By Dave Schwab
The new NFL season gets underway this week and while all 32 teams are still in contention to make the playoffs, there are a few that appear ready to make a fast start out of the gate and a few that could probably use another week or two of preseason play.
The top team on the list has to be the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks. BetAnySports has them listed as +325 favorites to win the NFC and their betting odds to repeat as Super Bowl champs have been set at +550. The Seahawks finished the preseason 2-2, continue
Clippers and Doc Rivers agree to deal
The Los Angeles Clippers and Doc Rivers were able to settle on the agreement of his new contract. The contract between the head coach and the organization takes him through the end of the 2018-2019 season. The deal will pay him more than $10 million annually. When Rivers left Boston to come to the Clippers he had two years remaining on a $21 million deal. New owner Steve Ballmer said in a statement: “I am excited to work with Do for a long time as we build a championship culture that will deliver continue
NHL announces expansion is not a guarantee
The National Hockey League announced on Wednesday that expanding the amount of teams was not a sure thing. There had been talk about new teams coming into the league and deputy commissioner Bill Daly put an end to that “Nothing has happened to change the status quo. While there is interest from some markets, there is no plan moving forward in terms of expansion.” The league has not expanded since the 2000-2001 season when both Minnesota and Columbus came into the league. A few cities that are interested in bringing a team to continue
By Rex Factor
The basic information for the world’s most exciting annual soccer tournament was announced earlier Thursday in Monaco. With club play starting around Europe in earnest this month, the UEFA Champions League will kick the 2014-15 season into high gear, culminating with a final on June 6, 2015 at the Olympiastadion in Berlin.
There’s a certain “Groundhog Day” theme that surrounded the draw. Many teams who have faced each other in the group stage over the last few years were paired in the same groups again. Among those include Chelsea and Schalke, Manchester City and Bayern Munich and Arsenal and continue
A few good matches at the US Open for Week 1 on both the Men’s and the Women’s side. We will talk a little bit more about the Draw and who is going to win this thing in bit but today I wanted to talk about the smaller, smarter player staying patient vs. the bigger stronger harder hitter. Originally we were gonna talk about the Tommy Robredo match vs. Kyrgios but then we saw the Wozniacki victory over Sharapova and realized the similarities.
First in the Robredo match the Aussie came out on fire as all big serving, big forehand continue