Kokkinakis earns Open win, redemption for Murray loss

Thanasi Kokkinakis has gone some way towards vanquishing last year’s heartbreaking Australian Open loss to Andy Murray by claiming a typical five-set victory in his Melbourne Park opener. A year on from his 4am exit after a marathon with five-time runner-up Murray, Kokkinakis outlasted Austrian Sebastian Ofner 7-6 (7-1) 2-6 6-7 (4-7) 6-1 7-6 (10-8) […]

Ex-Las Vegas casino exec pleads guilty to aiding illicit gambling ring

A former top Las Vegas casino executive faces up to five years in prison after admitting to assisting an illegal gambling ring run by a former minor league baseball ballplayer who carted duffel bags full of cash to The Strip. Scott Sibella pleaded guilty on Wednesday to his role in Wayne Nix’s illicit sports betting […]