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The employee working at a pizza place in Pasadena, Calif., called himself Ron. Sure, he was significantly taller than his colleagues, but there he was, working alongside them carrying pizza boxes and taking orders on March 11 at the Blaze Pizza store.
They made Chris Beard sit there for more than two hours while they discussed whether he was worthy of making $900,000 next season for drawing up X’s and O’s on his now famous dry eraser board, and $1.4 million a couple of seasons down the road, provided he is as successful here as he was at Arkansas-Little Rock last season.
Villanova University has canceled classes Tuesday as students celebrate the men’s basketball team’s first NCAA championship title since 1985.
UNLV officially has its coach and you couldn’t have hoped for a better opening message from him, one about building and winning and sustaining a level of success all the right ways, that the goal is not to get things done quickly but rather correctly.
Chris Beard, 43, agreed to take the job on March 27, but the process was drawn out. He officially will be introduced at a news conference at 3 p.m. Friday at the Mendenhall Center.
Villanova fans descended on downtown Philadelphia on Friday to cheer their NCAA championship basketball team, flooding the city in a raucous sea of blue.
Another player left UNLV when news broke Friday morning that Chris Obekpa was departing early for the NBA Draft.
UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr., who was suspended for the final three games of the season by the NCAA, announced on his Twitter account Thursday he has declared for the NBA Draft.
The regents will take center stage at noon Friday at the Nevada System of Higher Education board room at 4300 S. Maryland Parkway. They will meet to debate and vote on the contract for Chris Beard, who hopes to officially become UNLV’s basketball coach.
Hall of Famer Jerry Sloan said Wednesday that he has Parkinson’s disease and a form of dementia.
The NBA-worst Philadelphia 76ers are set to hire former NBA executive of the year Bryan Colangelo as their general manager, according to a person with knowledge of the hiring.
In a town where there is no patience for its basketball program struggling in the least, a large dose is needed now as Chris Beard is set to officially assume control of UNLV on Friday.
Lauren Hill, a college basketball player who died nearly a year ago at the age of 19 from inoperable brain cancer, was honored tonight during the women’s NCAA championship game.
UConn won an unprecedented fourth straight national championship Tuesday night, capping another perfect season by routing Syracuse 82-51.
Delvon Dowling told authorities he was part of a group that robbed and shot Cleanthony Early of the New York Knicks on December 30 outside of a strip club in Queens.
Ten years ago, the death of an 11-month-old little girl pointed Kris Jenkins on a journey that was both frightening and unknown. Pointed him towards his destiny.
The Villanova Wildcats are national champions after Kris Jenkins swished a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat North Carolina 77-74 in one of the great NCAA title games of all time.
UNLV sophomore guard Patrick McCaw said Monday morning he will turn pro.
The NBA will return to Las Vegas in July, with summer league action taking place over a span of 10 days, the league announced on the event’s Twitter page.
March Madness comes to a close tonight with the No. 2 Villanova Wildcats and the No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels battling for this season’s NCAA national championship. Here’s everything you need to know if you want to watch.
Las Vegas Review-Journal sports columnist Ed Graney was named president of the United States Basketball Writers Association at the Final Four in Houston on Monday.
North Carolina is a 2-point favorite over Villanova and the total is 150 in today’s NCAA championship game. A survey of opinions from Review-Journal staff members, other media, oddsmakers and professional handicapper