SCOTUS Gives States Go-Ahead to Legalize Sports Betting

The Supreme Court ended a six year legal battle ruling against the NCAA, NBA, NHL, NFL, and MLB in favor of New Jersey to allow states to legalize betting on sports. SCOTUS ruled against a 1992 law that banned state-authorized sports betting "with some exceptions." Thus making Nevada the only state where bets on single … Continue reading SCOTUS Gives States Go-Ahead to Legalize Sports Betting

Little Surprise in Top 4 College Football Playoff Fourth Rankings

The fourth round of College Football Playoffs came out Tuesday night with little fanfare. There was a minor shakeup in the top four with Clemson and Miami flipping spots. With Baker Mayfield being benched in the final home game of the season, there is a chance that Oklahoma falls out of the top four if … Continue reading Little Surprise in Top 4 College Football Playoff Fourth Rankings

College Football Playoff Rankings Chalked Full of Surprise

The third round of College Football Playoff rankings were released today and it was chalked full of surprises, like Alabama finally coming in at the top spot and undefeated Wisconsin and Auburn are out of the top four spots. Which isn't surprising given that a lot of top 25 teams lost this weekend and thus … Continue reading College Football Playoff Rankings Chalked Full of Surprise

NCAA Bribery Scandal and What it Means for College Basketball

When the news broke early Tuesday morning that the Justice Department was charging assistant coaches from four big name college basketball programs, most were shocked not because of the allegations of bribery and fraud but because it was a federal indictment.But before I even get into the implications these charges will have on college basketball, … Continue reading NCAA Bribery Scandal and What it Means for College Basketball

OTL Grips in Latest Report on Indiana University Athletics Failing Athletes

This week's Hooked Till the Credits is an interesting one because it's not focused on a sports documentary, but a news report. Outside the Lines aired a piece yesterday about Indiana University failing its injured student athletes and I was gripped from the opening to the ending of the piece. The report started out with … Continue reading OTL Grips in Latest Report on Indiana University Athletics Failing Athletes