No more straws at MGM Resorts properties

Jul 10
MGM Resorts International has announced that single-use plastic straws will only be served upon request at company-operated restaurants in the United States.  Both single-use plastic “stir straws” and drinking straws have been removed from casino floors, buffets, cafes, bars and lounges and restaurants. The company tested out the idea first

Sagaydakovskaya on Braekhus, Gassiev vs. Usyk, More

Jul 09
Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) collides with Russia’s Murat Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) in the World Boxing Super Series Grand finale. The bout, which takes place on July 21 in Moscow, Russia, will be one of the rarer fights, which will define a truly undisputed world champion, as per

Phil Ivey Bags Big Stack In 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event

Jul 08
The poker world is now officially on high alert. Phil Ivey has chips in the World Series of Pokermain event! Ivey, the ten-time bracelet winner and poker hall of famer who has spent the better part of the last five years fighting casinos in court over baccarat winnings, only recently returned

Baron Davis, Corey Maggette Shine in Friday BIG3 Basketball League Action

Jul 08
Week 3 of the 2018 BIG3 Basketball scheduled rolled on Friday with four games from Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.  The marquee game featured two of the three remaining undefeated teams going head-to-head when Power took on Tri-State. 3 Headed Monsters, riding an early-season hot streak after coming up short

Championship boxer Andre Ward to host amateur competition

Jul 07
HAYWARD — Boxer Andre Ward, whose sharp jabs and crunching power punches made him an undefeated world champion, is returning to this town where he attended high school to inspire others who climb into the ring. Ward will host “Generation NEXT Showdown,” his first amateur boxing competition, July 14 at


Jul 07
Tom Loeffler, promoter of WBC, WBA, and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs), hopes to see a lot more action in the coming rematch with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs). They will collide again on September 15th, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. When the fighters

Tom Loeffler’s 360 Promotions ‘Hollywood Fight Nights’ returns on August 8

Jul 06
Tom Loeffler’s 360 Promotions acclaimed ‘Hollywood Fight Nights’ series returns for its highly anticipated third event of The VIP Boxing Experience on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the AVALON in Hollywood, CA. Advance tickets priced at $150 for VIP Seats on the Ring Apron, $125 for VIP Ringside Front Row,

BIG3 Basketball 2018: Baron Davis leads 3’s Company, 3 Headed Monsters edge Ghost Ballers

Jun 22
On Friday (June 22), the BIG3 Basketball league began its second season in existence. Opening day for the 2018 BIG3 slate arrived from Houston’s Toyota Center. There were plenty of former NBA stars in action for the opening games including former All-Star guard Baron Davis who put on a show for his team. LeBron James‘ former Cavs