■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: Padres Kevin Quackenbush (1-0); 51s, Greg Burke (1-1)
UNLV’s baseball program will host five camps this summer directed by the Rebels coaching staff.
Zack Wheeler lived up to the hype in his major league debut, pitching six scoreless innings to lead the New York Mets to a 6-1 victory over the first-place Atlanta Braves and a doubleheader sweep on Tuesday night.
MIAMI -- LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.
A man found dead in an industrial park about a mile from New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez’s house was a semi-pro football player with connections to Hernandez, his family said Wednesday.
The newly renamed New Orleans Pelicans will tip off the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas against the New York Knicks at 1 p.m. July 12 in Cox Pavilion.
Tiger Woods has now gone five years without winning a major championship — 1,828 days to be exact — and remains stuck on No. 14 in his pursuit of equaling and passing the 18 won by Jack Nicklaus.
The World Series of Poker has become so successful that it seems all organizers need to do is turn on the lights and step out of the way.
Liberty rising senior Ashlie Blake finished second in the shot put and third in the discus at the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation Nationals Outdoor track and field meet Sunday at Greensboro, N.C.
Beating Jon Fitch for the biggest win of his career made Friday night special for Josh Burkman. Doing it in spectacular fashion — in only 41 seconds — made sure Saturday was pretty good, too.