Martin Truex Jr. laid down the fastest lap in Saturday’s final practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway making him the driver to beat in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday.
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Micah Roberts examines the Coca-Cola 600 field at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina.
It was fun to watch while it lasted. But after an historic run, Stephen Curry is jogging on hurt and tired legs, and the end appears to be near for the Golden State Warriors.
At the conclusion of spring practice, Johnny Stanton had done nothing to indicate that UNLV is about to unleash the next “Johnny Football.” By the fall, maybe that will change.
The win total released last week by the Golden Nugget for UNLV in 2016 would spell doom and gloom at countless programs across the country, but it should produce a different reaction in Las Vegas.
Nyquist has soared to horse racing’s pinnacle, yet isn’t getting the credit he deserves the year after American Pharoah won the Triple Crown in dominant fashion.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina.
Nyquist (3-5) was made an overwhelming favorite by Pimlico morning linemaker Keith Feustle. Nyquist held off a fast rallying Exaggerator (3-1) to win the Kentucky Derby by more than a length.
The business side of horse racing is broken, and there’s no simple solution. The racing wagering handle in Nevada topped $700 million in 1998 before a steady regression hit, and the handle dropped to $310 million last year.
Clemson and star quarterback Deshaun Watson are not sneaking up on anyone. The Golden Nugget posted regular-season win totals on 24 teams, and the Tigers top the list.
Stephen Curry has injury concerns. But the Warriors should be more worried about Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and an Oklahoma City team playing with house money and no fear heading into the Western Conference finals.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware.
Jimmie Johnson has won 10 of 28 starts on the high-banked, one-mile concrete layout at Dover International Speedway, including a sweep during his 2002 rookie year. He is the 7-2 favorite to win Sunday’s race.
South Point sports book director Chris Andrews opened lines on the season’s first week and 40 more of the season’s top games, and Alabama is the No. 1 team in Andrews’ power ratings.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 198 on Saturday at Curitiba, Brazil.
In the opinion of oddsmakers, Canelo Alvarez should fear a fight with Gennady Golovkin. Station Casinos opened Golovkin as a minus-400 favorite in boxing’s next potential megafight.
Chris Connelly is the founder of Contrarian Investments LLC, one of the first established sports betting entities in Nevada. Entity betting could provide a significant boost to the state’s handle.
If Nyquist can win the Preakness on May 21, he would set up the third straight Belmont Stakes with the Triple Crown on the line. That kind of excitement is great for horse racing.
This was supposed to be the end of the Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook era in Oklahoma City. Instead, the old Spurs finally hit the wall.
Congress on Wednesday launched a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.
Golden Nugget sports book director Tony Miller is already putting the Cubs in the World Series, in a proposition sort of way.
In the late 1970s, as Jimmy Vaccaro tells the story, there were times when ticket writers in Strip sports books would fall asleep behind the counter because there was so little action. And that was Super Bowl week.
Wynn Las Vegas race and sports book director John Avello handicaps the Kentucky Derby field.
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