NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the league on Friday against criticism that it was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his “horrible mistake.”
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The Las Vegas Legends indoor soccer team will play its home games at the Orleans Arena as a part of a new league, the team announced Friday.
Tony Parker is by far the youngest of the San Antonio Spurs’ Big Three, a fact that could have complicated things going forward as Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili get closer to retirement. As they are wont to do, the Spurs made things real easy.
The PGA Tour suspended Dustin Johnson for six months after he tested positive for cocaine. According to the report, Johnson failed three drug tests — two for cocaine in 2012 and this year, and one for marijuana in 2009.
An Ohio lawmaker wants to give the state’s motorists the chance to score a license plate honoring LeBron James. State Rep. Bill Patmon is planning to introduce legislation to permit the sale of a commemorative “LeBron James Witness 2.0” plate honoring the Akron native’s decision return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Track announcer Tom Durkin is in the home stretch of his Hall of Fame career. His last call will be Sept. 1 at Saratoga. Who’ll replace him?
Donald Trump remains in the running to buy the Buffalo Bills. And so are NHL Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, a person close to the process confirmed Thursday night to The Associated Press while speaking on the condition of anonymity because the sale is supposed to be private.
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown, and Pete Carroll is wearing it now. But if Carroll is worried, he never shows it. This is not about the Seattle Seahawks’ quest to repeat as Super Bowl champions, not yet anyway. Before he won the biggest game of the season, Carroll was king of the NFL preseason.
A whirlwind few weeks in which 51s catcher Kevin Plawecki was promoted to Triple-A for the first time and represented the United States in the All-Star Futures Game was enough to make his head spin.
The former world champion has lost two straight fights and hopes to stope his slide when he faces Argentina’s Diego Chaves Saturday in a 10-round welterweight main event at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on HBO.
The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000.
Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.
Las Vegan Dylan Kwaniewski’s rookie season in the NASCAR Nationwide Series has been a learning experience. He hopes to end the season applying those lessons learned.
The NBA is adding its Twitter handle to its official game ball for next season.
The talented 6-foot-8 forward has played well during the Las Vegas training camp but faces stiff competition to land a spot on the final 12-man roster.
A Michigan man who has a rare genetic disorder that affects his facial features is suing former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and two others for mocking a selfie he posted online.
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An early season trip to Hawaii highlights the UNLV women’s basketball schedule released Thursday.
A recreational soccer player will stand trial for the one-punch slaying of a referee who was about to penalize and eject him from a game in suburban Detroit.
Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inundated the campus.
The Washington Redskins roster had a little fun with rookie kicker Zach Hocker this week.
Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called “the biggest mistake of his life.” His arrest for domestic violence against his then-fiancee last February is something Rice figures will haunt him long after NFL career has ended.
Before Wednesday, the last time Donn Roach pitched in Las Vegas was in 2010, when he was the ace for the College of Southern Nevada squad that featured a 17-year-old Bryce Harper.
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