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  1. Bill and Sal’s 2014 NFL Degenerate Gambling Preview: AFC We...

    Bill Simmons and Sal Iacono

    Bill and Sal aren't as hot on the Broncos as Vegas is and think the Chargers, at the odds they are getting now, are a great bet to win the division and potentially get into the AFC Championship Game and maybe even the Super Bowl. Listen...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  2. Know Your Beef: Nicki Minaj vs. Iggy Azalea

    Molly Lambert

    Round 1: In July 2010, a not yet world-famous Iggy Azalea tweeted, "lmao at nikki saying she did the bet awards live. errrrr. if you say so girl." Azalea, a then-20-year-girl from Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia, was living in Los A...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  3. The Annual BET Awards 'Bless This Mess' Emotional Rolle...

    Rembert Browne

    A tradition unlike any other ... the BET Awards. [Note: An impressive knowledge of trigonometry is essential to continue.] There is no other event on television like the yearly convergence of Black and Entertainment a...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  4. Lily Allen Was Offered a 'Game of Thrones' Role, But It...

    Zach Dionne

    Lily Allen, whose brother is evidently Theon Greyjoy on Game of Thrones, was originally asked to play Theon's warrior sister, Yara. "I felt uncomfortable because I would have had to go on a horse and he would have touched me up and shit,&qu...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  5. Let the MLB Sack Race Commence

    Michael Baumann

    One of the few things I envy about the United Kingdom is that in any given season, sports fans there can bet on which Premier League manager will be fired. In fact, it seems people can bet on anything sports-related in the U.K., because British sport...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  6. The Betting Season

    Bill Barnwell

    Those damn Detroit Lions. As I look back at my 2013 preseason bets, all I can think about is how the Lions snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. Sure, the second-half collapse that resulted in the firing of head coach Jim Schwartz probably didn&#...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  7. Cousin Sal’s March Madness Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    March Madness. Absolutely my favorite betting event of the year. Unless you count the NFL preseason, NFL regular season, NFL postseason, and, of course, the July Fourth Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. Despite my gridiron and pork bias, I remain...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  8. Big Bets

    Louisa Thomas

    Unofficially, it's called the fifth slam. Officially, it's called the BNP Paribas Open. Informally, it's called Indian Wells. If you don't get the Tennis Channel, you might not even know it exists. But it&r...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  9. From Jay and Ye to the Mohawk: When SXSW’s Fantasy Turned T...

    Rembert Browne

    South by Southwest, more than any other festival, is all about hedging your bets, negotiating time conflicts that seem important in the moment, and then deciding which option will bring you the most fulfillment. More often than not, the winner is the...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  10. MLB Over/Under Jamboree

    Jonah Keri

    When cranking out baseball betting odds, Vegas and online sportsbooks have always used a combination of rigorous data analysis and information on individuals' betting habits to ensure that picking winners is a challenge. We laypeople like to thi...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  11. Cousin Sal's Divisional Round Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    Week 17: -67,500 jermajesties Season Total: -202,000 jermajesties (Obligatory weekly explanation: A "jermajesty" represents the fake name given for a dollar amount in this series. It's also the unfortunate name of one of Jermaine Jackson's sons.)...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  12. Career Arc: The Not-Quite Stardom of Gabrielle Union

    Rembert Browne

    Let's look back at Busta Rhymes's video for 2006’s "I Love My Chick." This is when it becomes clear that actor Gabrielle Union's career is ripe for a thorough investigation. The music video is inspired by 2005’s Mr. & Mrs. Smith, w...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  13. Cousin Sal's NFL Wild-Card Weekend Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    Week 17: +60,000 jermajesties Season total: -134,500 jermajesties (Obligatory weekly explanation: A "jermajesty" represents the fake name given for a dollar amount in this series. It's also the unfortunate name of one of Jermaine Jackson's sons.)...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  14. B.S. Report: Cousin Sal

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal guess the Week 17 lines, take a look at their fantasy football leagues, and get their bets ready for the Winter Olympics. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the B.S. Report on iTunes, and check out our podcasts pa...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  15. Cousin Sal's Week 16 Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    Week 15: -41,000 jermajesties(* Season Total: -92,000 jermajesties (*Obligatory weekly explanation: A "jermajesty" represents the fake name given for a dollar amount in this series. It's also the unfortunate name of one of Jermaine Jackson's sons...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  16. Cousin Sal Week 15 Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    Week 14: -51,000 jermajesties Season Total: -51,0000 jermajesties Yep, another five-digit jermajesty forfeiture for me. Let's face it, when it comes to NFL prop wagering I'm a total fraud. I'm really no better than the guy pretending to do sign ...

    Blog | December 13, 2013