UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn denied Friday on Twitter a Yahoo report that says he will forego his final three seasons of eligibility to enter the NBA Draft.
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One of the biggest deals in U.S. baseball this spring may be the $70 million purchase on Monday by a Finnish company of the Louisville Slugger brand, a name synonymous with the sport itself.
Apparently, Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Ronda Rousey has a few other skills besides inflicting her painful, tapout-inducing armbar move on a rival mixed martial-arts fighter. Rousey has political pull, too.
As an offensive guard for the Baltimore Ravens, John Urschel already has a lot on his plate. But besides his endeavors on the field, Urschel also keeps up another demanding pursuit that is rarely associated with NFL players: mathematical research.
News recently broke that acclaimed director Martin Scorsese will direct a biopic about heavyweight legend Mike Tyson with Academy Award-winner Jamie Foxx playing the controversial pugilist. Tyson recently reached out to his fans for help in picking his greatest fights to add to the movie.
Check the Hasbro line. Krzyzewski (Duke coach Mike) would beat Krystkowiak (Utah coach Larry) on the Scrabble board. Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski would beat them both, but only if you used his first name.
The National Football League is dropping its blackout rule for the 2015 season.
Former National Football League star Darren Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges filed in Arizona on Monday and was sentenced to nine years in prison shortly before facing more sex crime charges in a Los Angeles courtroom. He is expected to enter a plea Tuesday to similar charges in Las Vegas.
Former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion Bob Hewitt was found guilty by a South African court on Monday of two charges of rape and one charge of sexual assault of minors, the radio station Eyewitness News said.
The world of Mexican wrestling has been deeply shaken by the death of star fighter Hijo del Perro Aguayo, who collapsed after being kicked during a bout.
Everyone is entertained by the Cinderella stories. This was not one of them. Jahlil Okafor is too big and skilled, and the 6-foot-11-inch freshman slaughtered San Diego State in a game that played out as expected.
The turmoil that seemed to follow the Louisville Cardinals during the regular season was nowhere to be found Sunday night.
West Virginia 69, Maryland 59: Devin Williams posted 16 points and 10 rebounds as the Mountaineers knocked off the Terrapins in Columbus, Ohio to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.
An Internet poll came out just before the ongoing edition of March Madness ranking Las Vegas No. 124 among the 300 best basketball cities in the U.S.
Forward Sam Dekker scored 17 points, and top-seeded Wisconsin never trailed in a 72-65 victory over eighth-seeded Oregon on Sunday in an NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional quarterfinal at Century Link Center Omaha.
Kyle Wiltjer authored a sizzling shooting display en route to 24 points as the Gonzaga Bulldogs rolled past the Iowa Hawkeyes in the NCAA Tournament’s round of 32 in Seattle.
Blaze Bohall and Dan Skelly combined to limit Northwestern to eight hits, leading UNLV to a 7-2 victory on Sunday at Wilson Stadium. That also gave the Rebels the series victory, at 3-1.
Jordan Woodard scored six of his 16 points in the final minute as the Oklahoma Sooners held off the Dayton Flyers in the NCAA Tournament round of 32 in Columbus, Ohio.
Forward Tekele Cotton scored 19 points to lead five Shockers in double figures, and No. 7 seed Wichita State made the most of a long-awaited game with its in-state rival, defeating the second-seeded Kansas Jayhawks 78-65 in Sunday’s NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional quarterfinal at Century Link Center Omaha.
Freshman center Jahlil Okafor scored 26 points and top-seeded Duke rolled to a 68-49 victory over eighth-seeded San Diego State in the NCAA South Regional third round Sunday afternoon at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Guard Travis Trice scored 23 points as seventh-seeded Michigan State led almost the entire way in a 60-54 upset victory over second-seeded Virginia in the NCAA East Regional third round Sunday afternoon at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Las Vegan Kurt Busch will start from the pole position in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., but Kevin Harvick is the man to beat in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Harvick has won two straight races, including at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8.
Undefeated super bantamweight Jessie Magdaleno has hired Ismael Salas as his trainer and moved back to Las Vegas to be with his fiancee and their 9-month-old son after living in Palm Springs, Calif., and working with Joel Diaz the past two years.