Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Money Mayweather moves Vegas line (twice) by betting against, then for himself prior to title bout

LAS VEGAS — Known for his exploits in the sportsbook as much as he is for his spotless record, Floyd “Money” Mayweather reportedly laid down a staggering $18.8 million bet against himself Thursday for Saturday night's title bout with the similarly undefeated-against-stiffs Canelo Alvarez. Thirty-six-year-old Mayweather's wager moved the line to make the known gambler, who is taking home...

NFL to step up testing for substances players have no interest in taking

NEW YORK Attempting to bolster his tough-guy image as steely sheriff of the nation's most lucrative league, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell clarified his hard-as-nails approach to testing for drugs players aren't really interested in using today. Goodell said today if a player in his league is dumb enough to get caught doing a drug that won't turn him into a raging...

Monday Night Football 9/9/13

Eagles at Redskins Line: Redskins by 4.5 4:30 p.m. PST Eight months ago to the day of Monday Night Football's 2013 debut, Robert Griffin 3.0 bent his right knee 90 degrees the wrong way. Unlike erstwhile Rose Bowl hero/quarterback punk Johnny Utah, Girffin did not run away to join the FBI's domestic crime division, Los Angeles branch; instead, thanks to the...

Oregon coach denies presence of Glory Holes in new state-of-the-art facility

Charlotesville, VA — First-year University of Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich this week danced around the question of whether whether the O-shaped holes installed in the shower and tub rooms are, in fact, glory holes better than his quarterback Marcus Mariota can samba around the pass rush. Hoping to focus on the task at hand, making sure the majority of...

Gentlemen, set your lineups

Re: Gentlemen, Set Your Lineups The above was the subject header of the email I used to send out to my playas (hashtag: ballerstatus) in my fantasy league the day of NFL kickoff. Most of the dudes in the league were handpicked by me to be in it. I based the invite on: 1) How long I've known them. Pretty...

Why does the America’s Cup fucking suck so bad?

What's up America's Cup? By Andrew Pridgen That's an actual question, not the rhetorical kind. It's like what the fuck is up with you? For starters, and I'm not even gonna mess around, like could you take the word America off your title? I checked with Obama and he's like "unless they can come up with a more American sport than sailing...

Thank you Marissa Mayer for looking hot and keeping Yahoo! fantasy football normal

Hear me out, I'm not a big Vogue reader (September Issue notwithstanding, that thing is thicker than Jonah Falcon waking up in the morning) but when I do, I look for Grade-A American hotties. By Andrew Pridgen Last month, Anna Wintour's trust fund featured Yahoo's (why is it not Yahoo!'s?) Marissa Mayer. Hells yeah. She was all dressed up in a...

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