Three Las Vegas Review-Journal sports department members and three professional handicappers have been given $2,000 fantasy bankrolls to bet during the NCAA Tournament — two picks per day of either sides, totals or one of each. Below are their bets for today, with a brief explanation of their picks:
Mike Reynolds begins his workday by pushing casino chips to a man with a gray beard who blows cigar smoke into his face.
■ The numbers for the MegaMillions drawing were incorrect in Wednesday’s Review-Journal. The correct numbers were 3, 25, 28, 29, 40, and the MegaNumber was 13.
WASHINGTON — Local governments would receive billions of dollars for construction projects and welfare programs under a bill passed Wednesday in the House, the latest in a series of election-year jobs bills Democrats are pushing in Congress.