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UFC Fight Night predictions — Calvin Kattar vs. Dan Ige: Fight card, start time, odds, live stream, prelims

Much can change in the span of a year for the life and career of a mixed martial artist, especially in a sport where fortune and opportunity so often favors the bold.  Very few have come to know that as well as Dan Ige (14-2) who, despite quietly building an impressive win streak, wasn't a name often mentioned 12 months ago within discussions about the top-10 featherweight fighters in the UFC. Entering Wednesday night's headlining role at UFC Fight Night in Abu Dhabi, the 28-year-old native of Hawaii is suddenly among the hottest fighters in the 145-pound division.  Ige, ranked the No. 10 featherweight by UFC, will get his close up against No. 7 Calvin Kattar inside the Flash Forum on Yas Island (a.k.a Fight Isla...

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UFC Fight Night — Joseph Benavidez vs. Deiveson Figueiredo 2: Fight card, date, odds, location

USATSI Saturday night, Deiveson Figueiredo will be afforded the opportunity to set right a huge mistake made earlier this year. Figueiredo will rematch Joseph Benavidez in the main event of the UFC Fight Night card from Fight Island in Abu Dhabi with the vacant flyweight championship on the line after the two clashed in February for the same title. Figueiredo won that first meeting by TKO in the second round but missed weight prior to the fight, however, and was ineligible to take home the belt. Benavidez has a solid case for deserving another shot at Fig...

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Real Madrid vs. Villarreal: La Liga live stream, TV channel, how to watch online, news, odds, storylines

Getty Images Real Madrid can win La Liga on Thursday when Los Blancos host Villarreal on Matchday 37. All 20 La Liga teams will play at the same time with 3 p.m. ET kickoff times. Real enters with a four-point lead over Barca and can win the title a variety of ways. If Barcelona draws against Osasuna, the title is Real's. If Real wins, the race is over. Basically, Barca has to win and Real has to fail to win for the race to carry over to Matchday 38. Here's how you can watch the match and what to know:Viewing informationDate: Thursday, July 16Time: 3 p.m. ETLocation: Estadi...

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2020 Memorial Tournament odds: Surprising PGA picks, predictions from dialed-in model that nailed six majors

Last seen in an official PGA Tour event in February, Tiger Woods headlines the 2020 Memorial Tournament field this week at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Many of golf's legends like Woods (five), Jack Nicklaus (two), Greg Norman (two) and Tom Watson (two) have won this event multiple times. The Memorial Tournament has also helped launch the careers of emerging stars, with Patrick Cantlay winning in 2019 and Bryson DeChambeau claiming first in 2018. Four of the last six Memorials have gone to a playoff, and the first 2020 Memorial Tournament tee times are on Thursday morning. The latest 2020 Memorial Tournament odds from William Hill list DeChambeau as the 9-1 favorite, followed closely by other top 2020 Memorial Tou...

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2020 Memorial Tournament odds: Surprising PGA picks, predictions from top-rated model that nailed six majors

Muirfield Village Golf Club will host its second PGA event in a row this week, the 2020 Memorial Tournament. An extremely strong 2020 Memorial Tournament field will vie for a $9.3 million purse when the first 2020 Memorial Tournament tee times take place on Thursday morning. Tiger Woods will make his PGA Tour return following the sport's restart and is looking for a sixth victory at the event. Woods will have to contend with the red-hot Bryson DeChambeau, who is currently the 9-1 favorite in the 2020 Memorial Tournament odds from William Hill. Justin Thomas, who lost in a playoff at last week's Workday Charity Classic, is 11-1. World No. 1 Rory McIlroy is in the Memorial Tournament 2020 field and carries 12-1 PGA ...

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Memorial Tournament predictions, odds 2020: Webb Simpson, Jon Rahm picks from PGA insider

Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio will host its second PGA Tour event in a row on Thursday, the 2020 Memorial Tournament. Last week, the course hosted the Workday Charity Open, won by Collin Morikawa. However, this week's 2020 Memorial Tournament will feature deeper rough and faster greens than last week, as well as 73 of the top 100 players in the world. Bryson DeChambeau, who is coming off a win in the Rocket Mortgage Classic, is the 10-1 favorite in the latest 2020 Memorial Tournament odds from William Hill. Justin Thomas (11-1), Rory McIroy (14-1), Patrick Cantlay (14-1) and Dustin Johnson (16-1) round out the top five 2020 Memorial Tournament favorites. Tiger Woods, ranked No. 14 in the world, will ...

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MLB 2020 MVP, Cy Young odds: Best bets for individual awards in 60-game season

While nothing is certain amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Major League Baseball is indeed scheduled to begin its 60-game 2020 season on July 23. The return of baseball also means the return of sports gambling. Some players are opting out of playing this season, and it will change both the races for playoff spots and individual awards -- and the odds for both. The MLB betting lines for league awards have been set from William Hill Sportsbook. The latest odds have Mike Trout as a +200 (risk $100 to return your $100 bet plus $200 for a total of $300) favorite to win American League MVP. Christian Yelich, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts, and Ronald Acuna are +700 co-favorites to win National League MVP. Gerrit Cole is +280 fa...

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2020 NASCAR All-Star Race at Bristol odds, predictions: Picks from proven model that nailed the Daytona 500

Bristol Motor Speedway is one of NASCAR's most iconic venues. After COVID-19 concerns forced the 2020 NASCAR All-Star Race to be relocated from Charlotte Motor Speedway, the storied track will now host the sport's premier exhibition race. The event had been held in Charlotte since its inception in 1985, but now Bristol will host 20 of NASCAR's biggest stars with 16 drivers already qualified and four more to be added following the 2020 NASCAR All-Star Open. The Open begins at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday night, while the All-Star Race starts at 8:30 p.m. ET. Kevin Harvick is already locked into the 2020 NASCAR All-Star Race starting lineup with four wins and an 88-point lead at the top of the standings. Accordingly, he's...

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UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige odds, predictions: MMA insider unveils surprising fight card picks

Calvin Kattar and Dan Ige have both openly lamented the perception that they have been overlooked thus far in their UFC careers. The featherweight contenders will try to improve their profiles at each other's expense when they meet on Wednesday in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige. Their clash tops the UFC fight card at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, the promotion's temporary home during the coronavirus pandemic. The main UFC Fight Night card is set for 10 p.m. ET. The promotion held UFC 251 at Fight Island last Saturday to kick off four consecutive shows at the venue. The sixth-ranked Kattar has stoppages in four of his five UFC victories, while the No. 10-ranked Ige seeks his seventh consecutive...

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North Carolina Courage vs. Sky Blue FC: NWSL Challenge Cup live stream, how to watch, odds, storylines

Watch Now: NWSL Challenge Cup Preview: Sky Blue FC vs North Carolina Courage (6:32) The final game of the preliminary round of the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup is set for Monday night as Sky Blue FC faces off against tournament leaders North Carolina Courage. The Courage have won all of their first three games at the competition and secured the No. 1 seed for the knockout round. Sky Blue would move i...

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