• Celebrating a Chicago-Born Sport: Roller Derby Athletes Host Blood Drive Series That Draws Record Crowds
  • Pro Tips for Planning an Awesome Hunting Trip
  • Supreme Court To Hear Sports Betting Case Dec. 4: Nation’s Highest Court Could Overturn PASPA
  • The Craziest Sports Bets Ever Made!
  • How Do You Get Your Cause or Business Noticed? It’s All In The Wrist!

101 Ways to Make Money From Sports: Introduction

So, why write this book? In part, because I had the good fortune of being able to make money from sports from my blog, BadJocks.com for several years after I founded it, reaching a peak in 2006 when I actually broke a national story about hazing on a Big Ten athletic team. (More on that in Chapter 1.)  Unfortunately for me, the sports reporting tides were already starting to change…

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Celebrating a Chicago-Born Sport: Roller Derby Athletes Host Blood Drive Series That Draws Record Crowds

Athletes from 11 Chicago-area Roller Derby Leagues will host the final event for the largest roller derby blood drive series in the US, “Make ‘em Bleed,” Sunday, Oct 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois, with online sign-ups for donors available at www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: DERBY.  Roller derby leagues nationwide in partnership with the American Red Cross and Brown Paper Tickets offer…

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Pro Tips for Planning an Awesome Hunting Trip

So, you have finally gotten enough money together and have decided that it’s finally time to take the hunting trip of a lifetime that you’ve been dreaming about for a while. Whether it’s going to be your first time hunting or you’re already somebody who hunts on a regular basis as a hobby, making sure that you and your group have the best experience on your hunting trip is all…

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Supreme Court To Hear Sports Betting Case Dec. 4: Nation’s Highest Court Could Overturn PASPA

Is the sports betting world about to get turned on its head?  Could wagering on sports become legal in more states? Here’s more from CardPlayer.com: One of the most pivotal legal battles in the gaming industry’s history will ratchet up a level when it’s heard before the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 4. That’s per a report from NorthJersey.com. The Supreme Court said this summer that it would take up…

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The Craziest Sports Bets Ever Made!

Most people–me included–like to place our bets on things we’e familiar with. Not necessarily “sure things” but at least things that we can understand, or at least pretend to understand. But that’s not the case for everyone. And if someone comes up with a crazy sports bet, you can be sure that there’s a bookmaker out there who will take that bet. After all, what’s the fun if you don’t…

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How Do You Get Your Cause or Business Noticed? It’s All In The Wrist!

Time was, everyone who could tell time wore a wristwatch.  Getting a “real watch” (as opposed to those cheap kiddie watches you could buy at the grocery store) was seen as a right of passage. It was something that was given on a big birthday (like turning 16), graduation, or on a big event like your wedding day. Buying a gold Rolex for many years was considered the status symbol…

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Make Your Facebook Page Look Professional with Fotor’s Cover Maker

I have a colleague who considers herself somewhat of a social media guru. She’s trying to start her own consulting business and seems to have done well in the past with the companies she used to work for, getting them established on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and SnapChat. But her own Facebook page is something else: she has a plane cover image, and some recent photos from her seminar were posted…

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Rash of Injuries Cloud 2017 Fantasy Football Season

Crap. NFL training camps are barely open and already there has been a number of significant injuries that will impact upcoming fantasy drafts.  The most significant, and surprising, this week was word that Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has a “disc issue” with his back and could be out 3 to 6 weeks . . . or longer. Look, I’m not doctor, but that does not sound good and it…

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3 Ways to Pursue a Career in Sports

Loving sports can take up a great deal of your time. If you follow a sport keenly or like to engage in physical activities yourself, you will find a lot of your free time is eaten up by your enthusiasm. For any true sports lovers, this is an easy sacrifice to make. However, wouldn’t it be nice if sports didn’t have to be just a hobby? Why not consider a…

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Tips and Tricks for Slot Gaming – You Must Know

It is clear that people love to play casino games live in casinos and with online casino sites which give you same feel like the live casino. As it known fact casino and slot games are played by our elders in history and this game is now reaching on top when we need to talk about gambling industry. In some larger countries like the United States and the United Kingdom,…

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Can the Chicago Cubs Repeat as World Series Champion?

As most sports fans know, 2016 was a magical season for the Chicago Cubs, ending in a crucial Game 7 win over the Cleveland Indians to grab their first World Series win in 108 years! So, now the Curse of the Billy Goat has been lifted, the weight is off their shoulders (and the shoulders of every long suffering Cubs fan!) … so now what? What happens in 2017? Winning…

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