Undefeated welterweight world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his father and trainer, Floyd Sr., said the know what to expect from Marcos Maidana when the two meet again Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand Garden and they’ve got a game plan to deal with it.
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Michael Sam, the first openly game player to be drafted in the NFL, was cut by St. Louis and looks to catch on with Dallas. The NFL can be hypocritical on many issues. But when it comes to evaluating talent, teams keep those players they feel can best deliver victories.
Las Vegas right-hander Rafael Montero starts against Reno Wednesday night as the PCL playoffs start at Cashman Field. “Pitching is always the key,” said 51s manager Wally Backman, who likes the pitching matchups with the Aces.
U.S. captain Tom Watson went with experience and a gut feeling Tuesday when he filled out his Ryder Cup team with Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson.
The Mountain West has been on a slide for a few years, and the conference’s troubles were highlighted by a terrible opening weekend. It won’t get better any time soon, either, with the national landscape continuing to shift even great to the power conferences.
School is back in session! It seems like the summer flew by, but it also seems like forever since we’ve watched some football. Finally the NFL kicks off this week, and college football kicked off last weekend.
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United States captain Tom Watson opted for a blend of experience and form in choosing Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson as his wildcard picks for this month’s Ryder Cup against holders Europe.
It’s rare for the nation’s top-ranked prep football team to be unsettled at the quarterback position after two games. But sophomore Tate Martell and senior Danny Hong are still competing for the top spot at Bishop Gorman.
Authorities say former NFL quarterback Max Hall has been accused of shoplifting and narcotics possession near his Arizona hometown.
Defensive end Michael Sam, cut by the St. Louis Rams last weekend, might have found a new home.
Reigning National Basketball Association MVP Kevin Durant has signed a new shoe deal with sports apparel retailer Nike, spurning a deal from rival Under Armor that reportedly was worth as much as $285 million over 10 years.
The magnitude of Friday’s 58-13 season-opening loss at Arizona makes this weekend even more crucial for UNLV. The Rebels play Northern Colorado, a Football Championship Subdivision team, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV needs to do more than simply win.
James Irsay, owner of the National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in a deal with prosecutors to a misdemeanor charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and was suspended by the league for six games.
Takeshi Yamasaki tried to hit a mind-blowing heater off a pitching machine on a Japanese game show. He didn’t get the bat off his shoulder.
UNLV’s running game didn’t produce against Arizona, though coach Bobby Hauck said much of that had to do with the score getting out of hand. The backs need to come through soon, however.
Roxanne Modafferi hopes to show what she has learned since she was released from the UFC following a loss in November when she fights Tara LaRosa on the Invicta Fighting Championships card on Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.
“Big crash turn 4 … Charlie … Aleshin.” It was 7:48 p.m. when my cellphone buzzed Friday. Crumpled race cars still were smoldering in the middle of the track at Fontana, Calif.
When the Mountain Ridge kids were making memories in Pennsylvania, how many of us who were watching on TV were recalling our own Little League memories?
Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.
FIFA will step up the search for new dates to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at talks with football officials next Monday. Consultation was promised last year after FIFA President Sepp Blatter insisted the tournament cannot be played in the summer desert heat.
The Las Vegas 51s wrapped up the Pacifc Coast League regular season with a 5-0 win at Albuquerque on Monday. The 51s will open the playoffs at Cashman Field on Wednesday against the Reno Aces.
The struggling Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter and bench coach Dave Trembley on Monday, bringing in Tom Lawless as the interim manager for the rest of the 2014 season.
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