The lure of a big city isn’t enough anymore, because players have figured out they can have a fancy spread in Malibu or Manhattan in the offseason while competing rather than watching once the playoffs commence. The lights just don’t seem as bright.
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Japan will aim for back-to-back titles when it faces USA in a rematch of the 2011 final won by Japan 3-1 on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie.
Matthew “Megatoad” Stonie devoured 62 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes at Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest in New York on Saturday, beating longtime champion Joey Chestnut.
Using a bat with stars on the barrell, Las Vegas slugger takes Giants ace Madison Bumgarner deep on the Fourth of July.
Miami Beach police said Quarless, 26, and another man got into a verbal altercation when they approached a car filled with several women.
Paul Hoefer wasn’t involved in many pots during the first four hours of the final table for the World Series of Poker’s $1,111 buy-in Little One for One Drop event.
Patrick Kivlehan went 3-for-4 with a go-ahead home run in the fifth inning, one of three homers hit by Tacoma in the Rainiers’ 12-7 victory over the 51s in a Pacific Coast League game Friday in Tacoma, Wash.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest, we bring you a list of 30 of the most entertaining eating contests in the country.
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Conor McGregor won’t be fighting Jose Aldo on July 11 at UFC 189 after Aldo withdrew with broken ribs, but that didn’t stop McGregor from throwing several jabs at Aldo and others Thursday during an appearance on “Conan” in which the Irishman also dismissed the superstition that athletes should abstain from sex before competition.
Bubba Watson is just a good ol’ boy. Never meanin’ no harm. So the PGA Tour player decided this week to paint over the Confederate flag on the General Lee, the car featured in the 1970s TV show, “The Dukes of Hazzard,” that Watson purchased for $110,000 at a 2012 auction.
Las Vegas slugger doffs cap and uniform for ESPN The Magazine, says Robinson Cano is sexy in the batter’s box.
Ohio State is the preseason No. 1 team in the nation, and its status would not change if only two of the three quarterbacks remained. It would seem impossible for coach Urban Meyer to keep Cardale Jones, J.T. Barrett and Braxton Miller happy for the entire season.
Federal investigators have recommended charges be brought against at least one St. Louis Cardinals employee implicated in the probe of an alleged computer intrusion of databases belonging to the Houston Astros.
Former UNLV basketball star and TV sports analyst Greg Anthony is returning to broadcasting this weekend, according to Sports Illustrated.
Spectators seated at the 18th hole at The Greenbrier Classic might’ve been more excited Thursday than the two golfers who aced the par-3 final hole in the first round of the PGA Tour event.
Serena Williams will face her sister Venus — their 26th career meeting — as Serena continues her bid for a sixth Wimbledon crown.
Zack Hample, the fan who retrieved Alex Rodriguez’s 3,000th hit, has decided to present the milestone baseball to A-Rod.
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has decided not to file assault charges against Sean “P. Diddy” Combs for his physical encounter with a UCLA football coach on June 22.
Jim Weaver, who served as UNLV’s athletic director from 1992 to 1994 and later worked as the AD at Western Michigan and Virginia Tech died Wednesday in Blacksburg, Va., after a decade-long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 70 years old.
Las Vegas resident Jason Kiser won four races last year as a rookie en route to the series championship in the NASCAR Super Stock class at Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Bullring and has won four times this year and leads the points standings.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a three-run homer and had four RBIs, and Brandon Allen and Alex Castellanos each hit a two-run homer to help the 51s rout the Tacoma Rainiers 12-2 in a Pacific Coast League game Thursday in Tacoma, Wash.
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