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.
With just five weeks left in the NFL season, teams are beginning to fight for the final playoff spots. Most of the teams in the late afternoon slate on Sunday are either playing for pride or fighting to keep their slim hopes alive. The Chiefs and Raiders are the only matchup with real playoff implications, but it is also the only game in the time slot that is expected to be decided by more than a field goal. We break down the 4:00 p.m. Eastern games and give you a free pick to run with for each matchup.
Week 13 features a meeting between Super Bowl hopefuls with Baltimore and San Francisco set to clash at M&T Bank Stadium. James Scully previews that widely anticipated matchup, as well as four other Sunday games.
The bye weeks are over, so even with a trio of games on Thanksgiving there are plenty of options to choose from on the Week 13 Sunday slate. Here are the six games Scott Shapiro likes most.
There were quite a few lessons to be learned during Week 13 of the college football season, as some early season favorites tumbled, while other fringe contenders stayed in the mix.
Week 14 of the college football season is just days away and we have you covered with hard-hitting insight and analysis on some of this week's most eagerly anticipated games as well as the latest trends and storylines from across the U.S.
Every week we sit down with BetAmerica Extra columnists Ashley Anderson, James Scully and Scott Shapiro to discuss the latest news from around the NFL. This week they weigh in on the league's most clutch player, NFL playoff reform and Mason Rudolph's murky future.
Can we talk a little turkey? The NFL has several tasty treats lined up for football fans this Thanksgiving. First up is an NFC grudge match between the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions, followed by a tantalizing tilt between the Buffalo Bills and Dallas Cowboys that has serious playoff implications. Still hungry for more? The New Orleans Saints will try to knock the stuffing out of the Atlanta Falcons when they face off in their NFC South night cap.
A week after their massive showdown, the Oklahoma Sooners and Baylor Bears will host dangerous challengers and hope to clinch a spot in the Big 12 Championship Game.
With conference and national championship implications on the line in Columbus, games don’t get much bigger than the showdown between Ohio State and Penn State this week.