Professional Handicapper Kelso Sturgeon

It's a 3-0 NBA Playoff Sunday for Kelso Sturgeon! The Wizards (+4½) get the outright stunner on the road against the Bulls, 102-93 for a 50-Unit winner! Mavericks (+9½) hung tough against the Spurs and got the cover in their 90-85 loss, while the Blazers/Rockets shootout went way over 214½ (242)! Kelso also wins his two big games on the diamond: Personal Best clients walked away with a 50-Unit winner last night with the Red Sox (-170) over the Orioles, 6-5, and Chairman's Club bettors got the money with the Reds (-130) over the Cubs, 8-2!
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 728 HEAT
4/23/2014 7:00 PM(et)
+10
-10
186 
+9½
-9½
187½ 
+10½
-10½
188 
+10
-10
186½ 
+9½
-9½
187½ 
+9½
-9½
188 
 729 MAVERICKS
 730 SPURS
4/23/2014 8:00 PM(et)
+8
-8
198 
+8
-8
201 
+8
-8
201 
+8
-8
199½ 
+8
-8
201 
+7½
-7½
202 
 731 BLAZERS
 732 ROCKETS
4/23/2014 9:30 PM(et)
+6
-6
214½ 
+6½
-6½
214½ 
+6½
-6½
215 
+7
-7
214½ 
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-6½
214½ 
+7
-7
214½ 
 733 PACERS
 734 HAWKS
4/24/2014 7:00 PM(et)
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186 
-2
+2
186 
-2
+2
186 
-2
+2
186½ 
-2
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186 
-2
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186 
 735 THUNDER
 736 GRIZZLIES
4/24/2014 8:00 PM(et)
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190 
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190 
-1½
+1½
190 
-1½
+1½
189½ 
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190 
-1½
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190 
 737 CLIPPERS
 738 WARRIORS
4/24/2014 10:30 PM(et)
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214 
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215 
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215 
-1½
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214½ 
-1½
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215 
-1½
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215 
 739 RAPTORS
 740 NETS
4/25/2014 7:00 PM(et)
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-4
191 
+5
-5
191 
 
+5
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191½ 
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191 
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191 
 741 BULLS
 742 WIZARDS
4/25/2014 8:00 PM(et)
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181 
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-2½
182 
 
+3
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181½ 
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182 
+2½
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182 
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 902 PIRATES
4/24/2014 12:35 PM(et)
off
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 903 CARDINALS
 904 METS
4/24/2014 1:10 PM(et)
-120
+120
7o 
 
 
 
 
 
 905 DIAMONDBACKS
 906 CUBS
4/24/2014 2:20 PM(et)
+120
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 907 PADRES
 908 NATIONALS
4/24/2014 7:05 PM(et)
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7½p 
 
 
 
 
 
 909 PHILLIES
 910 DODGERS
4/24/2014 10:10 PM(et)
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7½u 
 
 
 
 
 
 911 ROYALS
 912 INDIANS
4/24/2014 12:05 PM(et)
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8½p 
 
 
 
 
 
 913 WHITESOX
 914 TIGERS
4/24/2014 1:08 PM(et)
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8½p 
 
 
 
 
 
 915 TWINS
 916 RAYS
4/24/2014 1:10 PM(et)
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 917 ORIOLES
 918 BLUEJAYS
4/24/2014 7:07 PM(et)
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 919 YANKEES
 920 REDSOX
4/24/2014 7:10 PM(et)
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9u 
 
 
 
 
 
 921 ATHLETICS
 922 ASTROS
4/24/2014 8:10 PM(et)
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7½o 
 
 
 
 
 
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 952 BRAVES
4/23/2014 12:10 PM(et)
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-147
7p 
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+130
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 953 DIAMONDBACKS
 954 CUBS
4/23/2014 2:20 PM(et)
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 956 ROCKIES
4/23/2014 3:10 PM(et)
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 958 PIRATES
4/23/2014 7:05 PM(et)
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7½u 
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-130
7o 
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7½u 
 959 CARDINALS
 960 METS
4/23/2014 7:10 PM(et)
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7u 
-135
+125
6½p 
-144
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6½p 
-140
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6½o 
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6½p 
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6½p 
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 962 BREWERS
4/23/2014 8:10 PM(et)
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7½u 
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 964 DODGERS
4/23/2014 10:10 PM(et)
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6½u 
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6½u 
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6½u 
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6½p 
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 966 ATHLETICS
4/23/2014 3:35 PM(et)
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7½p 
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7o 
+153
-168
7o 
+145
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7u 
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7o 
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7o 
 967 ASTROS
 968 MARINERS
4/23/2014 3:40 PM(et)
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8p 
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-139
8p 
+139
-154
8p 
+125
-145
8o 
+138
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8u 
 969 ORIOLES
 970 BLUEJAYS
4/23/2014 7:07 PM(et)
+110
-110
9u 
+106
-116
8½o 
even
-110
9u 
-105
-115
9u 
+104
-114
8½o 
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-120
8½o 
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 972 INDIANS
4/23/2014 7:05 PM(et)
+140
-140
7½p 
+118
-128
7u 
+112
-122
7u 
+115
-135
7½u 
+115
-125
7u 
+110
-130
7u 
 973 WHITESOX
 974 TIGERS
4/23/2014 7:08 PM(et)
+180
-180
8½p 
+174
-184
8½u 
+170
-190
8½p 
+175
-210
8½u 
+174
-189
8½u 
+165
-195
8½u 
 975 TWINS
 976 RAYS
4/23/2014 7:10 PM(et)
+180
-180
8½p 
+168
-178
8½u 
+164
-179
8½u 
+160
-180
8½u 
+165
-180
8½u 
+160
-190
8o 
 977 YANKEES
 978 REDSOX
4/23/2014 7:10 PM(et)
+130
-130
8½u 
+103
-113
8½p 
-102
-108
9u 
even
-120
8½p 
+101
-111
8½p 
even
-120
8½p 
 979 ANGELS
 980 NATIONALS
4/23/2014 7:05 PM(et)
+130
-130
7p 
+113
-123
7p 
+114
-124
7o 
+115
-135
7o 
+115
-125
7o 
+110
-130
7o 

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Kelso Sturgeon has been a professional handicapper for 40 years and has a deep understanding of all facets of the game, be it football, basketball, baseball or horse racing. He's worked as a football scout in the SEC and studied under Hall of Fame coaches like Alabama's Bear Bryant, winner of five national titles and Hank Stram of the Kansas City Chiefs, who won the 1970 Super Bowl. He's been a Regional Sports Editor for the Associated Press, worked as a successful jockey agent and authored several books teaching people how to be a handicapper, including the bestseller, THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SPORTS BETTING. Kelso also understands that to be a successful handicapper means knowing the business of gambling, and to that end he is personal friends with most of the big linesmakers in Las Vegas and gets the daily scoop on what is happening on the other side of the counter. There is no one better qualifed to be your personal handicapper than Kelso Sturgeon.

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Around FCS: FAMU looks to upset Miami again

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Florida A&M fans remember the coaching tenure of Rudy Hubbard fondly, if for nothing more than two games.

Taking over in 1974, Hubbard rebuilt a FAMU squad that had fallen into disrepair after the legendary Jake Gaither retired in 1969. By the end of the decade, Hubbard had led the Rattlers to the first NCAA I-AA Football Championship in 1978 with a 35-28 victory over Massachusetts.

That capped off back-to-back seasons where the Rattlers finished 11-0 and then 12-1, a stretch of success that FAMU hasn't duplicated since.

But few people could have expected what would happen the following year. Playing Miami for the first time, Florida A&M pulled off one of the biggest upsets Football Championship Subdivision history, beating the Hurricanes 16-13 before a crowd of 34,743 fans at Florida State's Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, FL.

THE 1979 GAME

Losing 3-0 early in the game, FAMU's defense was backed up to its own 13-yard line. But cornerback Donald Shockley made a game-changing play with an interception to stop the Hurricanes' drive.

Another break occurred six plays later when starting quarterback Sammy Knight broke the lace in his shoulder pads and had to come off the field for a play. Hubbard inserted sophomore Eric Truvillon into the game and Truvillon promptly dashed 38 yards for the game's first touchdown.

Miami tied the game on another field goal and took the lead back when a Jim Burt interception set up halfback Lorenzo Roan's one-yard TD blast to make it 13-7 in the second quarter.

Before the first half ended, however, Knight - with his shoulder pads holding true - scampered into the end zone from nine yards out to tie the game at 13.

Knight, like many of his teammates, had been ignored by Miami recruiters. But on this day, Knight ran 30 times for 100 yards.

The second half settled into a defensive struggle until Vince Coleman drilled a 34-yard field goal for the Rattlers with 3:49 remaining in the fourth period to make it 16-13.

Miami had one last chance to give first-year coach Howard Schnellenberger a win and drove to a first and goal at the Rattler three with 49 seconds to play. But Roan was tackled at the line of scrimmage on the next play and FAMU batted down a Miami pass on second down.

The Hurricanes tried another pass on third down, but defensive tackle Agie Hendrieth knocked it down to save the game again.

"We've been doing that for three years," Hendrieth told reporters afterwards. "No one said much in the huddle. Your pride has to come from within."

With no overtime in college football at this time, Schnellenberger went for the tie on fourth down, sending in Dan Miller for a 20-yard field goal attempt. But the kick sailed wide left and FAMU had its upset.

THIRTY YEARS LATER

Current Florida A&M coach Joe Taylor brings an undefeated team with a seven- game winning streak into Landshark Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. on Saturday, with four of those wins coming this season for a team that is ranked 22nd in The Sports Network's Top-25 poll.

He also brings with him a Walter Payton Award candidate in quarterback Curtis Pulley and college football's most dynamic kick returner Leroy Vann, who has four punt returns for touchdowns already this year and 10 combined scoring returns in his career.

The Miami team that FAMU is playing isn't a rebuilding one like the Rattlers met 30 years ago, it is a squad that is ranked 11th by Associated Press and is coming off a 21-20 win over Oklahoma.

But Taylor, one of college football's best coaches, isn't intimidated by all that.

"When you get up at 5:45 to prepare yourself to do battle, you always go into the game with the idea that you're going to win," Taylor said this week. "It doesn't change."

Taylor has developed a reputation for getting underdog teams fired up for such games, with his balanced emphasis on offense, defense and special teams and his no nonsense approach.

"Early on in our careers, we were told that you're really going to get what you emphasize and we emphasize all three," Taylor said. "If you're serious about competition and are trying to create a sense of success, you have to prioritize and we feel like we're organized enough for it."

Whether that is enough to score another upset like FAMU did 30 years ago, we will find out on Saturday.

10/9/2009 6:27:08 PM