue and Gold are perfect on the season and 5-0 ATS in the last five home games dating back to last season. They are also the favorites to win the Grey Cup at +180 at Sports Interaction. [Read entire story]

Eskimos vs. Alouettes Prediction: CFL Week 6 Point Spread, Odds

The Edmonton Eskimos have had a good-news, bad-news kind of road trip – and they’d love nothing more than to end it on a winning note as they visit the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday afternoon. [Read entire story]

Falcons and Linebacker Deion Jones Reach Deal

The Atlanta Falcons and star LB Deion Jones reached an agreement on an extension for four years and $57 million through the end of the 2023 season. The deal includes a guaranteed amount of $34 million for the star linebacker. Jones, who was drafted in the second round out of LSU, led Atlanta in tackles during the 2016 and 2017 seasons and is considered to be the NFL’s top coverage linebacker. The extension comes following the Falcons signing of defensive tackle Grady Jarrett. The deal with Jarrett was for four years and $68 million that included guaranteed money of $38 million. With Jones … [Read entire story]

Lions vs. Roughriders Prediction: CFL Week 6 Point Spread, Odds

The Saskatchewan Roughriders and B.C. Lions both find themselves in must-win territory Saturday despite having played just four and five games, respectively. [Read entire story]

Minnesota Vikings RB Roc Thomas Handed Three-Game Suspension

The NFL has handed down a three-game suspension to Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas. The suspension will be for the first three games of the 2019 regular season. Roc Thomas is being penalized for violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse. Thomas forfeits his salary for the three games he is suspended. Roc Thomas (23)… [Read entire story]

Ezekiel Elliott Favored to Win NFL Rushing Title

Ezekiel Elliott is set to pick up where he left off last year. The NFL has become a passing league over the last 10 seasons. Looking back to the 2008 NFL regular season, five teams rushed the ball on over 50% of their snaps with 25 of the 32 teams rushing the ball at least 40% of their snaps. Fast forward to last season, and Seattle was the only NFL team that ran over… [Read entire story]

Philadelphia Eagles Favored to win NFC East

The NFC East is expected to be a battle between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys with the New York Giants and Washington Redskins battling for third and fourth place. Sportsbooks have the Eagles as the -105 favorites, while the Cowboys are +140, the Redskins +900 and the Giants +1200. Want $250 to bet on NFL futures? Sign up now! Philadelphia Eagles The chances of the Eagles … [Read entire story]

Max Kepler Hits Five Straight Home Runs off Trevor Bauer

Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler loves to face Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer. Kepler hit home runs in his first two at bats Saturday against the Indians starter giving the outfielder five home runs in five straight at-bats versus the hard-throwing right-hander. Kepler hit three home runs off Bauer on June 6 and drew one walk. The outfielder hit a fourth home run in as many at-bats with a leadoff blast on Saturday then hits another off Bauer in the second … [Read entire story]

Sources: OKC Russell Westbrook to Houston for Paul and Picks

On Thursday, the Oklahoma City Thunder agreed to trade their triple-double king Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets. There, he will reunite with former teammate James Harden, said league sources. In exchange, Houston will send veteran guard Chris Paul. Additionally, they will send a pair of protected first-round draft picks and two pick swaps to Oklahoma City. Want $250 to bet on NBA futures? Sign up here! Houston is reuniting two former guards who began their NBA careers together in … [Read entire story]

Sources: Oklahoma City Trades Westbrook to Houston for Paul and Picks

On Thursday, the Oklahoma City Thunder agreed to trade their triple-double king Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets where he will reunite with former teammate James Harden, said league sources. In exchange, Houston will send veteran guard Chris Paul, a pair of protected first-round draft picks and two pick swaps to Oklahoma City, league sources added. … [Read entire story]

Patriots Top Futures Board to Win Super Bowl LIV

The 2019 NFL regular season is less than two months from its opening kickoff. The New England Patriots top the latest odds makers futures board as the favorite to raise the Lombardi Trophy next February as Super Bowl LIV champions. New England is the 7 to 1 favorite to win a second straight Super Bowl. Just behind the Patriots are the Kansas City Chiefs at 8 to 1, followed by the New Orleans Saints at 17 to 2, the Los Angeles Rams at 9 to 1 and the Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears at 12 to 1 rounding out the top 5. Even though… [Read entire story]

NBA Board of Governors Approves Use of Coach’s Challenge

During its annual meeting, the NBA board of governors approved two changes for the 2019-20 season. They were a coach’s challenge and the replay center, initiating proceedings for replays for specific types of plays. The league’s competition committee had proposed the two changes and was given unanimous support from the 30 NBA teams. Coach’s challenges have been used in NBA G-League games for the last two seasons and in this year’s summer league. They will be… [Read entire story]

Avery Bradley Agrees to Deal with Los Angeles Lakers

Guard Avery Bradley agreed a two-year $9.7 million deal on Monday with the Los Angeles Lakers. The free agent cleared waivers earlier on Monday after the Memphis Grizzlies released him Saturday. That cleared the way for the point guard to sign with the Lakers. The Lakers offseason additions include Anthony Davis, Danny Green and now Bradley. Los Angeles used is room exception to make the deal with Bradley. Want $250 to … [Read entire story]

Odds Makers: Clippers Top Futures Board for 2019-20 NBA Title

The Los Angeles Clippers have moved to the top of the futures board for the 2019-20 NBA championship after acquiring Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. The two moves give the Clippers the best duo in the league. Several sportsbooks both online and in Vegas have the Clippers as the +275 favorites with the Los Angeles at +350 a close second. The top five is rounded out by the Milwaukee Bucks at +600, Philadelphia 76ers at +1000 and the Houston Rockets at +1200. The Clippers will have Leonard who just won an NBA title with Toronto after having a superb postseason and … [Read entire story]

UFC 239 Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos: Odds, Predictions and Picks

Jon Jones puts his light-heavyweight belt on the line, with many in the world of mixed martial arts believing he might be the most talented fighter of all-time. [Read entire story]

Dolphins defender has arm amputated after car crash in Florida

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton was in a car accident that resulted in the amputation of his left arm, according to multiple reports. Norton was in critical condition but expected to live, reported Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Early reports said the accident could end Norton’s football career. Then came more serious reports that said his arm was amputated. Terrible news: #Dolphins DT Kendrick Norton was in a car accident last night and doctors amputated his arm, sources say. Other details are not yet available. But… [Read entire story]

Raptors, Clippers odds take massive turns as Kawhi Leonard rocks the Free Agency world

With the news of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George heading to California, the Los Angeles Clippers are now the +275 favourites to win the NBA Championship. [Read entire story]

Sources: Leonard and George Headed to Los Angeles Clippers

NBA sources say that the Los Angeles Clippers will make a trade to acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder, which will clear the way for Kawhi Leonard to sign a four-year $142 million deal with the Clippers. In a move to keep Leonard from joining the Lakers to… [Read entire story]

Lions vs. Argonauts Prediction: CFL Week 4 Point Spread, Odds

John White was a threat on the ground and through the air last week, finishing with 151 total yards and two touchdowns as the Lions came oh-so-close to their first win of the season. [Read entire story]

Brooks Koepka Favored to Win Open Championship at Royal Portrush

The Open Championship returns for just the second time to County Antrim, Northern Ireland and Royal Portrush Golf Club for 2019’s final golf major beginning July 18. The last time Royal Portrush hosted the Open Championship was in 1951. Odds makers have made Brooks Koepka the 7 to 1 favorite to win the prestigious event. Rory McIlroy has the second best odds to win at 8 to 1, while Dustin Johnson is 12 to 1, and Justin Rose and Tiger Woods are 14 to 1 to round out the top 5 best odds. The next … [Read entire story]

Stampeders vs. Roughriders Prediction: CFL Week 4 Point Spread, Odds

Cody Fajardo has racked up 790 passing yards and four touchdowns while adding a pair of rushing scores for Saskatchewan. [Read entire story]

Former Kentucky QB Jared Lorenzen dies at 38

Former Kentucky standout and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen has been in the hospital over the past several days battling for his life. Jared Lorenzen was admitted to the hospital Friday evening with cardiac and renal issues while also being on Dialysis. Sadly, Lorenzen’s family announced on Wednesday that he has passed away at the young age of 38. Here is a statement from the family of Jared Lorenzen — Matt … [Read entire story]

Blue Bombers vs. RedBlacks Prediction: CFL Week 4 Point Spread, Odds

Blue Bombers wideout Lucky Whitehead had a dazzling home field debut hauling in seven catches for 155 yards and two touchdowns in week three. The Bombers hope they have found a receiver that can stretch the field. [Read entire story]

Willie Cauley-Stein Agrees to Terms with Golden State

NBA sources confirmed multiple reports that free agent Willie Cauley-Stein and the Golden State Warriors have agreed to terms on a free agent contract. As a result, the center will sign with the team. The deal said a source is higher than the minimum salary. Willie Cauley-Stein has played each of his first four seasons… [Read entire story]

Tiger-Cats vs. Alouettes Prediction: CFL Week 4 Point Spread, Odds

The Tiger-Cats offence has been on fire in this early part of the season. Through three games, all wins, the Cats have put up 128 points, for an average of 42.6 points per game. They have also outscored their opponents by 87 points. [Read entire story]

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