It was Friday afternoon at the South Point, and the women’s basketball team from Stonehill College was playing Tarleton State in the annual Division II holiday tournament. That was one way to look at it.
When the announcement was made Sunday afternoon, he was wearing a dark blazer, pressed white shirt with an open collar, dark trousers and black-and-white crocheted Nikes that seemed a cross between skate shoes and bedroom slippers.
When people around here refer to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon, they usually just drop the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas part.
Because guys who started the baseball season pitching for the 51s apparently will get you only so far, this World Series might be remembered as being more anticlimactic than memorable.
Helen Reddy released “I Am Woman” as a single in 1972, three years after Shirley Muldowney competed in her first U.S. Nationals. Three years after the record went to No. 1, Muldowney won her first NHRA Nationals, at Columbus, Ohio.
He’s the only local driver in Saturday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. So if Spencer Gallagher can keep his nose clean, as the auto racing announcers like to say, and he is running near the front toward the end, the Fox Sports 1 and Motor Racing Network broadcast crews will be inclined to mention his home track advantage.
Bryce Harper not hustling to first base probably would have gone unnoticed had Jonathan Papelbon not gone Boston Strangler on him in the dugout, Boston being the place whence Papelbon came, via stopover in Philadelphia.
During the spring of 1980, Lee Kemp, a celebrated amateur wrestler from the University of Wisconsin, had an Afro and a dream.
It can be awkward when a member of the stick-and-ball sports media finds himself in the midst of Grecos and Romans and other amateur wrestling types on official amateur wrestling business.
There was another grand entrance at the MGM Grand on Monday afternoon involving a sporting icon. But hockey’s Stanley Cup was not wearing a TMT jump suit, which is what Floyd Mayweather Jr. was wearing at the MGM’s previous grand entrance.