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.
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Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware.
Jimmie Johnson has won 10 of 28 starts on the high-banked, one-mile concrete layout at Dover International Speedway, including a sweep during his 2002 rookie year. He is the 7-2 favorite to win Sunday’s race.
South Point sports book director Chris Andrews opened lines on the season’s first week and 40 more of the season’s top games, and Alabama is the No. 1 team in Andrews’ power ratings.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 198 on Saturday at Curitiba, Brazil.
In the opinion of oddsmakers, Canelo Alvarez should fear a fight with Gennady Golovkin. Station Casinos opened Golovkin as a minus-400 favorite in boxing’s next potential megafight.
This was supposed to be the end of the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook era in Oklahoma City. Instead, the old Spurs finally hit the wall.
If Nyquist can win the Preakness on May 21, he would set up the third straight Belmont Stakes with the Triple Crown on the line. That kind of excitement is great for horse racing.
Chris Connelly is the founder of Contrarian Investments LLC, one of the first established sports betting entities in Nevada. Entity betting could provide a significant boost to the state’s handle.
Congress on Wednesday launched a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.
Golden Nugget sports book director Tony Miller is already putting the Cubs in the World Series, in a proposition sort of way.
In the late 1970s, as Jimmy Vaccaro tells the story, there were times when ticket writers in Strip sports books would fall asleep behind the counter because there was so little action. And that was Super Bowl week.
Jimmie Johnson has a series-best three wins at Kansas Speedway and a track-best 8.7 average finish. It’s why he’s a 5-1 favorite despite the stellar Joe Gibbs Racing practices.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup GoBowling.com 400 at Kansas Speedway.
More than just favorites fill the tote boards as proposition bets will be popular at sports books for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.
Twenty 3-year-old thoroughbreds will be asked to tackle a distance they never have encountered in front of a thundering crowd, but that’s among the least of the problems in determining the eventual winner in the first leg of the Triple Crown.
Wynn Las Vegas race and sports book director John Avello handicaps the Kentucky Derby field.
Believe it or not, there was a time not long ago when boxing was buzzing in the mainstream media. A long-awaited showdown was billed as a megafight, it was bet like a Super Bowl at Las Vegas sports books, and Floyd Mayweather Jr. was the favorite and the villain.
Exaggerator seemed stuck on neutral this spring with losses in the San Vicente and San Felipe. But he exploded on an off-track to win the Santa Anita Derby. It is the fastest last race Beyer speed figure among the 20 Kentucky Derby starters.
More than six years ago, when Scott Pearson Eberly turned on the lights and cameras, he planned to reveal the action-packed life of a professional gambler.
By picking a fight with his employer, Conor McGregor lost a big payday and put himself in a no-win situation. He also hurt the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Las Vegas sports books in the process.