Stephen Espinoza of Showtime Sports sat with Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday at the fight card that Mayweather’s company promoted in Washington, D.C., and said Mayweather didn’t seem eager to get back into the ring.
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The aftershocks from injuries to Clippers standouts Chris Paul and Blake Griffin and Warriors star Stephen Curry reverberated at Las Vegas sports books on Tuesday, when the odds on Los Angeles to win the NBA title skyrocketed from 18-1 to 100-1.
WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman said he is injury-free after hurting his nexck in a February car accident in Florida which caused a postponment of his Mar 12 fight with Shawn Porter. The fight will now be held June 25 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Showtime on CBS.
The Nevada Athletic Commission will require all licensed fighters in the Silver State, including professional boxers and mixed martial athletes, to undergo regular brain health testing, officials announced Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
At the UFC 200 press conference, women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate says she never turned down a rematch with Holly Holm before agreeing to defend her title against Amanda Nunes.
Steve Kerr is the NBA’s coach of the year, after leading to the Golden State Warriors to the best regular season record in league history.
The 96 Liverpool soccer fans who were crushed to death in overcrowded sections at Hillsborough Stadium in 1989 were “unlawfully killed” in a disaster caused by police actions, a jury concluded Tuesday.
A Texas grand jury has indicted ex-Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel on an assault charge after his ex-girlfriend accused him of domestic violence.
The 51s lost a pair of two-run leads to Albuquerque on Monday night.
The first-round knockout of 2008 Olympic wrestling gold medalist, and previously undefeated, Henry Cejudo further stated the case that he may indeed be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the entire Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The Oakland Raiders will seek relocation to Las Vegas if a domed stadium is built here, according to two reports. Both Sports Illustrated and the Bleacher Report reported Monday that Raiders owner Mark Davis will pledge Thursday to move the team to Southern Nevada if a 65,000-seat stadium is built along Tropicana Avenue near the Strip.
“I think you could make the point this was as good a week for UNLV golf as anybody can remember,” said Jack Sheehan, a longtime observer of the Las Vegas golf scene. “In ‘98 they won the (men’s) national championship, but I don’t think they even had a women’s program then. And then Hoffman shakes off the demons …”
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game “Deflategate” suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.
Dave Rice, the Rebels’ coach until he was fired Jan. 10, will become an assistant to UNR coach Eric Musselman.
USA Basketball will begin its pre-Olympics exhibition tour against Argentina on July 22 in Las Vegas.
Stephen Curry will miss at least two weeks for Golden State with a sprained ligament in his right knee, dealing a blow to the Warriors’ hopes of following a record-breaking season with a second straight championship.
UNLV’s football game this season at Boise State will be televised on ESPN2 on Nov. 18, starting at either 6 or 6:30 p.m. PT, the Mountain West announced Monday
Television personality Erin Andrews has reached a settlement with the owner and operator of the Nashville hotel where a nude video of her that went viral was secretly recorded, according to media reports on Monday.
As soon as New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was sacked Monday by the legal system, with a federal appeals court reinstating his four-game suspension by the NFL, Las Vegas oddsmakers scrambled to adjust numbers.
Bookmakers were dealing the Cubs’ regular-season win total at 93 to 93½ when optimism was rampant during spring training. A 14-5 start for the Cubs has forced Chris Andrews to inflate the number.
Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Conor McGregor will compete on the organization’s historic UFC 200 card at T-Mobile Arena on July 9 after all. The declaration came as news to UFC president Dana White, however.
Johnny Manziel is expected to be indicted Tuesday on allegations that he attacked his ex-girlfriend in January, an attorney for the troubled former NFL quarterback said Monday.
The 51s’ issues with runners in scoring position persisted through the weekend.