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Jeff Hochman of VegasTopDogs cashed with long shot Cloud Computing in the Preakness for all customers/followers. Lets hope for the same result in the last leg of the Triple Crown … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: June 10, 2017, 3:29 am
We are getting the NBA FINALS that we all wanted. We are also getting the finals that we all knew in our hearts was going to happen. The playoffs, for … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: May 30, 2017, 1:18 pm
Compliments of South Point Casino/Sportsbook in Las Vegas. Last year’s schedule in Week 1 was one of the best ever,  said Mike Anthony, VegasTopDogs expert handicapper and former oddsmaker. The … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:32 pm
Unlike last year’s top-heavy race, the 143rd Kentucky Derby is wide open. Classic Empire, Always Dreaming, McCraken, Irish War Cry, Gunnevera, Irap and Thunder Snow are just some of the … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: May 4, 2017, 12:17 am
  The Warriors have shown time & time again why they deserve to billed as favorites to win the NBA. I feel that Golden State’s knack @ consistently hitting from … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: April 30, 2017, 5:43 pm
​​VegasTopDogs 2017 NFL DRAFT PREVIEW – *********************************************** With another NFL draft upcoming – that which has an excellent amount of skilled RBs in particular, with Leonard Fournette, Dalvin Cook and … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: April 24, 2017, 3:46 pm
Many square gamblers tend to play the favorites more often than they bet on an underdog in baseball. The average baseball gambler sees the team that is supposed to win … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: April 20, 2017, 6:28 pm
The 2016 season was historic with two teams who had a long drought of not winning the championship as the Cubs and Indians squared off in the fall classic. Cleveland, … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: April 5, 2017, 12:21 am
The baseball season is here and some of the experts from VegasTopDogs put together this TOP 10 list of Fantasy Baseball Players for this 2017 season.  Mark Trumbo and Chris … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: March 30, 2017, 11:59 pm
Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks 6’11 guard/forward is leading the way for the team this year on both ends of the court. He is averaging of 23 ppg and 8.6 … Continue reading
Author: TonyK
Posted: March 28, 2017, 6:55 pm

Yahoo Sports - Top News

Latest news and information from the world of sports.

Aaron Pico

The 20-year-old could've been an Olympic wrestler, or a champion boxer. What he is, Bellator president Scott Coker says, is a superstar in the making.


Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:50 pm

Chris Berman speaks publicly about wife's death for first time

Chris Berman has some fond yet painful recollections of his wife, who died in a car accident in May.


Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:04 pm

Kyle Schwarber

The legend of Kyle Schwarber is taking a detour to Iowa. In a move that was a long time coming, Chicago demoted its left fielder on Thursday morning.


Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:54 pm

Quick mock

The most up-to-date and fluid mock that will change right up until the 2017 NBA draft begins Thursday night.


Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:15 pm

NBA draft (Yahoo News)

Front-office insider Bobby Marks offers a snapshot of each team's picks, cash for deals, and needs for Thursday's NBA draft.


Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:51 pm

Derek Carr

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is now the highest-paid player, in terms of average annual salary, in NFL history.


Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:29 pm

Phil Jackson

Jackson's latest comments didn't to anything to quell speculation about the Knicks possibly trading star player Kristaps Porzingis.


Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:00 am

Yahoo Sports' previews the 2017 NBA draft from Brooklyn, N.Y. in 60 seconds. For breaking news on draft day, stay with The Vertical.


Posted: June 21, 2017, 7:00 am
It's an NL West showdown in Yahoo's Free Game of the Day with two surprising squads squaring off.
Posted: June 13, 2017, 7:00 am

Live from the NBA draft in Brooklyn and our Yahoo NYC Studios, Adrian Wojnarowski and The Vertical team have all the breaking news and coverage.


Posted: May 17, 2017, 7:00 am

NFL on Yahoo! Sports - News, Scores, Standings, Rumors, Fantasy Games

Comprehensive National Football League news, scores, standings, fantasy games, rumors, and more

Life after football hits some NFL players harder than others. Michael Vick, Steve Smith and Justin Forsett are adjusting to their post-NFL careers in different ways. Vick, the dynamic four-time Pro Bowl quarterback who was honored with a retirement ceremony by the Atlanta Falcons last week, isn'
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:03 pm
With the NFL season 11 weeks away, we count down the top 5 players in NFL history to be drafted as the 11th overall pick in their respective draft classes.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:44 pm
Kansas City has made the playoffs three times in four years under Andy Reid, and won the AFC West in 2016. Andy Reid has been an NFL head coach since 1999, and that will not change anytime soon. The Kansas City Chiefs and Reid agreed on a contract extension Thursday, the team announced.
Author: SB Nation
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:41 pm
By Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is looking to charge advertisers $2.8 million for packages that include 30-second spots during the Thursday night National Football League games it will stream live to its Prime customers this coming season, two people familiar with the matter
Author: Reuters
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:06 pm
Any landing spot for Eric Decker beats remaining with the Jets. Our experts discuss his potential in Tennessee, then review other buzzy NFL topics.
Author: Roto Arcade
Posted: June 22, 2017, 7:03 pm
Ravens highlights and stats ahead of the 2017 season.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:40 pm
Jason Garrett refers to Jeff Heath as one of the players “who always shows up” when the Cowboys give him chances. To that end, the Cowboys plan on giving Heath more chances this season. They have penciled in Heath as the starting strong safety, a spot left open by the free agent departure of Barry…
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New England Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell can be sweet when he wants to be.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:34 pm
Odell Beckham’s absence from voluntary offseason workouts hasn’t turned Giants owner John Mara against him. Mara said today on WFAN that he had a “great conversation” with Beckham and still considers him the kind of player the Giants want on their roster. “I wish we had another dozen players like him
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:05 pm
There continues to be a (ridiculous) debate on whether or not Kirk Cousins can continue to be a successful starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins.
Author: Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:51 pm
Devonta Freeman is having a hard time letting go of the Atlanta Falcons' Super Bowl LI loss to the New England Patriots, and that includes what he perceives as his own lost chance at winning MVP of the game. "I hate to go there, but I was supposed to be the MVP this year of the Super Bowl
Author: ABC News
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:35 pm
And you thought the first month of the season was too early to talk NFL MVP.
Author: Shutdown Corner
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:26 pm
The Fourth of July isn't even here yet and some offshore wagering sites have already set odds on who'll rule the NFL.
Author: Shutdown Corner
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:26 pm
NFL Network's Michael Silver explains why the Raiders deal with QB Derek Carr was so important to happen now and how it will impact the players around him.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: June 22, 2017, 4:20 pm
Brady is good at a number of things, but sumo wrestling isn’t one of them. Brady is on a promotional tour through Asia with Under Armour, and he and his son spent some time with sumo wrestlers in Tokyo. Brady watches a couple of sumo wrestlers doing their thing.
Author: SB Nation
Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:57 pm
The Cincinnati Bengals are all done with their OTAs (organized team activities) and mandatory minicamps. The next thing up on the list is training camp. That brings the sights and sounds of full contact hitting and the team preparing for a long regular season. The Bengals will open up camp on July 28
Author: USA Today
Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:43 pm
The Bengals have employed Marvin Lewis as their head coach since 2003 and they’ve kept him in the organization with a series of one-year extensions in recent years, but that’s not the case this time around. Lewis is not signed beyond the 2017 season, leading some to wonder if this will be his final year
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:30 pm
When there are wholesale changes, fans want to believe. But while there has been the predictable excitement about this new 49ers regime, it ignores a lot of risk.
Author: Shutdown Corner
Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:20 pm
NFL Network's Kay Adams countsdown the 77 days until football with 77-yard plays and using "Star Wars" references to talk about the career of Patriots QB Tom Brady who was born in 1977.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:12 pm
The Dallas Cowboys did it last year. Washington did it the year before. The Carolina Panthers did it in 2013, and the Indianapolis Colts did it in 2012.  What are we talking about? Going from worst to first in a division. Almost every year, it seems like there's at least one division winner that
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:55 pm
Rich Hribar takes a look at play calling from 2016 with an eye forward on the possible fantasy implications on the 2017 season.
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:38 pm
The Atlanta Falcons' Devonta Freeman admitted he is still upset over his side's Super Bowl loss to the New England Patriots
Author: Omnisport Video
Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:30 pm
The father of former NFL and Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Vick has been charged alongside 11 others with crimes relating to heroin distribution and money laundering.  Michael Dwayne Boddie, 55, of Hampton, Virginia was named in an indictment unsealed yesterday.  His son, who was himself found to
Author: Mail Online
Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:24 pm
Mike Evans was without a doubt one of the primary bright spots for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense this season. The 23-year-old Texas A&M product not only established himself as Jameis Winston's No. 1 target, but he also established himself as one of the best receivers in the entire NFL. At least
Author: USA Today
Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:13 pm
Andrew Walker Colts.com Contributor INDIANAPOLIS — Lots of factors go into Mike Clay's annual NFL game-by-game predictions, player projections and unit grades — most notably, his own research and various algorithms. And after all of that — and after all the moves the Indianapolis Colts made this
Author: colts.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 2:00 pm
John Keim ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the Redskins for the Washington Examiner and other media outlets since 1994 Authored or co-authored three books on the Redskins and one on the Cleveland Browns Follow on Twitter They lacked a catchy moniker -- the Hogs were still around, but going on 10 years
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:55 pm
A trial that was scheduled to start in September accusing New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning of knowingly trying to pass off memorabilia as game-used has been delayed indefinitely, reports Newsday.
Author: Sports Illustrated
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:50 pm
Roger Goodell visited Boston and wasn't chased! Progress!
Author: Shutdown Corner
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:45 pm
NFL Network's Steve Smith calls into the "Good Morning Football" to explain his comment from last season about Steelers safety Mike Mitchell.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:44 pm
NFL Network's Nate Burleson breaks down his top five most valuable pass catchers in the NFL.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:32 pm
The "Good Morning Football" crew debates who is winning the offseason between Patriots QB Tom Brady, wide receiver Julian Edelman, Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph and Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham.
Author: NFL Highlights
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:02 pm
CHARLOTTE – In a 2016 season that became more lost by the week, the Panthers hit rock bottom in Seattle. The offense scored just seven points, the defense gave up 534 yards and 40 points, and Cam Newton didn't wear a tie. But what went largely unnoticed that night was the '0' under the Seahawks
Author: panthers.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:00 pm
Approaching 40 years of age, Tom Brady is still dominant as he leads a Patriots team that appears far superior to the Jets. Still, Sheldon Richardson eyes taking him down. The Jets defensive end has made it know he is coming after the future Hall of Famer. “I've told him before I've left the
Author: USA Today
Posted: June 22, 2017, 12:43 pm
If you've bumped into anyone this week who was at the Billy Joel concert, chances are good they raved about a Saturday night at Lambeau Field that was so sublime even the the rain somehow stayed away — no small feat given the colorful weather radar maps of late. It was one of those evenings where
Author: Press Gazette Media
Posted: June 22, 2017, 12:15 pm
Entering his eighth NFL season, Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams continues to build on what he hopes is a legacy that extends well beyond his playing days. As a top-five pick, a five-time Pro Bowl selection and No. 47 on NFL's Top 100 Players list, Washington Redskins Trent Williams has
Author: redskins.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 12:00 pm
The Falcons defense didn't wind up with impressive rankings compared to the rest of the league last season, although any hand-wringing about that was rendered fairly moot by the fact that the Falcons won the NFC. Their chances of doing so again would be helped by a thornier unit this time around
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:06 am
Cornerback Tramon Williams was released by the Cleveland Browns in February after spending the last two seasons with the club. Williams started 22 out of a total 27 games played for the Browns over that span, recording 105 total tackles with two interceptions. However, Williams said he was as ready to
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:33 am
It's not overstating things to suggest Scott Pioli may have saved Ryan's O'Callaghan's life. Not his career. Not his reputation. We're talking about Ryan O'Callaghan's life. O'Callaghan, whose two seasons as an offensive lineman with the Patriots included a reserve role
Author: Boston Herald
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:00 am
Most Niners people liked Colin Kaepernick last year. And that was different.Often quiet and keeping to himself, Kaepernick’s season-long protest against police brutality opened discussions that allowed him to build relationships with teammates that he previously didn’t have. The San Francisco brass supported
Author: Sports Illustrated
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:56 am
On the latest “Move the Sticks” podcast Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks and discussed the biggest “Jenga pieces” of every NFL team. The player who, if they're removed, the team falls apart, not counting QBs, because then for twenty-odd teams it would be their QB, and that's no fun. In effect
Author: Bleeding Green Nation
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:00 am
NFL.com's Elliott Harrison released his head coach power rankings and Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was listed at number six. Below are Harrison's thoughts on John Harbaugh. There's always an argument, right? Well, here it is; ahead of Harbaugh (starting from five to one) Andy Reid, Mike
Author: Baltimore Beatdown
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:00 am
This post is going to analyze our QB play from the spring game. Whenever there's a QB competition people are quick to look to the stats, but stats can only tell a part of the story. For the most part, we as fans don't have much footage of Forrest and Bowers running the exact same plays. We immediately
Author: California Golden Blogs
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:00 am
McVay Pleased With Progress in Offseason Program | Rams' Official Site Sean McVay's first offseason program as the Rams' head coach was over. Surprising the players with a reward for their hard work throughout the offseason, McVay heard roars of an overjoyed team by announcing the end of
Author: Turf Show Times
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:00 am
Let's get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Who are the best (and worst) fans in the NFL? New study has the answers - Yahoo Sports It will come as no surprise to you that the most ardent fanbases in the NFL are, in order, the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots. Decades of Texas-sized arrogance
Author: Bleeding Green Nation
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:00 am
Former LSU and Newman star Odell Beckham Jr., one of the NFL's most popular players, recently made headlines by skipping the New York Giants voluntary offseason workouts, but he did show up for minicamp last week. Despite calling the 24-year-old a "work-in-progress," Giants co-owner John
Author: NOLA.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:00 am
Evan Siegel of Fansided's Lombardi Ave. looked at the 'key role' former BYU running back Jamaal Williams could play with the Green Bay Packers for the 2017 season. After mentioning the four running backs who have a chance to be on the Packers roster, Siegel turns his attention to Williams
Author: DeseretNews.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:00 am
It's not easy being a fan of a losing team. And it doesn't help when the national media has ordained the Chicago Bears as the punching bag of the off-season. You may find yourself mocked by your friends or constantly discouraged by snarky dismissive comments disrespecting your proud franchise
Author: Windy City Gridiron
Posted: June 22, 2017, 4:46 am
Letroy Guion may have finally reached the end of the line with the Green Bay Packers after an arrest for driving under the influence in Hawaii. The veteran defensive tackle — already facing a four-game NFL suspension to start the 2017 season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing
Author: madison.com
Posted: June 22, 2017, 4:35 am
It was late December, 1967, and the Cleveland Browns had just been eliminated from the NFL playoffs in the conference championship game. Their season was officially over, but not exactly . . . in two weeks, as the league mandated at the time, they had to play one more game, an exhibition in Miami. The
Author: Sports Illustrated
Posted: June 22, 2017, 4:16 am
With the additions of Darren Fells in free agency and the selection of Michael Roberts in the NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions have added some heft to their tight end position behind starter Eric Ebron. Ebron, who posted career-highs in receptions and yards last year for Detroit, feels that bringing Fells
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: June 22, 2017, 4:02 am
As we approach the preseason, journalists and analysts alike are beginning to reveal their season predictions for the NFL. After multiple losing seasons, it seems some are high on the Jacksonville Jaguars this year. One site in the 'cautiously optimistic' category is the crew over at Pro Football
Author: USA Today
Posted: June 22, 2017, 3:44 am

 

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