Kurt Busch, who closed as a 28-1 long shot, helped bail out Las Vegas sports books, which would’ve taken a big hit had Chase Elliott won.
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Daytona 500 champion Kurt Busch will be back behind the wheel and on the race track again on Sunday, but first, he gets to celebrate a little more.
There is likely only three chances left this season to bet against UNLV, which has lost nine straight games while going 1-7-1 against the spread and has covered only two of their last 14 games.
The amount of time it has taken for the UFC lightweight showdown between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov to become a reality has done little to dampen the vitriol between the top contenders.
After struggling in the Arizona Fall League last year, New York Mets prospect Tim Tebow turned his attention to his hometown of Jacksonville for some help and inspiration.
Gonzaga (29-1) was No. 1 in the nation prior to losing its first game of the season, an 79-71 upset by BYU on Saturday. The Bulldogs, who had been No. 1 for the last four polls, received two first-place votes.
Five players to watch when UNLV’s basketball team plays against Utah State at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center and at Fresno State at 4 p.m. Saturday.
The carnage that was Sunday’s 59th running of the Daytona 500 was devastating when it came to twisted metal, bone-dry fuel tanks and broken hearts. Take the 3-1 betting favorite, Dale Earnhardt Jr., for instance.
Surprisingly, there were more groans than cheers when Kurt Busch’s rivals ran out gas and the Las Vegas native pulled away to win his first Daytona 500 victory.
Kurt Busch led a solitary lap of the Daytona 500. It was the right one. The last one. And, finally — vroom! — his desertlike drought at the Daytona 500 was quenched.
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