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A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 169 Saturday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.:

Sharps, squares face off in Super Bowl

If there is a betting storyline the public hates to hear more than any other, this is it. The squares are on Peyton Manning and the sharps are on the underdog. The battle line has been drawn.

Give horseplayers tax relief to grow handle

Two weeks ago, I wrote about the potential loss of slot subsidy within the horse racing industry. Then, as if on cue, a legislator in Pennsylvania wants to pass a bill that takes a $250 million slot subsidy away from horse racing and uses it to fund education.

Right prop bets can add to excitement, even in Super Bowl blowout

If the point spread is an accurate indicator, the Super Bowl won’t be a bore. But a blowout is always possible. The game is never boring, however, for those who jump into the deep pool of proposition wagers.

Plenty of snoring on not-so-Super Sunday

Much is being said about the two teams, but one quarterback is the topic of all of the talk, and it’s not Russell Wilson. Maybe that’s a positive sign for the Seattle Seahawks, and maybe Wilson will sneak up on everyone.

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