Even before the power conferences began to use their enormous leverage to create more authority, the Mountain West operated in a system that was anything but fair to the leagues outside the big five. Now the differences are becoming even more stark as the power conferences put themselves in position to create their own rules.
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Art Lurie, who was one of the premier boxing judges in Nevada and was a former chairman of the Nevada Athletic Commission, died late Thursday after a lengthy illness. He was 96.
CBS won’t dictate to its announcers whether or not to use the nickname of Washington’s NFL franchise during televised games this season. Announcers Jim Nantz and Phil Simms haven’t been told how to handle it.
The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to one-year deals with guard Jimmer Fredette and forward Darius Miller, multiple media outlets reported Friday.
Saratoga should be on every horseplayer’s bucket list. Not only as a racetrack destination, but as a historic sports venue. It’s like going back in time with a big smile on your face.
The Chicago Bulls are putting the most impressive team on the floor in the NBA Summer League, and it’s no secret to basketball bettors.
Zak Avery stroked a walk-off single in the seventh inning to lead the top-seeded Southern Nevada Falcons to a 5-4 win over the Las Vegas Grizzlies in an elimination game Thursday in the Connie Mack state baseball tournament at the College of Southern Nevada’s Morse Stadium.
In several ways, Billy Beane is a gambler working with a bankroll. But there’s not much money to play with, so the Oakland Athletics general manager must be smart with it, and he needs to make the right moves.
How the Las Vegas drivers performed in the various NASCAR series.
No player on Cleveland’s roster better typified the disappointment that was the Cavaliers’ 2013-14 season than Anthony Bennett.
There were a pair of oversized boxing gloves on the podium. There was a birthday cake made out of giant boxing gloves.
The son of tennis star and ESPN analyst John McEnroe and actress Tatum O’Neal has been charged with drug possession.
Tommy Field went 2-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs to lead the Salt Lake Bees to a 7-6 series-opening victory over the 51s on Thursday night in Salt Lake City.
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Golf’s oldest major championship — the British Open — is remembered as much for the bad shots as the good ones. And the glory of golf is that there are no second chances. Here are five players in the British Open who wish they could have had a mulligan.
The Mountain West men’s basketball tournament championship will be a stand-alone event on Saturday, March 14 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The women’s final was moved up to a day earlier.
German soccer player Mesut Ozil has announced on Wednesday that he will pay for 23 children’s surgeries in Brazil — the same amount of players on the German men’s soccer team.
It’s not a mini-blimp, and don’t call it a drone either. Micah Warren has poured $600,000 into his company, Carangi Airships Inc., to produce “airships,” including one debuting this week at the Thomas & Mack Center during Vegas Summer League.
After a shaky start to the British Open, Tiger Woods ripped through Royal Liverpool on Thursday much as he did eight years ago when he won the claret jug for the third time. Woods’ 3-under 69 leaves him three shots behind leader Rory McIlroy.
It was in May when Ultimate Fighting Championship chief Dana White told Fox Sports that Ronda Rousey would give boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. a real fight.
Henderson resident Jennifer Mann may be a beauty queen, but don’t let her looks fool you. The 16-year-old enjoys the outdoors and getting her hands dirty as much as any teenager.
Hector Perez hit a single in the bottom of the ninth inning, scoring Eddie Ojeda from third base to lead the Las Vegas Mayhem to a 3-2 victory over Green Valley Elite on Thursday in the second round of the Connie Mack state baseball tournament at College of Southern Nevada’s Morse Stadium. Perez went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run.
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