Didi Gregorius’ three-run homer in the 11th inning broke a 7-7 tie as the host Reno Aces defeated the 51s 10-7 on Friday night, snapping Las Vegas’ six-game winning streak and salvaging the final game of the four-game series.
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A little more than an hour after the eighth-seeded Detroit Red Wings upset the top-seeded Boston Bruins in the opener of their NHL Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night, the Wranglers hit the ice against the Alaska Aces intent on repeating the feat in the ECHL playoffs.
Beibut Shumenov, the 30-year-old Las Vegas resident by way of Kazakhstan, gets the ultimate test when he faces future Hall of Famer Bernard Hopkins, the International Boxing Federation champion, tonight in Washington, D.C., on a Showtime-televised card.
With the Ultimate Fighting Championship preparing to determine the next title challenger in its heavyweight division, the organization visited the home of one of its largest fans Thursday.
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The Chicago Cubs have plenty of problems. The last thing they need is another curse.
Air Force roughed up UNLV starter John Richy en route to a 14-4 Mountain West baseball victory Friday at Colorado Springs, Colo., the Rebels’ fourth straight loss.
Bob Bennett of Las Vegas was selected by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Friday as its executive director, replacing Keith Kizer, who resigned Jan. 10 after almost six years on the job.
Forget the Showtime Lakers. A new pair of rising California rivals, the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. will get the NBA spotlight in the first round as the NBA playoffs begin. It’s Lob City against the Splash Brothers.
A look at the eight first-round series in the NBA playoffs: