Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It’s still not clear if he’ll play for them. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavs will sign the No. 1 overall pick to his deal, an agreement that would prevent any potential trade involving the small forward from being completed for 30 days.
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Two brothers and three sets of teammates were among the 13 players picked for the USA Select Team, announced Tuesday by USA Basketball. The Select Team will train with and against Team USA at at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center on July 18 to 21.
Jason Ader, a gaming industry entrepreneur from New York City, said he is going to launch a $350 million effort to bring a Major League Soccer team to Las Vegas, complete with a new covered stadium of 18,000-20,000 seats and players with international appeal.
Artist’s rendering shows facility lapping over onto Grand Central Parkway blocking two lanes of traffic.
Second on Cleveland’s depth chart, Johnny Manziel already tops one NFL list. The popular rookie quarterback, who will begin his first training camp this week as a backup, had the league’s top-selling jersey since April 1.
UNLV was picked to finish fourth in the West Division of the Mountain West. Wide receiver Devante Davis and offensive linemen Brett Boyko and Robert Waterman were named to the preseason all-conference football team.
The pro-soccer group pushing Las Vegas to support a $200 million initiative to draw a new Major League Soccer team and also build a new soccer stadium at Symphony Park still has not answered some pivotal questions.
It almost wasn’t fair. The NBA Summer League in Las Vegas had for nine previous years grown in a positive direction. More teams. More fans. More interest.
Led by MVP guard Ray McCallum’s 29 points, Sacramento fought off fatigue and Houston, winning 77-68 and capturing the NBA Summer League championship.
James Garner was bitten by the auto racing bug while filming “Grand Prix” in 1966. He did his own driving in the movie. He also was an accomplished off-road racer, who loved driving in the Mint 400 and in Baja.
The general manager of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Single-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, has made an interesting offer.
Ty Kelly drove in four runs, including a game-tying three-run home run in the sixth inning, to help lead Tacoma to an 11-8 Pacific Coast League home victory over Las Vegas on Monday night.
Caleb Clay threw a complete-game three-hitter to lift the Salt Lake Bees to a 3-0 victory over the Las Vegas 51s.
The Sacramento Kings arrived in Las Vegas on July 5 to prepare for the NBA Summer League.
The Chicago Cubs have filed a lawsuit against several people whom the team accuses of being behind a fake mascot that has been engaging in bad behavior near Wrigley Field, including getting into a bar fight that was captured on video and posted online.
Las Vegas Mayhem coach Gino DiMaria is a big, burly guy who isn’t afraid to implement an old-school style of coaching from the dugout.
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Tony Snell could have stayed in college. But that wouldn’t have necessarily made him any smarter.
Irish featherweight star Conor McGregor spent the nearly one year it took him to recover from knee surgery telling everyone who would listen what he was going to do when he finally returned to the Ultimate Fighting Championship cage.
Brett Yormark is a guy who doesn’t take no for an answer. Even from Floyd Mayweather Jr.
It’s early Friday morning at the Doolittle Community Center, and a very tall man is leading 145 kids through calisthenics on one of the center’s two basketball courts.
TODAY AT DEL MAR by Richard Eng
And they say no one cares about winning in the NBA Summer League.
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