• In this Aug. 13, 2016 file photo, Monica Puig, of Puerto Rico, tosses her racquet and celebrates after winning the gold medal against Angelique Kerber, of Germany, during the final round at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

    For 10 teams, Rio provided a first feel of Olympic gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — For some nations, winning Olympic gold is quite the regular occurrence. At the Rio de Janeiro Games, plenty of first-timers got to hear their anthems played in celebration as well.

  • In this Aug. 7, 2016 file photo, rowers are seen through a screen decorated with the Olympic rings as they practice at the rowing venue in Lagoa at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The night of Sunday, Aug. 21 will mark the launch of the Olympic Channel, designed to keep Olympic sports relevant between each games and bring young audiences into sports. The digital channel will go live right after the closing ceremony of the Rio Games, providing a mix of original programming, live sports events, news and highlights. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

    US Olympic gold hasn’t made for winning bets in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rowing, shooting and judo — the U.S. may have won big gold medals in those Olympic events but some of the most prominent Las Vegas sports books didn’t even bother with them.