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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Yankees Open Spring Training as World Series Favorites

So, is it that the bookies know more than we do, or is this something designed largely to get some action?

QLE Posted: February 14, 2019 at 05:15 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: bets, odds, world series, yankees

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Reds fan pays off gross chili-chugging bet following unexpected trade

It isn’t easy being a Cincinnati Reds fan these days. The storied franchise that once dominated Major League Baseball during stretches of the 70s, 80s, and early 90s, just completed its fifth consecutive losing season.

When the going gets tough, fans understandably get angry and anxious. And when sports fans reach that state of angst, regrettable promises are more likely to follow.

That’s how we would classify this situation regarding a Reds fan who was so desperate to see the team trade Homer Bailey during the offseason, he promised to shotgun three cans of cold Skyline Chili once a trade was completed.

What’s worse: Being a Reds fan and getting driven to do strange things like this, or being Joey Votto and stuck on the Reds?

 

QLE Posted: January 10, 2019 at 08:37 AM | 14 comment(s)
  Beats: bets, fans, reds

 

 

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