MMAjunkie Radio (noon ET): Dustin Poirier, Jorge Masvidal, Drew Dober, Tiffany Van Soest

Dustin Poirier MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Dustin Poirier, Jorge Masvidal, Drew Dober and Tiffany Van Soest. Poirier returns to action next week at UFC Fight Night 63 in Virginia against Carlos Diego Ferreira. Masvidal is on the same card against Al Iaquinta in the co-main event. Dober will call in to talk about his UFC Fight Night 62 bout in Brazil, which … Read the rest

Duke free throw in final second crushes Las Vegas sportsbooks

Updated MAR 28, 2015 12:13p ET There was without question nothing free about the free throw at the end of the Utah-Duke game on Friday night if you were a Las Vegas sportsbook. The final buzzer had apparently sounded to give the Blue Devils a 62-57 victory, earning the Blue Devils a berth in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament. Apparently proves to be the critical word. Duke was … Read the rest

NCAA Bracket 2015: Picks and Updated Odds Ahead of Saturday's Elite 8 Schedule

Andy Lyons/Getty Images The path to the 2015 NCAA championship runs through the old guard. Kentucky’s through to the Elite Eight after treating West Virginia like a pickup team from the local YMCA. Duke looks as strong as it has all season. Michigan State and Louisville collide in a matchup needing no explanation. Heck, even Gonzaga survived the Sweet 16. There was no possible better Elite Eight lineup. With it … Read the rest

No Need to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery, Study Shows

Contact Information <!– <p style=”padding: 0px;”> –>Available for logged-in reporters only<!– </p> –> Citations American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Specialty Day Newswise — Las Vegas, NV – Delaying rotator cuff surgery on patients with shoulder stiffness may not be necessary, reportedly research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Specialty Day. “Our study compared results for 170 patients who received rotator cuff surgery with 25 … Read the rest

Michael Shackleford Is the “Wizard of Odds”

A late night gambler plays the slot machines 03 May 2005 in Las Vegas,Nevada. (Photo: PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images) LAS VEGAS—For at least four centuries, game players and gamblers have relied on scientists and mathematicians for advice. Galileo wrote Thoughts on Dice Games 'cause his patron, the Grand Duke of Tuscany, “ordered me to produce” an answer to a question about a dice game. Fermat and Pascal developed the concept of … Read the rest

Las Vegas Hang-Gliding Accident: Crash Kills 12-Year-Old Boy And Instructor In Las Vegas

A tragic hang-gliding accident killed a 12-year-old boy and his instructor in Las Vegas on Friday. The hang-glider was tethered to a truck in that was supposed to launch them in to the air when something went terribly wrong. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.The Las Vegas Sun reports in that Metro Police responded to a call around 2:50 p.m. on Jean Lake, a dry lake bed, which … Read the rest

You'll Never Guess Las Vegas' Caesars Entertainment's Latest Bad Idea

Image source: Arnold C via Wikimedia Commons. Considering its financial difficulties, you would think executives at Caesars Entertainment would rad their spending plans for a while. Their biggest subsidiary is in bankruptcy, and the newly built High Roller in Las Vegas — the centerpiece of a $550 million investment in Sin City — looks like a disaster a year in to operation. Instead, they’re pushing forward on a $126 million … Read the rest

Rising UFC star Conor McGregor's training regimen is child’s play

Conor McGregor does not just sleep like a baby. He moreover eats and trains like one, too. Or at least that’s the way he sees it. When it comes to eating and training, the 26-year-old Irish UFC star tells Keeping Fit, he follows his instincts rather than a set schedule. “Look at a baby. They sleep when they want, they eat … you know what I mean? They have no … Read the rest

Popular Nevada governor looms over fight for Reid seat – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD and KIMBERLY PIERCEALLAssociated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s decision to retire next year leaves no clear successor in his home state of Nevada, where a very popular Republican governor appears reluctant to alter jobs and the pending loss of Reid’s clout in Washington is causing anxiety over who might replace him.As of Friday, the list of potential candidates came down to … Read the rest

Las Vegas man dies from injuries sustained in motorcycle crash

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — A Las Vegas guy has died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash. It happened on March 27 at approximately 7:50 a.m. at the intersection of Windmill Parkway and Paradise Road. Evidence at the scene indicated a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling eastbound in the middle travel lane of Windmill, approaching the cross street of Paradise. A Chevrolet Camaro was leaving the side street of … Read the rest