About Nick Roush

If those who can’t do, teach, those who can’t sports, write. The only son in a family of four who didn’t play Division I athletics, Nick Roush picked up writing in college at the University of Kentucky before marrying a former all-conference volleyball star. When he isn’t on the radio or covering Kentucky football, the Louisville native is cashing tickets at Churchill Downs.

Mountain West Championship preview: #19 Boise State vs. Hawaii

Six of the 10 conference championship games are rematches, including the Mountain West duel between Boise State and Hawaii on Saturday. The Broncos beat the snot out of the Rainbow Warriors in October in a 59-37 win. Boise State led 45-14 not even halfway through the third quarter.

Best bets for college basketball’s Wooden Award

After a month of examining what college basketball has to offer, we have a much better lay of the land, which makes it the perfect time to drop a couple futures wagers. Some of the best offers you will find are for the John R. Wooden Award, which goes to college basketball's Player of the Year.

Michigan is legit, and other lessons learned from Feast Week

Thanksgiving Week brought us a wild week of sports. The Egg Bowl became unhinged, then Nick Saban forgot how to count in the Iron Bowl, all while college basketball gave us rising stars to conclude the first month of the season. Join us as we dig into the lessons we learned from Feast Week in college hoops.

Tom Brady is still a hero despite Patriots latest loss

Every NFL Sunday there are players who capture and break hearts across America. BetAmerica’s weekly Heroes and Villains feature highlights the players who made and lost money for NFL bettors.

SEC Rivalry Week picks: #5 Alabama vs. #15 Auburn & 7 more

Rivalry Week is alive and well in the SEC with some good ol' fashioned grudge matches guaranteed to delight football fans and bettors alike. Join BetAmerica columnist Nick Roush as he digs into some of the top games on the menu including the Iron Bowl, the Egg Bowl, the Governor's Cup and the Battle Line Rivalry.

NCAAB: Is Texas Tech for real?

For college basketball fans across the country, Feast Week is one of only three opportunities to enjoy daytime basketball. Unlike Championship Week and the NCAA Tournament, pundits aren’t force-feeding you information about every single team. Early in the season, coaches are still searching for the right winning recipe. Those who can’t cook it up correctly in time for Thanksgiving are ripe for upsets, making it a great time for fans to get lucky and win some money.

Devlin ‘Duck’ Hodges is the hero we need and deserve

Every NFL Sunday there are players who capture and break hearts across America. BetAmerica’s weekly Heroes and Villains feature highlights the players who made and lost money for NFL bettors.

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SEC football picks: #24 Texas A&M vs. #4 Georgia & 3 more

The penultimate week of the regular season is typically the one week where every SEC school schedules the softest opponent possible. Known colloquially as SoCon Saturday, it essentially gives SEC schools a bye week to prepare for their season-ending rivalry games. Even though there are still more FCS games than conference games, we still have three significant SEC games on the slate.

College basketball recap: What’s wrong with the SEC?

College basketball is just getting started, but there have already been a few early surprises. The most shocking news comes from the SEC, where Florida, Kentucky and Texas A&M have all been exposed.

J.R. Sweezy deserves to be in the Bad Beat Hall of Fame

Every NFL Sunday there are players who capture and break hearts across America. BetAmerica’s weekly Heroes and Villains feature will highlight the players who made and lost money for NFL bettors.