Countless college-bound student-athletes who can’t meet the NCAA’s new, tougher initial eligibility requirements that took effect Aug. 1 will be on the sidelines this year.
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The Rebels open their season in eight days when they host Jackson State on Sept. 1 at 7 p.m.
UFC star Nick Diaz is not legally allowed to compete in a fight as he is technically still under suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission. There are no rules against self-defense, however.
Nevada’s two Division I universities — UNLV and UNR — offer the NCAA maximum number of scholarships in each sport they field. And a full ride for four years of college is like hitting a jackpot.
One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper. Four gold medals and one silver from the Rio Olympics sat in the hands of the reigning National League MVP.
Title IX, which was enacted in 1972, bans sex discrimination in any educational program receiving federal funding.
The 51s scratched out just three hits in Tuesday’s loss to Tacoma. On Wednesday, they had more than that in the first inning of a 9-2 victory over the Salt Lake Bees at Cashman Field.
The Resurrection Fighting Alliance has been known for discovering elite fighters who progress to the UFC level after solid runs with their promotion. Boston Salmon hopes he’ll make that leap next.
With several key returnees back, Las Vegas looks like the team to beat in the Northeast. The Wildcats were third in the league behind Liberty and Silverado last season, but both of those teams shifted to the Southeast League with realignment this year.
Arbor View quarterback Hayden Bollinger has the look of a prototypical pocket passer. But with the Aggies running an offense where the quarterback generally throws more blocks than passes, most area fans aren’t surewhat kind of arm the 6-foot-3-inch, 220-pound Bollinger actually has.
Inbee Park left Rio de Janeiro last weekend wearing the Olympic women’s golf gold medal. That probably doesn’t come as a surprise to those in the Las Vegas golfing community who knew the 28-year-old when she was a teenager.
Paul Washington Sr., the father of two Findlay Prep players, has been hired as the Pilots’ new boys basketball coach.
U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans’ early departure from the Rio Olympics.
Look for striped bass boiling on the surface over deeper waters at Lake Mead.
The Sonic Boom of the South will play Aug. 31 at the Pearson Community Center in North Las Vegas.
Review-Journal Sports Editor Bill Bradley and Prep Editor Damon Seiters discuss high school sports and preview the high school football season.
When bird hunting, dogs can be a blessing or a curse. They can bring a downed bird to hand or run amok and leave you hollering and cursing its birth.
U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen apologized on Wednesday for omitting key details when he told Rio de Janeiro police this month that he and fellow swimmers had been held up at gunpoint.
A day after announcing the hirings of Bruno Campese as an amateur scout and Vaughn Karpan as director of player personnel, Las Vegas’ NHL expansion team added another name to its rapidly growing staff.
Adrian Peterson led the NFL with 327 carries and 1,485 rushing yards. Can he carry the Vikings to another NFC North title?
Stetson Stallworth and JD Reynolds, sons of former UNLV football players, are hoping to make an impact on the NCAA Division II level.
Centennial senior Troy Brown Jr. has been drawing interest from college basketball coaches since his freshman season, making for a hectic and longer-than-normal recruiting process.
The most important position on the field remains unsettled, as juniors Kurt Palandech and Johnny Stanton are still listed as co-starters at quarterback on UNLV’s depth chart.
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