Is Andrew Luck Deserving of His Massive Contract Extension?

Back in February, Colts owner Jim Irsay proclaimed that the team would do everything in their power to retain Pro Bowl quarterback Andrew Luck and promised that the new deal would be “shocking.” It was widely assumed that Luck’s new deal would exceed $20 million per season, which seemed reasonable given the recent contracts signed…

Where Will Steven Stamkos Play Next Season?

NHL free agency begins on Friday and every team in the league has their eyes set on one player — Lightning forward Steven Stamkos. The 26-year old superstar has tallied 312 goals and 562 points in 569 regular-season games and already has two 50-goal seasons to his credit. Stamkos is arguably the league’s best player…

2016 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Odds

The 100th annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest will take place on the Fourth of July at the flagship Nathan’s restaurant on Coney Island. This yearly ode to gluttony and overindulgence is an American tradition on par with fireworks, football, and bald eagles soaring majestically through the sky. It’s almost like a slow motion train wreck…

Does Acquiring Derrick Rose Really Help The Knicks?

On Wednesday, the New York Knicks acquired 2011 NBA MVP Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for center Robin Lopez, guard Jose Calderon and guard Jerian Grant. Public opinion has been split on this blockbuster trade, with many analysts doubting that Rose will be able to fully rebound from the injuries that have derailed…

Impact of NHL Expansion in Las Vegas

After decades of attempting to land a professional sports franchise, Las Vegas has finally accomplished their goal. On Wednesday, June 22, the NHL officially approved expansion to Las Vegas starting in the 2017–18 season. All indications suggest the team will be named the Black Knights in honor of owner Bill Foley’s alma mater, West Point. An…

2016 Cy Young Odds

Last season Houston’s Dallas Kuechel (20-8, 2.48 ERA) and Chicago’s Jake Arrieta (22-6, 1.77 ERA) were the Cy Young winners in the American League and National League, respectively. This was a massive surprise to bettors, as many sportsbooks didn’t offer odds for either player prior to the start of the season. At BetOnline, who offered odds…