Major League Baseball has agreed to a multiyear agreement with DraftKings Inc., allowing the daily fantasy sports content provider to become an authorized gaming operator for the league.
The Sooners have reached the College Football Playoff in three of the past four years, and Westgate bettors are backing them to return this season.
The Las Vegan, who won $2.4 million during his 32-game “Jeopardy!” win streak, is expected to enter the world’s most prestigious NFL handicapping contest at 10 a.m. Friday.
Bob Hamman, founder of Dallas-based SCA Promotions, reached a deal in 1989 to cover a $1 million donation to Little League Baseball if Ryan, then 42, pitched a no-hitter.
A 4-year-old thoroughbred named Mr. Changue who was swallowed by a sinkhole early this month returned from his ordeal this week to win a race at Fort Erie racetrack.
The Westgate sportsbook posted NHL point totals and playoff and division odds Sunday and Vegas is second in points (103½) and the even-money favorite to win its division.
Thurman opened as a minus 140 favorite for Saturday’s WBA welterweight title fight in Las Vegas, but heavy action on Pacquiao made him as high as a minus 170 favorite.
The New York Racing Association pulled the plug on Saratoga Race Course’s Saturday card, but the show will go on as Monmouth Park hosts the $1 million Haskell Invitational.
Englishman David Threlfall made a 10-pound wager at 1,000-1 odds at British bookmaker William Hill in 1964 that man would land on the moon by 1971. He won 10,010 pounds.
The track’s decision to bar Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer from running horses draws a lawsuit saying the action violates its contract with California horsemen.