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Jim Sez 9/27/2016 by Jim Hurley

Jim Sez Week 4 Preview


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College Football’s Blockbuster Weekend Is Headed This Way As We Gear Up For – Get This – Three Top 10 Showdowns …

The NFL Mid-Week Report: Go Ahead And Just Say Sayonara To Browns, Jags, Bears & Saints

Plus A Dolphins-Bengals Thursday Nite Preview

Gotta believe the good folks at ABC/ESPN will be dancing on their desks all this week – and why not ‘cause the Disney-owned networks have three College Football Top 10 matchups this weekend beginning with Friday’s #7 Stanford at #10 Washington hoedown followed by Saturday’s great TV action that pits #8 Wisconsin at #4 Michigan and a prime-timer between…

Sports Betting Notebook 9/21/2016 by Jim Hurley



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It's amazing what a couple of home wins will do for your standing in the betting market. The Houston Texans opened the season as a 60-1 longshot to win the Super Bowl and at a decent 12-5 price to win an awful AFC South. Victories over the Chicago Bears and Kansas City Chiefs have drastically changed the betting landscape on the Texans.

Houston is now 18-1 to win the Super Bowl, trailing only New England, Pittsburgh and Denver in the AFC. The Texans are now a decisive 5-8 favorite to win the South. The wins over the Bears and Chiefs were…

Hurley on Horses 9/21/2016 by Jim Hurley

Belmont Early Meet Capsule Quick Thought For The Day Even Small Sample Justifies Questioning Major Turf Assumptions


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Even Small Sample Justifies Questioning Major Turf Assumptions

There is not a horse player alive who doesn’t now and then fall prey to oft-repeated “standards” when it comes to handicapping any given race meet or an individual race based on the conditions of tat race (class, surface, distance, etc.)

If only those perceived standards were universal enough to make the game easier. If anything, they often get in the way of good individualized handicapping because the oft-repetition is so prevalent that bettors seek what they perceive as a safety net.

Those last two paragraphs…

Exclusive Coverage of all NFL 9/27/2016

Two key Bengals might return to face Dolphins

For the first time since 2011, the Cincinnati Bengals are 1-2 and hopeful for reinforcements when the Miami Dolphins visit Paul Brown Stadium on Thursday night.

Exclusive Coverage of all College Football 9/28/2016

Ohio State wary of familiar Rutgers

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When Urban Meyer looks across the field to the other sideline on Saturday afternoon in Ohio Stadium, he'll see several familiar faces.