Troy and Deedra Russell finally laid down in their bed and tried shutting their eyes but couldn’t, because in that instant of darkness came the most horrifying of images from hours earlier, of 9-year-old Austen lying in their driveway, his life slipping away in a most devastating and sorrowful manner.
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Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. hinted at a possible return to the ring Saturday during the Showtime telecast of the Badou Jack-Lucian Bute title fight in Washington, D.C.
UNLV has its big man, and Cheickna Dembele’s high school coach said the Rebels are getting a good one. He was being recruited by Michigan State and Syracuse and had a trip planned to Missouri.
Showered with boos on a rain-soaked weekend in Chicago, Roger Goodell told the draft crowd to “bring it on” in a rare show of his sense of humor. The NFL commissioner knows he’s unpopular, and he’s embracing the hate.
Gabriel Ynoa is just 22.
It wasn’t too long ago that Austin Trout had the crowd at Madison Square Garden on its feet as he traded punches with fan favorite Miguel Cotto in a thrilling 12th round.
With Gavin Cecchini, the leadoff runner aboard in the fourth inning down by one, the 51s looked like they might have anopportunity to tie the game.
Second baseman Dilson Herrera was out of the 51s lineup for the fourth straight game Sunday.
Austin Anderson’s RBI double in the 11th inning sent UNLV to a 3-2 victory over San Jose State in a Mountain West baseball game Sunday in San Jose, California.
Miles Killebrew, a Foothill High School product and hard-hitting former Southern Utah safety, was selected in the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday with the No. 111 overall pick by the Detroit Lions.
I received a Twitter message from Ed Odevan, who covers pro basketball overseas for the Japan Times. He thought UNLV fans might want to know that Wendell White has been named MVP of the bj-league over there for the second time.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a 4-1 favorite in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Geico 500 on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Only one other driver, Jimmie Johnson at 15-2, has single-digit odds.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama.
For the fifth straight game, the 51s scored six or more runs. And for the fifth straight game, they went home with a win. Las Vegas beat Tacoma 7-4 to secure a series victory and move its record to 11-10.
Shane Timmons and Josh Nashed hit consecutive two-out RBI singles in the seventh inning to lift San Jose State to a 5-3 win over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game Saturday in San Jose, California.
Bettors looking for a wager with a fancifully high payoff last summer could have gone into their local betting shop in England and risked a bit of cash on the proposition that Elvis Presley would be found alive and well.
LeShaun Sims played for small schools in high school, at Agassi Prep, and in college, at Southern Utah. But the soft-spoken cornerback hit the big time Saturday, when he was selected in the fifth round of the NFL Draft with the No. 157 overall pick by the Tennesee Titans.
Seven straight batters reached base in the first inning before Tacoma Rainiers starter Joe Wieland recorded an out. By that point, the two-run lead he was staked to had disappeared and the Las Vegas 51s were well on their way to their fourth straight victory.
UNLV’s men’s and women’s tennis teams swept the Mountain West Championships on Sunday, a week after the school’s men’s and women’s golf teams claimed conference crowns.
Liz Alvarez, a 30-year-old nurse and an MMA fighter, is undergoing her second year of assessments.
Las Vegas isn’t going to be mistaken for coastal California or the rolling hills of Augusta National in Augusta, Georgia, where the Masters is played. But when it comes to the high-end golf experience, Southern Nevada can hold its own.
In the NFL, almost everything is subject to further review, so it’s premature to declare the Denver Broncos as draft winners because they traded up to get quarterback Paxton Lynch late in the first round.
D.J. Myers pitched seven shutout innings, and Corey Pool’s three-run homer highlighted a five-run first inning for UNLV in its 12-0 victory over San Jose State in a Mountain West baseball game Friday in San Jose, California.
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