Las Vegas Review-Journal sports writers Adam Hill and David Schoen have been given $5,000 fantasy bankrolls to bet during the World Cup on either sides, totals or props. Below are their bets for today, with an explanation of their picks:
The Las Vegas 51s managed just five hits in a 5-1 Pacific Coast League loss at Oklahoma City on Monday night.
What looked to be one of the most heavily anticipated meetings of the Nevada Athletic Commission in quite some time has lost some of its luster.
A father attending the Rockies-Giants game on Father’s Day pulled off an incredible one-handed home run catch, but it wasn’t just any one-handed home run catch — he did it all while holding his 1-year-old son in his other arm.
Ghana dominated most of the game, but the United States won 2-1. To the casual fan, it was fun to watch, it was dramatic at the end, our guys won. This is how we like our sports when the rest of the world shows up to play.
The United States won its first World Cup match on Monday, taking a 2-1 victory over Ghana in the team’s opening Group G game. Clint Dempsey scored one of fastest goals in World Cup history, knocking in a low shot just 32 seconds into the match.
The man who drove NBC Sports analyst Roger Maltbie’s golf cart during the third round of the U.S. Open is facing four charges after an incident with a state trooper on the course, a North Carolina State Police spokeswoman said Sunday.
Nigeria and Iran delivered the first draw of the World Cup on Monday as they ground out a scrappy 0-0 stalemate in their opening match in Group F.
Thomas Mueller scored a hat trick as Germany turned on its style and power to rout 10-man Portugal 4-0 in their World Cup Group G opener on Monday.
Tony Gwynn, the Hall of Famer with a sweet left-handed swing who spent his entire 20-year career with the Padres and was one of San Diego’s most beloved athletes, died of cancer Monday. He was 54.