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Rose’s injury clears path for Cavaliers

The Chicago Bulls were a popular choice to win the NBA championship this season, but that all changed this week when star guard Derrick Rose suffered a torn medial meniscus that will require surgery. Chicago’s odds dropped from 8-1 to 20-1 at one Las Vegas sports book.

Floyd-Manny fight would be worth the wait

Several hours passed Thursday with nothing coming from Floyd Mayweather Jr. This is the routine for those who cover boxing. Everyone waits on Floyd, and Floyd will talk when Floyd is ready. He’s got the money and the power, so he can make everyone wait.

Horse racing feed back to Nevada sports books

This week was a mix of emotions as first there was a blackout of seven racing signals controlled by Monarch Content Management. Fortunately, the interruption lasted less than two days. By mid-afternoon Thursday, a temporary agreement between Monarch and the Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association allowed those signals to return.

Plug pulled on feed from some racetracks to Nevada sports books

Nevada’s race books found themselves with fewer thoroughbred racing tracks to offer bettors Wednesday when negotiations broke down between the Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association and Monarch Content Management, which owns and operates several racetracks, including Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif., and Gulfstream in Hallandale Beach, Fla.