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Marc Lawrence yesterday
MLB Home Run Derby Fast Facts - Monday
> From ESPN, Washington's Bryce Harper is the only participant in this year's field with previous Home Run Derby experience (lost in 2013 final)... Houston's Alex Bregman, who has never played at Nationals Park ... Cubs' Javier Baez has no career home runs in seven games at Nationals Park.


Marc Lawrence 2 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Sunday
> New UTEP head coach Dana Dimel has 30 years of experience. He has been tasked with reviving arguably the worst program in the FBS. With 33-year veteran OC in Mike Canales and a 30-year veteran DC in Mike Cox, the young Miners will have plenty of coaching experience on the sidelines.


Marc Lawrence Pick 2 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Sunday
> MLB: Washington: Hellickson 9-1 $ away July ... White Sox: Giolito 1-6 $ day starts ... *Oakland: Manaea 7-0 $ day starts... Dodgers: Hill 6-1 $ July. … *Recommended play on Oakland.


Marc Lawrence 3 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Saturday
> After closing the football program down for blasphemous reasons in 2015 and 2016, UAB re-emerged in a statement-making way last season. After going 6-0 at home, 6-2 in CUSA and fielding a 41st ranked defense, and going bowling for only the second time in school history, the Blazers were back.


Marc Lawrence Pick 3 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Saturday
> MLB: *Mets: Wheeler 8-1 $ home career July … Boston: Rodriguez 7-1 $ vs AL East this season … Kansas City: Duffy 1-7 $ vs. AL Central this season … Detroit: Fulmer 0-6 $ vs. AL West this season … Dodgers: Kershaw 15-1 $ July. … *Recommended play on NY Mets.


Marc Lawrence 4 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Friday
> Last year Southern Miss program delivered the goods, improving their production both straight up and against the spread. The problem, though, is the “Smith Barney” syndrome. Simply put, they didn’t ‘earn it’ as they declined their stats on both sides of the ball. Beware of the Eagles this season.


Marc Lawrence Pick 4 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Friday
> MLB: Washington: Roark 6-0 $ career away July ... Miami: Chen 8-1 $ home July ... *St. Louis: 15-1 L16 game series vs Reds ... San Diego: 2-13 home Game One series this season ... Boston: Porcello 6-1 $ home vs Blue Jays ... Seattle: 7-1 at Rockies. … *Recommended play on St. Louis.


Marc Lawrence 5 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Thursday
> A new voyage at Rice is about to begin at Rice behind new head coach Mike Bloomgren, a former OC at Stanford. New DC Brian Smith, a former Michigan DBs coach, must patch a defense that has allowed more then 36 PPG the last three seasons. The Owl offense improved 13.1 PPG over its final four games.


Marc Lawrence Pick 5 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Thursday
> MLB: Arizona: Ray 1-5 $ at Rockies … … Toronto: Happ 0-6 $ July … Angels: Skaggs 5-1 $ July, and 5-1 $ vs AL West … Baltimore: Gausman 5-1 $ July home… *Recommended play on L.A. Angels.


Tim Nolan Pick 5 days ago
International Basketball Pick
> Spain under 20 women vs. Croatia, 1:45pm Wednesday, take Spain -26.5 at 5 Dimes.


Marc Lawrence 6 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Wednesday
> Through a series of injuries and inexperience, Old Dominion was taking on the appearance of the Titanic last year until 17 year-old true freshman QB Steven Williams stepped in and saved the ship (71% completions in his last 3 starts with a 146.2 passer rating). ODU has sold out all 60 home games.


Marc Lawrence Pick 6 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Wednesday
> MLB: *Miami: Straily 0-6 $ July ... Mets: deGrom 2-10 L12 $ vs NL East ... Baltimore: Bundy 1-8 $ night ... Texas: Colon 0-5 $ July, 1-6 $ July away... Cleveland: Carrasco 4-0 $ career vs Reds… *Recommended play on Milwaukee.


Marc Lawrence 7 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Tuesday
> After inheriting a 1-11 team, head coach Seth Littrell has won 14 games and a division title in his first two years in Denton. After going 2-17 SU and 4-15 ATS away the previous three years, outyarded by 175 YPG, they proceeded to go 3-3 SU and 4-2 ATS while being outgained only 29 YPG away in 2017.


Marc Lawrence Pick 7 days ago
MLB Fast Facts w/Pick ... Tuesday
> MLB: Milwaukee: Chacin 6-0 $ July … Arizona: 8-0 $ at Rockies … Dodgers: Hill 6-0 $ July … Kansas City: Kennedy 0-10 $ with 6.59 ERA L10 starts, and 1-12 $ night this season… *Recommended play on Milwaukee.


Marc Lawrence 8 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Monday
>  Injuries wrecked any chance at improvement last season for Middle Tennessee State when both starting QB Brent Stockstill and star WR Richie James missed at least half of the season. The Raiders were 5-2 with Stockstill and 2-4 without him. With a deep squad in 2018, MTSU is a serious CUSA contender


Marc Lawrence Pick 8 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Monday
> MLB: Dodgers: Kershaw 12-0 $ vs Padres, and 10-0 $ last ten away July ... Tampa Bay 7-1 $ Mondays this season ... Kansas City: 1-8 $ Mondays this season ... Houston: Cole 9-1 $ vs AL West. *Recommended play on Tampa Bay.


Marc Lawrence 10 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Saturday
> The hard-luck Louisiana Tech Bulldogs suffered three one-point losses in 2017, and dipped to 7-6 after the consecutive nine-win seasons, costing the Bulldogs a third division title in four years in the process. The main pieces are in place for a return to 9-win territory in 2018.


Marc Lawrence Pick 10 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Saturday
> MLB: Arizona: Ray 1-6 $ career home July ... Yankees: Severino 16-1 $ favored this season ... *Texas: 9-1 $ at Detroit ... Boston: Price 1-6 $ away July ... Seattle: Paxton 7-0 $ July… *Recommended play on Texas.


Marc Lawrence Pick 10 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Friday
> MLB: Miami: Straily 0-5 $ July … Atlanta: Foltynewicz 6-1 $ July … Texas: 8-1 $ at Tigers … Baltimore: Bundy 1-7 $ at night … Mets: DeGrom 5-1 $ home July… *Recommended play on NY Mets.


Marc Lawrence 10 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Friday
> Butch Davis return to south Florida last season was measurably impactful when FIU doubled it win total, and then enjoyed its best recruiting class in school history during the offseason. Despite UCF and FAU winning 13 and 11 games last season, Davis out-recruited both of them.


Marc Lawrence 11 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Thursday
> Ask FAU head coach Lane Kiffin about the trap of living off last season’s success – the best season in school history – and he says, “That team is over with. We made sure to understand this is a different team. We’re 0-0. Like the preseason rankings mean nothing.” Nonetheless they will be targeted. 


Marc Lawrence Pick 11 days ago
MLB Fast Facts w/Pick ... Thursday
> MLB: Washington: Hellickson 5-1 $ home career vs Marlins ... Milwaukee: Chacin 1-5 $ career vs Braves ... Houston: Verlander 1-5 $ July ... Angels: Skaggs 5-1 $ vs AL West, and 5-1 $ July… *recommended play on L.A. Angels.


Tim Nolan Pick 11 days ago
WNBA (Thursday Total)
> Chicago vs. Las Vegas, 10pm Thursday, WNBA, under 172.5


Marc Lawrence 13 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Wednesday
> A major benefit of going full-youth is that after taking lumps there is generally only one way to go, and that is up. Spring chickens turn into barnyard roosters and with it an air of hidden confidence is shaped. A young core of sophomores and juniors are now upper classmen for Charlotte in 2018.


Marc Lawrence Pick 13 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Wednesday
> MLB: Dodgers: Hill 5-0 $ July … Houston: McCullers 0-6 $ career away July … Cleveland: Bauer 5-0 $ at Royals … *Oakland: Manaea 6-0 $ day games this season… *Recommended play on Oakland.


Marc Lawrence 14 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Tuesday
> SR QB Will Grier returns for West Virginia after completing 250-of-388 passes for 3,490 yards and 34 TDs before a broken finger in the first quarter of the Texas game ended his promising season. With 303 starts back from last season’s squad, including Grier’s top two WR targets, make WVU a sleeper.


Marc Lawrence Pick 14 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Tuesday
> MLB: *Arizona: Greinke 9-1 $ home vs Cardinals ... Dodgers: Kershaw 12-1 $ July ... Houston: 11-1 $ at Rangers ... Kansas City: Duffy 9-1 $ home July ... Angels: Heaney 5-0 $ career July… *Recommended play on: Arizona.


Marc Lawrence 15 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Monday
> When Texas started the 2nd most underclassmen in the nation in 2016, highly touted head coach Tom Herman continued to proceed on a similar course in his debut with the Longhorns in 2017. As a result UT freshmen have now started 138 games the last three seasons. 10 defensive starters return in 2018.


Marc Lawrence Pick 15 days ago
MLB Fast Facts Report w/Pick - Monday
> MLB: San Francisco: Bumgarner 0-5 $ away July ... Detroit: Fiers 1-6 $ away July ... Cleveland: Kluber 1-6 $ at Kansas City ... White Sox: 1-6 Mondays this season… *Recommended play on Colorado.


Marc Lawrence 16 days ago
CFB Fast Facts Report - Sunday
> The headline making news for Texas Tech last season was a DEFENSE that improved 110 YPG behind DC David Gibbs - from a team that had yielded 508 YPG collectively under Kingsbury prior to last year. 10 defensive starters (154 career starts) and 10 additional two-deep players are back in 2018. .