JULY 29TH, 2011
NFL News and Notes For July 29th
For the last fourth months there was only one topic to talk about, but the NFL has suddenly exploded with news ever since the league owners and the Players Association finally came to terms on a new 10-year CBA (collective bargaining agreement) earlier this week. With the new CBA in place, the league reopened for business on Tuesday and teams started reporti.....
JULY 27TH, 2011
CFL Week 5 Preview
CFL Week 5 Betting Preview The road dogs were out in full-force last week as they recorded a clean sweep in Week 4 of the CFL regular season. Hamilton started things off with a 39-31 win over British Columbia as a 3.5-point road dog on Friday night. Winnipeg outlasted Toronto 33-24 as a 3.5-point dog in the early game on Saturday, while Edmonton remained .....
JULY 22ND, 2011
News and Notes from the NFL – July 21st
While all signs continue to point towards both the NFL owners and the Players Association ratifying a new CBA (collective bargaining agreement) in the next few days, the real funs begins once the ink is dry and the league reopens for business. The frenzy of player movement over the next few weeks will make past free agent signing periods look like a Sunday s.....
JULY 20TH, 2011
CFL Week 4 Preview
The Edmonton Eskimos only managed to win seven games last year, but are a perfect 3-0 this season after pasting British Columbia 33-17 this past Saturday night as a 2.5-point home favorite. Montreal is the only other undefeated team in the league after a 40-17 rout over Toronto as a 10.5-point home favorite last Friday night moved it to 3-0 as well. In other.....
JULY 16TH, 2011
News and Notes from the NFL- July 16th
The ongoing labor negotiations between the NFL owners and the Players Association to try and hammer out a new CBA (collective bargaining agreement) continue to move along at a snail’s pace, which is starting to get the natives restless. Some heavy hitters such as Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, and Drew Brees have publically gone on record as saying “it is ti.....
JULY 12TH, 2011
CFL Week 3 Betting Preview
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Edmonton Eskimos combined for a total of 11 wins in 2010, but both teams are off to a 2-0 start after the Bombers beat Toronto 22-16 on Friday night as a one-point home favorite and the Eskimos took care of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28-10 as a 1.5 home favorite on Saturday. In the two other games, Calgary pulled off the mild u.....
JULY 10TH, 2011
NFL News and Notes July 7th
The clock is ticking for the NFL league owners and its players to come up with a new CBA (collective bargaining agreement) over the next few days to avoid any disruption to the 2011 season. The owner-imposed lock-out of the players has entered its fourth month and unless a new agreement is reached by the middle of this month, there is a good chance that the .....
JULY 6TH, 2011
CFL Week 2 Betting Preview
The 2011 CFL regular season got under way last week with all eight teams playing their season opener. It was a week of upsets as all four favorites lost against the spread and three lost their games straight-up. The defending Grey Cup Champion Montreal Alouettes kicked things off last Thursday with a 30-26 victory over British Columbia, but failed to cover a.....
JULY 1ST, 2011
News and Notes from the NFL – July 1st
The buzz coming out of the NFL these past few days is that while both sides of the current labor dispute continue to meet on a regular basis, there is no news on when (or if) an agreement between the league’s owners and their players will actually be reached. All signs remain positive that the two sides will be able to come together on a new collective bar.....
JUNE 24TH, 2011
News and Notes from the NFL – June 24
While nothing concrete has been decided, both the NFL owners and players offered a glimmer of hope that a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement between the two sides can reach reached within the next few weeks. Both sides finally appear to have the necessary sense of urgency to get this whole mess resolved. If they can iron out a deal by mid-July, th.....