LCH.Clearnet Group Ltd., which clears trades made on the London Metal Exchange, plans to triple a fee levied on contracts before the LME takes over clearing itself next year.
The Vancouver Canucks are the odds-on favorite to defeat the Boston Bruins and win the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup for the first time.
Tiger Woods is favored by oddsmakers to win the U.S. Open, golf’s next major championship, even though he hasn’t claimed a title for almost 18 months.
The National Football League suspended Super Bowl-winning coach Sean Payton for one year, taking unprecedented action after finding the New Orleans Saints ran a bounty program that paid players for injuring opponents.
Tim Tebow was traded to the New York Jets from the Denver Broncos after the teams resolved a snag over the quarterback’s contract.
The Vancouver Canucks enter the National Hockey League playoffs as favorites to win their first Stanley Cup title, while the New York Rangers are the longshot, according to Las Vegas oddsmakers.
The Los Angeles Lakers’ talent, experience and popularity makes them the oddsmakers’ favorite to capture a third straight National Basketball Association championship.
Tim Tebow’s switch to backup for Mark Sanchez from starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos won’t do much to improve the New York Jets’ chances of winning next season’s Super Bowl, oddsmakers said.
The first Stanley Cup playoffs under the National Hockey League’s 10-year television contract with NBC has Nevada bookmakers expecting a 20 percent increase in betting.
LeBron James scored 37 points as the Miami Heat beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-94 on opening day of the National Basketball Association season.
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- Andrew Patterson on May 15, 2013