Rick Trachok, chairman of the University of Nevada Board of Regents, will propose that regents no longer vote on coaches’ contracts. The onus will be on the university president to put together a fiscally responsible deal.
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Don’t look for Rob Gronkowski to spike his slippers in the end zone anytime soon.
I was very interested when I heard Golf Summerlin had hired a consultant to give the three golf courses — Palm Valley, Highland Falls and Eagle Crest — a comprehensive review of Sun City’s three golf operations.
Stipe Miocic is a big hit in Cleveland. After winning the UFC heavyweight title on Saturday, he spent Tuesday night on a tour of the city’s sports venues with his shiny new belt and displayed some impressive athleticism along the way.
UNLV basketball head coach Marvin Menzies and his assistant coaches Andre Lafleur, Rob Jeter and Eric Brown held a meet and greet with UNLV fans at Born and Raised in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
Bellator welterweight Chidi “Bang Bang” Njokuani (14-4, 1 NC) is on a 4-fight win streak.
Topgolf will open its 26th location at 8 a.m. on Thursday in Las Vegas. It will likely become the company’s flagship property, according to Johnny McMahon, director of operations.
The 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team’s victory over the Soviet Union is forever remembered as the “Miracle on Ice.”
John Jackson (20-2, 15 knockouts) has a shot to win his own championship belt when he faces Jermell Charlo (27-0, 12 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Council junior middleweight title on Saturday at the Chelsea inside the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
The Philadelphia 76ers won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night and will have the No. 1 pick in June. The Los Angeles Lakers finished second but also felt like winners, as they would have dealt their pick to Philadelphia had they fallen out of the top three.
The controversial University of Michigan satellite football camp summer tour is coming to Las Vegas.
Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor punched Toronto’s Jose Bautista on Sunday and two days later Major League Baseball retaliated with an eight-game suspension, according to reports.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight champ will put his belt on the line against Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 in Atlanta on July 30.
The message is fairly obvious: Some across the league are rightly moving away from one of the NFL’s more hypocritical opinions — which is a pretty sizable list.
It’s the short and simple, yet very accurate answer to whether there is any merit to the ridiculous charade of a proposed boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor.
Oklahoma City center Steven Adams apologized for using a derogatory term to describe Golden State’s guards after Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Former UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman recently said he wakes up every day thinking about getting his belt back from Luke Rockhold when they rematch for the title on June 4. He will have to wait a bit longer for the opportunity.
Ynoa improved to 5-0 while submitting his seventh straight quality start for the 51s, Kelly went 3-for-5 to lift his league-leading average to .413 and Rivera drove in three runs to increase his PCL-best RBI total to 34.
Alabama offensive lineman Cam Robinson and reserve defensive back Laurence “Hootie” Jones have been arrested on drug and weapons charges.
The Las Vegan appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” on Monday night and teamed with the host in a game of Catchphrase against comedian Andy Samberg and supermodel Gigi Hadid.
The Atlanta Braves on Tuesday fired manager Fredi Gonzalez, who couldn’t survive the worst record in the majors.
Thirty-one athletes from six sports could be banned from this year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics after 454 doping samples were re-tested from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday.
Auzsane Crowe-Carter led a pack of eight UNLV track and field athletes who earned All-Mountain West honors. The senior earned all-conference honors in both the 800-meter run and 4x400-meter relay.