The UNLV football team is 7-2 under first-year coach Barry Odom and has been able to move on from victories quickly to focus on a bigger prize.
The betting public in Las Vegas backed the Raiders (-1½) in a big way Sunday, and their faith paid off with a rout of the New York Giants at Allegiant Stadium.
Rookie quarterback Aidan O’Connell was steady in his second start, leading the Raiders to a whipping of the New York Giants on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium.
The Raiders are aware that all the fun they are having in the days after coach Josh McDaniels was fired will only continue if they get better results on the field.
Tanking might not be in order for the 3-5 Raiders, but not making the NFL playoffs and failing to secure a high draft pick would be the worst conclusion.
Redshirt freshman quarterback Jayden Maiava has helped lead UNLV to bowl eligibility since taking over for injured Doug Brumfield in the third game this season.
Since 2018, the Patrick Mahomes-Andy Reid Chiefs lead the NFL with a 16-3 record after a loss. Kansas City is 13-2 in that role since 2019 and 10-1 since 2020.
Raiders owner Mark Davis, who fired another coach Tuesday, needs to come to terms that this isn’t a well-run organization on the football side of things.
Freed from the ineptitude of Josh McDaniels and Dave Ziegler, the Raiders’ new regime would be best suited to bottom out and acquire as much draft capital as possible.
Raiders quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo can’t stay healthy and looks washed up, as evidenced by Monday night’s pitiful performance against the Detroit Lions.
It’s on the Raiders to forget an embarrassing 30-12 loss to the Chicago Bears and prepare for a “Monday Night Football” road matchup against the Detroit Lions.
Bettors who wagered on Baltimore, a 9½-point favorite at Arizona, lost their bets in brutal fashion as the Cardinals rallied for a backdoor cover in their 31-24 loss.
The NCAA announced a horrible decision Friday that will ruin the beauty of college basketball’s NIT, and Las Vegas was at the center of it.
Pro sports bettor Jeff Whitelaw and SuperBook oddsmaker Ed Salmons expect the Packers to bounce back Sunday, one of eight sharp plays for this weekend.
At 27, Aces superstar A’ja Wilson is already among Sin City’s greatest all-time athletes — armed with two WNBA championships and a pair of MVPs to show for it.