It started, like all great moments between friends, with a bet. Way back in 2006, I lived in Manhattan and my buddy, Matt, lived in San Francisco. We had young
The slowest sports betting day of the year deserves the best sports betting story of the year. It stars Jared Lorenzen. Last week Lorenzen, also known as The Hefty Lefty,
A month ago I walked into the playroom of my mansion in Connecticut and my NBA2k-obsessed 12-year-old son asked me, “What was Dominique Wilkins like as a player?” “Huh?” “What
One year ago, on Super Bowl Sunday, there were seven Action Network employees in a hotel room, sprawled on the floor with laptops, wires criss-crossing, pumping out stories. This year,
It began, as all good stories do, with Charles Barkley. The year was 2002, Super Bowl XXXVI. Tom Brady was more “good backup” than “bad mofo”; the Rams had rabid
One year, the winner combined multiplication, Matt Ryan and the Millennium Falcon. Another year, an old-school (board) gamer found a way to turn Scrabble into a degenerate’s dream. For
I wanted today to be the day that we settled these silly debates once and for all: Fade the public or don’t? Bet big home dogs or don’t?
They call it the 80/20 rule. Years ago the fellas at Sports Insights, one of the companies in our Action Network portfolio, turned me on to it. The premise
I’ve been covering sports betting for nearly 20 years (it pains me to write that for many reasons, mainly because I know the 20-somethings in my office will use
You know how sometimes you just get itchy to act? It’s impulse and ambition rolled into a messy trigger. Plenty of folks will tell you that’s the worst
It hit me on Thursday morning. BlackJack Fletcher and I were recording The Favorites podcast. BlackJack likes to smoke a mango vape and pound 24-ounce cans of Coors while we
Alabama. Ole Miss. An old-school showdown in the heart of SEC country. For their Week 3 clash in Oxford, Mississippi, the Crimson Tide were 22.5-point favorites and the over/
Michigan. Notre Dame. Two of the most iconic, storied programs in college football history. For their Week 1 clash in South Bend, Michigan opened as a 2-point favorite. In the
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