The 2019-20 college basketball season tips off Tuesday with four of the favorites to win the 2020 title, as Michigan State plays Kentucky and Kansas meets Duke.
The 14 races to be run over the next two days promise plenty of drama. But there’s also an underlying tension arising from the surge of horse deaths this year at the racetrack.
An MGM Resorts bettor won a six-figure wager on Green Bay, which turned an otherwise profitable day into a small loser for MGM and a “pretty good” loser for William Hill.
This trip is a big stop for the Raiders if they want to continue on the road to the playoffs, and I liked what I watched during the team’s final practice in California.
The Buckeyes, who have beaten their four Big Ten opponents by an average of 38.8 points, are consensus 14½-point favorites.
With pre-entries drawn, the temptation for handicappers is to get down to intensive analysis of the 14 Breeders’ Cup races that will be run Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita. Don’t do it.
William Hill won more than $1 million on Washington, which was reportedly only the second team in 25 years to cover the spread without scoring in a 9-0 loss to the 49ers.
The Raiders could be close to full strength when they meet Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
The Dolphins (0-5) covered in a 17-16 loss to the Redskins and the Jets (1-4) earned their first win in a 24-22 upset victory over the Cowboys.
Devlin Hodges threw for 14,584 yards at Samford, breaking Steve McNair’s career record for an FCS school. His nickname is “Duck,” and he has won a duck-calling contest.