The 1994 Arizona State point-shaving scandal was one of several uncovered over the years with the help of Las Vegas bookmakers, who are on the same side as the NCAA and major pro sports leagues when it comes to wanting to protect the integrity of the games.
Downtown Las Vegas property Golden Nugget will continue to accept NBA futures wagers until sale of the Houston Rockets to owner Tilman Fertitta is completed.
Restaurant mogul Tilman Fertitta reached agreement to purchase the Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander for $2.2 billion, an NBA record, with a formal announcement expected this week.
The Westgate sports book posted their NBA 2017-18 season win totals and the Boston Celtics opened with the second-highest total (56.5) behind the defending champion Golden State Warriors (67.5).
The blockbuster trade, delayed and in jeopardy of dying, is done: Kyrie Irving is headed to the Celtics, Isaiah Thomas is coming to the Cavaliers and the NBA can take a well-earned, late-summer break.
Former UNLV men’s basketball coach Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova’s storied run to the 1985 NCAA championship and won more than 800 games in his career, died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 82.
Forward Dwayne Morgan, who was suspended from the team, no longer will play basketball at UNLV. He will continue to attend classes and get his college degree in December.
What started as a client-manager relationship bloomed into a full business partnership for Ice Cube and Jeff Kwatinetz.
Rashad McCants scored a game-high 22 points to lead Trilogy to a 51-46 victory over Three Headed Monsters on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in the inaugural championship game of the BIG3.
After graduating from Stanford, Centennial High’s Malcolm Allen signs to play for fellow Las Vegan Jack Murphy on the Northern Arizona basketball team.