Vegas Releases Initial Prediction For This Year’s Texas-Oklahoma Game

first_imgCheerleaders of the Oklahoma Sooners perform during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies.NORMAN, OK – NOVEMBER 12: Cheerleaders of the Oklahoma Sooners perform during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies on November 12, 2005 at Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners won 36-30. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***Few things in sports are better than college football rivalry games. We’re going to be getting some really, really good ones this year, too.Most of these games are far off, not taking place until midway (or later) through the season. Still, it’s never too early to start thinking about them.A Las Vegas sportsbook has released some initial betting lines for these games.Who’s favored in the Oklahoma-Texas contest? Will the Longhorns be able to beat the Sooners in Year 2 of the Tom Herman era?The sportsbook doesn’t think so.An initial betting line has been set. Oklahoma is favored by a lot.Oklahoma is a 12-point favorite in this year’s game, set to be played in early October.Full betting lines can be seen below:Games of the Year lines up @southpointlv:Ohio St -1.5 at Penn StAuburn at Alabama -7Michigan at Ohio St -9Georgia -15 vs. FloridaClemson -10 at Florida StNotre Dame -1 at USCTexas vs. Oklahoma -12h/t @andrewssports— David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum) May 24, 2018Oklahoma and Texas are set to meet at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday, Oct. 6. It will hopefully be a good one.last_img read more

Charges dropped against Toronto man in child pornography investigation

EDITOR’S NOTE: The name and photo of the accused have been removed from this story after it was learned all charges against the accused were dropped in November 2015 before the case went to trial.Toronto police have charged a man with multiple counts relating to a child pornography investigation.It’s believed he used up to six aliases to lure victims online, and police say there may be more victims.The man was arrested last week after a complaint was filed. It is alleged he used social media and emails under fake names to lure children. Police say he created profiles to make himself appear to be a teenage girl in order to contact other young girls.He has been charged with five counts of making child pornography, possession and accessing of child pornography, making it available and luring a child under 16 years of age.During the press conference today, police urged any other victims to come forward.“He was posing as teenage girls … to reach to other teenage girls using these email that we’re aware of and possible others that we’re unaware of,” said Detective Scott McQuoid of the Toronto Police Sex Crimes and Child Exploitation Unit.Police also urged parents to monitor their children’s online activities. Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact Toronto Police or Crimestoppers. read more