Sheridan: Giannis Now Greek SuperFreak After Offseason Weightlifting

The Greek Freak is now the Hellenic SuperFreak … or something both freakish and superlative. Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Eastern Conference favorite to be the Most Valuable Player in the 2018-19 season, has been hitting the weights like a latter day Karl Malone, re-sculpting an already sculpted body “He’s totally cut. He looks bigger than I expected,” coach Mike Budenholzer told …

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Sports Betting Tips With Chris Sheridan Episode 17: Marq’d Men On Milwaukee Bucks

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Episode 17 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan, is now available on several podcast platforms. This episode features guests Jim McIlvain and John Scott Lewinski of the men’s lifestyle podcast “Marq’d Men.” McIlvaine, a 7-foot-1 center, had a seven-year NBA career after excelling at Marquette in the early ’90s, and Lewinski is an accomplished freelance writer and journalist. …

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2020 Presidential Election Betting: Mark Cuban’s odds are dropping

With the mid-term elections taking place just two months from now, it’s fair to start wondering who will win the 2020 Presidential Election. Donald Trump is one of the most unpopular presidents we have ever seen, but he is still the favorite to win. There is a pretty substantial incumbency advantage when it comes to political office, and the presidency …

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Sheridan: Odds are you haven’t heard all of these Basketball Hall of Fame stories

The lucky 13 are going into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. on Friday night, and let’s just begin by saying you don’t get to write “lucky” and “13” in the same sentence very often without using “un.” Triskaidekaphobiacs understand completely. There are a ton of great stories being published about these players and coaches all around …

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Sheridan: If/when Mark Cuban runs for President, he has a message for sports gambling antagonists

Mark Cuban has 50-1 betting odds to be the next President of the United States. Odds on him meeting Warren Buffett at a Dairy Queen in the next two weeks are not yet listed. Cuban, a frequent political commentator, declined to answer a direct question from about whether or not he will run for the office now held by …

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Sheridan: Linsanity 2.0 Could be Dingsanity in Dallas or Wongsanity in Philly

PHILADELPHIA — If Penn repeats as Ivy League champion this season in college basketball, Michael Wang, a kid from Mater Dei by way of Taiyuan in Shanxi Province could be one of the key reasons why. And if the Dallas Mavericks have a rookie not named Luka Doncic who makes some noise in the NBA, it’ll be a different young …

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Sheridan: Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Speaks Again, and Says a Mouthful

The flags at the White House were flying at half-staff this morning, President Trump was relatively quiet on Twitter, and Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf was probably playing basketball somewhere getting ready for the best game of his life. “My best basketball I don’t think has been played yet,” he told GetMore Sports in an exclusive interview in which he also said much, …

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Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf on Life as the Original Kaepernick: ‘It’s The Height of Oppression’

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf was once the most explosive offensive player in college basketball and one of the most promising young players in the NBA. His burgeoning career, however, slowed to a halt after he took a stand for what he believed in. After dominating in two seasons at LSU — he was the SEC Player of the Year in both 1989 …

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Sports Betting Tips With Chris Sheridan Episode 16: Tommy Sheppard on Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf

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Episode 16 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan and SiriusXM host Noah Coslov, is now available on podcast platforms. This episode features guest Tommy Sheppard, assistant general manager of the Washington Wizards. In this episode, our hosts talk about Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, athletes’ activism, the 2018-19 Eastern Conference picture, and Manu Ginobili. Listen to the …

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