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Betting Sites to Try Out Online
July 29th, 2015 at 4:31 PM
If you are interested in looking for online sports betting sites, there are several factors that you should look for before you pick just one. In fact, many people choose several bet sites and then they narrow it down from there. You might choose 888sport as one of your sites...

Updates in Sports Technology are Helping to Shape Better Lifestyles
May 19th, 2015 at 2:36 PM
Sports play a huge role in the lives of many people worldwide. With so many different kinds of sports, it is difficult to find a person that doesn’t like at least one of them. Although many love them for entertainment purposes, a great many people love to actually play sports....

The Oldest Horse Racing Tracks in the USA
January 30th, 2015 at 10:24 AM
Horse racing is an undeniably British sport. Whilst this exhilarating spectacle is performed in countries across the globe, from South Africa to Hong Kong to Australia, it is in the UK that both the sport's successful history and promising future firmly remain. Therefore, it is unsurprising, that the most famous...

Looking at the Basics of Lacrosse
December 9th, 2014 at 9:16 AM
The game of lacrosse is getting a lot more traction these days, especially in the college scene where the sport has grown to massive popularity. Lacrosse may have origins as far back as 1100 AD, and it most likely originated in North America. It’s a team sport, originally played by...

Sports Betting and Online Casino Law in Australia
September 17th, 2014 at 12:14 PM
Australia does not have any clear laws regarding online gambling, but the most important online casino law in Australia is the Interactive Gambling Act (IGA), which was passed in 2001. While this law does not target individual players, it makes it illegal for operators of gambling businesses to offer casino...

Which is Your Favorite Slot Machine?
September 15th, 2014 at 8:19 AM
I know which ones are mine: those made by Sweden's Net Entertainment, a dedicated developer of video slots in a great variety of themes, shapes and sizes. I am especially fond of Gonzo's Quest, a 3D slot with great graphics and 'Avalanche' (try it), EggOMatic (an innovative slot machine with...

Right Guard Xtreme Clear Can Save Even Olympic Athlete’s from Embarrassing Moments
June 5th, 2014 at 6:52 AM
It doesn't matter if you're an Olympic Athlete or a regular Joe, when you lift your arms and it looks like snow-capped trees during the winter in the Northeast, the ladies will not come calling. That's the price of wearing a flaky deodorant. Thankfully, there's a very simple solution to that...

USA 13/8 to Be Top North American Team at the World Cup
May 13th, 2014 at 7:42 AM
The World Cup is almost upon us and there are plenty of betting markets to whet the appetite from outright winner and top scorer all the way down to lowest scoring team and player of the tournament. There’s lots of value to be had in some of the less known markets...

World Class Athletes are Always Looking for a Competitive Edge
May 12th, 2014 at 4:59 AM
With the grand prix well under way, horse racing season upon us and other major sporting events just around the corner such as The Commonwealth Games this July, it is an important time for many sports players and fans world over. Often we see players and fans taking all sorts...

How to Turn the Local Park into Your Gym
April 8th, 2014 at 3:28 AM
During the winter, those of us who are more fitness-inclined see ourselves spend less and less time exercising outside and more and more time exercising at the local gym or in our home workout spaces. With a treadmill at home (Fitness Warehouse is a reliable provider), you can burn calories...

Where to Watch: Tour De France in Yorkshire
April 7th, 2014 at 6:45 PM
This year, something different is coming to Yorkshire. Normally, away from the metropolitan towns and cities that make up the most of Yorkshire, there’s rolling hills, mores and farmland, but this July, the Yorkshire countryside will bear witness to one of the greatest sporting events the world has to offer:...

Sri Lanka Beats India in Cricket T20 Final
April 7th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
Kumar Sangakkara has led Sri Lanka to victory in his final T20 international, carrying off the trophy with staggering ease. India were the favourites going into the tournament, but the Sri Lankan team outthought and outplayed them to triumph by six wickets with thirteen balls to spare. Despite taking only...

Javier Gómez and Briton Jodie Stimpson Victorious at ITU World Triathlon Series Opener
April 7th, 2014 at 9:44 AM
Spain’s Javier Gómez has completed his undefeated run by winning his third race in Auckland at the International Triathlon Union World Series opener. The king of triathlons shares his reign of victory with Briton Jodie Stimpson, who triumphed in the women’s race. ***PHOTO1*** Victory for Gómez Gómez took the win from Britain’s Jonathan...

NBC Sports Group and United States Olympic Committee Set for Best of U.S. Awards Show on April 7
April 3rd, 2014 at 1:10 PM
NBC Sports Group and the United State Olympic Committee (USOC) will present an inaugural Best of U.S. Awards Show which will honor outstanding performances by the United States in both the 2014 Sochi Olympics as well as the Paralympic Games.  TODAY's Willie Geist will be the show's host and former Olympic figure skaters Johnny...

Canada Defeats Sweden 3-0 to Win Gold in Men’s Hockey
February 23rd, 2014 at 9:17 AM
For the second straight Winter Olympics, Canada has won gold in men's hockey.  In 2010, they needed overtime to defeat the United States 3-2 with Sidney Crosby scoring the "golden goal".  This year it was a different story.  Canada took care of Sweden on Sunday by defeating them 3-0.  Jonathan...

Canada Shuts Out the United States 1-0 to Advance to Gold Medal Game in Men’s Hockey
February 21st, 2014 at 11:43 AM
As if the women's gold medal game between Canada and the United States wasn't intense enough on Thursday, the men brought another level of intensity on Friday.  In the second semifinal of the day, Canada and the United States squared off to see who would take on Sweden for the...

United States Skier Ted Ligety Captures Gold in Giant Slalom
February 20th, 2014 at 10:04 AM
After completing his second run in the giant slalom on Wednesday, Ted Ligety made Olympic history by becoming the first American to win gold in the event. Ligety, who was the overwhelming favorite to win the gold, finished with a time of 2:45:29 in the two-run combined event. Steve Missillier and...

Canada Forward John Tavares Suffers Injury, Will Miss Rest of NHL Season
February 20th, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Canada forward John Tavares took an awkward hit in the second period during the quarterfinal game against Latvia.  He headed to the dressing room in discomfort and did not return to the ice.  The way his knee twisted did not initially look good and it seems that what we all...

Canada Holds on to Beat Latvia 2-1, Will Face the United States on Friday
February 19th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
You can breathe now, Canada.  Wednesday's men's hockey game featuring Canada and Latvia was supposed to be an easy game for Canada in which they would cruise to the semifinal.  Especially since Latvia wasn't even supposed to make it this far themselves.  The game started off with Canada dominating and...

Canada to Take on Latvia in Men’s Hockey Quarterfinal
February 18th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Canada has found out its opponent for Wednesday's quarterfinal in men's hockey and to much surprise they will be taking on Latvia.  Latvia upset Switzerland on Tuesday by winning 3-1.  Latvia did not win a game in the preliminary round.  This win marks the first time Latvia has won in...