Full Sportscast: With Tampa Bay win, Golden Knights fall back into second place
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) —
The Vegas Golden Knights are back in second place in the NHL, following Tampa Bay’s 2-0 victory in Chicago Monday.
The Golden Knights host the Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday at 7 p.m. This will be both teams’ first meeting.
On Monday, William Hill Sports Books reported a 30-percent increase in total dollars bet on the first full-day of betting on Super Bowl 52, between the Eagles and Patriots, compared to the first full-day of betting on Super Bowl 51, between the Falcons and Patriots.
The future Las Vegas Raiders will have another player in Sunday's Pro Bowl. The team announced Monday that quarterback Derek Carr will take Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's place under center for the AFC team.
Carr was originally selected as an alternate. This will mark his third consecutive Pro Bowl. He'll join teammates Rodney Hudson, Khalil Mack, Kelechi Osemele, and Donald Penn.
In college football, UNLV announced Monday that the Las Vegas Sands will donate $1 million toward the team's new state-of-the-art training facility.
Groundbreaking on the Fertitta Football Complex is set for Tuesday.
UNLV Football announced hiring Tim Skipper as the team’s new defensive coordinator Monday. Skipper, who will also oversee the linebackers, spent the last three seasons as an assistant at Florida.
The Runnin’ Rebels look to record their fourth straight Mountain West Conference road victory when they visit Fresno State Tuesday.