Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate.
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UNLV’s football team plays Northern Colorado at 7 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium. Here are five things to look for in that game.
The struggling Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter and bench coach Dave Trembley on Monday, bringing in Tom Lawless as the interim manager for the rest of the 2014 season.
“Big crash turn 4 … Charlie … Aleshin.”
Joel Kielbowicz, who played at Green Valley and UNLV, had been grinding away in the fringes and the margins and the pro tennis hinterlands. Last week, he and his mixed doubles partner Jacqueline Cako played in the U.S. Open.
Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
As in his upset win over Renan Barao in May, TJ Dillashaw peppered Joe Soto with shots before finally capitalizing on an opening and knocking him out in the fifth and final round to retain the belt in the main event of UFC 177.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman temporarily cut short a San Diego vacation to hand the Mountain Ridge Little League kids the keys to the city on the steps of city hall before a parade down the strip on Saturday morning.
Mountain Ridge and the 15 other teams define the best Little League has to offer on the field. But the sponsorship banners flying above the park remind everyone that the Little League tournament is also big business.
TODAY AT DEL MAR by Richard Eng
Ty Flanagan rushed for 292 yards and four touchdowns on 12 carries Saturday to help Mojave’s football team defeat Skyview (Idaho) 48-40 in the Rocky Mountain Rumble at Pocatello, Idaho.
Rogelio Medina (33-6, 27 knockouts) stunned J’Leon Love (18-1, 10 KOs) with a left hook, forcing referee Tony Weeks to call a halt at 39 seconds of the third round in the main event of their super middleweight bout Saturday at the Palms.
UNLV’s football team should see much better nights this season, mostly because it’s doubtful the Rebels will play a more talented team than the side it encountered Saturday before 50,103 and an ESPN audience.
TODAY AT DEL MAR by Richard Eng
Look. UNLV wasn’t winning this game. It’s not near as fast or talented as Arizona, which entered a 24-point favorite. But coming off a 7-6 season and bowl appearance, the Rebels needed to show up far more than they did
Renan Barao was forced out of a rematch with T.J. Dillashaw on Saturday. Instead, Dillashaw will defend his bantamweight belt against former Bellator champion Joe Soto in UFC 177.
A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball’s earliest greats.
When the Mountain Ridge kids were making memories in Pennsylvania, how many of us who were watching on TV were recalling our own Little League memories?
Defensive end Michael Sam’s dream of becoming the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) was put on hold on Saturday when he failed to make the St. Louis Rams’ 53-man roster for the 2014 regular season.
Arizona failed to score on its first two offensive possessions Friday night, and the UNLV defense had to be feeling pretty good. But it didn’t take long for Terris Jones-Grigsby to eradicate whatever sense of satisfaction the Rebels defense had.
Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon saved one last big smile after a statistically spectacular debut Friday night for the end of the postgame news conference.
For Eldorado’s football team, Friday night’s contest against rival Chaparral wasn’t just a game.
Cimarron-Memorial High School football coach John Parcells has watched his players mature over the past several weeks, so he was careful not to panic when his squad fell behind by two touchdowns in the first quarter Friday.
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