Tom Kemp, 80, and Len Schweitzer, 81, witnessed UNLV’s first football game in 1968, and they have witnessed just about every UNLV home football game since.
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It’s the bottom of the ninth for Dodgers broadcaster nonpareil Vin Scully, who is retiring after 67 seasons in the booth.
When Evel Knievel first attempted a death-defying jump over an Idaho river canyon in 1974, everybody knew about it as it was happening. You didn’t have to wait until Monday to read about it.
A few minutes before noon Monday at Desert Pines High School, Tim Hough was standing in a long room that contained a long table outside the principal’s office.
But as far back as spring training he talked (outside the lines) about his days being numbered in New York, or at least how the baseball tea leaves were not lining up with his old team.
When Central Michigan beat Oklahoma State on one of those unfathomable Hail Mary passes, my first thought was this is going to help UNLV on Saturday against the Chippewas.
Established coach Jim Andersen hoping to develop scholarship athletes for Ivy League, Pac-12 rowing schools
Bobby Chacon, who fought Rafael “Bazooka” Limon four times and Cornelius Boza Edwards twice in Las Vegas, was the antagonist in Warren Zevon’s ode to Ray Mancini.
With the Cubs, runaway leaders in the NL Central, on the verge of clinching their division prematurely, having Kris Bryant play all nine positions in one game might be something to keep fans engaged down the stretch.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway president Chris Powell, headed to Tennessee for Virginia Tech vs. Tennessee showdown that will set a college football attendance record, says neutral site football could still work at local track.
Long after Jackson State had kicked off to UNLV in the college football season opener, football fans and other people still were sitting in traffic trying to access the parking lots at Sam Boyd Stadium after a fatal accident knocked out traffic signals.
At halftime of Thursday’s UNLV college football season opener, four limber young men sporting the Jackson State colors strutted onto the field around the 50-yard line at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Pahranagat Valley rolled to a 54-8 victory over Wells on Friday night in Alamo for its 94th consecutive victory, a national record for eight-man football. The Panthers led 46-0 at halftime.
Former Bishop Gorman star Joey Gallo has impressive Triple-A power numbers, not concerned with batting average and strikeouts in his bid to return to the major leagues.
Jim Reitz, the former longtime UNLV swimming coach, recruited Whitney Phelps, sister of the Olympic legend. There never will be another one like Michael Phelps, Reitz says.
Eddie Samuels, 30, was part of the first wave of talented Las Vegas youth hockey players who inspired another wave of talented local youth players who came up behind them, including Jason Zucker of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild.
The name “Nighthawks,” featured in the closing scene of the old-time hockey movie “Slapshot” starring Paul Newman, was the name of a fictional team in Minnesota.
Games such as Brigham Young vs. Arizona, set for 2021 at Sam Boyd Stadium, could become commonplace were the city to build a modern stadium.
Western High grad and Golf Channel reporter Jerry Foltz hopes reinstating golf will grow the game, and that 150-pound rodents will stay off the fairways in Brazil.
Las Vegas 51s outfielder Roger Bernadina, born in Curacao, helped lead Netherlands to the World Baseball Classic final four along with the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Japan.
The Las Vegas Sports Academy team, backed by UNLV soccer coach Rich Ryerson, wins the prestigious Gothia Youth World Cup in Sweden.
Las Vegas’ Art Santo Domingo, 77, keeps his pencil sharp and scorecard ready as part-time official scorer for Giants and A’s.
Las Vegas’ NHL expansion team doesn’t have a nickname yet, but at least it has a place to skate after T-Mobile Arena rink is frozen and lined.
Former strongman Mark Philippi says he is back in his element, providing strength and conditioning for wrestling team that has high expectations in Brazil.
C.J. Watson, former Bishop Gorman and Tennessee star, gets up early to give basketball tips to youngsters at Doolittle Community Center.
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