Matt Burke

matthew.burke@metro.us

Matt Burke is the Executive Sports Editor for Metro US Newspapers and Metro Bet. He can be reached at matthew.burke@metro.us.

What time does Lions Cowboys Thanksgiving football game end start?

Football is synonymous with Thanksgiving and it’s the one time of the year where watching the end of the game is more important than joining your family for the start of dinner. Turkey chefs across America will be wondering when to start cooking the bird in order to line up with the...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 5:59 PM

Thanksgiving College football NCAA basketball schedule Black Friday Saturday

The college football and NCAA basketball schedule is jam packed from the Thursday of Thanksgiving right up through Saturday night this year. Here is the college football and college basketball schedule for Thursday, Black Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Turkey Day weekend. You can bet on any and...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 1:57 PM

Free live stream Thanksgiving football game, streaming TV channel info

It has become quite rare that the NFL goes three for three on Thanksgiving Day. This year the Turkey Day football schedule looks quite appetizing as all three contests will be worth watching. In the opener, the Chicago Bears travel to Detroit to take on the Lions. The Bears are surging while the...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 7:01 PM

Free Tiger Phil live stream Woods Mickelson TV channel streaming

The Tiger Woods versus Phil Mickelson rivalry is the greatest the golf world has seen since Arnold Palmer squared off against Jack Nicklaus. On Black Friday this year, Woods and Mickelson will face one another one-on-one at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. The winner of the match will net $9 million. As...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 5:19 PM

Red Sox Cardinals Bryce Harper MLB rumors: Free agency fray?

Scott Boras’ dream is to have all of MLB’s major markets scratching and clawing one another over the course of the next month in order to land Bryce Harper in free agency. We know the Yankees will be in the mix. Ditto for the Phillies. Same with the White Sox. The Score’s Dan...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 2:53 PM

Update Enzo Amore arrested? Will he return at WWE RAW?

A wrestler not even on WWE’s main roster stole the show Sunday night as Enzo Amore was kicked out of Survivor Series. Donning a low-budget disguise, Enzo sat in the second row and watch a good chunk of the event. When online sleuths started to create buzz that it was actually Enzo in the...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 1:37 PM

Free live stream Chiefs Rams NFL Monday Night Football: Streaming

The Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams are ready to square off in one of the most anticipated Monday Night Football games in years, if not decades. With apologies to the red-hot New Orleans Saints, the Chiefs and Rams have looked like the two best teams in the NFL for the majority of the...

Monday, November 19, 2018, 1:06 PM

Celtics NBA Trade Rumors Draymond Anthony Davis Warriors buzz

Maybe Kyrie Irving is right. Perhaps the Celtics do need another veteran presence in their locker room. Irving suggested after the Celtics' 98-86 home loss to the Jazz on Saturday night that Boston's early-season struggles may be due, in part, to younger players forcing their shots because...

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 1:23 PM

AJ Green Sammy Watkins fantasy injury update: Good to go?

There are several key injuries MetroBet is monitoring injury-wise with a huge fantasy football Sunday just hours away. There was somewhat encouraging news on WR AJ Green and WR Sammy Watkins on Saturday as both the Bengals and Chiefs have major showdowns in the next two days and need their top...

Saturday, November 17, 2018, 10:52 AM

New Jersey sports betting up 42 percent in October, November estimates up to $312 million

The state of New Jersey accepted $260.7 million in wagers in the month of October, up 42 percent from the month of September. Much of the increase is due to the amount of major sports being played this time of year, as MLB held its postseason, the NBA and NHL started up, and college and pro...

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 3:14 PM

Decent chance Le'Veon Bell could sign with Patriots in spring

The amount of money that teams will be willing to pony up for Le'Veon Bell this coming NFL offseason will be fascinating to watch. There is a good chance that Bell could be quasi-blackballed like Dez Bryant was in the free agent market in the past seven months as it doesn't seem like any...

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 11:30 AM

Jill Scott hot NSFW pics photos video

There are a whole lot of folks who are hot for Jill Scott this week after the singer simulated oral sex on stage. The video went viral and Scott was trending on Twitter for the better part of 48 hours. “It’s for a different purpose each time,” Scott told The Joe Budden podcast....

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:19 PM

Rob Gronkowski NFL Trade Rumors 49ers Bills Raiders Lions line up

Barring a minor miracle, this will be Rob Gronkowski’s final season in New England. Whispers regarding his tenure with the Patriots coming to a close have turned into shouts in recent weeks as highly regarded members of the media are saying the Days of Gronk in Foxboro are nearing an end....

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 4:48 PM

Sixers fans can make money for every point Jimmy Butler scores tonight

DraftKings Sportsbook is running an exciting promotion ahead of Jimmy Butler’s Philadelphia 76ers debut Wednesday night in which sports bettors can get $1 DK Dollar for every point he scores. Butler was averaging 21.3 points per game this season with the Timberwolves and has averaged at least...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 2:59 PM

LeVeon Bell update Spotted at airport to return to Steelers?

It looks for certain like Le’Veon Bell will miss the entire 2018 NFL season as there are few hints that he will show up for practice ahead of the 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time deadline today. If Bell shows up before the deadline, then he will be eligible to play in the Steelers’ final...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 3:08 PM

Will Sixers Jimmy Butler make Markelle Fultz cry? Real odds

Prop bets have always been popular around Super Bowl and election time, but now they’re popular on the daily. As the legal sports betting industry grows, the more we’ll see terrific and hilarious prop bets like this: “Which Sixers teammate will Jimmy Butler make cry this season?...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 1:11 PM

Patriots severely missing Brandin Cooks and Danny Amendola

Maybe Dion Lewis has a point. The Titans running back and former Pats star blasted New England after Tennessee’s romp of a win on Sunday stating, “When you go cheap, you get your ass kicked.” Lewis was clearly pointing to the fact that they let players like himself, Malcolm...

Monday, November 12, 2018, 5:57 PM

Bucks Spurs Suns Pistons NBA Trade Rumors Celtics Terry Rozier on move?

Last week it was revealed that Celtics point guard Terry Rozier could be shipped out of Boston soon as Kyrie Irving’s backup desperately wants more playing time. Rozier is up for restricted free agency next summer and it’s unlikely that the Celtics will have enough available cash to re-...

Monday, November 12, 2018, 1:55 PM

Patriots annihilated by Titans: 3 things we learned Sunday in Nashville

For the second time this season, the ex-Patriots got the best of the 2018 Patriots. Like Matt Patricia and the Detroit Lions did in September, Mike Vrabel and the Titans (5-4) did on Sunday – completely dominating Bill Belichick and the Pats. This time, the Patriots fell 34-10 as their...

Sunday, November 11, 2018, 4:58 PM

NFL Mock Draft QB to Raiders not Giants, Redskins take WR

At this point in the season we typically have half of the league’s fan bases checking out NFL Mock Drafts on the regular but this year has been odd. Teams like the Lions, Cowboys, Colts and Buccaneers still have outside shots at playoff spots despite the fact that they would have top 12 picks...

Sunday, November 11, 2018, 12:52 PM