Johns Hopkins University basketball coach Josh Loeffler talks about balancing basketball with academics and a powerhouse lacrosse program during his team’s appearance at the D3 Hoops Classic at South Point Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec. 28, 2018. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Golden Knights winger Ryan Reaves talks about his new beer from 7Five Brewing at a launch party at PKWY Tavern on West Flamingo Road. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Ryan Reaves visits the Parkway Tavern to sign autographs for fans and get reactions about his new beer called training day.
The retractable grass in the future home of the Raiders will look largely like an updated and improved version of the field tray system used at State Farm Stadium, home of the Phoenix Cardinals. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Delaware Blue Coats rookie Haywood Highsmith did not play Division I basketball, a rarity for modern professionals. (Sam Gordon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The NBA launched seven basketball academies worldwide in 2016 in an effort to globalize the game. On Friday, 25 student-athletes scrimmaged at Mandalay Bay Convention Center before the G League Winter Showcase. Among the top players was Timothy Ighoefe, a 6-foot-11 center signed to play college basketball at Georgetown. UNLV freshman forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua graduated from an NBA Academy.
Construction on the new Raiders stadium continues in Las Vegas.
Knights players competed in the popular online video game Fortnite on Tuesday at the HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor. (Ben Gotz/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Gallant talks about the Knights’ road trip. (David Schoen/Las vegas Review-Journal)
Gerard Gallant talks about the loss to Columbus. (David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)