I’m not sure what fans at UFC 200 were expecting, but any bitterness that such a historic evening lacked the sort of fireworks those purchasing tickets desired should have been pointed toward Jon Jones and not Daniel Cormier.
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Jon Jones’ removal from the main event of UFC 200 on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena for a potential violation of the anti-doping policy will test the company’s resolve.
Las Vegan Amanda Bingson finished fourth and one spot out of qualifying for Rio in the women’s hammer throw Wednesday at the U.S. Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon.
Silverado High School graduate Amanda Bingson, who first took up the event as a freshman at UNLV and holds the American record, will be favored to secure her second consecutive Olympic berth Wednesday.
A little perspective, please: Kevin Durant merely switched jerseys and ZIP codes. Joey Chestnut ate 70 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.
Bishop Gorman High School product Vashti Cunningham is headed to the Rio Olympics in August after finishing second in the women’s high jump at the U.S. Track & Field Trials at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field on Sunday.
Vashti Cunningham will compete in the women’s high jump final Sunday at the U.S. Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon, hoping to qualify for the Rio Games in August.
Vashti Cunningham of Las Vegas easily cleared the qualifying height of 6-0½ to advance to the finals of the high jump at the U.S. Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon. She will attempt to make the Olympic team on Sunday.
The man who paid an expansion fee of $500 million to deliver Las Vegas its first major league professional sports team isn’t one to sit back and wait for anything.
Bill Foley loves the Army and everything it stands for, loves the values and discipline and traditions. He lives his life within the structure of such uniformity. It’s also how he made sports history in Las Vegas.
On the day history is made for Las Vegas and its NHL team, the key will be how things look at the box office 3 years from now.
This is bigger than UNLV winning its national championship in basketball, and Greg Maddux making the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and every Grand Slam trophy Andre Agassi held aloft.
Gabe Gauthier is part of the overwhelming majority that believes hockey is coming to T-Mobile Arena, and knows better than most where Foley’s franchise should begin its pursuit of a long-term fan base.
As another NBA Finals heads toward conclusion and another summer of potential change approaches, Adam Silver continues to promote moves that are anything but good for the game.
The more times the UFC bullies and removes and bans journalists, the more others will be fearful of similar actions and choose not to report what could be highly important stories about the health and well-being of fighters or other critical matters.
One day after Muhammad Ali died at age 74, his grandson Biaggio Ali Walsh on Saturday night was named Male Athlete of the Year at the Review-Journal’s first Best of Nevada Preps banquet at Red Rock Resort.
Months of whispers became public Thursday when UNLV president Len Jessup said the school has raised $5 million to $6 million toward building an on-campus football facility.
Dave Guinane has taught shooting since 1993 and has since given more than 40,000 lessons on a skill that comes easy to many and yet can bewilder even some who make tens of millions of dollars a year playing the game at its highest level.
It was one of those double-take moments Saturday afternoon, the kind you blink twice at while scrolling a Twitter feed without any warning of the brick wall ahead: Former Iowa State player and current New Orleans Pelican Bryce Dejean-Jones has died, the Dallas County coroner’s office confirms.
Athletes from more than 100 schools and 24 sports across the state will be honored, including the top male and female, along with coach of the year.
For years, for decades, forever, those issues that prevented serious thought about Las Vegas ever featuring a major league professional sports franchise almost immediately ended any such movement.
The financial impact on what a stadium would mean to UNLV was discussed at different points of Thursday’s gathering, but this remains a secondary and yet highly significant element: How big a part could a stadium play in securing the Rebels’ membership in a Power 5 conference?
Regents should have zero influence when it comes to those a university hires to run athletic programs, and that includes voting to approve the contracts offered coaches.
The win total released last week by the Golden Nugget for UNLV in 2016 would spell doom and gloom at countless programs across the country, but it should produce a different reaction in Las Vegas.
Bob Bennett isn’t going to comment on the nonsense that is anyone believing a Floyd Mayweather Jr.- Conor McGregor fight has the slightest chance of happening, no matter how rich a payday it might generate for all involved.