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Playoff Betting: Don’t Fall Victim to Perception

Friday, January 7th, 2011

On Saturday afternoon, perhaps the worst NFL team ever to make the playoffs in the modern era will take the field against the defending Super Bowl champs.  Are the Seahawks bad?  Yes.  Utterly god awful?  Check.  Lack star power and dynamic playmakers?  Touche.  So why on earth would any sane ...

Adamek v. Arreola: Betting Analysis

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Around 11:30 PM EST tonight on HBO, a very intriguing matchup will be popping off between Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola and Tomasz "Goral" Adamek.  All nipple jokes aside, the real nightmare for Arreola and his trainers is, and always has been, Arreola's conditioning. At the weigh-in on Friday, Arreola tipped the scales at a ...

Monday Roundball & the Merits of Naming Your Child “Lou”

Monday, March 1st, 2010

After watching the spectacular gold medal game between the U.S. and Canada, one distinct thought stood out in my mind.  Forget the fact that I just witnessed the most exciting and most dramatic hockey game I had ever seen.  Who cares that I played the under 5.5 goals on a whim and won even though I don't ...

WiseGuyAction’s Tuesday College Hoops Delights

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

After a lucrative second day at Rumors & Rants, my self-esteem has skyrocketed from below average to slightly below average.  If I was the kind of douche that wears sunglasses at night I just might consider picking up some prescription Ray Bans to wear out this weekend if I can string together a few more winning days.  ...

WiseGuyAction’s Thursday Roundball

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

After a rough Day Uno here at Rumors and Rants, I'm summoning the ghost of Jimmy The Greek to help a fellow degenerate like myself get into the win column.  It's going to take a few weeks of course to either trust or hysterically laugh at my college basketball capping abilities; anything ...

WiseGuyAction’s Tuesday College Hoops Play

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

It's tough out there economically these days, so we here at Rumors and Rants often have to search for alternative ways to generate private revenue. Luckily for us, knowledge of sports can sometimes translate into cash. And doubly lucky for us, we've found a guy who has proven to successfully use ...