Tuesday’s Lead: Taylor Swift Shifting Odds in Key Senate Race

Oct 09, 2018 10:22 AM EDT

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POLITICS

Republicans To Swift: Now We Got Bad Blood

Kanye West has randomly become part of the political conversation, so why shouldn’t Taylor Swift use her platform to sway some votes? Swifty and her Instagram army of 112 million publicly endorsed Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, and the betting markets took notice


Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports, Pictured; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15)

NFL

Defense Wins Championships?

If you hate scoring and 70-yard touchdown passes, you may want to skip the Chiefs-Patriots game on Sunday Night Football. The first edition of Mahomes vs. Brady has a chance of closing with the highest regular season over/under in 15 seasons. And, if you’re looking for another fun O/U to play, let’s set the line at 99.5 for the amount of times we’ll hear “a potential AFC Championship preview” this week…

Fantasy Rankings
You hear that? That’s Sean Koerner’s music! Here are The Action Network’s Week 6 fantasy football rankings

Cortisone Shot Central 
Stay up-to-date on the latest injury news with our constantly-updated NFL injury dashboard…


Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports, Pictured; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13)

THE TOP 5

NCAA Title Odds: Every week we write about the updated national championship odds, but why bother at this point? Did you see that Tua guy? The kid’s unstoppable…

NBA MVP Snake Draft: The NBA season starts in one week and it’s time to get down to business. That’s our way of saying that five of our sharpest NBA minds got together for an MVP odds snake draft. JR Smith just missed the cut…

Beat the Market: Get a jump on the college football totals market by using Collin Wilson’s projected over/under for every Week 7 game

Kicking and Screaming: College kickers — the two scariest words for a bettor — take center stage in this week’s misleading box scores from Ken Barkley

The Favorites Podcast: Hitting a nine-team parlay is extremely hard, but that isn’t stopping Chad Millman, Paul Lo Duca and Geoff Schwartz from giving it the ol’ college try

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Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports, Pictured; Taylor Swift

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