Franklin Barreto and Mark Payton each hit a three-run homer, and Sheldon Neuse also went deept as the Las Vegas Aviators beat the Tacoma Rainiers 8-2 in the opening game of their series Thursday.
Alexis White scored in the 38th minute, and Taylor Thames had three saves in her first shutout to lead Cal State Northridge past UNLV 1-0 in both women’s soccer teams’ season opener.
Jon Gruden said the Packers, not the Raiders, were concerned about the condition of the field.
Houston beat Detroit as a minus-550 favorite a night after losing to the Tigers as the biggest Major League Baseball favorite in memory, netting at least one bettor a $10,000 profit.
Daniel Carlson’s 33-yard field goal with eight seconds remaining lifted the Raiders to a 22-21 victory over the Packers Thursday night in a game played on an 80-yard field.
Several sportsbook directors said they had no specific rules posted for an adjusted length of the field, meaning all bets made before the announcement stood as wagered.
MLB said in a statement that it has been “in contact with the relevant government agencies” about how to proceed under the sanctions.
The Aces clinched a playoff berth Sunday with a victory at the Chicago Sky, but still have plenty to play for before the postseason begins Sept. 11.
The Raiders are playing on a shortened field after a patch in each zone raised safety concerns.
The Golden Knights’ rookie camp roster that was announced Thursday includes several players who could compete for a spot on the opening night roster.