March Madness kicks off tomorrow with the First Four play-in games. Whether you watch NCAA basketball or not, almost everyone fills out a bracket at this time of year for a pool with friends or coworkers. But when you lose to the girl who knows nothing, it shouldn’t come as a shock. The odds of filling out a perfect bracket is more than one in a number so large that you probably think it’s made up.
For that and more fun March Madness facts, we have a handy infographic after the jump. Continue reading
Betting on the Super Bowl
People who gamble on the NHL All-star game and NFL Pro Bowl are probably people who should check into an addiction therapy center, if you lose. I brilliantly took Team Lidstrom and the over in the All-star game (you knew Toews and Thomas were going to try because they are too competitive) and the NFC and the over in the Pro Bowl (no one tries in this game but Vick, Ryan, and Brees have way more natural skill than Cassell and Peyton wasn’t going to try) and won all four bets. Thus I have a little extra money to gamble on Super Bowl prop bets for the big game on Sunday. So here are 5 great prop and otherwise bets and 7 fun/I have a gambling problem bets that I will be wagering on this weekend.
The thing about prop bets is that more often than not you’re going to lose money on them but you’re going to have a lot of fun cheering for them to happen during the game so I wouldn’t gamble too heavily on them but a little money goes along way to having fun. All lines and bets can be found on http://www.sportsbook.com and try to enjoy yourself this weekend watching the Super Bowl with ignorant non-football fans who are more excited about the half time show or even worse the commercials. There is something a little sick about cheering for good advertising as if it is a luxury. Good advertising should be the standard not the exception. Anyway… Continue reading
In the last week, we’ve had Katy Perry and Marisa Miller named the sexiest woman in the world. But why isn’t there any love for Miranda Kerr?
Well, we know he ain’t re-signing the Cavs now. LeBron’s mom is allegedly sleeping with Delonte West. (Terez Owens)
Tim Donaghy is back in the public eye. Now he’s telling gambling horror stories to Deadspin. (Deadspin) Beats gambling tips from a 12-year-old.
Eric Byrnes went 2-for-3 with two dingers the other night… In a beer league slow-pitch softball game. Hell, even I’d be hard-pressed not to pull that off. (Pro Rumors)
After the jump, the future of comedy movies, some baseball links, and Montreal’s spectacular playoff run. Continue reading