Aaron Mansfield

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Aaron Mansfield is a freelance sports writer. His work has appeared in Complex, USA Today and the New York Times. Mansfield is a PhD candidate at UMass Amherst.

NBA Futures: Butler Trade Significantly Increases 76ers’ Title Odds

Butler, NBA, Minnesota Timberwolves

All of a sudden, the Philadelphia 76ers are NBA title contenders. Philly hasn’t gotten off to the hottest start. Despite many picking the Sixers to win the East, they’re only 8-5. But the Sixers have reportedly added Jimmy Butler, one of the NBA’s best small forwards. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Philly is sending Dario Saric, Robert Covington, Jerryd …

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Sports Betting Tips With Chris Sheridan Episode 25: Lisa Hsu & Bobby Gonzalez

Scott Brooks, NBA, Wizards, Scott Brooks, Brooks

Episode 25 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan, is now available. In this week’s episode, Chris speaks with Lisa Hsu, NBA writer for Tencent, as well as frequent guest coach Bobby Gonzalez. Chris and our guests discuss Scott Brooks’ future, Jimmy Butler’s next destination, and more. Listen to the full conversation here: This episode …

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Sports Betting Tips With Chris Sheridan Episode 24: Mike Ganter

Toronto Raptors, Raptors, Toronto, Kawhi Leonard, NBA

Episode 24 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan, is now available. In this week’s episode, Chris speaks with Mike Ganter, the Toronto Raptors beat writer for the Toronto Sun. Chris and Ganter discuss the Raptors’ showdown with Milwaukee, Toronto’s hot start, Kawhi Leonard, and more. Listen to the full conversation here: This episode is …

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Thunder’s Billy Donovan Odds-on Favorite to be Fired Next

Billy Donovan, NBA, Donovan, Thunder

After starting 0-6, the Cleveland Cavaliers fired head coach Tyronn Lue on Sunday. Numerous figures around the league voiced their support for Lue, including former Cavs star LeBron James. With King James now in Los Angeles, Lue’s close relationship with LeBron is no longer a factor — which likely made Cleveland’s decision to move on a bit easier. While Lue …

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Sports Betting Tips With Chris Sheridan Episode 23: John Mason

Blake Griffin, Detroit, Pistons, Detroit Pistons, NBA

Episode 23 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan, is now available. In this week’s episode, Chris speaks with John Mason, the famed Detroit Pistons P.A. announcer. Mason is known as the voice behind “Deeeeee-troit basketball,” and he also hosts a Detroit radio show. Listen to the full conversation here: This episode is sponsored by …

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Sports Betting Tips With Chris Sheridan Episode 22: Steve Aschburner

Jimmy Butler, Butler, NBA, Minnesota Timberwolves

Episode 22 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan, is now available. In this week’s episode, Chris speaks with Steve Aschburner, the longtime Minnesota Timberwolves beat writer who has written for NBA.com since 2009. Listen to the full conversation here: This episode is sponsored by BetDSI Sportsbook, which is now open to the U.S. market. …

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Sports Betting Tips With Chris Sheridan Episode 21: Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson

Anthony Davis, NBA, LeBron James

Episode 21 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan, is now available. In this week’s episode, Chris speaks with Brandon “Scoop B” Robinson of Basketball Society. Listen to the full conversation here: This episode is sponsored by BetDSI Sportsbook, which is now open to the U.S. market. Use promo code BBALL1000 for a free $25 …

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Sports Betting Tips With Chris Sheridan Episode 20: David Griffin

David Griffin, NBA, Griffin, Cleveland Cavaliers

Episode 20 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan, is now available. In this week’s episode, Chris interviews former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin, who is now working as an analyst for SiriusXM NBA and NBATV. Listen to the full conversation here: This episode is sponsored by BetDSI Sportsbook, which is now open to …

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Sports Betting Tips With Chris Sheridan Episode 19: Rick Pitino

Rick Pitino, NCAA, Pitino

Episode 19 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan, is now available for consumption by hitting the play button below. In this week’s episode, Chris interviews former NCAA and NBA head coach Rick Pitino, who led college squads to five Final Four appearances and two national titles. During the podcast, Sheridan and Pitino chat about …

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Sports Betting Tips With Chris Sheridan Episode 18: EuroLeague Betting Odds

Mike James, EuroLeague, NBA, Phoenix Suns

Episode 18 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan, is now available on several podcast platforms. This episode features two guests — the first is Antonis Kalkavouras, a European basketball journalist for gazzetta.gr whom Sheridan calls the “Bob Costas of Greece.” The second is Andrew Bernucca, a EuroLeague contributor for FanSided. In this episode, our …

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