Game show host steps up

By JACK RYAN,

Alex Trebek is best known for hosting the popular TV game show “Jeopardy!” for the past 35 years. But with his announcement this week that he has Stage IV pancreatic cancer, Trebek can do a world of good by becoming the face of a disease that has the highest mortality rate of all cancers.



Sportsbooks are up and running

By JACK RYAN,

Legal sports betting in Mississippi is under way, and if ESPN’s report from the first weekend of college football is any indication, it is a work in progress.

The sports network sent a reporter to several casinos in the Mississippi Delta to check out the action — or in some cases, the lack of it.



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