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The Conscience of Thoroughbred Racing


On Today’s Scorecard, consider that Washington Nationals ace hurler Stephen Strasburg is 4-0 with a 1.80 ERA and a 0.89 WHIP in his last four overall team starts. He is also 3-0 in his last three postseason starts, and 4-1 at home in his career team starts against St. Louis.

College Football Week 7

As The Dust Settles, USA TODAY college football columnist Dan Wolken’s take on Week 7 of the season is spot-on. He notes: At 6-0, LSU should feel terrific about where it sits in the College Football Playoff landscape, but more importantly, the Tigers are playing well and continuing to grow offensively. After seeing them continue to put up big numbers against a quality defense, this certainly feels real … During his 3½ seasons as head coach, fans have coalesced around the belief that Kirby Smart is the guy to deliver Georgia’s first national championship since 1980. And given the way Smart has recruited, Georgia’s fan base has had plenty of reason to believe that he’ll climb the mountain sooner or later. However, even after Saturday’s stunning home loss to South Carolina he’s going to feel some blowback if Georgia doesn’t play for an SEC title this year … If Alabama-LSU is the game of the year in college football, Ohio State-Wisconsin on Oct. 26 is looking like a strong contender to be right behind it. The Badgers have pitched shutouts in four of its six games and show the ability to bury teams early when they have the chance.

Grinding Out The Profits

From Playbook Totals Tipsheet Newsletter: The Green Bay Packers are 0-6 UNDER off a SU road dog win. The Detroit Lions are 1-5 UNDER coming off a bye week.
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