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COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAMBLING: Week 6's 24 best bets, heavy on defense

Welcome back to our college football gambling column. It's called COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAMBLING. A 9-7 mark in Week 4 brings me to 38-35, -$50 as we enter Week 6. This week features a ton of big games! All wagers at -110 odds unless otherwise noted. Show More Summary

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 5: Davante Adams

Davante Adams should get snaps as the WR3. Should you give him a look this week? Green Bay Packers receiver Jarrett Boykin has been ruled out of action for Thursday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Boykin entered the season as the third receiver on the depth chart, but he's fallen out of favor due to some drops. Enter Davante Adams. Show More Summary

Crime-drama 'Gracepoint' falls short of the British original

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Rushing a crime-drama clone is the first clue that something's amiss Rushing a crime-drama clone is the first clue that something's amiss

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 5: Randall Cobb

Randall Cobb broke out in Week 4 and he's looking for a repeat performance on Thursday. We break down the fantasy implications. Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb was fairly disappointing throughout the first three weeks of the season, but he broke out in a big way against the Chicago Bears in Week 4. Show More Summary

Alaska gives every resident $1,884 despite declining oil revenue

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

An avalanche of free money strikes Alaska on Thursday as the oil-rich state government deposits $1,884 into the bank account of nearly every year-round resident.

Exotic luxury car makers trying down-market strategy

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Exotic car companies, eager to extend their reach beyond the super-rich, are offering increasing numbers of "accessible" luxury cars.

Vikings vs. Packers 2014: NFC North battle comes to Lambeau Field for Thursday Night Football

The Vikings and Packers face off in a key NFC North game on Thursday Night Football. Week 5 kicks off with a critical NFC North battle between the Minnesota Vikings (2-2) and Green Bay Packers (2-2) at Lambeau Field. Both teams are coming...Show More Summary

Angels’ Albert Pujols Is Back in Form and Back in the Postseason

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

As the Angels begin an American League division series against the Royals, Albert Pujols, an October fixture with the Cardinals, is returning to a familiar stage.

The $61,000 question: First look at Ford's most expensive F-150 pickup

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Soon it will be possible to walk into a Ford dealership with a little more than $61,000 and drive out in a new, loaded 2015 F-150 pickup truck. No, a complimentary Fusion sedan isn’t included.

Fantasy football advice, Week 5: Who to start/sit for Vikings vs. Packers

Do these teams even play close games? The Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers are 2-2. The Packers have scored one more than the Vikings and allowed 12 more. With two point differentials in the single digits, it might seem like the two teams have played close games, barely won, barely lost. Show More Summary

California drought inspires playful small space garden

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Peg Rahn loves her Sierra Madre garden but is taking the drought — and the city’s mandate to reduce water consumption by 30% — seriously.

Tigers vs. Orioles, 2014 ALDS Game 1: Start time, TV schedule and how to watch online

The 2013 AL Cy Young winner will square off against the man who has been the Orioles' best pitcher for two years running. The Orioles' quest to reach the World Series for the first time since 1983 begins on Thursday with Game 1 of the...Show More Summary

Atlético Madrid captain admits receiving money in relation to alleged match-fixing — reports

According to news reports in Spain, Atlético Madrid captain Gabi has admitted receiving money while on loan at Real Zaragoza, but denies using that money to help fix results. According to reports in Spain, Atlético Madrid's captain Gabi has admitted to receiving money from Real Zaragoza while on loan with the club. Show More Summary

Complete 2014-15 Baltimore Orioles Offseason Preview and Predictions

The regular season is now over. The playoffs are just around the corner. With the final regular-season game being played on September 28, a 1-0 win for the Baltimore Orioles in Toronto, Orioles fans are eagerly waiting for what the postseason...Show More Summary

Beijing denounces Hong Kong unrest, but protesters dig in

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

China’s Communist Party came out forcefully Thursday to denounce the democracy demonstrations that have engulfed Hong Kong for five days, saying the “illegal” rallies are threatening to drag the territory into “chaos.” Some protest organizers, meanwhile, dug in...

How to watch UCF vs. Houston: Game guide, TV/streaming, odds

Can UCF finally grab a win over an FBS opponent? Two of the AAC's non-East Carolina contenders will square off Thursday night, when the Houston Cougars host the UCF Knights. UCF opened the season with back-to-back losses against Power 5 opponents, losing 26-24 to Penn State in Ireland and 38-10 on the road against Missouri. Show More Summary

Resilient Giants Rock Pirates to Earn Spot in NLDS

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Madison Bumgarner grabbed four beers, tilted his head back and chugged like a champion.

Metro shouldn't play the name game

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

How should Los Angeles say “thanks” to long-serving politicians who have done the people's business through good times and bad? When a fruit basket just isn't enough, the honorarium of choice for L.A. County supervisors and other local elected officials has been to have their...

Clear, thoughtful rules are needed for recordings by LAPD

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Los Angeles police sergeant who caused a controversy when he detained “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts in response to a 911 call last month has now publicly defended his decision to turn over an audio recording he made of the incident to the celebrity news site TMZ,...

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