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League of Legends, Dota (, Hearthstone, World of Warcraft and CS:GO are on the lips of pretty much all the youngsters of the modern age. These games are used as a means of socializing and developing teamwork skills. As fast as they were created, the Internet was flooded with e-betting services meant to kick the […]

Diddy’s son under fire for accepting well-earned scholarship

Simply put, it’s one of the single stupidest news stories we’ve ever covered here at Crystal Ball Run. But it is news, and it is important, so we’ll touch on it briefly. If only to discuss how truly stupid it is. The “news” centers on a two-star UCLA defensive back recruit Justin Combs, and whether […]

Meeting of the Minds: Did the punishment “fit” the crime at Penn State?

By now, we all know the news on Penn State: The school has been hit with the most egregious punishment in NCAA history. Mark Emmert spoke, and what we now know is that the school is going to get hit with a $60 million fine, the school has been banned from postseason play for four […]

College football off-season survival guide

The college football season may officially be in the books, but for the truly dedicated fans are always a part of Team No Offseason. While the games may be done, we all know there will be plenty to keep those starving for college football conversation busy between now and the start of the new college […]

Dallas Cowboys/Detroit Lions: Thanksgiving Game History

The NFL’s first season was played in the 1920s. During that time, there were six games scheduled to take place on Thanksgiving. Since then, it has become the norm to schedule games on Thanksgiving (Find Thanksgiving NFL Picks at MyBookie). Thanksgiving is an American holiday of great importance. And because the NFL is such a […]

Chip Kelly hangs with Tiger Woods at The Olympic Club

As fans, I think we all presume that college football coaches have no lives, and spend their off-season’s huddled up in dark film rooms, breaking down tape of future opponents, and ignoring their wives as effortlessly in June as they do in October. At least that’s the vision I have anyway. And for some (yeah, […]

Vikings, Packers Cause NFC North to Reel

The NFC as a whole has been exposed. Everyone who had pinned their hopes on the Vikings and the Packers and who thought things were finally starting to roll in the right direction should have given the Super Bowl betting lines a closer look. When the Packers were 4-2, it was easy to keep faith […]

2017 Pro Bowl Legends Captains Finally Announced

The NFL is throwing the revised ‘unconferenced’ structure out the window for the 2017 Pro Bowl in favor of a more traditional approach; and the list of pro Bowl legends captains isn’t that surprising, featuring an All-Pro Tight End, a Super Bowl XXXV MVP, a Pro Football Hall of Fame Running back and a Former […]

Rams will Try to Get into Beckham’s Head When They Play this Weekend

Since entering the league two years ago, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been targeted by defenses because he rubs them the wrong way and they know they can easily get into his head. On Sunday, NFL fans will be trying to make a little cash with NFL betting odds, one thing […]

The Steelers Look Like The Best Team In The NFL Right Now

Embed from Getty Images After five weeks, the NFL playoff picture appears to be getting clearer for some teams, while some teams that are expected to be in the playoffs are still trying to figure things out. One thing we know for certain after watching five weeks of football, is that the Pittsburgh Steelers, who […]

BIG 12 Struggle to Stay Afloat Two Weeks into the Season

With only two weeks into the season, it would be foolish to make any pronouncements about the future of the Big 12 in 2016. However, a lot of college football picks analysts cannot be faulted for pronouncing doom upon the Big 12. The offseason was an unfortunate mess for the Big 12 for whom the […]

Colin Kaepernick’s Protest a PR Disaster for NFL

The NFL had barely recovered from Deflategate before Colin Kaepernick’s protest thrust them back into another scandal. The NFL predictions against the spread are quickly taking a back as all eyes turn to the NFL PR Machine. Some people believe that Colin’s actions, his refusal to stand during the playing of the National Anthem could […]