The Astros are a minus-175 series favorite over the Yankees (plus-155) and a minus-160 favorite in Friday’s Game 1, which pits Dallas Keuchel against Masahiro Tanaka (plus-150).
With three weeks to go until Del Mar hosts the thoroughbred world championship races for the first time, handicappers should be doing early work to ensure they’ll be ready for the two-day extravaganza on Nov. 3 and 4.
The roman-nosed buck was wide with good mass on its main beams and tall eye guards. From a distance, he at first looked to be a big two-point, but as the buck drew closer, I counted four points on one side and three on the other.
Original Rio Secco golf course architect Rees Jones and Butch Harmon, who operates his school at the Henderson facility, were present Tuesday for the reopening after a $2 million renovation.
No one could have imagined that the first home game in the history of the NHL expansion team would be defined by such a mournful cause, but as it has so many times in the worst of moments, sports proved to be a powerful remedy.
There are myriad reasons the first regular-season home game in Golden Knights history, played Tuesday at T-Mobile Arena before a sellout crowd torn between reflection and acclamation, still will be considered monumental years from now.
In 1999, then-Las Vegas Mayor Goodman went to New York City to meet with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to discuss the possibility of Las Vegas getting a team one day. Some day. When hell, or Henderson, froze over. But some day.
Steelers quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger was picked off four times in the second half and two were returned for touchdowns as Jacksonville burned the betting public in the best decision of the day for Las Vegas sports books.
The Raiders lost for a third straight time in falling to Baltimore 30-17 before 54,980 at the Coliseum, the beginning of three consecutive home games for a silver and black side that that is beyond pedestrian in almost every area right now.
It’s a slow and steady and incredibly frustrating climb when it comes to the Rebels trying to match and compete with the Aztecs, a two-time defending Mountain West champion that is ranked 19th in the nation.