Month: May 2016

Golden State Warriors Look to Defend NBA Title Against Cleveland Cavaliers

The Golden State Warriors are four wins away from capping off the best season in NBA history. Superstar Steph Curry has already secured his back-to-back MVP title, and now looks to once again top the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals and repeat as champions. The Warriors beat the Cavs […]

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Calls for Legalized Sports Betting

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is leading the way of the United States’ so-called “Big Four” professional sports leagues when it comes to sports betting and gambling. Appearing May 24 on ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” Silver said of sports betting, “As I began to study this issue I realized that there’s this enormous, […]

Preakness Stakes Preview: Favorite Nyquist Draws No. 3 Post Position†

The 141st Preakness Stakes breaks the gate on May 21 a little after 6:45 pm local time in Baltimore and two forecasts for the second leg of the Triple Crown are approaching near certainty. First, it’s going to rain, heavily at times, as meteorologists say there’s a 90 percent chance […]

Daily Fantasy Sports Congressional Hearing Much Ado About Everything But Action

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) has been highly discussed in state capitol buildings across the country over the last 24 months, but on Wednesday the divisive†emerging online gaming market made its way to Capitol Hill. Titled “Daily Fantasy Sports: Issues and Perspectives,” the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade deliberated […]

Saturday’s Kentucky Derby Could Set New Horse Racing Records

The 142nd Kentucky Derby posts at 6:34 ET Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, and the first leg of the Triple Crown is ready to perhaps set new records for both viewership and total money wagered. Of the 22 horses scheduled to post in the gate, California owner Paul […]