Bryce Harper, 22, was the first player selected in the 2010 major league amateur draft; Kris Bryant, 23, was the second man picked in 2013 after his college career at the University of San Diego. They’re two of the brightest prospects to come down the pike in years.
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Los Angeles will be considered a potential host city for Super Bowl LIV in 2020 if there is an NFL franchise there by then, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry was fined $5,000 on Wednesday for violating the NBA’s anti-flopping rules during Game 1 of the Western Conference finals series against the Houston Rockets.
As we head into the MW Tournament, I really want to thank all of you for the support this season. There have been some ups and downs, but your support never wavered. We really appreciate the unconditional love.
A lot of wining and dining was all it took to persuade Charles Barkley to renew his contract with TNT through the 2024-25 NBA season.
Like most college sports in this era of the BCS and now playoff football, the national championship for men’s golf is more about generating fan interest than fretting over what might be the most demanding test for its participants. It’s all about the number of eyeballs watching. Just ask UNLV coach Dwaine Knight.
Like him or not, Kevin Garnett, who turned 39 on Tuesday, is one of the greatest trash talkers in NBA history.
Duane Below pitched a four-hitter to lead the 51s to a 2-0 victory at the Tacoma Rainiers on Tuesday in a Pacific Coast League game. Travis Taijeron hit a solo home run in the second inning, and Las Vegas scored an unearned run in the seventh.
UNLV opens play in the Mountain West baseball tournament in Reno hoping to overcome a disappointing regular season. The Rebels will meet San Jose State in the play-in game at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
What kind of a man steals a home run ball from a defenseless little old lady? Well, a Philadelphia Phillies fan named Jim Bergen who was called a “dog” by the victim, that’s who.
Arkansas State has asked UNLV to move its 2017 football game at Sam Boyd Stadium back two years. The Rebels are considering the request.
Dubbed the “next Anna Kournikova” early in her career mostly because of her good looks, Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova literally makes males fall all over themselves.
The Minnesota Timberwolves won the National Basketball Association’s draft lottery on Tuesday, giving them the opportunity to make the first selection in June’s draft.
Asked about the possibility of fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. during a press junket for the upcoming “Entourage” movie, UFC star Ronda Rousey responded with a knockout blow.
The NFL will move back extra-point kicks this season and also allow defenses to score on failed conversion attempts.
Las Vegas native Kris Bryant has made a smooth transition to life in the big leagues, batting .291 with four home runs and a team-leading 24 RBIs through his first 29 games for the Cubs.
Defensive lineman Nick Dehdashtian, who committed to UNR in 2013, plans to walk on at UNLV for this upcoming season. He is at Midwestern Preparatory Academy in Orland Park, Ill.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said on Tuesday he will “reluctantly” accept rather than appeal a $1 million fine and loss of draft choices imposed by the NFL against the Super Bowl champions for the club’s role in the “Deflategate” scandal.
In letters to the university chancellor, outgoing Illinois women’s basketball players accused coaches of misconduct and verbal and emotional abuse.
After being named the cover athlete for the upcoming “Madden 16” video game, New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. said he doesn’t believe the “Madden Curse” exists. “I don’t really believe in curses much. A curse is something somebody wishes upon you.”
Bryce Harper is so hot right now that one of his Washington Nationals teammates jokingly acted as if he burned his fingers from tapping the former Las Vegas High School and College of Southern Nevada standout on the shoulder.
Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone waslooking forward to fighting undefeated contender Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 187 on Saturday night at MGM Grand. But when Nurmagomedov was injured, he didn’t think twice about taking on John Makdessi, who has a vastly different style.
All four of this year’s conference finalists — Cleveland, Atlanta, Golden State and Houston — will field teams in Las Vegas and will be joined by 10 other teams which made the playoffs this year. Returning to the summer league will be the Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets.