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.

Zeke who? Elliott still in NFL MVP conversation

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones may not remember who Ezekiel Elliott is, but oddsmakers certainly do. The mercurial running back is still in the top 20 in NFL MVP odds despite the fact that he has yet to play a down in the preseason. Is the 24 year-old Elliott still worth a wager?

Astros’ World Series odds unchanged despite five-game skid

It’s going to take more than a five-game losing streak for oddsmakers to lose faith in the Houston Astros. The club’s odds of winning the 2019 World Series are holding fast at +200 despite their late-season skid. We examine the five reasons why the Astros will be the last team standing at the end of October.

Weekend MLB betting preview: Brewers at Nationals

A pair of teams with serious postseason aspirations will clash this weekend at Nationals Park when Washington hosts Milwaukee. The Nationals enter the series on a four-game winning streak but are 0-3 this year against Milwaukee and struggled mightily to put runs on the board against the Brewers when they tangled in early May.

Friday MLB preview, Dodgers at Braves, Indians at Yankees

The Yankees will try to bounce back from an ugly 19-5 defeat to the Indians when they host Cleveland tonight in the Bronx. Over in Atlanta, 22-year-old wunderkind Mike Soroka puts his 10-2 record on the line when he goes up against Kenta Maeda and the Los Angeles Dodgers. We have odds and picks for both Friday night games.

EPL TV schedule: Where to watch Southampton vs. Liverpool & more

The English Premier League returns this weekend with a full slate of matches scheduled from Saturday, August 17 to Monday, August 19, and with all 20 clubs in action there's no shortage of juicy storylines to follow. We have the details on where and when you can watch every match.

Thursday MLB preview: Indians at Yankees, Cubs at Phillies

Adam Plutko leads the Cleveland Indians against the surging New York Yankees, who have now won five straight and eight of their last 10. Over in Philly, Yu Darvish and the Cubs battle Drew Smyly and the Phillies in a game that is certain to produce its fair share of home runs. We have odds and picks for both games.

Wednesday MLB preview: Twins at Brewers, A’s at Giants

The Brewers will look to bounce back from a 7-5 loss to the Twins on Tuesday night. Over at Oracle Park, hitters are already licking their chops at the prospect of facing Homer Bailey and Tyler Beede.

Tuesday MLB preview: Cubs at Phillies, Mets at Braves

A pair of southpaws battle it out in Philly, as Jose Quintana and the Cubs take on Jason Vargas and the Phillies. Over in Atlanta, Zach Wheeler and Max Fried face off, as the Mets try to chip away at the Braves' lead in the NL East. We have odds and picks for both games.

Alabama Crimson Tide 2019 college football betting preview

The last time we saw Alabama they were being crushed by Clemson 44-16 in the College Football Playoff National Championship, as the Tigers picked apart the Crimson Tide's secondary and racked up 482 total yards. Was it the end of an era for Nick Saban and company, or will Bama come back even stronger in 2019?

Mets now a top 10 World Series contender after win streak

Could we be witnessing the second coming of the Amazin' Mets? Oddsmakers seem to warming up to the idea. New York's 2019 World Series odds have improved from +3625 August 6 to +2250 August 12 after a run of eight straight victories.