Henderson resident Garry Gates was eliminated from World Series of Poker Main Event on Monday night at the Rio Convention Center.
Even though the Vegas Summer League is an opportunity for players to impress NBA clubs, Mitchell Creek of the Minnesota Timberwolves was more interested in talking about his team.
Head coaches usually delegate Summer League duties to an assistant or two, but the 34-year-old Jenkins immersed himself in his new team — hoping to create the championship culture that Memphis is eager to restore after triggering a rebuild by trading cornerstones Marc Gasol and Mike Conley earlier this year.
Off the bounce of a strong opening, the Vegas Summer League reached some notable highs. The 15th version of the even ended Monday with Memphis’ 95-92 victory over Minnesota in the title game.
The final five players remaining from a field of 8,569 in the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold’em World Championship at the Rio Convention Center will resume play at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
MLS announced Monday that officials from as Vegas, Charlotte, Sacramento, St. Louis and “other potential expansion markets” will attend its All-Star Week as the league attempts to expand from 27 teams to 30.
Aviators outfielder Mark Payton has earned Pacific Coast League Player of the Week honors for July 8-14 to capture this award for the second time this season.
Las Vegas entertainer Dennis Park butchered “O Canada” before the Las Vegas Posse’s home debut but was able to turn it into a positive thing.
The Raiders have added offensive line depth in the form of free agent guard Jonathan Cooper in the wake of Richie Incognito’s two-game suspension.
The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a serious push at its first NBA championship since 1983.