JULY 28TH, 2009
Haskell Headlines Three Big Races on Weekend
All three winners of this year’s Triple Crown races will be in action on the weekend at two different tracks. Three big graded stakes totaling $2.5 million have attracted some top 3-year-olds to Mountaineer, Saratoga and Monmouth. On Saturday, Kentucky Derby champ Mine That Bird goes in the West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer. The 40th renewal at 1 1/8 mil.....
JULY 28TH, 2009
Regaw Rants: Michael Vick
Vick can take part in practices, team meetings and preseason games but will have to wait until October to play regular season games. Like all arrests in the NFL and player suspensions there are plenty of opinions on what have should have happened to Vick. I for one applaud the commissioner for this move and think it works on all levels and for everyone invol.....
JULY 21ST, 2009
Big Ben in Big Trouble
Here we go again. Another athlete is being accused of sexual assault. This story rings awful familiar to the one that Kobe Bryant dealt with years ago. According to a civil suit filed recently Roethlisberger is being accused of sexual assault dating back to July of last year. I am not taking sides on this one mainly because I don’t know the facts and I don.....
JULY 19TH, 2009
MLB Teams to watch for
MLB Teams to Watch in the second half With the second half upon us, it is easy to focus on the front runners but there are some teams that have great value right now and have yet to be looked at seriously. Playing these teams now can be very profitable in the right spot. Houston Astros: Houston is just 3 games back as the writing of this article. With two .....
JULY 14TH, 2009
Regaw Rants: Pedro over Halladay and where is Rubio going and other sports rumors
This seems to be the time of year for rumors in almost every sport. Since I like to rant about recent sports topics why not rumors? Let’s get started in baseball. Last at the home run derby Cy young award winner and Toronto Blue Jay ace, Roy Halladay talked about the possibility of being traded. He professed his love for his current team but added that h.....
JULY 13TH, 2009
2009 British Open Preview
The best golfers in the world will tee it up in Turnberry, Scotland this Thursday at the British Open. The Open Championship as it is popularly called is the only major on the PGA Tour not played on U.S soil. However, the Open Championships offers one of the most historic spectacles in sports. The British Open dates back to 1860 making it one of the oldest a.....
JULY 10TH, 2009
Regaw Rants: Dallas the good and the bad
This week gave me plenty to rant about with all of the free agent moves in the NBA and the Dallas Cowboys looking like fools. This week there has been plenty of noise made in the free agent market. The race to get the best players on the market has turned into a knock down drag out between ownership. About a week ago I mentioned that so far to me the Piston.....
JULY 10TH, 2009
Calgary at Winnipeg Football Pick 7/10/09
CFL Betting Preview Calgary (0-1) at Winnipeg (0-1) Friday, 7:30 pm Eastern – TSN SBG Global Opening Line: Calgary - 5 , Total 52 The defending Grey Cup champion Calgary Stampeders will try and avoid an 0-2 start as they visit the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday. The Stamps lost 40-27 last week to Montreal while Winnipeg lost to Edmonton 19.....
JULY 9TH, 2009
Edmonton Eskimos at Montreal Alouettes Pick
CFL Preview Edmonton Eskimos (1-0) at Montreal Alouettes (1-0) Thursday, 7:30 pm Eastern – TSN SBG Global Opening Line: Alouettes - 7 , Total 52 The Edmonton Eskimos will try and find a way to run the ball on Thursday without star running back Jesse Lumsden who is out with a dislocated shoulder. He was injured in last week’s 19-17 win ove.....
JULY 7TH, 2009
Calder’s Summit of Speed Is Back in the Spotlight
The Summit of Speed will be in the sprinting spotlight on Saturday at Calder Race Course where it debuted 10 years ago. The 2000 event offered five stakes with purses totaling $950,000 and was an immediate hit. In ’02, purses were boosted to $1.35 million and attracted classy thoroughbreds like Orientate, who won the Smile Sprint Handicap en route to a Bre.....