• BettingbytheNumbers Pick of the Day, 01/24/2024
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    BettingbytheNumbers Pick of the Day, 01/24/2024

    #8 Auburn Tigers @ Alabama Crimson Tide (6:30 pm CT on ESPN) For today’s pick of the day, we are headed to SEC Hoops for another edition of the Iron Bowl. #8 Auburn is headed to Alabama looking as good as they have in years and are expecting to beat their long-time rivals. The Tigers are 16-2 and have one of the nation’s best defenses. Meanwhile, Alabama comes into the game with a 12-6 record, scarred by some early season losses (mostly against good teams). Both teams should show up tonight and make for a great game, so let’s get into the pick. Team Previews: Auburn is the hottest team…

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  • How did the fight game engage with the Superbowl last weekend?  – Ash Sports Media
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    How did the fight game engage with the Superbowl last weekend?  – Ash Sports Media

    Back with another blog post, and I’m loving it! This weekend saw one of the biggest sporting events take place, the SuperbowLVIII! The San Francisco 49ers didn’t quite cut the Kansas City Chiefs, as the end result was 25-22 in favour of the Chiefs.  I won’t lie- I don’t know too much about American football. However, I completely understand the scale of the Superbowl from a marketing perspective. Therefore, I’ve written this blog to do what I do best: support fighters, fight brands and promotions by getting their marketing strategies on point. Specifically, through this blog, I’ll be sharing transferable content marketing tactics that you can take away from other…

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  • Super Takeover: Teofimo Lopez Defeats Jamaine Ortiz By Decision
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    Super Takeover: Teofimo Lopez Defeats Jamaine Ortiz By Decision

    Super Takeover: Teofimo Lopez Defeats Jamaine Ortiz By Decision Keyshawn Davis Stops Jose Pedraza in Co-Feature (Courtesy: Mikey Williams/Top Rank) LAS VEGAS (Feb. 8, 2024) — Teofimo Lopez (20-1, 13 KOs) defended his WBO and Ring Magazine junior welterweight world titles with a unanimous decision win over Jamaine Ortiz (17-2-1, 8 KOs) Thursday evening at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Lopez was the aggressor, while Ortiz employed a cautious strategy that resulted in exchanges that were few and far between. Ortiz, who normally fights from an orthodox stance, boxed from the outside as a southpaw, using footwork and jabs to set up quick…

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  • Edinburgh Leisure addresses misleading media reports around closures
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    Edinburgh Leisure addresses misleading media reports around closures

    By Kath Hudson    16 Jan 2024 Edinburgh Leisure says it is not planning to close venues, in response to media reports CEO, June Peebles, is committed to maintaining provision, despite financial challenges The public sector operator is currently forecasting a budget deficit of £3.6m for 2024/25 Talks are underway with City of Edinburgh Council around budgets Edinburgh Leisure is not considering facility closures, despite a number of stories circulating in local media alleging venues could be closed to balance the books. June Peebles, CEO of Edinburgh Leisure, told HCM that details included in an internal report were leaked to local media last week and then taken out of context.…

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  • Australian Open 2024, Day 1 Order of Play: Djokovic, Sabalenka in action on opening day
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    Australian Open 2024, Day 1 Order of Play: Djokovic, Sabalenka in action on opening day

    Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Aryna Sabalenka will be in action in the first round of the Australian Open 2024 at Melbourne Park in Melbourne on Sunday. Top seeded Djokovic will start his campaign against Croatia’s Dino Prizmic, while Sabalenka will face Germany’s Ella Seidel in the opening round. Here’s the full list of fixtures for day one of Australian Open 2024: ROD LAVER ARENA Day session – From 6:30am IST Men’s Singles, First Round: Jannik Sinner [4] v Botic van de Zandschulp Women’s Singles, First Round: Maria Sakkari [8] v Nao Hibino Night session – From 1:30pm IST Men’s Singles, First Round: Novak Djokovic [1] v Dino Prizmic Women’s Singles, First…

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  • 8 Reactions to the Vikings’ Season-Ending Loss at Detroit
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    8 Reactions to the Vikings’ Season-Ending Loss at Detroit

    Jan 7, 2024; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell on the sidelines against the Detroit Lions in the second quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Lon Horwedel-USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Vikings’ 2023 season has officially come to an end. At 7-9, the Vikings needed plenty of help across the NFC in order to make the playoffs, but first and foremost, they had to defeat the Detroit Lions in order for the playoffs to be a possibility. They were unable to get that done, losing by a score of 30-20 in the final weekend of the regular season. As Minnesota finishes the year with a 7-10 record,…

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