Damon Graham, a Starbucks barista from Las Vegas, won more than $900,000 in the Westgate’s SuperContest, the nation’s most prestigious NFL handicapping contest.
The Oakland Raiders are going with rookie Connor Cook at quarterback in their wild-card game against the Texans.
As much as the truth hurts — the odds of a non-Power 5 ever cracking a Final Four in football rank alongside those of Urban Meyer being satisfied with how Ohio State’s season concluded — a recent suggestion from the not-so-major conferences is ill-advised.
For ‘under’ bettors and Las Vegas sports books, it was as bad as a beat gets. For ‘over’ bettors, it was a veritable New Year miracle.