The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges.
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TODAY AT LOS ALAMITOS by Richard Eng
UNLV came back from 28-5 down to tie Northern Illinois, but the Huskies took advantage of a key interception to win 48-34.
UNLV lost 48-34, but the Rebels were driving late with another chance to tie before a tipped pass was intercepted in the end zone. Give UNLV tons of credit for hanging in there.
While Marcos Maidana may think he won the fight with Floyd Mayweather, he was outclassed.
A small fight erupted outside the MGM Grand Garden Arena late Saturday night, causing confusion as the audience was leaving the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos Maidana.
On an otherwise weak slate of college football games Saturday, the only matchup of top-25 teams featured No. 24 South Carolina as a 6½-point home underdog to No. 6 Georgia.
Mickey Bey finally got his first chance to fight for a title, and he didn’t waste it. The 31-year-old from Las Vegas took the International Boxing Federation lightweight title from Miguel Vazquez on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden, winning a 12-round split decision in a lackluster fight.
Monday’s storms that washed out part of Interstate 15 northeast of Las Vegas led to a strange week at Moapa Valley High School’s athletic programs.
One number jumped off the final stat sheet and may have been the deciding factor in the game. Northern Illinois converted 15 of 19 on third down.
Mayweather survived a bizarre attempt by Maidana to bite him during the eighth round and went on to win a 12-round unanimous decision. Outside the ring, there were reports of gunfire on the concourse. However, a MGM security person who was aware of the situation said it was a fight between fans from the crowd of 16,144 that attended the event.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski knocked out Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the first round of the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 on Saturday in Brasilia, Brazil. Arlovski won his second straight fight in his UFC return and avenged a 2010 loss by knocking Silva down with a right hook and finishing the fight with a series of hammer fists.
How did UNLV do in their game with Northern Illinois? Check out these grades.
The Jacksonville Jaguars scored 17 points in the first 16 minutes of their opener at Philadelphia. But it was all downhill from there in a 34-17 loss.
Micah Roberts’ SPRINT CUP Driver Ratings
Pete Pochiro admits it hasn’t been easy trying to promote club fights in Las Vegas.
Nevada’s first prizefight required an act of the Legislature, but it remains a notable day in Nevada history.
From Jack Johnson to Muhammad Ali, from Mike Tyson to Floyd Mayweather Jr., boxing had been a vibrant part of Nevada’s sporting fabric spanning three centuries.
All point spreads are from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest
Minutes after tying the game, UNLV gave up two touchdowns and ended up losing to Northern Illinois, 48-34.
The Atlanta Hawks have released an open letter of apology to the team, fans and city of Atlanta, saying the organization “did not do the right thing” to correct racially inflammatory words and innuendos.
Sports experts from the Las Vegas Review-Journal place bets on college football.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail early Saturday on a charge alleging that he spanked one of his sons with a wooden switch.