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Five sports, five bets: What to wager on this weekend

The biggest sports-betting event of the weekend won’t be available for wagering in Nevada. ... → Read More

HyperX Esports Arena looks to build on burgeoning interest in video games

Esports is one of few industries to thrive during the pandemic, and Ryan Polidan has seen it firsthand. HyperX shut down with the rest of the Strip in March before relaunching June 2. But Allied Esports, which owns the arena, didn’t totally shutter operations. → Read More

Five sports, five bets: What to wager on this weekend

If a bettor would have placed a $100 wager on every bet tipped through three weeks in the “five sports, five bets” column, he or she would be up $627. Fluke or fire? That’s for you to decide as I continue to diversify my sports portfolio for another weekend. From cage fighting to golf, and with events stretched from locally to Korea ... → Read More

Five sports, five bets: What to wager on this weekend

Please excuse the title of the column for this week, as it’s going to be more like, “five leagues, five sports.” That wasn’t initially the plan but lightning strikes in Hilton Head, S.C., caused a suspension in play late in the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament ... → Read More

Six of Clubs: Your guide to top local golf professionals as the PGA Tour resumes

It’s golf’s time to take its turn as the focal point of American sports, with the PGA Tour recently returned from a 12-week absence due to the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s premier golf tour restarted its altered schedule June 11-14 at the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Golf Course in Fort Worth, Texas, and has no plans to slow down for the rest of the year. → Read More

Allegiant Stadium will host upcoming NFL season’s Pro Bowl

The NFL is already starting to live up to commissioner Roger Goodell’s promise to bring a number of league events to the market. ... → Read More

Five sports, five bets: What to wager on this weekend

I’m going back to the racetrack and octagon again this week, as well as dipping into a couple new sports markets. From games taking place Saturday morning to future bets that could last into early 2021, this column is meant to find value and dispense betting advice for those seeking weekend action. → Read More

Heart of a lioness: Amanda Nunes’ UFC reign has been dominant, groundbreaking

The first pandemic-era UFC title fight turned out unique for more than its closed-to-the-public setting. Amanda Nunes also showed a rare level of joy, mercy and compassion throughout a record-breaking unanimous-decision victory over Felicia Spencer at UFC 250, staged June 6 at the promotion’s Apex facility in Las Vegas. → Read More

Five sports, five bets: What to wager on this weekend

Casinos are open, and major sports aren’t far behind. Luckily, in the meantime, there’s already plenty to bet on. New, niche betting options now coexist with the return of interrupted sports to pack local betting boards ... → Read More

How Las Vegas gym and fitness operations have changed since reopening

From small, locally owned training businesses to corporate-run gyms, the workout experience will likely look this way around the Valley for the next several months. → Read More

Raiders will arrive to Las Vegas sooner than planned with NFL policy change

A handful of Raiders got a tour of the team’s under-construction new Henderson headquarters, the Intermountain Healthcare Performance Center, in January and came away raving. ... → Read More

Different but doable: UFC’s restart a glimpse into how live sports can work

In the final seconds of the first round of the first fight back since the coronavirus interrupted sports in Las Vegas, Chris Gutierrez instinctively rushed at ... → Read More

No issues as UFC returned to Las Vegas with action-packed, fan-free fights

A lot hinged on the success of the UFC’s Saturday night return to Las Vegas with the first live sporting event in Nevada since the widespread coronavirus shutdowns began more than two months ago. ... → Read More

Local UFC event on tap for Saturday after commission approves fight cards

Combat sports are officially allowed to return to the fight capital of the world. In a virtual meeting Wednesday morning, the Nevada State Athletic Commission ... → Read More

Chasing the Chiefs: Catching up to Super Bowl champs has been Raiders’ focus

Last year’s NFL postseason played a major role on how the Raiders are approaching their inaugural upcoming season in Las Vegas. Yes, the Raiders missed the playoffs ... → Read More

Report: Raiders to sign cornerback Prince Amukamara

The Raiders didn’t strike out on improving their cornerback corps through free agency after all. Las Vegas agreed to a deal with perhaps the top ... → Read More

Four bets to make on UFC 249

Regardless of what league or organization staged it, the first major American sporting event back from the coronavirus disruption was always going to make for blockbuster betting action. It’s arguably going to be even bigger since it’s one of the most jampacked mixed martial arts cards in recent memory. → Read More

Going game-by-game: Raiders need upsets to beat .500 in local debut season

Part of the fun of having a local NFL team is running through the schedule upon its release, marking wins, losses and potential turning points of the season. So let’s dive right in ... → Read More

Las Vegas Raiders' first home game set for Monday Night Football against Saints

Allegiant Stadium will receive Monday Night Football treatment for its grand opening, according to multiple reports. The Las Vegas Raiders will host the New Orleans Saints in the first game at their new home, scheduled for Monday Sept. 21 — week 2 of the upcoming NFL season. That means the Raiders will open the season on the road, though an opponent has ... → Read More

What to watch when mixed martial arts returns with UFC 249

Dana White was determined to make the UFC the first major sports organization to return from the widespread coronavirus shutdowns, and it looks like he’ll get his wish on Saturday, May 9. → Read More