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Crabtastrophes, Conundrums, and Jameis Winston Disease

Of all the unbelievable sports stories which took the internet and social media by storm in the last week of April, this one may have played king to them all…king crab, that is. Florida State University’s star quarterback, Jameis Winston, was issued an adult civil citation by the Tallahassee Police Department for petit theft…of crab legs. Thirty-two dollars worth of…

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College Football Predictions – Week 13

Since I was a lad of just 11 years old, I’ve been predicting football games. I believe watching Jimmy “The Greek” on CBS’ NFL Today inspired my interest in prognostication. I started with the NFL and added college football just a couple years later. My dad and I had a ritual of picking the games every Friday night and keeping…

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The Gold Standard: Week 4 Picks

A week off and a commitment to getting back to the basics means the picks are absolutely going to go at least 3-5 this week.  Feel the excitement! Bronze Cincy -3.5 over CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Browns traded their “star” running back, announced they were starting their 3rd string QB, had everyone in the media proclaim that they were tanking,…

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The Fat & Skinny Post – A Few Week 2 Picks

That was as bad of a Thursday night daaaaawwwwggggg of a game as I have ever seen. On my office door, there’s a sign that says: “Caution! Does Stupid Things When Bored!” Speaking of which…Did you know that during that engaging and enchanting sporting event we witnessed last night, during the 3rd quarter when my hand ACCIDENTLY hit the satellite…


The Gold Standard: Playing the NFL Line

Each week LastWordOnSports will bring you the best bet picks for the weekend’s NFL action.  The format is simple – I will provide you with a Bronze (Good bet), Silver (Better bet) and Gold pick (Best bet). (Home team in CAPS) Bronze – Seattle -3 over CAROLINA – I know all the reasons to stay away from this line in week…


Beat the Odds for the Grand National

The Grand National ran at Aintree.  This is the race of the people that gets everyone involved from young kids betting with their piggybank money, to older folk using systems, form or just a lucky rusty old pin.  Everyone has what works for them. To be honest, you must be either very clever or slightly made to have the confidence…


Flat Racing, Ten to Follow 2013, and Classic Picks

So the flat racing swings around again!  The larger stables will start to release their more high profile horses over the coming weeks and months, and I thought it was time for me pick to select my thoughts for the Classic Winners 1000 Guneas, 2000 Guneas, Derby, Oaks and St Leger – It’s hard enough to get a runner let…

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