Latest MGM Grand-NBA partnership strengthens city’s bid to attract NBA franchise in near future.
Players from the nationally ranked UNLV men’s and women’s golf teams have been busy during the summer offseason playing in local, national and international tournaments.
Jon Gruden loves veteran players and the Raiders, as much as any team, offer them second chances at continuing careers and proving others wrong, both of which the former Green Bay star can pursue.
It was a year ago when Las Vegas Lights FC owner, CEO and scarf-wearing optimist Brett Lashbrook predicted the budding second-tier domestic soccer franchise would average around 10,000 spectators, which is roughly the capacity of Cashman Field.
New defensive coordinator Paul Guenther and his 4-3 scheme hoping to improve all that ailed the Raiders last season.
If anger among Raiders fans about the relocation to Southern Nevada was a central theme at last year’s training camp, such a sentiment has now seemed to move toward more of an acceptance.
Jon Gruden is back, animated as ever, lover of all things silver and black, overseeing his first training camp for the Raiders since being traded to Tampa Bay following the 2001 season.
DeMar DeRozan is the latest athlete to bring the concept of loyalty into headlines, the NBA star in Las Vegas with USA Basketball after having been traded from Toronto to San Antonio for Kawhi Leonard.
The Triple Crown winner’s untimely departure after he suffered an apparently minor ankle injury demonstrates the unhealthy sway that high-end thoroughbred breeders hold over the sport of horse racing.
In going 5-7 last season, UNLV still allowed averages of 31.8 points and 458.7 yards, still ranked ninth among 12 conference teams in total defense and still struggled forcing turnovers.