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Dustin Johnson Wins Wild U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson PGA

It wasn’t easy, but Dustin Johnson finally got his major moment by capturing the 116th U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club on Sunday.

Johnson, who entered the day three strokes back of Shane Lowry, persevered through some questionable decision-making by the United States Golf Association to finish the tournament atop the leaderboard at 5 under par. Lowry, Jim Furyk and Scott Piercy shared second place at 1 under, while Sergio Garcia and Branden Grace were right behind them at even par.

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Penguins are Favorites to Win Cup in 2017

In the NHL, it’s just a matter of getting into the playoffs. Number one team overall or squeaking into the postseason thanks to a wild card, it makes no difference; any team has a shot at winning the Cup.

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Cubs Steady Atop World Series Odds

With the best record in baseball the Chicago Cubs remain the clear favorites atop the odds to win the World Series heading into the summer at online sportsbook Bovada.

The Cubs, with a dominant record at Wrigley Field and the biggest division lead in all of baseball, sit at +325 on the updated 2016 World Series odds, up slightly from their line of +350 on those futures at the end of May.

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World Cup of Hockey Betting Futures

Rosters have been finalized for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey and Canada has been pegged as the early favorite. However you may feel about the NHL-sanctioned tournament, there are definitely some interesting storylines, including the North American team, who opened with better odds to win than the Jagr-less Czechs.

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Top Three Downtown Las Vegas Casinos

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The Las Vegas Strip has grown tremendously over the past few decades to become one of the top tourist destinations for adults all over the world. Many casino hotels have made a strong effort to build new resorts that cater to people from different countries along with those within the United States, whether it be pools, restaurants, shows or other attractions. However, no matter what they do, none of them compare to Old Vegas, located downtown and spearheaded by the popular Fremont Street Experience.   

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What’s Behind the White Sox’ Collapse?

Chris Sale White Sox

It was a little more than a month ago that the Chicago White Sox were steamrolling their way towards the top of the World Series futures odds list. They entered the regular season with +3300 odds to win the World Series, and saw those odds climb all the way up to +1100 after a hot start. But here we are in mid-June, and the ChiSox have gone 9-23 since May 10 and their odds have dropped way down to +4000.

So, what’s the deal?

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NBA Finals: Game 7 Betting Preview

No team has ever come back from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost three games in a row since November, 2013. Something’s gotta give in Game 7 at Oracle Arena.

Shark Bites
  • The Warriors are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games.
  • The Cavaliers are 4-9 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Golden State.
  • The UNDER is 3-0-1 in the Warriors last 4 home games.

For a city that’s endured 52 years of sporting misery, a championship would mean the world to the city of Cleveland. In LeBron James’ second season, the Cavs had an up-and-down campaign but are coming together at the right time. James and point guard Kyrie Irving have been otherworldly, and they’ve done something that’s hard to do: make the Warriors look human.

The shots just haven’t been falling for the Warriors in this series. Golden State showed signs of frustration in Game 6, as superstar Stephen Curry and head coach Steve Kerr were fined $25,000 for their respective outbursts. Curry threw his mouthguard into the Cavs’ faithful in a rare event for the usually cool point guard.

If the Cavs can finally win the title, they may build a statue for James by the start of the next season. King James joined Jerry West, Shaquille O’Neal, Rick Barry and Michael Jordan as the only players in Finals history to score 40 or more points in consecutive games.

Sportsbooks opened the Warriors as 5-point favorites, and that line has held steady as of Sunday morning. The total, which opened at 206, was sitting at 207 at the time of writing.

Who ya got: Warriors or Cavs? Let us know in the comment section.

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NBA Finals MVP Odds: It's All LeBron

LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

As the basketball world prepares for Game 7 of the NBA Finals, sportsbooks are once again welcoming action on Most Valuable Player odds.

It's been a week since the prop was on the board. Draymond Green, who was the heavy favorite throughout the series, shot himself in the foot by hitting LeBron James below the belt in Game 4 and getting suspended for it. After Cleveland rattled off a pair of wins in Games 5 and 6, LeBron James has become a heavy -190 favorite to become MVP at Bovada.

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Cavaliers on the Verge of Making History

All year long it looked like the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors were on a collision course to once again meet in the NBA Finals. But after six games, what’s transpired has been anything but expected.

The Cavs were in all sorts of trouble when they were down 0-2, and it seemed like it was a foregone conclusion the Dubs would have another parade down the streets of Oakland when they held a 3-1 series lead. Against the odds Cleveland battled back to win two in a row, and they could make history if they can muster up another win on Sunday.

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Game of Thrones Dead Pool Odds

MASSIVE SPOILER ALERT

With the penultimate episode of the Game of Thrones season on the horizon, it’s safe to say the proverbial shit is about to hit the fan in Westeros. The good news is gambling and Game of Thrones go together like peanut butter and jam, and one sportsbook is here to offer all of your wagering needs for the HBO hit show.

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