He might be one of the most despised people in sports. But let’s hope NCAA president Mark Emmert has a sense of humor.
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:
Dustin Brown has yet to spend his official day with the Stanley Cup, but the Los Angeles Kings captain has already celebrated several days with the most storied trophy in sports with his teammates and family.
Las Vegas scored two runs in the eighth inning as the 51s erased a five-run deficit to defeat the Memphis Redbirds 10-8 on Tuesday night at Cashman Field.
FIFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Uruguay forward Luis Suarez after Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini accused him of biting during the South Americans’ 1-0 Group D victory at the World Cup on Tuesday.
The United States defeated Canada 113-79 on Tuesday to win the gold medal in the FIBA Americas Under-18 championship game in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Just call him Johnny Hoops.
Matt den Dekker lined a three-run homer over the fence in right-center field with one out in the bottom of the 10th on Monday night to give the Las Vegas 51s an 8-5 win over the Memphis Redbirds at Cashman field.
Game 2 of the finals at the College World Series is tonight. Virginia vs. Vanderbilt. Hopefully it’ll be a good game. Maybe it’ll even be a great game. Will it be the Greatest College Baseball Game Ever Played? Probably not. That one already is spoken for.
It would be hard to find a player more worthy of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy than New York Rangers center Dominic Moore — who returned to the NHL this season after taking a leave of absence from the league in the spring of 2012 to care for his wife, Katie, after she’d been diagnosed with a rare form of liver cancer.