Floyd Mayweather Jr. will exceed even his highest expectations on Saturday. He will make close to $200 million for fighting Manny Pacquiao at the sold-out MGM Grand Garden before what is expected to be a record pay-per-view audience.
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The Las Vegas Outlaws return to the field at 5 p.m. today against the Jacksonville Sharks at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. Las Vegas (2-1) is in second place in the Arena Football League’s National Conference West Division.
The UNLV men’s tennis team’s season ended Thursday with a 4-2 loss to San Diego State in the first round of the Mountain West championships in Albuquerque, N.M.
Travis Taijeron and Johnny Monell each had a home run among his three hits, drove in two runs and scored twice for the 51s, who scored all of their runs with two outs and held on for an 8-7 win over the Reno Aces in a Pacific Coast League game Thursday in Reno.
Five players, including Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura and Chicago White Sox starter Chris Sale, were ejected after a bench-clearing brawl in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, minus quarterback Tom Brady, were honored by President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday.
The much-hyped megafight between Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is just 9 days away and the biggest names in sports and entertainment are taking sides.
If you are wondering what goes into transforming the Thomas & Mack Center from home of the UNLV Rebels to home of the 2015 FEI World Cup dressage and show horse jumping finals, here’s a time-lapse video of the process.
This season it feels like we have been snakebitten a little bit. We have lost 10 games by one run and we’ve been walked off five times. I think there are two ways we could look at it.
Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner and Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson were arrested Wednesday for suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct.
It took this, the megafight of megafights, the one sure to shatter all sorts of financial records at the gate and on your pay-per-view screens, the supposed biggest night in the sport’s history, to confirm what we already knew: It’s not about the fans.
He still gets up at 5:30 a.m., only now there’s not much to do. It’ll probably take a couple more weeks to remove all the stuff from his office, because one accumulates a lot of office stuff over 35 years as coach.
The tickets for the May 2 megafight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will go on sale Thursday after Top Rank signed off on the contract Wednesday with the MGM Grand. A limited number of tickets — reportedly 500, from $1,500 to $7,500 — will go on sale.
Vashti Cunningham, the daughter of former UNLV and NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham, broke the national high school record in the girls high jump Saturday at a meet in Southern California. And with the Olympics a little more than a year away, that jump instantly made the junior at Bishop Gorman a legitimate candidate to make the U.S. team.
Striped bass have been providing plenty of action at Lake Mead. Various swimbaits of 3 to 12 inches are working, as are live shad. Most catches range from 3 to 5 pounds. Stripers can be found in water from 10 to 25 feet deep near coves where they are targeting shad.
Kensen Lee had drawn a tag for the last of three weeklong seasons to take place in the Moapa Valley area. While that was the place Lee was looking forward to hunting for a turkey, he was concerned that pressure associated with the first and second seasons could make his third-season experience less than he had hoped for.
A.J. Landis tossed a three-hitter and didn’t allow a runner to reach third base until the seventh inning as he led Desert Oasis to a 7-0 baseball win at Arbor View. The Diamondbacks moved one-half game ahead of the Aggies entering the final week of the league season.
Palo Verde’s boys volleyball team is tied for first place with Legacy, the defending state champion, with two league games remaining and is one of several teams in play to make a deep playoff run. The Panthers lost five of last year’s starters to graduation
Utah State ended UNLV’s run of 14 straight opening-round wins in the Mountain West women’s tennis championships, edging the Lady Rebels 4-3 on Wednesday in Albuquerque, N.M.
UNLV senior Dana Finkelstein was named the Mountain West women’s golfer of the year for the third straight season. Finkelstein, whose scoring average of 71.5 this season is the lowest in program history, posted two wins and six top-five finishes.
The mother of the semiprofessional football player murdered by former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez said on Wednesday that she would resume her wrongful death civil suit against the ex-NFL star.
Nick Evans and Zach Borenstein hit back-to-back doubles to open Reno’s three-run fourth inning that sent the Aces past the 51s 6-3 in a Pacific Coast League game Wednesday in Reno.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who has discussed his ambition to one day become a two-sport star, clarified his comments and made it clear Wednesday that he has no plans to leave football for baseball.