It’s a sure thing as an entertainment destination, but is Las Vegas prepared to support a pair of major professional teams? The numbers stack up in favor of NFL success here.
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The announcement that the NHL was coming to Las Vegas, though expected, started a flurry of activity Wednesday.
Skeptics become believers overnight as official announcement Wednesday causes a surge in deposits for the city’s first major league professional sports franchise.
For Sean Gilmartin, life in Triple-A means being able to adapt and be ready for a potential call up at any time.
If you caught Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter on television together this week you probably thought they were preparing for the doubles competition at Wimbledon by the way they were giggling.
Defense attorney Bob Hinton’s text indicated Manziel’s legal team was seeking a plea deal with prosecutors, but suggested that could be tricky.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will return to the junior middleweight division to face WBO champion Liam Smith on Sept. 17 in an HBO pay-per-view bout, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Friday.
Reigning WSOP Main Event champion Joe McKeehen is one of eight players remaining in the $3,000 buy-in Six-handed Limit Hold ’em event. The resident of North Wales, Pennsylvania, is second in chips behind Matt Matros of Brooklyn, New York.
Former UNLV player Patrick McCaw was taken with the eighth pick (38th overall) in the second round by the Milwaukee Bucks, who then traded his rights to the Golden State Warriors for cash. Three picks later, teammate Stephen Zimmerman Jr. went to the Orlando Magic.
A homeowner in Portland shot an intruder this week who turned out to be former Detroit Lions cornerback Stanley Wilson II, authorities said.
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, owner of Las Vegas’ NHL expansion team, is concentrating his efforts on finding a chief operating officer and general manager for his hockey operations staff.
Bill Torrey, long known as “The Architect” in the NHL, said the person hired to run the Las Vegas franchise will have a big edge over what he had to work with because of today’s rules.
The opportunity to play meaningful minutes for expansion franchise Las Vegas in a state with no income tax and nice weather year-round might appeal to NHL free agents.
USFantasy, owned by Vic Salerno, won unanimous approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission to bring back fantasy sports to the state just in time for football season.
Maurice Hawkins is one of the most colorful characters on the tournament poker circuit, with a brash, love-him-or-hate-him playing style and the results to back it up.
This isn’t a criticism of team owner Bill Foley, who likes the name Black Knights. To the contrary, Foley’s buy has provided us with the most fun conjecture game in years, unifying the city, and isn’t that what a team is meant to do?
Las Vegas native Shawn Porter has recovered since his first loss. He has an opportunity to reclaim a major title when he faces WBA champion Keith Thurman on Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Bill Foley, who spent $500 million for an NHL expansion franchise, will need a couple of minor league affiliates for when his Las Vegas team begins play in the 2017-18 season.
Bill Foley’s most important decisions will be hiring a president, general manager and coach, but there are other ones that have nothing to do with the play on the ice that will be important to the franchise’s success.
The Sprint Cup drivers took Father’s Day weekend off, but that didn’t preclude many of them from having a good time, anyway.
Nine of UNLV’s 12 football games this season will be televised after ROOT SPORTS announced Thursday that the network will show two Rebels home games this year.
It’s the handicap horses that in past years were the sport’s major heroes. Horses such as Kelso, Forego and John Henry were geldings that returned year after year in Grade 1 races and in doing so built a loyal following.
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