When Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund clash on Sunday night in Las Vegas, they'll do so in one or the world's most interesting venues. Allegiant Stadium is a spared-no-expense, all bells and whistles, state-of-the-art facility. The home of the NFL's Las Vegas Raiders, it does a phenomenal job of letting natural light inside, despite being a domed stadium. From the … [Read more...] about Manchester United Starting XI Prediction vs Borussia Dortmund (Club Friendly)
Disappointing wouldn't be the exact word to describe Team USA's first half against and over-matched Tunisia team. Pathetic or embarrassing would be more like it. Thankfully Team USA's second unit, led by Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Love, helped them cruise to an easy victory in the end. … [Read more...] about Team USA gets by Tunisia
For years, the NFL has had a bye week between the Conference Championship and the Super Bowl. That is a lot of time to wait for another meaningful football game. A few years ago, the NFL decided to move up the Pro Bowl to the bye week to satiate the football-lovers appetite. But does the Pro Bowl really satiate? No. But fear not my football adoring friends. There is a … [Read more...] about Watch the Lingerie Football Playoffs this Weekend Instead of the Pro Bowl!
Boise State University entered the Maaco Bowl against the Arizona State Sun Devils as the number seven team in the BCS rankings. Yet, they were left out of a BCS game once again this season after suffering an earlier loss to the TCU Horned Frogs. Don’t worry; this is not another column about how flawed the system is. I will not lobby here for a playoff. I will … [Read more...] about Dennis Erickson leaves Arizona State Disgraced, ASU Destroyed by Boise
It was supposed to be a great day for the IZOD IndyCar Series. Instead, it was one of the worst, darkest days in the recent history of U.S. open-wheel racing. Mere laps into the IZOD INDYCAR World Championships race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, an horrific accident collected 15 of the 34 cars, including that being driven by Dan Wheldon, the winner of this year's … [Read more...] about Indianapolis 500 Winner Dan Wheldon Dies in Crash During IndyCar Finale
Floyd Mayweather recently defeated Victor Ortiz in a fourth round knockout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Of course, the world is greatly anticipating a Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight in the near future. Speculation is rampant on this topic and it may ultimately create a frenzy that could create a record pay day for both, no matter who wins. During the … [Read more...] about Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather: Similar People
It's been a long couple weeks. I didn't do so good for most of ya a couple weeks ago. I had to go into hiding. You don't believe me? Here's an email our esteemed Mr. Banks got: Dear Louie: I cannot believe that a simp like you who lives in Vegas went only 1-4 or 2-4, depending how you look at your parlay win. What a joke. And you get paid for this? And people follow … [Read more...] about Take It To the Bank — College Football Saturday!
So I was sitting at the book at the Las Vegas Hilton over the weekend, and it was just like old times. "Louie!!!" "Hey, Louie, what's cracking?" "SECURITY!!!" Now, maybe I groped that woman, maybe I didn't. I'm an old man, and my mind ain't what it used to be. I do know, and I can say with absolute certainty...that those puppies were real. True story. Now … [Read more...] about Take It To The Bank, College Football Week 3