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Andrew Powell has been working with The Sports Geek since November 2018 providing analysis and predictions in both the realms of sports and politics. Studying journalism through the University of Michigan, Powell's experience in sports includes tenures at mainstream newspapers The Williamsport Sun-Gazette and The Lock Haven Express, and he would also be affiliated with FOX Sports Radio 1340 AM in Hopewell, Virginia. In politics, it would include a stint with Mad World News and multiple with the Republican Party. From the Super Bowl to The Kentucky Derby to President Donald Trump's hair, Powell has you covered at The Sports Geek.

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2020 NFL Offseason: Biggest Free Agent for All 32 Teams

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The 2020 offseason is bringing us one hell of a free-agent market. Some of the high-profile names include high-profile quarterbacks, so this is the type of free agency that could bring major changes in the National Football League. Some of the names are Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Dak Prescott, Ryan Tannehill, Jameis Winston and Teddy Read more…

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NBA Pick: Phoenix Suns at New York Knicks – Thursday, January 16

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-3SPREAD -147ODDS MY PICK Suns PLACE BET! THE MATCHUP: Phoenix Suns at New York Knicks WHEN IS IT: Thursday, January 16, 7:35 PM ET THE LOCATION: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY TELEVISION: MSG Network, Fox Sports Arizona The Phoenix Suns (16-24, 7-10 AWAY) would begin a three-game road trip on Tuesday, and it would Read more…

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Retired NFL Star Wide Receiver Chad Johnson Trying out as XFL Kicker

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Former NFL receiver Chad Johnson has a tryout with the XFL on Monday as a kicker Johnson would previously kick for the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2009 NFL preseason The Dallas Renegades are favored to win the 2020 XFL championship at +300 odds Once a star wide receiver in the National Football League, retired Chad Johnson could Read more…

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ESPN to Make CBS’ Tony Romo Historic Offer, Drew Brees Also Receiving Broadcasting Calls

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ESPN is prepared to make a record-setting offer to Tony Romo to lure him from CBS Listed as a free agent this offseason, Drew Brees has also received calls from networks Romo is a +185 favorite to be on ESPN, Brees favored to retire before Tom Brady (-140) They’ve tried to fix their problems with Read more…

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Rumor: Zion Williamson Could Make Return on Thursday Against Utah Jazz

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Reportedly, Zion Williamson could be making his long-awaited NBA debut on Thursday Williamson has been inactive due to recovering from surgery on a torn lateral meniscus Ja Morant is favored to win NBA Rookie of the Year at -250, Williamson second at +800 With each passing day, New Orleans Pelicans hyped-rookie Zion Williamson gets closer and Read more…

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NBA Pick: Philadelphia 76ers at Indiana Pacers – Monday, January 13

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THE MATCHUP: Philadelphia 76ers at Indiana Pacers WHEN IS IT: Monday, January 13, 7:00 PM ET THE LOCATION: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN TELEVISION: Fox Sports Indiana, NBC Sports Philadelphia Plus For the Philadelphia 76ers this season, life on the road hasn’t been the best. Away from Philadelphia, the Sixers are currently on a five-game Read more…

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NCAAF Pick: No. 1 LSU vs. No. 3 Clemson – National Championship – Monday, January 13

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THE MATCHUP: No. 1 LSU vs. No. 3 Clemson WHEN IS IT: Monday, January 13, 8:00 PM ET THE LOCATION: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA TELEVISION: ESPN It’s usually the Alabama Crimson Tide who is the talk of college football every year, but this season, the No. 1 LSU Tigers (14-0, 8-0) (-5.5) have flipped Read more…

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MLB Close to Disciplining Astros for Sign Stealing, Red Sox Accused of Same Thing in 2018

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MLB says they’re close to punishing the Houston Astros for 2017 sign stealing The Boston Red Sox would get linked to allegations of sign stealing in 2018 Astros are at +700 to win the 2020 World Series, while the Red Sox are at +2000 It’s looking like Major League Baseball’s investigation into the 2017 allegations of Read more…

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Tom Brady: ‘I Just Don’t Know’ If I’m Not Back With New England Patriots

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When asked about his plans if no return to Patriots, Brady would say ‘I just don’t know’ Robert Kraft ‘hopes and prays’ that Brady returns, no word on Bill Belichick as of yet Los Angeles Chargers are placed as the betting favorites to land Brady at +200 odds If Tom Brady didn’t return to the New Read more…

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Each of the Four Home Teams Favored in NFL Playoffs Divisional Round

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All four home teams are favored to win this weekend, according to the betting odds In the last 20 NFL divisional round games, home teams have won 16 of those contests Ravens-Titans, Vikings-49ers play Saturday; Texans-Chiefs, Seahawks-Packers Sunday In the wild card round of the NFL playoffs, we would see three road teams claim the Read more…

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Patriots Owner Robert Kraft: ‘Hope and Prayer’ Tom Brady Plays for New England, or Retires

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Owner Robert Kraft is hoping Tom Brady returns to the New England Patriots, or retires Tom Brady says he doesn’t know “what the future holds” and “we’ll leave it at that” The Cleveland Browns are the current favorites in the betting odds to land Brady at +550 With the New England Patriots’ season officially over after Read more…

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NBA Pick: Toronto Raptors at Brooklyn Nets – Saturday, January 4

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+1SPREAD +100ODDS MY PICK Raptors PLACE BET! THE MATCHUP: Toronto Raptors at Brooklyn Nets WHEN IS IT: Saturday, January 4, 6:00 PM ET THE LOCATION: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York City, New York TELEVISION: YES, TSN It would take almost two months in order for Caris LeVert to completely recover from surgery on his right Read more…

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Several Teams Could Reportedly Offer Josh Donaldson a $100 Million Contract

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Multiple teams have offered Josh Donaldson a contract of up to four years, $100 million Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals, Minnesota Twins most aggressive for Donaldson Texas Rangers currently the favorites to land him at +300; Dodgers could get involved When it comes to the free-agent market of the third base position, it’s quite scarce when it Read more…

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NBA Pick: Philadelphia 76ers at Houston Rockets – Friday, January 3

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THE MATCHUP: Philadelphia 76ers at Houston Rockets WHEN IS IT: Friday, January 3, 8:00 PM ET THE LOCATION: Toyota Center, Houston, TX TELEVISION: ESPN, AT&T Sportsnet-Southwest, NBC Sports Philadelphia The Philadelphia 76ers are now on a stretch where they’ve lost three straight games, and the reactions from the Sixers were your stereotypical answers, but they Read more…

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Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa Tweets That Decision on NFL Will Be Announced January 6

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Tua Tagovailoa would state on Twitter that his official NFL decision is coming January 6 Tagovailoa could either enter the 2020 NFL Draft or return to Alabama for his senior year He is placed as a favorite to enter the draft at -500 betting odds, +300 to stay in school The injured star quarterback from the Read more…

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NBA Pick: Toronto Raptors at Miami Heat – Thursday, January 2

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-5.5SPREAD -225ODDS MY PICK Heat PLACE BET! THE MATCHUP: Toronto Raptors at Miami Heat WHEN IS IT: Thursday, January 2, 7:30 PM ET THE LOCATION: American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL TELEVISION: NBA TV, Fox Sports Sun, SN1 It may be a new year here in 2020, but for the Toronto Raptors (23-11), it’s still the Read more…

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2020 NFL Draft: First-Round Picks Updated as 2019 Season Ends

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The Cincinnati Bengals locked up the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft Washington Redskins, Detroit Lions, New York Giants, Miami Dolphins round out top five LSU QB Joe Burrow favorite to be selected by Bengals as top draft pick at -225 odds On Sunday, the regular season of the National Football League Read more…

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NBA Pick: Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat – Saturday, December 28

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-2.5SPREAD -140ODDS MY PICK Heat PLACE BET! THE MATCHUP: Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat WHEN IS IT: Saturday, December 28, 8:00 PM ET THE LOCATION: American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL TELEVISION: Fox Sports Sun, NBC Sports Philadelphia For Jimmy Butler, he has already taken a trip twice to the city of brotherly love this season, Read more…

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Atlanta Falcons Retaining Both Head Coach Dan Quinn, GM Thomas Dimitroff

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Atlanta Falcons are keeping both head coach Dan Quinn and GM Thomas Dimitroff Quinn, Dimitroff will report to president/CEO Rich McKay; McKay to owner Arthur Blank The Falcons had +3000 betting odds to win Super Bowl LIV back in the 2019 preseason The owner of the Atlanta Falcons, Aruther Blank, has decided to keep Dan Quinn Read more…

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NBA Pick: Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat – Friday, December 27

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-4SPREAD -180ODDS MY PICK Heat PLACE BET! THE MATCHUP: Indiana Pacers at Miami Heat WHEN IS IT: Friday, December 27, 8:00 PM ET THE LOCATION: American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL TELEVISION: NBA TV, Fox Sports Sun, Fox Sports Indiana Last season, the Miami Heat would get swept by the Indiana Pacers, losing the regular season series, Read more…

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