A look back at the people, places and things that made for a memorable sports year in Las Vegas.
It was the longest of long weekends for Las Vegas sports fans. But there’s a long way to go to catch Cleveland.
This summer Dan D’uva was back in the picturesque seaport village of Chatham, Massachusetts, taking roll at the Cape Cod Finishing School of Broadcasting.
For a few hours Monday, Kurt Busch and Deryk Engelland made like Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy in the movies to call attention to the Sept. 16 South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
According to the sports arrest database Arrest Nation, the NHL went the entire 2016-17 season without having one of its players, coaches or Zamboni drivers running afoul of the law.
Two were in wheelchairs. One had a jagged scar from his hairline to the bridge of his nose. The others bore emotional scars not easily seen. And yet the survivors of the Humboldt Broncos hockey bus crash said they were happy to be reunited in Las Vegas.
In Las Vegas, it’s Beer Man Bruce Reiner who gets the last word: “How ‘bout dem Knights?”
What was it like to follow the Golden Knights to Washington, D.C., during Stanley Cup Final? You almost had to be there.
When the possibility arises for a team to cop the Stanley Cup in fewer than seven games, it is thought to be rude and impudent to put it on display in front of the other team and its fans.
In the manner of Wonder Woman’s bracelets and ill-timed parade plans, hockey hot laps have become a thing during the Stanley Cup playoffs. But the ultimate ones probably transpired Wednesday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.