Score More Sporting Profits With Score Grid

International football (or, of course, soccer if you're in North America) betting is one of the biggest facets of the gambling world. When you log onto Betfair you can take your pick from hundreds of fixtures every day. In fact, such is the expanse of the football betting world that...

Twelve Sports Fan Bases That Make A Difference

Fans make a difference, whether through apathy or by being true to the word “fan”-atic. Even the non-sports fan has heard of die-hard fan bases like the Cubs true believers or the infamous Black Hole of the Raiders nation. But it makes you wonder how much it matters - and...

MLB Umpires Vs. Instant Replay

On June 2, 2010, Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga threw a ninth-inning, two-out pitch to Jason Donald of the Cleveland Indians. Donald clipped a grounder to the right of first base pulling Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera off of the bag. Galarraga ran to cover, and Cabrera fired over to...

Tim Duncan: The Best of His Generation?

In a nail biting finale, the San Antonio Spurs managed to settle their feud with Miami Heat last Sunday as they battled their way through to a 104-87 victory. The win was particularly significant for the boys, who had missed out on the title in 2013 as Miami claimed a...

GEEKWEEK PREDICTS: The World Cup Winner Will Be ...

Everyone has had their say, so here are our predictions for the World Cup. Anyone who wins their bracket with this, should send us a 20% contribution as a thank you. GROUP STAGES (Teams to Advance in Bold) Group A: -Brazil -Croatia -Mexico -Cameroon Group B: -Spain -Netherlands -Chile -Australia...

FIFA WORLD CUP 2014 - GROUP STAGE ESPN TV SCHEDULE

Finally, the 2014 FIFA WORLD CUP is here ... here is the TV listing guide from ESPN for the next two weeks. Date Time (ET) Network Match Group Site Match # 6/12 3:30pm ESPN Brazil vs. Croatia A Sao Paulo 1 6/13 11:30am ESPN2 Mexico vs. Cameroon A Natal 2...

13 Days: WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN - Posters And Slogans

With the growth of social media, every World Cup becomes not only an on-field spectacle, but an online extravaganza. Every nation, every corporation is out there attaching their creativity and visions to the event. In that vein, the ESPN posters produced in comicbook style by artist Cristiano Siqueira really stood...

GeekWeekEnd - ICYMI: LEGO BATMAN; ANT-MAN; DAREDEVIL; X-MEN; SOA and more.

Grab your beverage ... enjoy. Edgar Wright Leaves Ant-Man The biggest story in the GeekWorld was the announcement that director Edgar Wright had departed the Ant-Man movie. Social media went into meltdown with speculation about the creative differences between Marvel and him. Read about it here. DAREDEVIL Loses Showrunner Gains...

20 Days: WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN - Messi vs. Ronaldo

Without a doubt, the two biggest stars in the world are Lionel Messi (Argentina) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal). Now the world stage will get to see what the fans of La Liga (Spain) witness every week with their respective clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid. Both are game-changers and match-winners, but...

21 Days: WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN - Group H Rosters

Group H lines up with Belgium, Algeria, Russia & Korea. The preliminary squads are as follows: BELGIUM (Europe) Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois (Atletico Madrid, on loan from Chelsea), Simon Mignolet (Liverpool), Koen Casteels (Hoffenheim), Sammy Bossut (Zulte Waregem). Defenders: Toby Alderweireld (Atletico Madrid), Laurent Ciman (Standard Liege), Nicolas Lombaerts (Zenit St...

22 Days: WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN - Group G Rosters

Group G lines up with Germany, Portugal, Ghana & USA. The preliminary squads are as follows: GERMANY (Europe) Goalkeepers: Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Roman Weidenfeller (Borussia Dortmund), Ron-Robert Zieler (Hannover). Defenders: Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich), Erik Durm (Borussia Dortmund), Kevin Grosskreutz (Borussia Dortmund), Benedikt Howedes (Schalke), Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund),...

23 Days: WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN - Group F Rosters

Group F lines up with Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran & Nigeria. The preliminary squads are as follows: ARGENTINA (South America) Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero (Sampdoria), Mariano Andujar (Catania), Agustin Orion (Boca Juniors). Defenders: Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Federico Fernandez (Napoli), Ezequiel Garay (Benfica), Marcos Rojo (Sporting Lisbon), Hugo Campagnaro (Inter Milan), Martin...

24 Days: WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN - Group E Rosters

Group E lines up with Switzerland, Ecuador, France & Honduras. The preliminary squads are as follows: SWITZERLAND (Europe) Goalkeepers: Diego Benaglio (Wolfsburg), Roman Buerki (Grasshopper), Yann Sommer (Basel). Defenders: Johan Djourou (Hamburg), Michael Lang (Grasshopper), Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus), Ricardo Rodriguez (Wolfsburg), Fabian Schaer (Basel), Philippe Senderos (Valencia), Steve von Bergen...

25 Days: WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN - Group D(eath) Rosters

Group D lines up with Uruguay, Costa Rica, England & Italy. The preliminary squads are as follows: URUGUAY (South America) Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Martin Silva (Vasco da Gama), Rodrigo Munoz (Libertad). Defenders: Maximiliano Pereira (Benfica), Diego Lugano (West Bromwich Albion), Diego Godin, Jose Maria Gimenez (both Atletico Madrid), Sebastian...

26 Days: WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN - Group C Rosters

Group C lines up with Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan. The preliminary squads are as follows: COLOMBIA (South America) Goalkeepers: David Ospina (Nice), Faryd Mondragon (Deportivo Cali), Camilo Vargas (Independiente Santa Fe). Defenders: Mario Yepes (AC Milan), Cristian Zapata (AC Milan), Pablo Armero (West Ham, on loan from Napoli),...