About Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy began his love affair with sports journalism at the age of nine when he wrote his first article about his little league baseball team. He has since authored his own weekly column for Fox Sports and AskMen, and has created campaigns for the WWE, the NHL, and the NFL. Ryan's critically acclaimed stories have also been published in 20 books and have been featured on more than 170 radio stations and 40 newspapers across North America.

Weekend Hot Takes: Tennessee is Super Bowl bound

Is it getting hot in here or is it just our takes? BetAmerica columnists Ashley Anderson, Jeremy Balan, Ryan Murphy and Thomas Tassone share their sizzling picks for this weekend’s sports action. Handle with caution!

NBA on TNT picks: Celtics vs. Bucks and Nuggets vs. Warriors

The East's top two teams will be in action Thursday night, as the Bucks host the Celtics in Milwaukee. Meanwhile, over in the Western Conference, the Nuggets will try to fatten their record when they take on the reeling Warriors in San Francisco. We have odds and picks for both marquee matchups.

Grading Houston’s Wetstbrook-Harden experiment at the NBA midway point

BetAmerica's NBA Roundtable is back with the latest news and trends from around the Association. This week columnists Cam Tucker, Sam Farley and Ryan Murphy discuss the league's MVP, Kyle Kuzma's importance to the Lakers, and James Harden and Russell Westbrook's partnership in Houston.

The greatest teams in NCAA college basketball history

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but greatness is something that everyone can see and agree upon. In the world of college basketball it can be measured in national championships, tournament victories and record-setting runs. We think you'll agree that these five NCAA teams are greatness personified.

Can Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons co-exist in Philadelphia?

BetAmerica has teamed up with Covers and Oddschecker to break down the latest news and trends from around the Association. This week, NBA columnists Andrew Caley, Sam Farley and Ryan Murphy discuss the delicate dynamic between Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, Andre Drummond's future, and Marcus Morris' career resurgence. 

5 players who deserve to be first-time NBA All-Stars

The 2020 NBA All-Star Game in Chicago promises to feature plenty of new faces as emerging players like Luka Doncic and Trae Young challenge for a spot in the league's mid-season showcase. Join us as we select the five players most likely to make their All-Star debuts.

Greatest scorers in NCAA college basketball history

Few players have generated more highlights this season than Marquette's Markus Howard. The senior point guard is leading the nation in scoring at 25.8 points per game, and has already dropped 30 points or more five times. However, as impressive as Howard's production has been, he still has a long way to go before he's considered one of the top scorers in college basketball history. Here are the five big-time bucket-getters he's chasing.

Darren Collison targets Clippers and Lakers for NBA return

Retired point guard Darren Collison is reportedly interested in returning to the NBA, and has his sights set on the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers. The Staples Center cohabitants are currently tied with the second shortest odds to win the 2020 NBA Championship, and would both benefit from a backcourt boost.

Weekend Hot Takes: Iowa State will shock Notre Dame in Camping World Bowl

Is it getting hot in here or is it just our takes? BetAmerica columnists Jeremy Balan, Ryan Murphy and Thomas Tassone share their sizzling picks for this weekend’s sports action. Handle with caution!

NBA Christmas Day preview and picks: Clippers vs. Lakers & 4 more

Christmas Day games have been an NBA tradition since 1947, when the New York Knickerbockers flattened the Providence Steamrollers before a packed crowd at Madison Square Garden. Neither franchise will be in action on December 25 this year for obvious reasons, but a number of elite teams will be, as the Association has lined up games featuring a handful of title contenders. Join us as we preview the action.