Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.
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In its first year, WSOP.com has dealt more than 15 million hands of cash poker, and more than $363 million has been wagered. The website also has operated 14,564 tournaments in Nevada.
Mayweather, who retained his World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association welterweight titles as well as his WBC junior middleweight belt with a 12-round unanimous decision, told FightHype.com that it might be time to go in a different direction with Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions.
Colin Kaepernick said Wednesday he has been fined more than $11,000 by the NFL and he will appeal the penalty for what an official called “inappropriate language” by the 49ers quarterback following a fourth-quarter interception in Sunday’s 28-20 loss to the Bears.
Major League Baseball suspended umpire Joe West for one game without pay on Wednesday for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.
LAKE MEAD — Anglers who have been catching stripers are reporting that the fish have bellies full of shad, which may explain the sluggish action. For those using lures, success has been found with silver Kastmasters and Zara Spooks. Crawdad imitations are taking black bass in depths up to 40 feet.
But Fielder still picks four games: Las Vegas at Palo Verde, Mojave at Sierra Vista, Foothill at Canyon Springs, and Santa Margarita (Calif.) at Bishop Gorman.
With the arrival of fall, some outdoor types stow their fishing rods and replace them with shotguns and hunting rifles. But don’t be too quick to turn in your fishing gear.
LOS ANGELES — The owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers have reached an agreement to buy a stake in the Oklahoma City RedHawks, and the team will change its Triple-A affiliation to Oklahoma City next year.
Here are three players to watch when UNLV plays at Houston at 5 p.m. PDT Saturday.
This week’s blog is a special one because I get to tell you about going home to Houston. I was actually back there when I first heard rumors about us getting to play U of H this season and it was really exciting. I never thought I’d get to play a college game in Houston and now I get my chance.
Jameis Winston has been benched for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson after making “offensive and vulgar” comments about women and Florida State officials say that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline.
The NFL and NFL Players Association reached agreement Wednesday to a revamped policy on performance-enhancing substances that includes the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and implementation of testing for human growth hormone.
It’s a sad but obvious truth: Many fans love their favorite team and its star athletes so much that they find it easy to rationalize what are otherwise despicable or deceitful acts as a mere miscalculation of reasoning.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.
Matt Johnson appreciates the recognition, but even the Coronado girls volleyball coach is a bit skeptical of his team’s lofty national rankings.
Almost half of all tickets for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be sold for $30 or less in a bid to make the Games “as affordable as possible,” the organising committee said on Tuesday.
The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season.
The Baltimore Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday night before a boisterous crowd of 35,297 at Camden Yards.
When owner and president Meir Cohen recently decided he needed to concentrate on the business side of the Las Vegas Legends pro indoor soccer team, he had the ideal candidate to replace him as coach right down the road.
Chicago starting pitcher Jake Arrieta had a no-hit shutout going through seven innings, but gave up a double with one out in the eighth inning to lose the bid.
UNLV senior Dana Finkelstein shot a 9-under-par 210, the second-lowest tournament score in school history, and won the Dick McGuire Invitational individual title Tuesday by three shots at Albuquerque, N.M.