Belk Bowl's Bad Beat
Vince Wilfork :: @BryanAGraham

There is only one reason why eight million bowl games are played on TV: Betting. And last night saw one of the all-time surreal betting turnarounds in history. Duke was a 9 to 10-point underdog against Cincinnati in the prestigious Belk Bowl The game was tied with 49 seconds left. Cincinnati ended up winning -- and covering!. That left both bettors and players (such as Cincinnati linebacker Greg Blair (above) with smiles and those we who bet the Blue Devils with tears. Here's the full recap on how Duke cost several people us some money.
Player Props has posted some intriguing prop bets for Week 17 in the NFL. Here are a few:

* Will Adrian Peterson rush for 2,000 or more yards for the season? (Peterson needs 102 yards to get to 2,000.)
Yes: -300
No: +200

* Will Calvin Johnson record 2,000 or more receiving yards for the season? Johnson needs 108 yards to get to 2,000 yards receiving.)
Yes: -200
No: +150

* Will J.J. Watt break the NFL single season sack record of 22.5? Watt needs 2.5 sacks to break the record.)
Yes: +200
No: -300

* Will Russell Wilson break Peyton Manning's single season record of 26 TD passes by a rookie? Wilson needs one TD pass to tie the record and two to break the record.)
Yes: -175
No: +140

* Who will win the 2012 NFL regular season MVP?
Peyton Manning: 1/2
Adrian Peterson: 3/2

A-Rod Does It Again.
Even in the offseason, Alex Rodriguez is good for some follies. (Sorry, A-Rod, but there isn't one person in the universe who would ever call you "Captain" despite your wishes.)
Notable Lady Of The Day
Miranda Kerr :: Getty Images

Supermodel Miranda Kerr is constantly working, which means we have a new photo gallery for your enjoyment.
Hot Clicks NFL Pick 'Em Update
With one week left in the season, the 60-inch TV from Toshiba is still up for grabs. The current standings have "charliechan" and "ltiman" tied with 146 wins. "Packey and "Dalefty12" are one game behind with 145 wins.
Please Help Me
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