On the first day of practice in his fifth season as UNLV basketball coach, Dave Rice finally was surrounded by what he envisioned all along.
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There is a quote from sportswriter Jonathan Tjarks that goes like this: "Imagine every bad thing you hear about college basketball recruiting. Multiply it by 10. That's 20 percent of how dirty it is."
Even as questions persisted about postseason inexperience and ace left-hander Dallas Keuchel pitching on three days' rest, the Houston Astros had every intention of celebrating at Yankee Stadium.
UNLV head baseball coach Tim Chambers was arrested in connection with driving under the influence Tuesday.
When a passing game struggles, the simple thing to do is look at the quarterback. In UNLV's case, that position is far from blameless. But the Rebels' wide receivers, thought to be a strength entering the football season, haven't created enough space to give the quarterbacks adequate targets. And the inexperienced and undersized offensive line hasn't always provided the best protection.
The father of champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims he was tricked into signing a contract for public relations consulting by a woman who agreed to help him set up a nonprofit corporation.
Manny Pacquiao is determined to return to the boxing ring in 2016. But he also plans to do battle in the political arena next spring in his native Philippines.
Last week, a manager from daily fantasy sports website DraftKings admitted he accessed insider information on NFL fantasy teams, then won $350,000 playing fantasy football on rival site FanDuel.
Unbeatable on his home turf, Houston Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel will need to buck a couple of ugly trends to win his team's biggest game of the season tonight in the Bronx.
After a busy summer off the ice with a major rule change for overtime and serious discussion about expansion to Las Vegas, it's time for the NHL to get busy on the ice.
Five burning questions for UNLV's football game against San Jose State at 6 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium
This time sophomore Kurt Palandech knows he will be the one getting the football. UNLV coach Tony Sanchez named Palandech the Rebels' starting quarterback for the game against San Jose State at 6 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spent several minutes praising his opponent Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday night after surviving a back-and-forth slugfest to retain the belt by split decision in the main event of UFC 192 in Houston. It was only a matter of time before the subject turned to suspended former champion Jon Jones.
Minutes after the checkered flag was waved at Saturday night's Rhino Linings 350 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, I sidled over to where a NASCAR truck series official was updating championship points. He could have used his fingers instead of calculator.
Here's the irony. The faster college football has become, the slower it gets.
Two games into Kam Chancellor's return, the Seattle Seahawks sure are glad the strong safety is back. Chancellor, whose holdout over a contract dispute led him to miss the season's first two games, came up with a win-preserving play Monday night.
Rookie slugger Kris Bryant, who led the Chicago Cubs into the playoffs for the first time since 2008, had Major League Baseball's best-selling jersey in 2015, according to sales posted on the league's website on Monday.
New York Yankees veteran starting pitcher CC Sabathia is checking himself into alcohol rehabilitation and will miss the upcoming Major League Baseball postseason, the left-hander said on Monday.
The Washington Nationals fired manager Matt Williams on Monday after a season in which the team badly underachieved and missing the playoffs.
The Detroit Lions will be looking for their first win of the season when they visit the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field for Monday Night Football. Here's how you can catch the game.
About 1,500 students and officials showed up at the UNLV Student Union this morning to watch the football team paint the Fremont Cannon red.
Two UNLV football players were named Mountain West players of the week.
The Miami Dolphins on Monday fired coach Joe Philbin, according to multiple sources.
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