2005 Olympic Sports Betting Articles
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Premiership Soccer Betting Primer
by Trevor Whenham - 12/07/2006
Are you an action junkie? Struggling to find enough to bet on in North America? Maybe it's time to go international. For the sake of simple access to information, and the ease of watching games, the first place you might want to start is the English Premier League. Soccer in England is very serious stuff, and the league is jammed full of international superstars making millions. Here's a primer on the league to get you up to speed.
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U.S. Open Betting Tips
by Trevor Whenham - 09/06/2006
The U.S. Open is well into its second and final week. Now that Andre Agassi is gone, it's time to focus on the rest of the field to find the value for bettors. To help you with that search, here are four things you need to know about the men's and women's draw if you're looking to bet:
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Floyd Landis and the Tour de France Doping Scandal
by Robert Ferringo - 07/28/2006
The first time I saw Floyd Landis I thought, "What is Marcel Luske doing on a bike?" But that wasn't the eccentric pro poker player on a bicycle; it was just your run-of-the-mill Pennsylvania Mennonite who was able to overcome a degenerative hip condition to stage the biggest comeback in Tour de France history.
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Bodog Posts 2006 Winter Olympics Odds For Men's Hockey
by Joseph Mattern - 02/13/2006
Bodog is currently offering 2006 Winter Olympics odds for men's ice hockey and there are plenty of options to wager on. Check out their Olympics betting section and you'll find odds on men's ice hockey, odds to win the gold and tournament match-up props on who will get further in the tourney, as well as odds on the top men's goal scorer.
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2006 Winter Olympics Betting
by Robert Ferringo - 02/09/2006
Besides the literal hangover that usually follows the Super Bowl, there's often a figurative one that gamblers must deal with. After months invested in football, the time between The Big Game and March Madness is generally a No Man's Land for bettors of American sports. But like my father always told me: the best way to kill a hangover is to start drinking again.
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2006 Australian Open Finals: Women's Championship and the Crazy Guy in the White Shirt
by Chris, the Impaler - 01/27/2006
After two weeks of punishing temperatures, blistering tennis, and upsets galore, the Australian Open wraps up another exciting 'Slam' down under with two exciting finals this weekend at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne as Roger Federer attempts to win his seventh and Justine Henin-Hardenne her fifth consecutive "Grand Slam."
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Australian Open Odds: Bring it On!
by Chris, the Impaler - 01/17/2006
Futures odds have been set for the men's and women's championship on the first stop of 2006 Grand Slam tennis season as the action gets underway at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia from Jan. 16-29.
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US Open Odds -- Double the Money
by Chris, the Impaler - 08/26/2005
On Monday, despite not playing (due to injury) in the US Open Series WTA event in Toronto, Maria Sharapova became the No. 1 ranked woman on the WTA. Tennis' 18-year-old femme fatale surged ahead of Lindsey Davenport, however, due to her poor showing in US Open Series tournaments Sharapova won't qualify for the bonus money offered by the US Open this year. Sharapova, although No. 1 in the world isn't even the women's favorite to win the US Open this year, while the women's US Open Series odds have point's leader Clijsters at 2/1 to win it all.
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Tour de France Betting - Will Lance Armstrong Go Out On Top?
by Robert Ferringo - 06/30/2005
Over the last six years, Lance Armstrong winning the Tour de France has been the surest bet in sports. Armstrong has dominated the 180-plus rider field for more than half a decade, winning a record six straight titles and elevating himself to near mythical stature in the process. The 2005 Tour de France begins Saturday, July 2 and runs until Sunday, July 24, and Armstrong has already announced that this will be his farewell to the event. This leaves us with one question: will Lance write the storybook ending to his career, riding off into the Texas sunset with a seventh title, or will he be usurped, passing the torch to another rider to complete the cycle?
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Tour de France History - The World's Greatest Cycling Event
by Robert Ferringo - 06/29/2005
Long before it was the Tour de Lance, the world's greatest cycling event was simply a bizarre marketing ploy that was spawned over a casual business lunch. This Saturday begins the 92nd running of the Tour de France, a 21-stage, 3,500 kilometer endurance trial that has literally killed men who have dared to attempt it. To some, the idea of Lance Armstrong winning an unprecedented seventh consecutive title is an amazing concept. That would be an impressive feat, but an amazing concept is what Geo Lefevre and Henri Desgrange came up with in 1902 when they decided to stage one of the most grueling exercises of human will that that world had ever seen.
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