Shani Davis Paving The Way For African-American Winter Olympians

Shani Davis paving the way for future US Black Olympians

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece profiling speedskater Shani Davis, and I talked about how a great performance at the 2014 Winter Olympics Games in Sochi could earn him the status of the best American speedskater of all time […]


Sochi 2014 USA Athlete Profile: Mikaela Schiffrin

Mikaela Schiffrin is ready to further make a name at Sochi

December 20, 2012 in Are, Sweden started off with the normal hustle and bustle of an FIS World Cup Skiing event. By day’s end, Are and the rest of the skiing world was introduced to 16-year-old American Mikaela Schiffrin, who […]


2014 Sochi USA Athlete Profile: Julia Mancusco

Julia Mancuso a USA to follow at Sochi 2014

When Americans think of female downhill skiers, the first name that comes to mind is that of Lindsey Vonn. She has rightfully garnered much attention for all the winning she has done over the years. But, to solely focus on […]


Sochi 2014 Olympics USA Athlete Profile: Shani Davis

Shani Davis Aims For Greatness At Sochi

When asked if they recognize the name of Shani Davis, many will probably first think back to the 2006 Winter Olympics held in Turin where there was so much controversy regarding why Davis was not going to participate in the […]


Week 10 College Football And NFL Picks

Week 10 Betting Picks

During my Week 7 and 8 2013-14 College Football and NFL Picks columns, I spent a good amount of time talking about bad beats/backdoor covers that went against bettors of certain games. In my Week 7, I spent extensive time […]


2013-14 Week 9 College Football And NFL Picks

Week 9 Betting Picks

Last week, we had a very interesting weekend of results in both NCAA Football and the NFL where several teams made some statements with regards to their postseason and or championship aspirations. In college football, Florida State made serious statement as they went into Death Valley […]


2013 Week 8 College Football and NFL Picks

Week 8 Betting Picks

Last week I talked about how the Ohio State-Northwestern game was one which showed how betting on sports and in particular football can be the most soul crushing thing a person can do. That was because the final fluke score […]


2013-14 Week 7 College and NFL Betting Picks

Week 7 Betting Picks

Last weekend’s NCAA Football and NFL action left a lot to be discussed and analyzed as the contenders and pretenders are starting to be clearly identified and well established as we are either a quarter or a third into the season depending on whether […]


2013-14 Week 6 College Football And NFL Picks

Week 6 betting picks

Last weekend’s action in both NCAA football and NFL gave us something to talk about and made a number of people either elated or frustrated, depending whom you took to cover if you bet on the money line. Clearly, you did […]


2013-14 Week 5 College Football and NFL Picks

Week 5 betting picks

Last weekend’s NCAA Football action was forgettable in some ways given that there were many blowouts, in particular a few games between top-15 teams playing FCS teams whom they essentially paid for practice. In the NFL, we had a fairly quiet week […]


2013-14 Week 4 College Football and NFL Picks

Week 4 Betting Picks

Last weekend was a wild, crazy and very entertaining weekend in the sports world. In football, Alabama defeated Texas A&M in a game which lived up to the hype and Johnny Manziel lived up his Johnny Football billing by playing […]


2013-14 Week 3 College Football and NFL Picks

Week 3 betting picks

Withe the return of the NFL last week, we are now officially in full football mode as many of us now have our Saturdays filled up thanks to watching and enjoying NCAA Football and our Sundays jam packed thanks courtesy of the NFL. In […]