Is a promotion ever helped when some of the biggest headlines over a third installment of Manny Pacquiao engaging Timothy Bradley are made by those in the corner and not the ring?
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In a town where there is no patience for its basketball program struggling in the least, a large dose is needed now as Chris Beard is set to officially assume control of UNLV on Friday.
Ten years ago, the death of an 11-month-old little girl pointed Kris Jenkins on a journey that was both frightening and unknown. Pointed him towards his destiny.
I attempted to find a bad seat in the place of 20,000. But if there is one good thing that comes from building an arena with housing a professional hockey team in mind, it’s that such a sloped design doesn’t produce many poor angles for those paying to watch events.
Now watch. Villanova’s basketball team won’t make a shot Monday night.
Ol’ Roy successfully cut one of the biggest academic scandals in history down to a weekend garage sale. He’s like a modern-day George Costanza: “It’s not a lie … if you believe it.”
There is no controversy this spring when it comes to Kris Bryant breaking camp with the Cubs, no stories about him being sent to the minors amid thoughts the team was trying to delay his major league service time. It’s all about improvement now.
Joey Gallo’s best day of his life was followed by what the former Bishop Gorman standout has termed the worst year of his life, a learning experience that is unavoidable and brutally harsh on young swings upon arriving to a major league clubhouse.
Chris Beard’s head coaching stops include time at community colleges in Seminole State and Fort Scott, a level that demands coaches travel to places far and wide and often unknown to discover players.
Cincinnati basketball coach Mick Cronin wasn’t the best fit for UNLV, certainly not in terms of personality and style of play for the money being offered. But that doesn’t mean the best fit isn’t still out there.
The Pac-12 might have stunk up the bracket during this NCAA Tournament, but the one remaining representative appears more than capable of atoning for the sins of its brethren. It appears capable of winning the whole darn thing.
It appears UNLV is in the process of offering Lon Kruger-type money to its leading candidate, Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin. Problem: It’s not Lon Kruger.
Vashti Cunningham’s decision to turn professional this week was the only logical one for an athlete whose dream is to one day stand on the highest of Olympic platforms with a gold medal draped around her neck.
What has been a longstanding tradition across baseball found itself in headlines this week when veteran first baseman Adam LaRoche of the White Sox walked away from a $13 million salary and retired after team vice-president Kenny Williams asked him to not bring his 14-year old son, Drake, into the clubhouse daily.
The Mountain West should play a 16-game conference schedule instead of 18 so as to allow for more nonleague opportunities against top 50 and top 100 teams. Teams need more chances to schedule the sort of meaningful games league play doesn’t allow.
When the NCAA Tournament bracket is announced today, the Oregon side that on Saturday evening pummeled Utah 88-57 in the Pac-12 tournament final at the MGM Grand Garden should be placed among the No. 1 seeds.
UNLV needs to stop worrying about winning the news conference and hire someone who can win the conference.
The season whose highlight came in the paradise that is Maui in November and yet eventually endured as many emotional bumps and bruises as physical ones ended with a 95-82 loss to Fresno State in a Mountain West Tournament quarterfinal at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV’s basketball program is in for some major changes when the season ends, and it is highly likely the faces of those coaching and several of those playing won’t return next year. But credit the Rebels for this: No one has picked up a white flag.
I had Lasik surgery several years ago and still see at a pretty sharp clip, but the whole eye test theory when it comes to which college basketball teams are most deserving of an NCAA Tournament berth isn’t always the most reliable.
Mountain West presidents switched from an 11 to an eight-team league tournament next year and they failed to inform their head coaches of the move after the coaches voted 11-0 against it.
Brad Keselowski certainly exists among those elite talents who on any weekend can be the one to park at Victory Lane, but it had been awhile since the 2012 Sprint Cup champion had ripped up burnout doughnuts on the infield after winning a race.
Miesha Tate is the new women’s bantamweight champion of the UFC because she beat the person who beat the person nobody thought could be beat.
A device on racecars that appears as if it’s always about to scrape the track surface sure could cause havoc when digging into grass at unearthly speeds.