Antoine Walker Arrested, Still Makes AM Tee Time

Antoine Walker’s desperate, mercurial run from justice ended late last night at a Lake Tahoe casino, where he was placed in handcuffs by Nevada Sheriff’s deputies and hauled to the hoosegow. And really, who among us California residents cannot relate? Sadly, whatever happens in Lake Tahoe never seems to stay in Lake Tahoe. Mr. Walker, […]

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Antoine Walker Owes Las Vegas Casinos $822,500

When gambling at Las Vegas casinos, I prefer the Homer Simpson method: HOMER (on phone): “Hello, Vegas? Give me a hundred dollars on red. (Pause). D’OH! I’ll write you a check.” Former NBA star and man-about-town Antoine Walker has a slightly different approach — he shows up at the casino in person, and also pays […]

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Delaware Just Got A Whole Lot More Interesting

When most people think of Delaware, one of four (and only four) things comes to mind: native son Joe Biden, Delaware General Corporation Law, that one scene from Wayne’s World, or that Delaware was the first state to ratify the Constitution. No other answers will be accepted - sorry, Blue Hens fans.

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Questions Surround Death Of French Tennis Star

So what are we to make of the sudden death of Mathieu Montcourt, the 24-year-old French tennis star who was found dead in the hallway outside of his Paris apartment on Tuesday? The tennis world is still in shock over the sudden demise of the world’s 119th-ranked player, who came up through the junior ranks […]

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Churchill Downs Screws Up Friday Night Horsies

Churchill Downs, home of one of the wildest infields in horse racing for the Kentucky Derby (or at least it was), had a brilliant idea earlier this year. “Say,” they said (and we’re paraphrasing here, obviously). “Why not hold races at night for the first time ever? And on a Friday night? You think people […]

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The ‘Moneyball’ Stats Revolution Comes To Golf

Depending on who’s doing the talking, the advent of statistical analysis in sports like baseball has been either one of the greatest developments ever or one of the worst. Regardless of your stance on the matter or whether you think a computer wrote the book Moneyball (like Joe Morgan), the newfound love of numbers has […]

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Speed Read: Floyd’s Follies Continue to Roil USC

Tim Floyd, USC’s men’s basketball coach for the moment (and this after almost becoming a leader of Wildcats), allegedly paid a handler a thousand dollars in cash to be delivered to O.J. Mayo in a successful attempt to encourage the young point guard to follow through on joining USC for a season after signing his […]

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Six Toledo Athletes Charged With Point Shaving

The fallout from the long alleged Toledo point shaving scandal has finally come down, and the findings are not comforting for Rockets fans. According to the TOLEDO BLADE, six different Toledo athletes have been charged with actions that make it pretty obvious that they were willing to sell their success on the field and court.

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Delaware Sports Betting Bill Fails By Two Votes

We informed you earlier about the efforts of Delaware Governor Jack Markell to get sports betting legalized in his little state, while the Guv tossed out some barbs about the NFL & NCAA’s apparent hypocrisy along the way.

Well, the proposal finally made it to the state’s House of Representatives on Tuesday night for a crucial […]

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DE Gov. Calls Out NFL, NCAA on Sports Gambling

Back in March we here at SPORTSbyBROOKS told you about Delaware Governor Jack Markell’s attempt to have sports betting legalized in his home state. With a $750 million deficit in the state’s budget, Markell believes that being the only state east of the Mississippi River to allow sports betting would go a long way in […]

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