Bill Butier, president of Las Vegas-based Access Health Dental, was chagrined when he saw signs for another dental company while he was strolling around Cashman Field. His company has paid a “significant” amount of money to be a dental sponsor of the Las Vegas 51s minor league baseball team.
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The Miami Dolphins, rocked by a bullying scandal last season, are now wearing T-shirts bearing a credo of togetherness that was coined by the players.
When NBA commissioner Adam Silver floated the idea of playing a mid-season tournament in Las Vegas, the media reacted as if it was a harebrained idea. Here’s one vote for Silver’s proposal.
The UNLV men’s basketball team will be spending New Year’s Eve in Laramie, Wyo.
Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving wants what LeBron James has — a couple of NBA championship rings and a pair of Olympic gold medals — and may get them with James back in Cleveland. But he’s focused on Team USA now.
Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 86-year-old Hall of Fame announcer will return for his record 66th season with the team in 2015.
A ruptured 93-year-old water main left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California’s worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school’s storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.
Before he was called up by the 51s this season, the only time infielder Matt Reynolds had been to Las Vegas was to play in a high school basketball tournament.
UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy said those interesting in contributing to Rebels athletics now can donate to a specific program. She hopes that change in policy increases the amount of donations to athletics.
UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers’ new five-year contract will pay him at least $150,000 annually, including $125,000 in base earnings. He also had the potential to earn more through incentives.
Bishop Gorman’s football team is No. 1 in the nation in the preseason USA Today Super 25 rankings, which were released Tuesday.
Denver Bronco fans are seeing a whole new side of quarterback Peyton Manning after he was caught on video dancing at practice…or at least trying to dance.
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return to action to fight Nick Diaz as part of the organization’s Super Bowl weekend card on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas. UFC president Dana White appeared on SportsCenter on Tuesday afternoon to announce the bout.
ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don’t do anything to provoke an attack.
The Chicago Bulls’ star guard is trying to regain his elite form playing for USA Basketball this summer after knee injuries have kept him sidelined for the better part of the last three seasons. So far, no problems for Rose after two days of training camp at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center.
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Donald Trump says he is unlikely to be the next owner of the Buffalo Bills because he’s “not going to do something totally stupid” to make the team his.
A golfer found one of President Barack Obama’s golf balls in the woods while playing some holes at the Congressional Country Club course in Maryland over the weekend.
A filing in federal court in Chicago on Tuesday notified a U.S. district judge that lawyers for former college athletes and the NCAA reached a settlement in a class-action lawsuit after nearly a year of talks.
The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night.
The Oklahoma City Thunder star and USA Basketball veteran will be asked to lead — both on and off the court — as the Americans prepare for next month’s FIBA World Cup in Spain. Durant has won gold medals in the last two international competitions — the 2010 FIBA World Championships and the 2012 Olympics in London.
Noad Lahat returned to his Army unit in Israel days after winning a unanimous decision over Steven Siler in an Ultimate Fighting Championship bout in San Jose, Calif.
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