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No need to panic in San Antonio

The Western Conference No. 1 seed San Antonio Spurs didn’t exactly tear it up down the stretch as they headed into the NBA Playoffs, even getting overtaken for top spot overall in the NBA by the Chicago Bulls on the last day of the regular season. And that indifferent play continued into Game 1 of their opening round playoff series Sunday, when they were stunned 101-98 by the No. 8 seed Memphis Grizzlies , a game in which the Spurs had been a 6.5-point home favorite. It was the first ever playoff win for the Grizzlies franchise. But the Spurs have no intention of making major changes or adjustments for Game 2 of the best-of-seven series Read More

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Legalized Internet Gambling Likely?

Leave it to the credit rating companies to make a push that could see Internet Gambling legalized in the United States.On Monday, a prominent credit rating agency said it sees Internet gambling gathering momentum in various states and in Congress. Fitch Ratings , the agency whose bond ratings the state of Massachusetts uses as a measure of the state’s economic strength, said in a new report that legalized online gambling is “increasingly likely.” It said the changes may happen on either a regional basis or at the federal level.“Multiple states have been considering intrastate online gaming proposals, new federal proposals are being discussed, and the budget outlook at both state and federal levels remains strained,” according to the Fitch analysis. “Companies have been ramping up online initiatives and/or entering into alliances, such as Wynn-PokerStars and Caesars-888 Holdings .” Read More

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Tiger Woods no favorite heading into The Masters

Tiger Woods will tee-off at Augusta for the 2011 Masters Tournament this week, and for the first time since he burst on to the PGA Tour in the ‘90s, Woods is not the favorite to win the prestigious event, one of golf’s four grand slam tournaments.
Just a couple of years ago, it would have been nearly impossible to comprehend a Masters where Woods was not the man to beat.It’s hard to determine exactly when was the last Masters that Woods was not the favorite at, but this is certainly the first Masters in which Woods has competed in which he’s not the favorite. That fact underlines how far the greatest player the game has ever known has fallen.This is a tournament and a course that suits his game best. And it’s a tournament that Tiger has won four times.There were Masters tournaments in the past, as recently as two years ago, when Woods was at even money to win the Masters, which says a lot about how dominant Woods once was in general, and how he owned Augusta in particular. Read More


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NFL Lockout News, NCAA Sweet 16, And New York Knicks News

Lot of things going on in the world of sports, So have a seat here we go.

The NFL owners and the players have until April 6 to file written arguments as the players seek an injunction blocking the current lockout.The NFL has asked the court to not issue a ruling on the case until after the National Labor Relations Board issues its ruling on the legitimacy of the NFLPA decertification, and this week the league said it will not talk with NFLPA lawyers before April 6 unless the NFLPA re-forms as a union. Read More

March Madness becomes Matthews madness with 3 number 1 seeds advancing to the Sweet 16 Three of the four No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament have made it to the Sweet 16 round, and anyone who listened to my March Madness picks last week knows that’s exactly how I called it.In fact, I picked the Duke Blue Devils, Kansas Jayhawks and the Ohio State Buckeyes to all make it to the Final Four, and I believe they’ll advance through the Sweet 16, into the Elite 8, and right through to Houston. Read More

In what could be a pivotal game for Eastern Conference playoff positioning, the New York Knicks face the Orlando Magic at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday (8 pm ET, ESPN).While I discussed the heated battle for top spot in the East between the three powerhouses – the Chicago Bulls , Boston Celtics and Miami Heat – in a recent article, let’s take a look at the playoff picture at the other end, specifically the Knicks’ situation. Read More

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President Obama’s Basketball picks cash at 10-6 SU clip

If only fixing the national economy were this easy. Some people would probably have a problem with it, but President Barack Obama should be putting some federal funds on his March Madness picks, because he’s racking up the cash so far in the NCAA Tournament.One week into theBig Dance , the President’s picks are better than a lot of basketball handicappers in this country. Obama correctly picked 10 of the 16 teams that advanced to the regional semifinals in the NCAA tournament.Last week, he took the time to fill out an NCAA tournament bracket with ESPN’s Andy Katz. He went 5-3 SU on Sunday, pretty good considering the number of favorites who didn’t cover the spread and the underdogs who won outright.  Read More


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Lot’s of News Today From the NFL, and NCAA March Madness. Maybe even a touch of Charlie Sheen Stay tuned.

Busy Monday morning here at SmPicks, With the NCAA March Madness announcing the brackets yesterday, the NFL Lockout, Even alittle bit about everyones favorite Nut Case Charlie Sheen. Let’s kick this day off right now.

March Madness or as We like to call it Matthews Madness – officially known as the Men’s College Basketball Tournament, or just the NCAA Tournament , or better, The Big Dance – officially kicks off with Selection Sunday , when the brackets are filled and the College Basketball Betting can begin. And Basketball Betting fans will have no shortage of TV coverage as the 2011 NCAA Tournament marks the first year of a new 14-year agreement between CBS and the NCCA in which CBS will team up with Turner Sports and its top stations – TNT, TBS and truTV – to provide wall-to-wall coverage of every game. Read more

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Over to The NFL and the Lockout. It looks like this is going to get Nasty. During a lockout, the NFL prohibits discussion about current players and pending free agents between agents and teams. FOX Sports reports that the league has “warned coaches and team officials” not to engage in any such conversations while the lockout is in place. Read More Guys sit down and talk this out this is not a good time for a strike maybe you can hire Kate Reed from Fairly Legal on USA to help you out

Finally a shout out to Charlie Sheen. Charlie keep up what your doing and If you change your mind and want to start betting on sports again I would love to point you in the right direction and get you on the winning team here at

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