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Added July 16th, 2012 by Chalk

Broncos Dumervil Arrested On Gun Charge in Miami

Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil was arrested on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon after an incident Saturday afternoon in Miami. A Victoria’s Secret employee called police, claiming Elvis and a friend exited his Range Rover and approached a car ahead of them and showed firearms after some honking and name calling.

When the cops showed up, Elvis was back in his car and still stuck in traffic. Police pulled their own guns on the Broncos star and ordered him out of the car. According to the police report, Elvis was asked “if there was a gun in his car and he stated no” — then cops found a gun in his glove compartment.

Elvis was released from jail later on Saturday after posting $7,500 bail. The charge is a third-degree felony. “No charges have been filed,” said his lawyer. “No aggravated assault or assault took place. And it is likely that once the full investigation is complete, no charges will be filed against Mr. Dumervil.”

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Added July 12th, 2012 by Matt

Next Ultimate Fighter Coaches: Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin

Las Vegas, Nevada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization is proud to announce the coaches for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter® are interim UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin and top heavyweight contender Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson.

Taping for the show’s second season on FX will begin in early August, with the debut episode slated to air in September.

UFC President Dana White said: “This is going to be a very interesting dynamic between these two heavyweights. They both have huge punching power and great chins but, outside of the Octagon, they couldn’t be more different. These two have been going at it on social media for a while and don’t seem to like each other very much, but they are going to be seeing a lot of each other during this series and I guarantee it’ll make for great TV.”

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Added July 11th, 2012 by Chalk

2012 World Series Odds – All-Star Break Edition

The 2012 Major League Baseball is at its psychic midpoint, and the New York Yankees are currently the betting favorite to win the World Series. The San Francisco Giants and upstart Washington Nationals are co-favorites to represent the National League in the Fall Classic, while the two-time defending AL champion Texas Rangers are close behind the Yanks.

Here are your 2012 World Series odds for all 30 MLB teams:

  • 1. New York Yankees +250 to win ALCS, +450 to win World Series
  • 2. Texas Rangers +250, +500
  • T3. San Francisco Giants +450 to win NLCS, +1100 to win World Series
  • T3. Washington Nationals +450, +1100
  • 5. Los Angeles Angels +600, +1100
  • 6. Cincinnati Reds +550, +1400
  • 7. Detroit Tigers +750, +1400
  • 8. Atlanta Braves +700, +1600
  • 9. Los Angeles Dodgers +700, +1600

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Added July 11th, 2012 by Chalk

Stricker Favored For Four-Peat At John Deere Classsic [Odds]

The PGA Tour heads to Illinois this week for the John Deere Classic. Steve Stricker has won this event the past three years and is the betting favorite to make it four in a row. Stricker’s stiffest competition is expected to come from fellow American Zach Johnson. Other former winners in this week’s field include Jonathan Byrd, John Senden and Sean O’Hair.

Here are your 2012 John Deere Classic odds for all the top competitors:

  • Steve Stricker, USA (World Ranking: 13) 7/1 – three-time defending champion at the John Deere Classic
  • Zach Johnson, USA (17) 12/1
  • Nick Watney, USA (30) 20/1
  • Jonathan Byrd, USA (46) 25/1 – Won the John Deere Classic in 2007
  • Ryan Palmer, USA (79) 25/1
  • Jeff Overton, USA (96) 33/1
  • Seung-yul Noh, Korea (103) 33/1Brendon De Jonge, Zimbabwe (122) 33/1

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Added July 9th, 2012 by Chalk

2012 Home Run Derby Odds: Bautista Favored Eight of baseball's best sluggers who feel like showing up will compete Monday night in the Home Run Derby.

Added July 6th, 2012 by Chalk

Mets Beat Phillies On Wright’s Walk-Off Single The New York Mets rallied from one run down in the ninth to take three of four games from the visiting Philadelphia Phillies.

Added July 6th, 2012 by Matt

UFC to Hold First Event in China The UFC announces its first-ever event in China.

Added July 4th, 2012 by Chalk

Stars Sign Jagr: One Year, $4.55M Veteran forward Jaromir Jagr and the Dallas Stars agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.5 million on Tuesday.

Added July 3rd, 2012 by Chalk

Tiger Woods Favored Over Webb Simpson at Greenbriar Tiger is a big +350 favorite to win this week at the Greenbriar Classic in West Virginia, a week after winning the AT&T National at Congressional.

Added July 3rd, 2012 by Chalk

Devil Rays Beat Yankees At The Trop Again The Tampa Bay Devil Rays came from behind to beat the visiting New York Yankees for the eighth straight time at historic Tropicana Field.

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