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Alireza Firouzja (left) defeated Levon Aronian (right) in an Armageddon tiebreaker in Round 7 to maintain his lead at Norway Chess. (Image: Lennart Ootes/Altibox Norway Chess)

Chess Bets: Can Alireza Firouzja Really Win Norway Chess?

Seventeen-year-old Alireza Firouzja picked up another 1.5 points at Norway Chess on Monday, knocking off Levon Aronian in an Armageddon game after they drew their classical encounter. The result kept Firouzja on top of the Norway Chess standings with 14.5 points, one point ahead of Magnus Carlsen. Last Time on […]

Polls show Joe Biden with a lead over Donald Trump in Pennsylvania, one of several key battleground states in the 2020 presidential election. (Image: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters)

State of the States: Betting Odds for the Biggest Presidential Battlegrounds

Every middle school social studies student knows that the United States presidential race isn’t one election, but actually a series of state-level contests for electoral votes. That’s great news for bettors, as it means sportsbooks are offering odds not only on whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden wins the overall […]

The scene for the 2021 Pegasus World Cup day won't be as crowded as it was in 2018. But Gulfstream Park will allow fans inside for its Championship Meet that begins Dec. 2. (Image: John McCall/South Florida Sun Sentinel)

Gulfstream Park Will Allow Limited Fans Inside for Championship Meet

Gulfstream Park announced Monday it will allow fans inside for its Championship Meet, which begins Dec. 2 at the South Florida track north of Miami. Bill Badgett, the executive director of Florida racing for track owner The Stronach Group, told Thoroughbred Daily News Gulfstream Park will cap attendance at 50% […]

Democratic challenger Joe Biden attracted 81% of wagers -- numbers that knocked his odds down to among their lowest of the 2020 presidential campaign. (Image: Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press)

Election Betting Numbers Keep Adding Up for a Biden Victory

As Democratic challenger Joe Biden takes in larger amounts of money, and with polls in battleground states and nationwide turning sharply against him, President Donald Trump’s re-election odds climbed to their highest points of the campaign. After taking them down following Trump’s positive test for COVID-19, overseas books put Trump’s […]

Frankie Dettori and Enable were No. 1 a remarkable 14 times in 17 races together. The star 6-year-old mare retired Monday. (Image: Sandown Park)

Two-Time Horse of the Year Champion Enable Retires

Record-breaking mare Enable retired on Monday when her Juddmonte Farms connections announced she would begin her breeding career next year. The announcement came in a written statement from Juddmonte Farms early Monday. The statement announced that Enable’s first date next spring is with the stallion Kingman. “After consulting her trainer […]

The best of the NFL Week 5 highlights was when Washington quarterback Alex Smith returned to the field after two years. (Image: Getty)

NFL Week 5 Highlights: Alex Smith Returns, Bad Spike, Crazy Dance

Arguably, the best highlight of Week 5 in the NFL wasn’t an impressive touchdown catch or a gravity-defying throw, but the simple act of a player trotting on the field. The Washington Football Team’s quarterback, Alex Smith, returned to the action for the first time since a horrific leg injury […]

Oklahoma celebrates its 53-45 victory over Texas in four overtimes and provided several highlights in College Football Week 6. (Image: NCAA)

College Football Week 6 Highlights: Crazy Call, High Snap, Missed FG

College Football Week 6 highlights included a television announcer going berserk, a high snap from a center, and a questionable call from the referees. Those, along with a missed field goal that cost a team the game, and a four-overtime contest that looked like it would never end, were some […]

FanDuel and DraftKings have teamed up to battle a bad actor clause in a proposed Illinois sports betting bill. (Image: Sporting News)

Live Scoring Issues Tarnish Weekend’s DFS Football Games

The weekend of football proved hair-pullingly frustrating for DFS users who couldn’t follow live scoring for their contests, and who are still waiting for payouts on Monday – up to two days after some contests ended. Neither DraftKings nor FanDuel offered live scoring for college football contests on Saturday. DraftKings […]

The Los Angeles Lakers celebrate winning the 2020 NBA Championship after defeating the Miami Heat in six games. (Image: AP)

LA Lakers Win 2020 Championship, LeBron James NBA Finals MVP

In just his second season in Los Angeles, LeBron James guided the Lakers to an NBA championship. The Lakers knocked off the Miami Heat in six games after a blowout victory in Game 6. LeBron posted a triple-double in Game 6 with 28 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists. In […]

Joaquin Buckley (right) scored one of the most spectacular knockouts in UFC history on Saturday when he finished Impa Kasangany (left) with a spinning back kick. (Image: UFC/ESPN)

Buckley, Sandhagen Score Insane Head Kick KOs at UFC Fight Night (VIDEO)

If you didn’t watch UFC Fight Night 179 on Saturday, you missed two amazing knockouts, including one that could easily go down as the KO of the year. The action started on the preliminary card when Joaquin Buckley took on Impa Kasangany in a middleweight bout. Buckley Lands Spinning Back […]

Red Sox and Liverpool Could Go Public in SPAC Acquisition

Red Sox and Liverpool Could Go Public in SPAC Acquisition

Billy Beane’s SPAC could acquire both the Boston Red Sox and the Liverpool Football Club. RedBall, a blank-check investment company, has been looking to buy a professional sports team. Instead of one team, however, the SPAC could end up with two world-class franchises — if it can raise more cash […]

Serengeti Empress gets one more opportunity to duplicate her victory here in the Ballerina Stakes. She'll head to the breeding shed after the Breeders' Cup. (Image: Chris Rahayel/NYRA)

Serengeti Empress, McKinzie Take Different Paths to Breeding Shed

Serengeti Empress has one more race before the breeding shed awaits. McKinzie is headed to stud immediately. And so drops the curtain on two of the more prominent Thoroughbreds of the last three years. Serengeti Empress will make her final start in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint Nov. […]

Anthony Davis of the LA Lakers guards Jimmy Butler from the Miami Heat in Game 4. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

NBA Finals Game 6 Preview: Do-or-Die Again for Miami Heat

The Los Angeles Lakers are still one win away from an NBA championship, but those pesky Miami Heat already won one elimination game and face another one in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Jimmy Butler unleashed a 35-point triple-double to boost the Heat to a victory in Game 5. […]

Martin Truex Jr. has had success at road courses, and should challenge for the win at the Roval 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (Image: Getty)

One Bet, $100: Don’t Sleep on Martin Truex Jr. at Roval 400

All the talk has been how Chase Elliott is so dominant on road courses and will win the Roval 400, but Martin Truex Jr. should not be ignored. Yes, Elliott is the defending champion at the Roval 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and has won three straight road course events. […]