Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux: Fight prediction, preview odds, line, tale of the tape, pick

Saturday’s junior lightweight title bout between Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux is indeed historically distinctive since the first professional boxing game to feature fighters who have each won multiple Olympic gold medals, which putting it into proper context hasn’t been easy. In a lot of ways, it is a Super Bowl of the lower weight…

NASCAR FANTASY CHEAT SHEET

As expected, last week was not a great one for the Cheat Sheet precision. Aero-restricted superspeedways are incredibly difficult to predict and the three races at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway this year are the least accurate with a broad margin. Then again, the same was true last season — and in actuality, the…

The best books on Global Sport

Inform me about your book, Soccernomics, by Stefan Szymanski and Simon Kuper. I enjoy this novel because it is breezily written and the writers clearly exhibit a solid mastery of the subject. The publication discusses’football’, which of course is that the shortened Oxbridge term for association football emanating from the 1860s. In contrast to the…