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It's going to be Oregon vs. Alabama for the championship, according to odds posted by Bovada. The Ducks are listed at 9/2 to win the championship, topped only by Alabama's 2/1. Defending champion Florida State, which has won 27 in... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Wiz of Odds
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A look at the week that was, thanks to 30fps. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Wiz of Odds
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It's tough work but somebody has to do it. Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin made the overnight trek to Tempe from San Diego in time for the 11 a.m. kickoff between Pacific 12 rivals Washington State and Arizona State. The Sun... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Wiz of Odds
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Wiz correspendent Greg Laughlin started his weekend on Friday night in San Diego, where the hometown San Diego State Aztecs played host to the Air Force Falcons in a Mountain West Conference game. The Aztecs won, 30-14, and became eligible... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Wiz of Odds
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Double D, Boston Herald: Colorado State's Jim McElwain will be one of the hottest coaching commodities in the weeks to come. He has guided the Rams to a 9-1 record. Colorado State is a 22-point favorite against New Mexico and... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Wiz of Odds
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Alabama remains the team to beat in a four-team playoff, according to odds posted by Bovada. Oregon's Marcus Mariota is holding off a charge by Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon to remain the Heisman favorite. Odds are after the fold. Odds to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Wiz of Odds
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Now that Will Muschamp has been fired, Bovada has posted odds on who will be the coach of the Florida Gators for the 2015 season. Missing from the list is Charlie Weis. What are they thinking? Odds are after the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Wiz of Odds
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A look at the week that was, thanks to 30fps. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Wiz of Odds
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Greg Laughlin spent last Saturday in Jonesboro, Ark., where he watched Appalachian State upend Arkansas State, 37-22, before 20,016 at Centennial Bank Stadium. This is the Mountaineers first season in the Sun Belt, and the victory was the program's first... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Wiz of Odds
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Miley Cyrus made an appearance at Thursday night's California-USC game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and the pop singer got the desired Hollywood attention when she was spotted kissing USC student Patrick Schwarzenegger, son of actor and former California... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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Double D, Boston Herald: Miami is a slight home underdog against Florida State, winners of 25 games in a row. But this is where it ends. The Hurricanes are going to shock the world and beat the Seminoles. Howie Kussoy,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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Nick Saban and his Alabama Crimson Tide are now co-favorites to win the playoff in odds posted by Bovada. Alabama, which won in overtime at Louisiana State, is at 4/1, the same odds given to Oregon. The Ducks' Marcus Mariota... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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A look at the week that was, thanks to 30fps. Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin spent last Saturday in San Marcos, where he took in the Georgia Southern-Texas State game. The visiting Panthers won their seventh game in a row by holding off the Bobcats, 28-25. There are additional images after... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: No prognosticator is hitting better than Hlastradamus, who fashioned a 7-1 record last week. The seer is back for more, and this time he's loading up on Alabama at Louisiana State. Howie Kussoy, New York... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
Did ESPN insert "Touchdown LSU!" into this promo for Saturday's Ohio State-Michigan State game? Listen closely at the nine-second mark. Perhaps it's MSU, but seldom if ever is Michigan State called that. Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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John Calipari and his Kentucky WIldcats enter the 2014-15 season as the team to beat, according to the latest odds posted by Bovada. Joining Kentucky in the top four are Arizona, Wisconsin and Duke. The complete list of odds is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at The March to Madness
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Time, it appears, is on the Southeastern Conference's side. In fact, it's not even close. Scott Bryant of Awful Announcing took a detailed look at the airtime devoted to conferences during the past two broadcasts of ESPN's "GameDay." The results... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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Oregon was a bit of an afterthought in the first playoff rankings, pushed aside by SEC bias, but gamblers know best, don't they? The Ducks are now favored to win the playoff, according to odds posted by Bovada. On top... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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A look at the week that was, thanks to 30fps. Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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It was soggy and foggy Saturday in Pullman, Wash., but that didn't matter to Washington State fans, who enjoyed themselves even though the Cougars were being throttled by USC, 44-17. The photographers of Image of Sport were at Martin Stadium... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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Matt Youmans, Las Vegas Review-Journal: It's way to early for the selection committee to release rankings, according to one sportsbook director. Another handicapper says the committee was influenced by "SEC West overhype." Oh, you want picks? Try Navy and the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
Here is the trailer for "Happy Valley," the upcoming documentary that examines the circumstances behind the crimes of former Penn State assistant Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted in 2012 of 45 counts of sexual abuse of young boys. The film... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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Is the Southeastern Conference an all-powerful entity that has rightfully earned its place atop the college football foodchain, or is the SEC's position due in large part to a marketing machine that has a financial stake in the league? Jordan... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds
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Forget what the clowns on College Football Playoff selection committee have to say. The truth can be found with gamblers. They have actual samolians riding on the outcome. A little silver will cut a lot of family ties. The gambling... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at The Wiz of Odds