James Sharman’s mailbag: ‘Sarri ball’ making a difference at Chelsea

Ahead of every weekend this season, I will answer questions from Sportsnet.ca readers on a variety of topics on the Premier League. If you’d like to ask me a question, hit me up on Twitter at @jamessharman, and be sure to use the hashtag #SNAskSharman. Let’s dive into this week’s mailbag… From @agnelli1897j: How big of a blow is the death of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha to the club? What was his influence? Sharman: On Saturday’s Sportsnet broadcast we will be reading out the statement that Kasper Schmeichel released last weekend – it is a wonderful eulogy and takes us inside the club. It appears that under Srivaddhanaprabha’s leadership,… Read More

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Our 7 best bets for Week 10 of the college football season

What a week! After an up-and-down season with our college football picks, we hit gold last weekend with an undefeated day of bets, winning six and pushing one to get us back in the black. While it would be nice to bask in the glory of last week a bit longer, there’s no time — another week of college football is already upon us, with the stakes being raised once again as we inch closer to the playoff. Take a look below for our seven best bets of the Week 10 college football slate (* indicates home team). LAST WEEK: 6-0-1OVERALL: 33-29-1 Michigan State (-2.5) over Maryland* Michigan State has… Read More

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Elon Musk agrees that Trump ‘screwed’ him after joining White House council

Tesla CEO Elon Musk agrees that Trump “screwed” him after the Tesla CEO joined the White House economic advisory council. Musk left the council in 2017 after Trump pulled the US out of the Paris Climate Accord. “I did my absolute best,” Musk said in a new interview for the Recode Decode podcast. While he was on the council, Musk defended his decision to join, arguing that he attempted to lobby in favor of immigrants and climate change policy. Elon Musk once again defended his choice to join Trump’s economic advisory council in an interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher for the Recode Decode podcast. The Tesla CEO said it was… Read More

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The most famous author from every state

First we scoured coast to coast to find the most famous book set in every state. Now we’re hitting the books to discover the most famous author from every state. Not all the choices were cut and dried. To qualify for this list, the esteemed wordsmiths had to be born in their respective states but not necessarily live out their years there. We considered the authors’ fame in terms of ubiquity, literal acclaim, and financial success — and awarded bonus points if the authors showed state pride by setting their works there. Click here to go straight to the list » Click the map below to learn more about each… Read More

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Bryce Harper named cover athlete for MLB The Show 19

Bryce Harper will grace the cover of MLB The Show 19, although we’ll have to wait and see what jersey he’ll be wearing. The six-time all-star is holding a bat and donning a grey hooded sweatshirt in the game’s first-look cover. He’s not the first athlete to appear without team affiliation as LeBron James elected not to show his jersey on the cover of NBA 2K19 Honored to be selected as the #PlayStationAmbassador for #TheShow19 cover! Follow @MLBTheShow this offseason to see what uniform I will be wearing on the final cover! pic.twitter.com/31kf0Yel19 — Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) November 2, 2018 Harper is currently a free agent and is expected to… Read More

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