Adrian Peterson led the NFL with 327 carries and 1,485 rushing yards. Can he carry the Vikings to another NFC North title?
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As it prepares to inaugurate a team in Las Vegas, the NHL has hired a monitor to watch for suspicious gambling activity, which can be an early warning of cheating in the sport.
Regulators and gaming industry leaders say they’d welcome daily fantasy sports operations in Nevada, but not under the framework offered in proposed legislation unveiled by Fan Duel and Draft Kings, the nation’s largest fantasy providers.
What could stop Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, who face a soft schedule, from winning 11 or more games?
Lions coach Jim Caldwell is on the hot seat and needs a strong start. Detroit opened 1-7 and finished 7-9 last season to earn Caldwell another chance.
With the regular season approaching the starting gate, it’s time to release eight win-total best bets, including plays involving the Bears, Packers and Raiders.
The Bears finished 6-10 in coach John Fox’s first season. Can quarterback Jay Cutler get the team over the hump in close games?
After finishing last season with a 10-game win streak, the Chiefs aim to overtake the Broncos and hold off the rising Raiders in the AFC West.
A Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota has won 11 of 22 races this season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and the team is heavily favored in Saturday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn.
The betting public has started to lean toward cocky Irishman Conor McGregor, a minus-130 favorite, in a hyped rematch against Nate Diaz on Saturday.
Rowing, shooting and judo — the U.S. might have won big gold medals in those Olympic events but some of the most prominent Las Vegas sports books didn’t even bother with them.
The Chargers, long shots to win the AFC West at 10-1 odds, have a big gap to close as they chase the Broncos, Chiefs and Raiders.
FanDuel and DraftKings, the largest daily fantasy sports operators in the country, are angling to return to the Nevada market and a representative will make a presentation to the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee next week.
The $1-million Pacific Classic has the best field of older horses you will see outside of the Breeders’ Cup Classic. California Chrome, Dortmund and the mare Beholder will duel at Del Mar on Saturday.
Picked to finish last in the NFC East, Philadelphia is rebuilding under new coach Doug Pederson, who is overseeing a quarterback competition.
The Redskins went 9-7 and won the NFC East, but skeptical oddsmakers have set their regular-season win total at 7.
The Seahawks are posted at 8-1 odds to win the Super Bowl. Is the window still wide open for Seattle and coach Pete Carroll?
Off a 5-11 season, the 49ers face a regular-season win total of 5½. Will the team overachieve for new coach Chip Kelly?
NFL betting returned to Las Vegas sports books with the usual array of crazy results. The Seahawks won a stunner. The Bears and Browns were big losers.
The New York Giants, 3½-point underdogs at Dallas in the Sept. 11 season opener, are projected to be an 8-8 team behind quarterback Eli Manning and new coach Ben McAdoo.
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