Wednesday’s Lead: The British Open Mega Guide and an Underrated Big Ten Team

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GOLF: From A-To-Woods

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OUR AWESOME APP: Bet Wisely On The British

Up-to-the-minute odds and line movements, bet tracking, and exclusive insights. Download The Action Network’s updated app on iOS or Android to dominate the British like our forefathers during the Revolutionary War. (Kidding, English friends. Heart you guys.)

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NBA: A Sheep In Wolves Clothing

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CFB Injury Reports
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