Las Vegas boxing promoter Bob Arum is back in the heavyweight business with Tyson Fury, a British fighter possessing a large stature and an even larger personality.
Now minor league coaching rivals, Eric Wynalda and Paul Caligiuri were once roommates who scored some of the biggest goals in U.S. soccer history.
The three-time Formula One champion, who raced in the Caesars Palace Grand Prix in Las Vegas, died Monday at age 70. He won the Monaco Grand Prix twice.
Las Vegan Matt Jaskol has a prime vantage point for Sunday’s Indianapolis 500: He’ll be atop the turn 3 grandstand, spotting for third-generation driver Marco Andretti.
Last weekend was not the finest for the time-honored sports of horse racing, baseball and boxing, although the heavyweight division finally may be on the upswing.
The right-hander was traded by the A’s to the Blue Jays on May 11, ending his brief stint with the Aviators and helping him set a major league record by pitching for his 14th team.
The bar tops and other furnishings at Hardway 8 in downtown Henderson are made from bleachers from the old Las Vegas Convention Center — home of the Hardway Eight, UNLV’s first Final Four team.
Despite mentoring superstar Bryce Harper and other major league players, longtime Las Vegas High coach Sam Thomas is coaching in the state baseball tournament for the first time.
With average attendance of 9,034 at new Las Vegas Ballpark, the Aviators lead the Pacific Coast League and are on pace to set the league’s highest turnstile count since 2007.
The Texas Rangers slugger has more home runs and a higher batting average this season than fellow Las Vegans Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant. And he’s a nice guy to boot.