About D.S. Williamson

D.S. Williamson has been passionate about horse racing since he was 13-years-old. He spent most of his time at Turf Paradise in Phoenix, AZ before moving to California in 1997.

MMA isn’t all about the UFC

Mixed martial arts continues to gain popularity, but UFC isn't the only organization out there. UFC may be the top of the sport, but there are other quality fights out there on a regular basis. Here are the top organizations in the MMA universe. Ultimate Fighting Championship - UFC The organization that eventually became the Ultimate Fighting Championship started in 1993 and has taken the lead to push MMA to the forefront. Along with being the premier MMA organization, UFC [...]

Boxing preview: Fury-Schwarz, Warrington-Galahad

Tyson Fury's Las Vegas debut against Tom Schwarz Boxing action this weekend is highlighted by Tyson Fury's Las Vegas debut against Tom Schwarz on Saturday, while Josh Warrington and contender Kid Galahad fight for a featherweight title in England. IBF Featherweight Title Josh Warrington 28-0-0 (-325) vs. Kid Galahad 26-0-0 (+240) Warrington will defend the title he won via upset over Carl Frampton in December and has all the tools to be featherweight champion for a long time. The key [...]

Intriguing Week 1 matchups in the NFL

The NFL regular season will be here before we know it. Here are some Week 1 matchups to look forward to. Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears (-4), Sept. 5 Green Bay has a new head coach in Matt LaFleur, and if quarterback Aaron Rodgers excels in LaFleur's system, the Packers could get back to the top of the NFC. Chicago will try to solidify its position as the best team in the NFC North after last year's 12-win season. [...]

Five games to watch during the NFL preseason

The NFL preseason kicks off Aug. 1. Here are some of the more interesting matchups. Denver Broncos vs. Atlanta Falcons, Aug. 1 Both teams participating in the annual Hall of Fame game are borderline playoff squads, so it will be interesting to see if their young talent plays well. Washington Redskins at Cleveland Browns, Aug. 8 The Browns are favored to win the AFC North, and this will be our first look at the team with Odell Beckham Jr. on [...]

Key head-to-head matchups at U.S. Open

With the 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach set to begin Thursday, here are some key head-to-head matchups. Rory McIlroy (-105) vs. Dustin Johnson (-115) McIlroy heads to Pebble Beach on fire. He shot 61 in the final round at the Canadian Open, but that doesn't make him a lock against Dustin Johnson. Johnson finished second at both the Masters and the PGA Championship. He also won back-to-back Pebble Beach Pro-Ams in 2009-2010. Rory McIIroy (-170) vs. Tiger Woods (+140) Tiger [...]

Stanley Cup Finals: Blues worth backing to take home the Cup

Boston Bruins (+140) at St. Louis Blues (-170), 8 p.m. ET, NBC NHL Free Pick: St. Louis Blues The 2019 Stanley Cup Finals come down to a Game 7 tonight in Boston, but home ice hasn't provided much of an advantage throughout the series. The Bruins lost Game 2 and Game 5 at home, while the Blues lost Game 3 and Game 6 in St. Louis. Boston doesn't have much of a home-ice advantage, and St. Louis has responded with [...]

Golf: Top 10 betting favorites at the U.S. Open

Dustin Johnson is the early favorite to win the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach this week. Here is a look at the updated top 10 betting favorites for the final round of the tournament. Justin Rose +175 Gary Woodland +200 Brooks Koepka +500 Rory McIlroy +1000 Louis Oosthuizen +1200 Chez Reavie +2500 Matt Kuchar +6600 Henrik Stenson +10000 Jon Rahm +10000 Chesson Hadley +10000

Stanley Cup Finals: Blues can clinch at home Sunday

Game 6: Boston Bruins (+100) at St. Louis Blues (-125), Sunday, 8 p.m. ET, NBC NHL Free Pick: St. Louis Blues After a 2-1 Game 5 victory in Boston, the Blues have a shot to win their first Stanley Cup on home ice. The Bruins outshot St. Louis 39-21 in Game 5, but were held at bay by goaltender Jordan Binnington. The Bruins were not happy about a missed tripping call that led to the Blues' second goal, but Boston [...]

Formula 1 preview: Canadian Grand Prix

Formula 1 heads to Canada on Sunday for the Canadian Grand Prix. Here is a look at the top five betting choices. Lewis Hamilton Hamilton is seeking his third straight win. After he fought Sebastian Vettel tooth and nail for the Formula 1 championship last year, Hamilton has won four of the six races in 2019. Hamilton could only finish fifth at the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix, though, so the chalk might be vulnerable. Valtteri Bottas While Hamilton has been [...]

UFC 238 preview: Cejudo vs. Moraes

Henry Cejudo will battle Marlon Moraes at UFC 238 Saturday on ESPN+ Pay-Per-View. Here are the top three fights Saturday night. Lightweights Tony Ferguson 25-3-0 vs. Donald Cerrone 35-11-0 UFC Free Pick: Tony Ferguson Cerrone has experience and a couple of inches in height over Ferguson. But Ferguson has a reach advantage lands 5.5 significant strikes per minute, compared to Cerrone's 4.2, which gives him the edge. Women's Flyweight title bout Valentina Shevchenko 16-3-0 vs. Jessica Eye 14-6-0 UFC Free [...]