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3 things to watch for when Eagles face Buccaneers in Week 2

After a tight six-point victory over the Atlanta Falcons to open up the regular season, the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles will now take their show on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers are riding high coming into this matchup as they defeated NFC South foe, the New...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 3:54pm

The best places to watch the Canelo Alvarez Vs. GGG rematch in NYC

After almost an entire year of waiting the day is finally getting close to Canelo Vs GGG 2. That’s right, the highly anticipated rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is finally here after their first match was — controversially— scored as a draw. The initial rematch...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 3:14pm

Mets MLB rumors: Latest on David Wright future

The New York Mets and David Wright announced in a press conference on Thursday afternoon that the team will activate the captain for the final homestand of the 2018 season in what will be his final action in Major League Baseball.  He will be starting at third base on Saturday, Sept. 29,...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 1:56pm

Kyrie Irving NBA rumors: Knicks are all in

It was already a foregone conclusion that the New York Knicks would be in on the Kyrie Irving sweepstakes next summer, but now we have an idea of just how badly they want him.  A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports appeared on Bulls Talk Podcast on Thursday to provide some insight of the Knicks...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 11:23am

Fantasy Premier League GW5: Start Wilfried Zaha, Sadio Mane, more

The introduction of the brand-new UEFA Nations League is a nice attempt to keep everyone's mind off the international break, but you can't replace the Premier League and fantasy Premier League football.  With Gameweek 5 almost here, fantasy Premier League owners are going to flock to...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 11:02am

NHL Futures odds Blackhawks Sharks Lightning

Metro recommends two more season points total wagers and picks a Stanley Cup winner in this week’s look at the NHL futures odds market. Chicago Blackhawks - Under 84.5 points (-110) The Chicago Blackhawks saw a 10-year streak of making the playoffs go by the boards last year as they...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 8:46am

Updated: Which states have legal sports betting gambling?

Since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to legalize sports betting in New Jersey this past May, the sports gambling industry has continued to see booming growth on a national scale. Ever since that announcement, Mississippi legalized sports betting and West Virginia recently followed...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 6:12pm

NFL odds Eagles Buccaneers Giants Cowboys spread and more

Metro predicts how the local NFL teams will fare in Week 2.    Philadelphia Eagles (-3) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers  Bad weather couldn’t put a damper on the Eagles’ season opener last week, as the defending Super Bowl champs stymied the Falcons at every turn and emerged...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 5:46pm

Danny Picard: Phillip Dorsett has earned the trust of Tom Brady

If Tom Brady has any say, then he’s already found his No. 3 wide receiver when Julian Edelman returns from his four-game suspension.   And he goes by the name of Phillip Dorsett.   The Patriots acquired Dorsett in the trade that sent quarterback Jacoby Brissett to the...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 5:32pm

Mike Evans DeSean Jackson pose challenge for Eagles secondary

It was not easy for the Eagles in their Week 1 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons, but thanks to the defense standing tall until the final seconds, they were able to escape with a six-point victory. The defense came out on a mission from the opening drive, stopping the Falcons on fourth and goal...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 2:33pm

Anthony Davis NBA trade rumors: Lakers lurking

It seems like just a matter of time before Anthony Davis leaves the New Orleans Pelicans.  And while he doesn't become an unrestricted free agent until the end of the 2020-21 season, there has been an overwhelming consensus that the 25-year-old will be traded within the next year as he...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 1:48pm

Erik Karlsson NHL trade rumors: Islanders a suitor?

While the NHL market has picked up a bit over the past week thanks to the trade of Max Pacioretty to the Vegas Golden Knights, the future of Ottawa Senators star defenseman Erik Karlsson remains in limbo.  The two-time Norris Trophy winner will become an unrestricted free agent following the...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 1:23pm

Jets Dolphins Week 2: Sam Darnold gets tougher test

There are two sides to every story, a saying that is perfectly applicable to New York Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold's NFL debut.  The 21-year-old looked solid in Week 1 against the Detroit Lions, throwing for a pair of touchdowns while completing over 76-percent of his passes in a...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 12:51pm

New Jersey expected to surpass Las Vegas in sports betting by 2020

Move over Vegas. A new sports-betting player is throwing rocks at your throne. Well, that’s at least what one New Jersey senior gambling regulator believes. In a phone interview with Bloomberg, David Rebuck, the director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Entertainment, predicted that The...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 12:45pm

Giants need short leash with Ereck Flowers

New year, new position, same old Ereck Flowers.  The New York Giants right tackle kept up his alarming trend of bad games as an NFL offensive lineman with a stinker in Week 1 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.  After making the move from the left side of the line to the right after new...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 12:09pm

Aaron Judge injury return: When will Yankees get star back?

The New York Yankees are still waiting for right-fielding slugger Aaron Judge to return to the lineup. It's adding further worries to an already tense time as the team is attempting to hold off the Oakland Athletics for the top spot in the American League Wild Card race.  Judge, one of...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:35am

Jets offense was more than Sam Darnold in Week 1

Sam Darnold might be grabbing the headlines but the rest of the New York Jets offense stepped in to help the rookie in his NFL debut.   Strong play from the offensive line, good routes from the wide receivers and a very solid night from the running backs helped key the Jets offense in Monday...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:03am

Danny Picard: Trent Brown is most important next man up for Patriots

Never before has the “next man up” philosophy been so important. A slogan-turned-religion has never carried this much weight. But we’ll soon find out if Trent Brown is up for the task. If you haven’t been paying attention to the New England Patriots’ offseason, then...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:22am

Serena Williams cartoon sparks outrage over ‘racist’ depiction

Australian cartoonist Mark Knight has come under fire for his Serena Williams cartoon. Following the tennis star’s performance at the U.S. Open on Saturday after being penalized and ultimately losing to 20-year-old Naomi Osaka, Williams’ match made major headlines for her outbursts....

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 7:21pm

Should Eagles sign Breshad Perriman?

Heading into Week 2 of the NFL season, it is not a secret that the Eagles wide receiver unit is leaking oil. The team is still without number one wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, who is rehabbing from torn rotator cuff surgery and last week they put second-year wideout Mack Hollins on injured ...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 5:45pm