Bettors loaded up on the Raiders (-1½) over the Saints and the game to go over 48½. But they never stood a chance on either count in a 24-0 loss.
The schedule was supposed to soften. Instead, the Raiders did — melting Sunday into a Silver and Black puddle before another sellout Caesars Superdome crowd.
It was another win where depth scoring showed for the Knights, with goals from each of the top three lines in a 4-0 victory against Anaheim.
A schedule that softens the next four weeks should allow the Raiders to rally from a 2-4 record and put themselves in position for an eventual run at the playoffs.
A former UNLV baseball standout, Bryson Stott and fellow Las Vegas native Bryce Harper have helped lead the Phillies to the World Series against Houston.
For the past two decades, bettors could count on Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers to bounce back from a loss and not only win the next week, but cover. Those days are gone.
Josh Jacobs powered the Raiders to a victory Sunday and eclipsed his mentor’s franchise record for most rushing yards in a player’s first 50 games.
UNLV football is 4-4 after losing to Notre Dame on Saturday, and the Rebels now face their most critical stretch of games this season as they seek bowl eligibility.
Arizona State and Vanderbilt have combined for seven College World Series titles, and they’re set to play an exhibition at the College of Southern Nevada.
Raiders coach Josh McDaniels: “We all want our quarterback to remain healthy as long as we can, so the goal is obviously the right goal. … It’s a fine line.”
What comes with being a 26½-point underdog? UNLV will receive $1.35 million for its trip to where the “Touchdown Jesus” mural exists beyond the north end zone.
The Raiders confirmed Wednesday that they’ll partner with the NIAA in hosting the high school football state championship games at Allegiant Stadium in late November.
The Steelers upset Tom Brady’s Buccaneers 20-18 as 9½-point underdogs, and the Jets whipped Aaron Rodgers’ Packers 27-10 as 8-point underdogs.
It’s hard to compete in NASCAR on a shoestring budget, but that doesn’t stop Las Vegas’ Matt Jaskol from trying. He competed in Saturday’s Xfinity Series race.
Time is ticking for the Raiders, who have already squandered a pair of 17-point leads and rank dead last in red-zone defense through five games.