Tuesday Olympic Preview: What to Watch, TV Listings, and Medals Awarded

The American beach volleyball team of Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers plays Spain today at 3:00 p.m. Central. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Josh Tinley gets you ready for another exciting day of Olympic action from London, headlined by Michael Phelps swimming for a third consecutive gold in the 200 butterfly.

Olympics Swimming Preview and TV Information for Saturday July 28 and Sunday July 29

17-year-old Missy Franklin makes her Olympic debut this weekend. (Associated Press photo)

The Olympic swimming competition began early this morning (American time) with the preliminary heats of the men’s 400 individual medley (IM). While American Ryan Lochte safely advanced to this afternoon’s final, his teammate Michael Phelps nearly missed the cut. The 400 IM is the first of eight events this weekend in which medals will be awarded.

Bettors Guide: NFL Week 14 Picks, Point Spreads, and Over-Under Odds

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Jerod is back, and he’s vowing to finish the 2011 season over .500, which he’s done each of the last two years. There is significant work to be done though, starting with his Week 14 picks. See Jerod’s picks, plus the point spreads and over-unders for each Week 14 game, in this post.

Do you have to pay taxes on fantasy football winnings?

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Let’s face it: The last thing you’re thinking about when you sign up for a fantasy league each year is Uncle Sam. But he’s thinking about you. Depending on the size of your league’s pot, you may just be required to fork over some of your winnings to the IRS.

Wondering why the Denver-Minnesota game on Fox? Here is your answer

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Earlier today I broke down the Week 13 TV schedule for the NFL, but a most unusual occurrence completely went over my head: Denver, an AFC team, is playing on the road against Minnesota, an NFC team…on FOX.

Viewer’s Guide: NFL Week 12 TV Schedule, Announcers, and Coverage Maps

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Here is our weekly Viewer’s Guide breakdown of the TV schedule and announcer assignments for Week 12 of the NFL season.

College Football TV Schedule and Point Spreads for Thanksgiving Weekend – Saturday, November 26th

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Week 13 of the college football season is upon us, and we’re at the home stretch. The turkey and stuffing and his been eaten, bowl games are just around the corner, and the final full week of regular season games still what should be very entertaining games for our viewing pleasure.

Green Bay Packers-Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Game Quick Preview

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Today’s first Thanksgiving Day game features the undefeated Green Bay Packers against the 7-3 Detroit Lions. Here is the TV and spread info, plus what our writing team has had to say about this game throughout the week, including our picks…and yours.

San Francisco 49ers-Baltimore Ravens Thanksgiving Game Quick Preview

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Today’s final Thanksgiving Day game features the once-defeated San Francisco 49ers against the up and down (but mostly up) Baltimore Ravens. Here is the TV and spread info, plus what our writing team has had to say about this game throughout the week, including our picks…and yours.

Bettor’s Guide: NFL Thanksgiving Week 12 Picks, Point Spreads, and Over-Under Odds

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The Week 12 schedule kicks off with three great games on Thanksgiving night, then some other interesting matchups after that. Jerod provides the point spreads and over-unders for each game, as well as his picks.

This Week’s College Football TV Schedule and Point Spreads

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As always, we begin with some of the marquee games to pay attention to this week and then the entire rundown of the college football TV schedule and point spreads for Week 11.

College Football TV Schedule and Point Spreads for Week 10

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This week we have some more great top 25 action, with the best of the best being, of course, the LSU-Alabama showdown on Saturday night. So settle down, relax, and get ready for another great weekend of college football.

Viewer’s Guide: NFL Week 9 TV Schedule and Announcer Assignments

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This Viewer’s Guide for Week 9 of the NFL season breaks down the TV schedule (date, network, kickoff times) and announcer assignments for each game on the NFL Week 9 schedule.

Bettor’s Guide: NFL Week 9 Picks, Point Spreads, Over-Unders

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This post includes the point spreads and over-unders for every game on the NFL Week 9 schedule, including Jerod’s weekly rundown of picks against the spread and reasoning.

LSU-Alabama Week: College Football Betting Lines and Spread Picks for Week of Saturday, November 5th

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This week in college football features the highly anticipated matchup between #1 LSU and #2 Alabama in a game that could decide who plays in the national championship. Here are the point spreads and picks for the weekend’s top games.