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.
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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.
Marking 30 years as a heart transplant recipient, Simon Keith joins former U.S. surgeon general, Nobel Prize winner on White House Organ Summit speaker list.
Former Spring Valley High, Oregon star Tyler Anderson pitches, hits Colorado Rockies to victory in a night to remember.
When he won the 1954 state amateur, the woods were made of wood, and he was “Bobby Pratt, the par-busting schoolboy” according to the yellow newspaper clippings..
Former first-round draft pick Tyler Anderson works six solid innings against Giants but gets nothing to show for it on Fourth of July.
Las Vegas businessman Sig Rogich, a former U.S. ambassador to Iceland, is pulling for the nation of his birthplace in the Euro 2016 soccer quarterfinals against France on Sunday.
Tennessee women’s basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt, who died Tuesday from Alzheimer’s disease at age 64, visited Las Vegas to support her son in 2013.
Former Bishop Gorman High School star Marty Cordova, the 1995 American League Rookie of the Year, was inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame on Friday at Orleans Arena.
It was two days after the Indianapolis 500 when Sam Schmidt answered his cellphone and was asked if he finally was back home in Henderson. No, he said. He was heading to Detroit for an IndyCar doubleheader.
When it comes to hockey history, Las Vegas is somewhat limited. We haven’t had a lot of old-time hockey here, but that will be changing in a most revolutionary way.
Top travel team high school-aged tournament runs Wednesday through Sunday at Cashman Field, local diamonds.
A big man with a loyal heart, Paul Pucciarelli was one of the longest-tenured members of the UNLV athletic department. He once received a game ball from football coach John Robinson.
For six years during the 1990s, Clint Malarchuk was known as The Cowboy Goalie. He was the starting goaltender for the Las Vegas Thunder of the International Hockey League as well as the face of the franchise.
Sarah Edwards said she wasn’t a boxing fan, but as a citizen of the world, she knew who Muhammad Ali was.
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