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.

Jimmie Johnson isn’t just the sentimental choice to win the Daytona 500, he’s the right one

February 14th, 2020 3:48 pmRyan Murphy

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 pick: Clippers vs. Celtics

February 13th, 2020 4:04 pmRyan Murphy

NBA All-Star Weekend doesn’t officially tip off until Friday evening, but basketball fans will get to enjoy another star-studded affair tonight when The Clippers take on the Celtics at TD Garden.
Steve Kerr is the right coach at the right time for Andrew Wiggins

February 11th, 2020 8:43 pmRyan Murphy

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 Western Conference playoff picture, Andrew Wiggins’ fit with the Warriors, and Cleveland’s imposing frontline.
5 unbreakable NBA All-Star Game records

February 11th, 2020 6:37 pmRyan Murphy

We've dusted off the history books and have identified the NBA’s five most unbreakable All-Star Game records.
Philly falling fast in NBA Championship odds

February 10th, 2020 7:47 pmRyan Murphy

Oddsmakers are losing faith in Philadelphia. The 76ers’ odds of winning the 2020 NBA Championship have lengthened from +1000 one week ago to +1400 today, despite a pair of aggressive moves at the trade deadline that bolstered the team’s depth and improved its long-term flexibility.
Weekend Hot Takes: North Carolina will destroy Duke

February 7th, 2020 3:56 pmRyan Murphy

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 trade deadline winners and losers

February 6th, 2020 5:57 pmRyan Murphy

They say you can’t truly judge the impact of a trade until two years later, but frankly who has that kind of time? We’re going to fast forward through that excruciating waiting period as we determine the winners and losers of the NBA’s annual trade deadline.
Devin Booker deserves to be an NBA All-Star

February 5th, 2020 4:44 pmRyan Murphy

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 Zion Williamson’s Rookie of the Year candidacy, the Buck’s championship odds, and this season’s biggest All-Star snubs.
Dodgers' World Series odds get a big boost after acquiring Betts

February 5th, 2020 3:39 pmRyan Murphy

Los Angeles lost a major star on Jan. 26 with the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant. Ten days later they've gained a new one with the arrival of Mookie Betts. The Dodgers acquired the former AL MVP from the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday evening in a blockbuster three-team trade. Betts will be joined in the City of Angels by former AL Cy Young winner David Price.
NBA trade rumors: Is Clint Capela on the move?

February 4th, 2020 3:32 pmRyan Murphy

You’ll have to excuse Clint Capela if he seems a little skittish these days. The Rockets center has had his name mentioned in dozens of potential trades over the past week as Houston GM Daryl Morey attempts to wheel and deal his way to an elusive NBA Championship. Let’s get to the bottom of why the Rockets want to get rid of Capela and examine where he may end up.
Zion makes big jump in NBA Rookie of the Year odds

February 3rd, 2020 5:51 pmRyan Murphy

Oddsmakers are officially jumping aboard the Zion Williamson hype train. The New Orleans Pelicans forward has seen his odds of winning the 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year award improve from +1500 Jan. 21 to +550 Feb. 3.