It was a beautiful Thursday afternoon, warm and sunny and idyllic, and the UNLV men’s tennis team was knocking the fuzz off the bright yellow-green ball against UNR.
Forgive me, Mother Nature and hapless tourists, for revving this 662 horsepower engine in an area overlooking one of the most serene spots in Southern Nevada.
Freshman Collin Yelich’s walk-off single in the 10th inning plated Joey Swanner to give the UNLV baseball team an 11-10 victory over Air Force on Saturday at Wilson Stadium.
A new era of amateur boxing begins Monday in Spokane, Wash., where USA Boxing’s National Championships will be contested under new rules.
TODAY AT SANTA ANITA PARK
Nick Day didn’t need a scouting report to prepare for the championship game of the Bishop Gorman Desert Classic.
LOS ANGELES — Steve Alford was hired as UCLA basketball coach on Saturday, spurning New Mexico days after he agreed to a new 10-year deal with the Lobos for a chance to run what he called “the premier basketball program in the country.”
It ends so quickly. For all but one team, the NCAA Tournament each March is a cruel mixture of unrestrained joy and overwhelming sadness.
Showing tremendous heart and desire and displaying his boxing skills, Mike Alvarado avenged his Oct. 13 loss to Brandon Rios Saturday at Mandalay Bay Events Center, winning a 12-round unanimous decision and capturing the WBO interim junior welterweight title.
The last time Brandon Rios stepped on a scale at Mandalay Bay, the results weren’t good.