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Taking Bets – USF at Pitt

The Tampa sports scene is banging right now. Master of the 4th quarter comeback Josh Freeman has the Bucs in first place in their division as they head into a home game on Monday Night Football for the first time … Continue reading

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Taking Bets – Thursday Night NC State vs Cincy

So ESPN apparently didn’t care about its ratings for tonight’s game cuz they are airing a stinker. I am trying to think of intriguing story lines to hype the game but it is tough. NC State was almost talked about … Continue reading

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Taking Bets – College action on NFL opening day

So last Thursday we took a pretty bad beat in this column. It was definitely not the way to start our season. We missed an extra point in the first quarter which we knew would come back to bite us … Continue reading

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Taking Bets – Thursday Night Football

It is pretty exciting to be back to the college football season, so what better way to celebrate than by making some friendly wagers with our buddies the offshore casinos? ESPN’s first game of the week features a young young … Continue reading

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2011 Heisman Betting Preview

First off lets take a look at a few selected odds to get familiar with the candidates. 3-1 Andrew Luck, Stanford 6-1 Denard Robinson, Michigan; LaMichael James, Oregon; Landry Jones, Oklahoma; Marcus Lattimore, South Carolina 11-1 Justin Blackmon, Ohlahoma State … Continue reading

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Taking Bets: 2011 SEC Win Totals

Alabama 10 Arkansas 8.5 Auburn 6.5 Florida 7.5 Georgia 9 Kentucky 6 LSU 9.5 Miss State 7.5 SC 9.5 Tennessee 6.5 Looking at these lines and the schedule I really like Alabama over 10. They will be favored in all … Continue reading

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Gators clinch Capital One Cup

With their victory over Vanderbilt to advance to the College World Series final, the University of Florida has clinched at least second place in the inaugural Men’s Capital One Cup to be presented during the 2011 ESPYs. The Cup is … Continue reading

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I, for one welcome, our new Buckeye Overlords

Here at bourbonmeyer.com, we are at a crossroads of our sites existence. When the venerable Urban Meyer left the University of Florida twice in the last few years, we were shocked but determined to carry on our tradition of imbibing … Continue reading

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Billy Donovans Legacy – The Lost Championship

All day today the sports world was buzzing. A highly respected coach had won his 3rd career NCAA Championship. He came to a program when it was nothing and single-handedly built it into a legitimate powerhouse. This coach is now … Continue reading

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Butler – Florida and My First (and last?)Affair

Bear with me before I give you my pick for today’s game. I have important things I need to disclose before I can make my selection. I have already told my wife this and I think it’s time to put … Continue reading

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