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June 30, 2020

Meteor Watch Day

Today is Meteor Watch Day! A meteor or “shooting star” is the visible streak of light from a heated and glowing meteoroid falling through the Earth’s atmosphere; it is also call a “shooting star”.

Legend has it that if you wished upon a shooting star the wish would come true. It is believed to have originated in Greece, when a Greek astronomer Ptolemy, around AD 127-151, wrote that the Gods occasionally, out of curiosity, peer down at the Earth from between the spheres.

When this happened stars sometimes slip through the gap, becoming visible as shooting stars. It was thought that because the Gods were already looking at us, they would be more receptive to any wishes we made!

Did you know that these shooting stars are actually very small? The size of the meteoroid can vary the size of a closed fist to the size of a pebble. Thousands of meteoroids enter the Earth’s atmosphere on a daily basis, but very few of them actually reach the surface; but when they do, they are called “meteorites.”

To celebrate Meteor Watch Day, hope for clear skies and spend some time star-gazing. Or why not find out when the next meteor shower is going to take place. Remember if you see a shooting start make a wish, the Gods may answer it.

When space debris, for example, pieces of rock, enter the earth’s atmosphere, the surrounding air becomes scorching hot because of the friction. Therefore, you see a ‘shooting star’ that streaks through the sky, with flaming air surrounding it. This is what is known as a meteor. Most of the meteoroids that result in meteors are merely the size of a pebble.

Meteors tend to be viewed during the night. They are at their most visible when they are between 34 and 70 miles above the Earth. Once they reach between 31 and 51 miles above the Earth, they usually disintegrate. Their glow time tends to last for around one second.

Although it may seem that we are able to see a big number of meteors, we actually only see a very small percentage of them. This is because only a very small number of meteoroids will hit the atmosphere of the Earth and then skip back into space.

Different hues in the light can be caused because of the speed and the chemical composition of the meteoroid. This means that you can see some exciting color combinations. This includes…

• Red (silicate)
• Purple (potassium)
• Green or blue (copper)
• Yellow (iron)
• Yellow or orange (sodium)

The Perseids is one of the most active showers in the Northern Hemisphere. It has been named after Perseus, which is a constellation whereby most of the activity occurs. The comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle releases particles that result in meteors showering down on the earth.

The display that is put on is truly magical and dazzling. The Perseids are active during the summer months, typically from around the middle of July until the end of August. On some evenings, when there is a new moon and a clear sky, those watching the sky are able to see more than one meteor per every minute. Pretty impressive, right?

There is no better way to celebrate Meteor Watch Day than to get outside and look to the heavens in the hope of seeing the glow of a falling star! Why not host a meteor-watching party with all of your friends and family? This is a great way to get everyone that you love together and enjoy something different from the norm.

Whether or not you get to witness an entire meteor shower or simply a few stray falling stars, you are bound to have a fun time together. This is also a good idea if you are looking for something romantic to do with the one you love or the one you are trying to impress!

You can also celebrate Meteor Watch Day by reading up on some of the biggest and most interesting meteor hits. There is only one place to begin when it comes to meteors, and this is with Allan Hills 84001. This lump of rock did not make a massive impact because of how big it was.

In fact, it did not weigh a lot at all; it was only around 176 grams. However, the reason it caused such a stir is because NASA scientists believed that it featured signs of alien life. This was no small conspiracy theory. In fact, the United States President Bill Clinton even gave a press conference about it on the day that it was discovered.

The researchers who assessed and evaluated the rock spotted what they believed to be deposits that contained iron, organic molecules, and tiny cells, which appeared similar to some of the bacteria that is produced on Earth. Unfortunately, these claims have since been explained by natural mechanisms, and so the belief that it was alien life has since died down. However, it was certainly a massive deal at the time, and so it is interesting to read all about it.

You can also spend some time reading about the biggest meteors that have made an impact. We will start you off with one of them, and this Morokweng, which is an ancient and massive crater that is located on the edge of the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.

It has been weathered away considerably. In fact, so much so that it was only discovered due to the circular magnetic anomalies within the rock, which were located in the 1990s by mineral prospectors. In 2006, this crater gained notoriety, though.

This is because a 25-centimeter fragment of a meteorite was founded when researchers drilled about 700 meters down into the crater. This was a massive shock. The crater was 70 km in width, and before this it was presumed that an impact that was large enough to create a hole like this would have melted the meteorite to the point where it could no longer be recognized.

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Meteor Watch Day

Today is Meteor Watch Day! A meteor or “shooting star” is the visible streak of light from a heated and glowing meteoroid falling through the Earth’s atmosphere; it is also call a “shooting star”.

Legend has it that if you wished upon a shooting star the wish would come true. It is believed to have originated in Greece, when a Greek astronomer Ptolemy, around AD 127-151, wrote that the Gods occasionally, out of curiosity, peer down at the Earth from between the spheres.

When this happened stars sometimes slip through the gap, becoming visible as shooting stars. It was thought that because the Gods were already looking at us, they would be more receptive to any wishes we made!

Did you know that these shooting stars are actually very small? The size of the meteoroid can vary the size of a closed fist to the size of a pebble. Thousands of meteoroids enter the Earth’s atmosphere on a daily basis, but very few of them actually reach the surface; but when they do, they are called “meteorites.”

To celebrate Meteor Watch Day, hope for clear skies and spend some time star-gazing. Or why not find out when the next meteor shower is going to take place. Remember if you see a shooting start make a wish, the Gods may answer it.

When space debris, for example, pieces of rock, enter the earth’s atmosphere, the surrounding air becomes scorching hot because of the friction. Therefore, you see a ‘shooting star’ that streaks through the sky, with flaming air surrounding it. This is what is known as a meteor. Most of the meteoroids that result in meteors are merely the size of a pebble.

Meteors tend to be viewed during the night. They are at their most visible when they are between 34 and 70 miles above the Earth. Once they reach between 31 and 51 miles above the Earth, they usually disintegrate. Their glow time tends to last for around one second.

Although it may seem that we are able to see a big number of meteors, we actually only see a very small percentage of them. This is because only a very small number of meteoroids will hit the atmosphere of the Earth and then skip back into space.

Different hues in the light can be caused because of the speed and the chemical composition of the meteoroid. This means that you can see some exciting color combinations. This includes…

• Red (silicate)
• Purple (potassium)
• Green or blue (copper)
• Yellow (iron)
• Yellow or orange (sodium)

The Perseids is one of the most active showers in the Northern Hemisphere. It has been named after Perseus, which is a constellation whereby most of the activity occurs. The comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle releases particles that result in meteors showering down on the earth.

The display that is put on is truly magical and dazzling. The Perseids are active during the summer months, typically from around the middle of July until the end of August. On some evenings, when there is a new moon and a clear sky, those watching the sky are able to see more than one meteor per every minute. Pretty impressive, right?

There is no better way to celebrate Meteor Watch Day than to get outside and look to the heavens in the hope of seeing the glow of a falling star! Why not host a meteor-watching party with all of your friends and family? This is a great way to get everyone that you love together and enjoy something different from the norm.

Whether or not you get to witness an entire meteor shower or simply a few stray falling stars, you are bound to have a fun time together. This is also a good idea if you are looking for something romantic to do with the one you love or the one you are trying to impress!

You can also celebrate Meteor Watch Day by reading up on some of the biggest and most interesting meteor hits. There is only one place to begin when it comes to meteors, and this is with Allan Hills 84001. This lump of rock did not make a massive impact because of how big it was.

In fact, it did not weigh a lot at all; it was only around 176 grams. However, the reason it caused such a stir is because NASA scientists believed that it featured signs of alien life. This was no small conspiracy theory. In fact, the United States President Bill Clinton even gave a press conference about it on the day that it was discovered.

The researchers who assessed and evaluated the rock spotted what they believed to be deposits that contained iron, organic molecules, and tiny cells, which appeared similar to some of the bacteria that is produced on Earth. Unfortunately, these claims have since been explained by natural mechanisms, and so the belief that it was alien life has since died down. However, it was certainly a massive deal at the time, and so it is interesting to read all about it.

You can also spend some time reading about the biggest meteors that have made an impact. We will start you off with one of them, and this Morokweng, which is an ancient and massive crater that is located on the edge of the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.

It has been weathered away considerably. In fact, so much so that it was only discovered due to the circular magnetic anomalies within the rock, which were located in the 1990s by mineral prospectors. In 2006, this crater gained notoriety, though.

This is because a 25-centimeter fragment of a meteorite was founded when researchers drilled about 700 meters down into the crater. This was a massive shock. The crater was 70 km in width, and before this it was presumed that an impact that was large enough to create a hole like this would have melted the meteorite to the point where it could no longer be recognized.

Today In Sports History

1994 - Pre-trial hearings open in LA against O.J. Simpson.


Current Betting Games

Daily Bet Poll (on the regional World Factbook Entry)
LinkMLB World Series Futures Game (make your pick until July 24th and discuss on Discord)
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Upcoming Betting Games

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• NFL Weekly Betting Tournament (beginning September 10th)
• Preakness Stakes Bets (October 3rd)
• Fukuoka Grand Sumo Tournament (November 2020)
• Super Bowl LV Prop Bet Game (February 7th, 2021)


Yesterday's Poll Results

Monday there is a game between Crystal Palace and Burnley. Today's question is a little different. Will both teams score a goal?
Burnley beat Crystal Palace 1-0.

Winners (adding SB70 to their totals)
Davelands and Ubekibekibekibekistanstan

Losers
Zizzland


MLS Is Back Results & Standings

We will be posting the results and bettors standings daily once the tournament starts on June 8th.



2020 Handicapping Standings



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June 30, 2020

Meteor Watch Day

Today is Meteor Watch Day! A meteor or “shooting star” is the visible streak of light from a heated and glowing meteoroid falling through the Earth’s atmosphere; it is also call a “shooting star”.

Legend has it that if you wished upon a shooting star the wish would come true. It is believed to have originated in Greece, when a Greek astronomer Ptolemy, around AD 127-151, wrote that the Gods occasionally, out of curiosity, peer down at the Earth from between the spheres.

When this happened stars sometimes slip through the gap, becoming visible as shooting stars. It was thought that because the Gods were already looking at us, they would be more receptive to any wishes we made!

Did you know that these shooting stars are actually very small? The size of the meteoroid can vary the size of a closed fist to the size of a pebble. Thousands of meteoroids enter the Earth’s atmosphere on a daily basis, but very few of them actually reach the surface; but when they do, they are called “meteorites.”

To celebrate Meteor Watch Day, hope for clear skies and spend some time star-gazing. Or why not find out when the next meteor shower is going to take place. Remember if you see a shooting start make a wish, the Gods may answer it.

When space debris, for example, pieces of rock, enter the earth’s atmosphere, the surrounding air becomes scorching hot because of the friction. Therefore, you see a ‘shooting star’ that streaks through the sky, with flaming air surrounding it. This is what is known as a meteor. Most of the meteoroids that result in meteors are merely the size of a pebble.

Meteors tend to be viewed during the night. They are at their most visible when they are between 34 and 70 miles above the Earth. Once they reach between 31 and 51 miles above the Earth, they usually disintegrate. Their glow time tends to last for around one second.

Although it may seem that we are able to see a big number of meteors, we actually only see a very small percentage of them. This is because only a very small number of meteoroids will hit the atmosphere of the Earth and then skip back into space.

Different hues in the light can be caused because of the speed and the chemical composition of the meteoroid. This means that you can see some exciting color combinations. This includes…

• Red (silicate)
• Purple (potassium)
• Green or blue (copper)
• Yellow (iron)
• Yellow or orange (sodium)

The Perseids is one of the most active showers in the Northern Hemisphere. It has been named after Perseus, which is a constellation whereby most of the activity occurs. The comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle releases particles that result in meteors showering down on the earth.

The display that is put on is truly magical and dazzling. The Perseids are active during the summer months, typically from around the middle of July until the end of August. On some evenings, when there is a new moon and a clear sky, those watching the sky are able to see more than one meteor per every minute. Pretty impressive, right?

There is no better way to celebrate Meteor Watch Day than to get outside and look to the heavens in the hope of seeing the glow of a falling star! Why not host a meteor-watching party with all of your friends and family? This is a great way to get everyone that you love together and enjoy something different from the norm.

Whether or not you get to witness an entire meteor shower or simply a few stray falling stars, you are bound to have a fun time together. This is also a good idea if you are looking for something romantic to do with the one you love or the one you are trying to impress!

You can also celebrate Meteor Watch Day by reading up on some of the biggest and most interesting meteor hits. There is only one place to begin when it comes to meteors, and this is with Allan Hills 84001. This lump of rock did not make a massive impact because of how big it was.

In fact, it did not weigh a lot at all; it was only around 176 grams. However, the reason it caused such a stir is because NASA scientists believed that it featured signs of alien life. This was no small conspiracy theory. In fact, the United States President Bill Clinton even gave a press conference about it on the day that it was discovered.

The researchers who assessed and evaluated the rock spotted what they believed to be deposits that contained iron, organic molecules, and tiny cells, which appeared similar to some of the bacteria that is produced on Earth. Unfortunately, these claims have since been explained by natural mechanisms, and so the belief that it was alien life has since died down. However, it was certainly a massive deal at the time, and so it is interesting to read all about it.

You can also spend some time reading about the biggest meteors that have made an impact. We will start you off with one of them, and this Morokweng, which is an ancient and massive crater that is located on the edge of the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.

It has been weathered away considerably. In fact, so much so that it was only discovered due to the circular magnetic anomalies within the rock, which were located in the 1990s by mineral prospectors. In 2006, this crater gained notoriety, though.

This is because a 25-centimeter fragment of a meteorite was founded when researchers drilled about 700 meters down into the crater. This was a massive shock. The crater was 70 km in width, and before this it was presumed that an impact that was large enough to create a hole like this would have melted the meteorite to the point where it could no longer be recognized.

Today In Sports History

1994 - Pre-trial hearings open in LA against O.J. Simpson.


Current Betting Games

Daily Bet Poll (on the regional World Factbook Entry)
LinkMLB World Series Futures Game (make your pick until July 24th and discuss on Discord)
• MLS Is Back Tournament Game (running daily until August 11th on Discord)


Upcoming Betting Games

• NHL Bracket Game (when season resumes)
• NBA Playoffs Betting Game (when season resumes)
• Kentucky Derby Bets (September 5th)
• NFL Weekly Betting Tournament (beginning September 10th)
• Preakness Stakes Bets (October 3rd)
• Fukuoka Grand Sumo Tournament (November 2020)
• Super Bowl LV Prop Bet Game (February 7th, 2021)


Yesterday's Poll Results

Monday there is a game between Crystal Palace and Burnley. Today's question is a little different. Will both teams score a goal?
Burnley beat Crystal Palace 1-0.

Winners (adding SB70 to their totals)
Davelands and Ubekibekibekibekistanstan

Losers
Zizzland


MLS Is Back Results & Standings

We will be posting the results and bettors standings daily once the tournament starts on June 8th.



2020 Handicapping Standings



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June 30, 2020

Meteor Watch Day

Today is Meteor Watch Day! A meteor or “shooting star” is the visible streak of light from a heated and glowing meteoroid falling through the Earth’s atmosphere; it is also call a “shooting star”.

Legend has it that if you wished upon a shooting star the wish would come true. It is believed to have originated in Greece, when a Greek astronomer Ptolemy, around AD 127-151, wrote that the Gods occasionally, out of curiosity, peer down at the Earth from between the spheres.

When this happened stars sometimes slip through the gap, becoming visible as shooting stars. It was thought that because the Gods were already looking at us, they would be more receptive to any wishes we made!

Did you know that these shooting stars are actually very small? The size of the meteoroid can vary the size of a closed fist to the size of a pebble. Thousands of meteoroids enter the Earth’s atmosphere on a daily basis, but very few of them actually reach the surface; but when they do, they are called “meteorites.”

To celebrate Meteor Watch Day, hope for clear skies and spend some time star-gazing. Or why not find out when the next meteor shower is going to take place. Remember if you see a shooting start make a wish, the Gods may answer it.

When space debris, for example, pieces of rock, enter the earth’s atmosphere, the surrounding air becomes scorching hot because of the friction. Therefore, you see a ‘shooting star’ that streaks through the sky, with flaming air surrounding it. This is what is known as a meteor. Most of the meteoroids that result in meteors are merely the size of a pebble.

Meteors tend to be viewed during the night. They are at their most visible when they are between 34 and 70 miles above the Earth. Once they reach between 31 and 51 miles above the Earth, they usually disintegrate. Their glow time tends to last for around one second.

Although it may seem that we are able to see a big number of meteors, we actually only see a very small percentage of them. This is because only a very small number of meteoroids will hit the atmosphere of the Earth and then skip back into space.

Different hues in the light can be caused because of the speed and the chemical composition of the meteoroid. This means that you can see some exciting color combinations. This includes…

• Red (silicate)
• Purple (potassium)
• Green or blue (copper)
• Yellow (iron)
• Yellow or orange (sodium)

The Perseids is one of the most active showers in the Northern Hemisphere. It has been named after Perseus, which is a constellation whereby most of the activity occurs. The comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle releases particles that result in meteors showering down on the earth.

The display that is put on is truly magical and dazzling. The Perseids are active during the summer months, typically from around the middle of July until the end of August. On some evenings, when there is a new moon and a clear sky, those watching the sky are able to see more than one meteor per every minute. Pretty impressive, right?

There is no better way to celebrate Meteor Watch Day than to get outside and look to the heavens in the hope of seeing the glow of a falling star! Why not host a meteor-watching party with all of your friends and family? This is a great way to get everyone that you love together and enjoy something different from the norm.

Whether or not you get to witness an entire meteor shower or simply a few stray falling stars, you are bound to have a fun time together. This is also a good idea if you are looking for something romantic to do with the one you love or the one you are trying to impress!

You can also celebrate Meteor Watch Day by reading up on some of the biggest and most interesting meteor hits. There is only one place to begin when it comes to meteors, and this is with Allan Hills 84001. This lump of rock did not make a massive impact because of how big it was.

In fact, it did not weigh a lot at all; it was only around 176 grams. However, the reason it caused such a stir is because NASA scientists believed that it featured signs of alien life. This was no small conspiracy theory. In fact, the United States President Bill Clinton even gave a press conference about it on the day that it was discovered.

The researchers who assessed and evaluated the rock spotted what they believed to be deposits that contained iron, organic molecules, and tiny cells, which appeared similar to some of the bacteria that is produced on Earth. Unfortunately, these claims have since been explained by natural mechanisms, and so the belief that it was alien life has since died down. However, it was certainly a massive deal at the time, and so it is interesting to read all about it.

You can also spend some time reading about the biggest meteors that have made an impact. We will start you off with one of them, and this Morokweng, which is an ancient and massive crater that is located on the edge of the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.

It has been weathered away considerably. In fact, so much so that it was only discovered due to the circular magnetic anomalies within the rock, which were located in the 1990s by mineral prospectors. In 2006, this crater gained notoriety, though.

This is because a 25-centimeter fragment of a meteorite was founded when researchers drilled about 700 meters down into the crater. This was a massive shock. The crater was 70 km in width, and before this it was presumed that an impact that was large enough to create a hole like this would have melted the meteorite to the point where it could no longer be recognized.

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June 30, 2020

Meteor Watch Day

Today is Meteor Watch Day! A meteor or “shooting star” is the visible streak of light from a heated and glowing meteoroid falling through the Earth’s atmosphere; it is also call a “shooting star”.

Legend has it that if you wished upon a shooting star the wish would come true. It is believed to have originated in Greece, when a Greek astronomer Ptolemy, around AD 127-151, wrote that the Gods occasionally, out of curiosity, peer down at the Earth from between the spheres.

When this happened stars sometimes slip through the gap, becoming visible as shooting stars. It was thought that because the Gods were already looking at us, they would be more receptive to any wishes we made!

Did you know that these shooting stars are actually very small? The size of the meteoroid can vary the size of a closed fist to the size of a pebble. Thousands of meteoroids enter the Earth’s atmosphere on a daily basis, but very few of them actually reach the surface; but when they do, they are called “meteorites.”

To celebrate Meteor Watch Day, hope for clear skies and spend some time star-gazing. Or why not find out when the next meteor shower is going to take place. Remember if you see a shooting start make a wish, the Gods may answer it.

When space debris, for example, pieces of rock, enter the earth’s atmosphere, the surrounding air becomes scorching hot because of the friction. Therefore, you see a ‘shooting star’ that streaks through the sky, with flaming air surrounding it. This is what is known as a meteor. Most of the meteoroids that result in meteors are merely the size of a pebble.

Meteors tend to be viewed during the night. They are at their most visible when they are between 34 and 70 miles above the Earth. Once they reach between 31 and 51 miles above the Earth, they usually disintegrate. Their glow time tends to last for around one second.

Although it may seem that we are able to see a big number of meteors, we actually only see a very small percentage of them. This is because only a very small number of meteoroids will hit the atmosphere of the Earth and then skip back into space.

Different hues in the light can be caused because of the speed and the chemical composition of the meteoroid. This means that you can see some exciting color combinations. This includes…

• Red (silicate)
• Purple (potassium)
• Green or blue (copper)
• Yellow (iron)
• Yellow or orange (sodium)

The Perseids is one of the most active showers in the Northern Hemisphere. It has been named after Perseus, which is a constellation whereby most of the activity occurs. The comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle releases particles that result in meteors showering down on the earth.

The display that is put on is truly magical and dazzling. The Perseids are active during the summer months, typically from around the middle of July until the end of August. On some evenings, when there is a new moon and a clear sky, those watching the sky are able to see more than one meteor per every minute. Pretty impressive, right?

There is no better way to celebrate Meteor Watch Day than to get outside and look to the heavens in the hope of seeing the glow of a falling star! Why not host a meteor-watching party with all of your friends and family? This is a great way to get everyone that you love together and enjoy something different from the norm.

Whether or not you get to witness an entire meteor shower or simply a few stray falling stars, you are bound to have a fun time together. This is also a good idea if you are looking for something romantic to do with the one you love or the one you are trying to impress!

You can also celebrate Meteor Watch Day by reading up on some of the biggest and most interesting meteor hits. There is only one place to begin when it comes to meteors, and this is with Allan Hills 84001. This lump of rock did not make a massive impact because of how big it was.

In fact, it did not weigh a lot at all; it was only around 176 grams. However, the reason it caused such a stir is because NASA scientists believed that it featured signs of alien life. This was no small conspiracy theory. In fact, the United States President Bill Clinton even gave a press conference about it on the day that it was discovered.

The researchers who assessed and evaluated the rock spotted what they believed to be deposits that contained iron, organic molecules, and tiny cells, which appeared similar to some of the bacteria that is produced on Earth. Unfortunately, these claims have since been explained by natural mechanisms, and so the belief that it was alien life has since died down. However, it was certainly a massive deal at the time, and so it is interesting to read all about it.

You can also spend some time reading about the biggest meteors that have made an impact. We will start you off with one of them, and this Morokweng, which is an ancient and massive crater that is located on the edge of the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.

It has been weathered away considerably. In fact, so much so that it was only discovered due to the circular magnetic anomalies within the rock, which were located in the 1990s by mineral prospectors. In 2006, this crater gained notoriety, though.

This is because a 25-centimeter fragment of a meteorite was founded when researchers drilled about 700 meters down into the crater. This was a massive shock. The crater was 70 km in width, and before this it was presumed that an impact that was large enough to create a hole like this would have melted the meteorite to the point where it could no longer be recognized.

Today In Sports History

1994 - Pre-trial hearings open in LA against O.J. Simpson.


Current Betting Games

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Upcoming Betting Games

• NHL Bracket Game (when season resumes)
• NBA Playoffs Betting Game (when season resumes)
• Kentucky Derby Bets (September 5th)
• NFL Weekly Betting Tournament (beginning September 10th)
• Preakness Stakes Bets (October 3rd)
• Fukuoka Grand Sumo Tournament (November 2020)
• Super Bowl LV Prop Bet Game (February 7th, 2021)


Yesterday's Poll Results

Monday there is a game between Crystal Palace and Burnley. Today's question is a little different. Will both teams score a goal?
Burnley beat Crystal Palace 1-0.

Winners (adding SB70 to their totals)
Davelands and Ubekibekibekibekistanstan

Losers
Zizzland


MLS Is Back Results & Standings

We will be posting the results and bettors standings daily once the tournament starts on June 8th.



2020 Handicapping Standings



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