|By Marc Lawrence —|
The inaugural season of the XFL kicks off Saturday, February 8, and features eight teams playing 10 games each, before a four-team playoff that will conclude with a championship game on April 26. Those who remember the AAF folding last spring might be hesitant to invest much time in the XFL experience, but consider that DraftKings has publicly announced they will be hosting XFL DFS contests, and FanDuel is also exploring the possibility. Neither site hosted AAF contests last year. Speaking of FanDuel, they have posted season win totals and odds to win the title for the 10-week neophyte league. The favorite is the Tampa Bay Vipers at 7.5 wins and +500. The long shots are St. Louis Battlehawks and the Seattle Dragons are 3.5 wins and +1000. Read more here.
|Hoops History Book|
|Cleveland: 16-4 SU vs. the Knicks … Golden State: 15-2 SU vs. the Wizards … Dallas: 1-4 SUATS at the Pacers … Philadelphia: 21-4 $ off SUATS loss at the Heat … North Carolina: 7-1-1 $ vs. Seminoles … Kansas State: 6-0 SU / 5-1 $ vs. the Bears … Texas: 5-1 $ at Jayhawks.|
|Grinding Out The Profits|
|Shout out and a Happy Birthday to Shaun Hess, a coffee club barista. There was a time in the day when the Ole Dude in Vegas could give Robert Redford a run for his money. Today they are like two classics, just happy to be able to walk to the bank. The Dude abides.|