Sports gambling column: Week 28

J.T. Sparks, Reporter

May 8, 2019

Ever since I got a speeding ticket a few weeks back, I’ve been a little strapped for cash. Also, I only have $32.14 left in my Bovada account, so my money is almost out there too. I’ll admit it — I’ve been on a dreadful losing str...

Sports gambling column: Week 27

J.T. Sparks, Reporter

April 17, 2019

Remember those double chance bets I made the last time I wrote this column? Well, it turns out those were a little too good to be true because I found out after the semifinals of March Madness that those bets only applied if either of the...

Sports gambling column: Week 26

J.T. Sparks, Reporter

April 3, 2019

I should have thought about how I’ve done in terms of predicting March Madness in the past because all three of my bets that I made last week failed miserably. Florida State got blown out by Gonzaga in the Sweet Sixteen, North Carolina ...

Sports gambling column: Week 25

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2019

I decided to give myself an extended Spring Break from writing this column. Sorry to all seven people who read it. I decided to save my gambling funds and stay away from the opening two rounds of March Madness, since it is, well, madn...

Sports gambling column: Week 24

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019

Through all the years I’ve been watching the NBA, one thing has been constant. LeBron James playing in the playoffs. This season, barring a miracle, James and his Lakers team will not be competing in the postseason. This season for the ...

Sports gambling column: Week 23

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2019

Last week, for the first time in my life, I took advantage of live betting odds. I had barely sat down on my couch to watch the North Carolina (UNC) vs Duke game when about 30 seconds into the game, Duke forward Zion Williamson (probably ...

Sports gambling column: Week 22

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2019

After all the hype, I have to admit that there’s only one Oscars bet that I like. I decided to bet $10 on Christian Bale to win the best actor in a leading role award for his performance in “Vice.” In my opinion, this was a relative...

Sports gambling column: Week 21

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2019

Wow. Not having any NFL games to gamble on really sucks. Luckily, football is (sort of) back with the Alliance of American Football (AAFL), but I don’t know nearly enough about the players, teams, and rules to gamble on those games. The...

Sports gambling column: Week 20

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2019

Yeah, I took a break before the Super Bowl just like the Rams and the Patriots did. Hopefully, this column is a little more exciting than Super Bowl LIII, which was the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever. Who could have predicted that two...

Sports gambling column: Week 19

J.T. Sparks, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019

They did it again. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady have once again made the Super Bowl in a close game. As I predicted, it was high-scoring and Belichick was able to take things away, with the Chiefs’ top tw...

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