In the three NFL games on Thanksgiving Day, the Philadelphia Eagles are the most popular choice among contestants in the Review-Journal NFL Challenge, which is published Sundays.
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Our experts pick Saturday's college football games.
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No longer is it hip to praise Peyton Manning. He looks much older now, even elderly at times, trotting onto the field as if limping with a broken hip.
It might have seemed like a rather meaningless kick to the untrained eye. But when Nick Folk lined up to try a 55-yard field goal Sunday, every bettor and bookmaker with an interest in the point-spread result watched with an intense focus.
Our handicapping experts share their best NFL and college football bets for the weekend
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Matt Youmans, Aaron Kessler, Golden Nugget sports book director Tony Miller and Kelly Stewart preview the college football and NFL weekend.
Miami travels to New England today on "Thursday Night Football" and The Gold Sheet handicapper Bruce Marshall likes the Dolphins, who are getting 8 points at most Las Vegas sports books.
A reminder that horses are flesh and blood, just like humans, was the scratch of Beholder from the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic. The 5-year-old mare was to be Triple Crown winner American Pharoah's main foe.
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Daily fantasy sports operators, facing increased scrutiny from state officials and gaming authorities, announced plans to form an industry regulatory agency headed by a former secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor.
If a slow start trips up the Cleveland Cavaliers, overreactions will be sure to follow. But the NBA season is a marathon, not a sprint, and LeBron James might not be fit to run either right now.
A company called MyTopSportsBooks.com has posted its World Series odds. Also listed are World Series prop bets, which run the gamut from the ridiculous to the sublime. Or just ridiculously sublime.
Quality quarterbacks are in short supply in the NFL these days, which is why the good ones make around $20 million a year. The Dallas Cowboys got what they paid for when they picked up Matt Cassel by the cheap at a garage sale.
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A high-powered offense always attracts the betting public, and the Atlanta Falcons have one. First-year coach Dan Quinn is taking the team to the next level by adding a solid defense to the equation.
Even before the trick-play debacle, Chuck Pagano's job was in jeopardy. Under his leadership, which now appears clumsy at best, the Indianapolis Colts are getting as stale as month-old bread.