The Golden Knights’ three-year start not only measures up well compared to other NHL expansion teams but also among the most successful in pro sports.
A BetMGM bettor turned $10 into $152,341.28 after hitting an 11-team multi-sport parlay with nine college football picks, an NBA play and a baseball play.
UNLV said in a news release that it expected to save $1.2 million by taking such a step. The action was taken because of the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
The coronavirus pandemic has inflicted substantial financial damage on the Las Vegas sports scene. Fans may need patience before a full recovery takes place.
UNLV is looking for donations to help keep momentum going in its athletics department amid financial stress created by the coronavirus pandemic.
Even without NFL preseason games, the month still shapes up as the biggest August ever with the NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball back on the betting board.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected budgets at college athletic departments throughout the country, including UNLV, and could have long-term ramifications.
The Mountain West said athletes would be allowed to take part in on-campus workouts. The conference also announced it was taking several cost-cutting steps.
UNLV athletes registered a 3.22 semester GPA, besting the mark of 3.09 set in the fall of 2018. Their cumulative GPA was 3.13, beating the 3.09 set in spring of 2019.
Boise State’s athletic department and San Diego State’s men’s basketball program provide example of stability leading to success.