About the Author

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes has written three books about sports. He previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball. He enjoys writing, running, and lemon bars. He lives near Lake Michigan with his daughters and usually has an orange cream soda nearby.

The Ultimate Guide to Super Bowl Events in Scottsdale

January 20, 2023 | By: Dan Holmes

Whether you’re planning to visit Arizona for the Super Bowl, which will be played at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, or you’re a local, there are oodles of things to do leading up to the NFL’s big game. That same week, Phoenix will be hosting the annual Waste Management Phoenix Open. This means there will […]

Best San Francisco 49ers Bars in Arizona

January 12, 2023 | By: Dan Holmes

More than any season in recent memory, it feels as if the NFC is up for grabs in the NFL Playoffs. That’s why many San Francisco 49ers fans are already sending out “save the date” invites for a possible Super Bowl 57 party.  The 49ers, led by the top-ranked defense in the league, are priced […]

Vrbo Fiesta Bowl: Michigan vs TCU Betting Odds

December 22, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes
Looking for the latest Michigan vs TCU betting odds? It will no doubt be a popular game to bet on. The Vrbo Fiesta Bowl takes on increased luster when the No. 2 Michigan Wolverines and No. 3 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs meet with a place in the College Football Playoff National Championship. Oddsmakers have [...]

Phoenix Resident Wins Largest AZ Table Games Jackpot at Gila River

December 11, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

When your brother says you need to get out of the house, you should listen. That’s the lesson from Luis Rodriguez Gomez, a 21-year-old Phoenix man who visited Gila River Resorts & Casinos Lone Butte in early December and hit a jackpot worth $1,100,075 playing Blackjack. Gomez was only at Gila River because his older […]

Best Philadelphia Eagles Bars in Arizona

December 6, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

When you are miles away from your hometown, only two things can make you feel great: a care package from mom or your favorite football team on a TV screen the size of an RV. For Philadelphia Eagles fans in Arizona, outside of Philly cheesesteaks being dropped by drone delivery, nothing beats watching the Eagles […]

Best Buffalo Bills Bars in Arizona

November 8, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

Buffalo Bills Bars in Arizona? You bet! With the Bills having odds like these to win the Super Bowl: priced at . And with the Super Bowl coming to Arizona, we have a list of the Best Buffalo Bills Bars in Arizona. Oddsmakers have Buffalo at to win the AFC. In other words, it’s a […]

Cardinals’ Watt’s NFL Awards Odds

October 2, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

J.J. Watt already has a lot of hardware in his trophy room: three NFL Defensive Player of the Year awards, one Bert Bell Player of the Year Award, and the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. Why not add more? This season, Watt could earn the NFL’s Comeback Player Award or maybe even […]

Arizona Wildcats Pac-12 Odds

September 26, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

All it takes to become bowl eligible in college football these days?….six wins. After an unexpected 2-1 start to the 2022 season, the Arizona Wildcats seem like a team that could play in a bowl game later this year or early in 2023. Bet on college football with DraftKings Arizona and Get $50 free with […]