New Jersey school officials voted on Tuesday to suspend five high school coaches in a locker-room hazing scandal that has led to criminal sex abuse charges against teen football players.
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Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals’ perfect postseason roll.
Kids are interested in uniforms and depth charts. Parents in academics. Neither really cares that the Rebels are 2-5 this season.
UNR is becoming a West Division contender, just one season after going 4-8. Second-year coach Brian Polian has gone from having his credentials questions to putting himself in Coach of the Year conversations.
Five key questions as UNLV prepares for Saturday’s football game at Utah State.
Cain Velasquez, the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion, injured his right knee during training and has been forced to pull out of a scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum in the main event of UFC 180 on Nov. 15 in Mexico City.
It was the toughest golf course the Coronado girls had played on all season.
A high school football coach was fired because of postgame victory celebrations the district superintendent said involved players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds.
With Spanish music in the background just before sunset, Ricardo Laguna gears up to practice at his backyard dirt bike practice field complete with jumps and ramps overlooking Frenchman Mountain.
Michael Sam, who first made headlines earlier this year as the first openly gay NFL player, as of Tuesday afternoon is no longer an NFL player.
The NFL has created a Sportsmanship Award that will be voted on by the players and presented to the winner on the eve of the Super Bowl.
Sunderland says its players have offered to refund the ticket of every fan who attended its humiliating 8-0 defeat at Southampton in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Ray Rice will appeal his indefinite suspension from the NFL more than two months after commissioner Roger Goodell handed down the punishment, with a hearing set for Nov. 5-6 before former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones.
Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a “dog house” fight that was supposed to last until someone quit.
Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world.
Eight-year-old Bushwacker, 1,750 pounds of bucking bull, is retiring this year and this week’s 2014 World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center is the bull’s swansong.
It’s a World Series missing star power, but not without an ace. Madison Bumgarner, a country strong left-hander, is the San Francisco Giants’ best shot at spoiling a Cinderella story.
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When the former UFC middleweight champ broke his leg in the cage Dec. 28, it could have ended his career. But he battled through the rehabilitation process — and depression — and says he’ll be 100 percent against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Jan. 3.
The parents of an autistic high school soccer player who was duct-taped to a goal post in a prank earlier this month don’t want charges filed against two students involved if they apologize and do community service, the parents’ lawyer said Monday after he and his clients met with local officials.
UNLV will face a Utah State football team that has lost its top two quarterbacks to injuries. The Aggies will start Craig Harrison on Saturday, and freshman Kent Myers also could be called upon.
UNLV senior golfer Dana Finkelstein is off to her best start and leading the nationally ranked Rebels. That’s saying something; she earned second team All-American honors and won her second straight Mountain West Golfer of the Year award last season.
Bernie Ecclestone, the czar of Formula One, is telling reporters in the Motherland that he is having discussions with people in Las Vegas about bringing the globetrotting auto racing circus back to town, for a race down the Strip.
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