After recording two sacks as a rookie, Broncos defensive lineman Sylvester Williams is still looking for his 1st sack of the 2014 season. (RJ Sangosti, The Denver Post) When Sylvester Williams received his 1st recruiting letter from Oklahoma State, he kept it in his bed. He never imagined playing football in college. Heck, he never imagined going to college. Watching Williams move seamlessly through the Broncos locker room now, it’s … Read the rest

Why do some candidates run against all odds?

Why do some candidates run against all odds? ADVERTISEMENT Congressional candidate Suzanne Joyce Savary started her run for Congress a year ago. She hopes to defeat Congressman Dana Rohrabacher. ANA VENEGAS , STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Related article » Suzanne Joyce Savary’s run for Congress began a year ago with something she read in the newspaper.An unidentified group commissioned a poll suggesting voters were weary of longtime Congressman Dana Rohrabacher and in … Read the rest

30 of the top racers will compete on a 3.6-mile track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. As a prelude to the iconic 47th annual yearly Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 desert race, 30 of the world’s top racers are heading to Las Vegas for the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Qualifying, presented by BFGoodrich Tires. It will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, on a special 3.6-mile track at … Read the rest

After swinging between 22888 and 23148 in the morning session, Hang Seng Index closed the midday at 22930, up 29 pts. Meanwhile, China Enterprises Index was last 10151, down 33 pts. The midday turnover equaled $33.83 billion.AIA (01299.HK)  -0.100 (-0.238%)    Short selling $25.66M; Ratio 4.725%   dropped 1% to $41.1 though its third-quarter Value of New Business hit new high; meanwhile, HSBC HOLDINGS (00005.HK)  -0.050 (-0.064%)    Short selling $21.45M; Ratio 3.617%   … Read the rest

Chesterfield, Barnsley and Doncaster have all had their las Vegas style promotion odds trimmed following victories over the weekend yet Sheffield United remain ahead of the trio in the Sky Bet League 1 betting. The Blades have been pushed out from 2/1 to 5/2 to go up after enduring a 3-2 loss to the Spireites on Saturday, failing to record another comeback success after slipping 3-0 down before producing a … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ray McCallum’s putback at the buzzer gave the Sacramento Kings a 93-92 success over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams.The Kings overcame a 13-point deficit in the final 4 minutes.McCallum missed a right-side jumper with 3 seconds left, Reggie Evans caught the ball behind the left side of the glass and put up a desperation … Read the rest

The Malaysian Insider – <!– google_ad_section_start –> Utusan Malaysia today took a swipe at Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar for failing to resolve the issue of illegal gambling in the country. The Umno-owned newspapers’ editors, writing under the pseudonym Awang Selamat, asserted in that as the top cop in the country, Khalid must send a strong and convincing signal to the public in that he was … Read the rest

All bets are off for sports betting in NJ All bets are off for sports betting in NJ Updated: Sunday, October 26 2014 12:46 AM EDT2014-10-26 04:46:12 GMT If you were looking forward to betting on sports in NJ, you’ll have to wait. A federal judicial estimate has granted a temporary injunction to stop legalized sports betting from beginning in New Jersey this weekend. If you were looking forward to … Read the rest

Betting turnover on the rise

October 26, 2014

The racing industry in Victoria is expecting a betting turnover bonanza over the spring carnival following encouraging early season figures in that indicate a surge in betting on thoroughbreds. According to new figures, total wagering turnover across all operators on Victorian thoroughbred racing is up 7.3 per cent from July 1 to the Caulfield Guineas meeting two weeks ago, compared with the same period in 2013. The total amount wagered … Read the rest

(MENAFN – Muscat Daily) In recognition of its efforts towards donation to the community through its ongoing corporate social responsibility initiatives Muscat Grand Mall (MGM) has received the prestigious Silver award in the ‘Cause Related Marketing’ classification for their ‘Close to you’ crusade at the 2014 RECon MENA  – one of the region’s most anticipated retail industry events.During the course of the event MGM moreover received an honourable allude from … Read the rest

Chart: NBA No. 1 picks

October 26, 2014

They were No. 1 Here’s a look at the past 10 top picks in the NBA draft: 2014: Anthony Wiggins, guard/forward, Kansas (by Cleveland) Current team: Timberwolves Recap: Athletic wing player was acquired by the Wolves in the Kevin Love draft and is expected to be the team’s starting little forward. 2013: Anthony Bennett, forward, UNLV (Cleveland) Current team: Timberwolves Recap: His training affected by summer surgery, and facing a … Read the rest