A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 201 on Saturday at Philips Arena in Atlanta:
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Seven teams won 11 or more games in the NFL last season. The Green Bay Packers, who finished 10-6, appear primed to return to an elite level.
The 3-year-old class takes center stage this weekend in the $1 million Haskell on Sunday at Monmouth Park and the $600,000 Jim Dandy on Saturday at Saratoga.
The betting public still believes in Jordan Spieth, who is the fourth choice on the Westgate odds board at 12-1 in the year’s fourth major, the PGA at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey.
Oddsmakers are tagging Denver, 12-4 last season, with lower expectations across the board. The Westgate posted the Broncos’ regular-season win total at 9½.
With a 12-year run of NASCAR Sprint Cup victories — from 2003, when Kevin Harvick won from the pole, to 2014, when Jeff Gordon won for the fifth-time — and 16 wins out of 22 races there all time, Chevrolet clearly has been dominant at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The Blue Devils are favorites to win the NCAA championship at 7-2 odds. UNLV lost its top seven scorers from last season. Duke opened as a 15½-point favorite on Dec. 10.
California Chrome will use the San Diego Handicap at Del Mar on Saturday as a local prep for the Pacific Classic.
During quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, will Jimmy Garoppolo salvage the first month of the New England Patriots’ season or wreck it for the long haul?
The NCAA announced the No. 1 overall seed will be able to choose the location of its first two games in the tournament next March. At the Westgate sports book, Duke is the title favorite at 7-2 odds.
The daily fantasy sports industry notched some wins but failed to capture a majority of states after an all-out push this year to preserve its legality amid concerns the online games amount to illegal sports betting operations.
While most of the NBA’s other 29 teams will play the hopeless role of the Washington Generals, there are teams in the West capable of challenging the Warriors.
A Joe Gibbs Racing-powered Toyota hasn’t won any of the past five NASCAR Sprint Cup races after winning eight of the first 13. But following Saturday’s final practices at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, it’s a good bet the minidrought will end in Sunday’s New Hampshire 301.
Micah Roberts takes a look at the New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway at Loudon, N.H. (10:30 a.m. Sunday; NBCSP, KRLV-AM 1340)
Henrik Stenson went into the tournament at 25-1 odds, with Phil Mickelson at 30-1, and neither player was heavily supported by bettors.
Phil Mickelson, who nearly made history in the first round, is the new British Open favorite at 4-1 odds. But it’s doubtful he’s going to run away and hide from the rest of the field.
We can call this Christmas in July for horseplayers, as the Del Mar meet begins Friday. It’s no secret that lots of Las Vegas residents take a summer vacation to visit the seaside resort track by the Pacific Ocean.
The Patriots, underdogs at Arizona in Week 1, still are favored in three of the four games with backup Jimmy Garoppolo replacing suspended quarterback Tom Brady.
Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth are matched against the rest of the field in one British Open proposition wager at the Westgate sports book.
Jason Day arrives at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland as the 8-1 favorite in this week’s British Open. U.S. Open winner Dustin Johnson is the second choice at 9-1.
For the slumping Chicago Cubs, the All-Star break arrives at the right time. World Series futures wagers on the Cubs at 3-1 odds are no longer such hot tickets.
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