Three-sport high school star Giancarlo Stanton was recruited heavily by the Rebels when Mike Sanford was the football coach before switching his focus to baseball.
It wasn’t long ago that Las Vegas officials wouldn’t even think of applying to host NCAA championships because the state was prohibited from doing so because of its legalized sports betting.
MLB recently finalized plans for a 60-game season, akin to a collegiate season in which schools can schedule up to 56 regular-season games.
Former UNLV and MLB star Matt Williams manages the Kia Tigers of the Korea Baseball Organization, which plays in empty stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Will fans feel safe enough to brave the masses and attend a sporting event fresh off a global pandemic?
Commissioners from the Group of Five, including Craig Thompson of the Mountain West, sent NCAA president Mark Emmert a letter asking for relief of membership requirements.
Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux, a Valley High School graduate and UNLV assistant baseball coach, is raising money to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic prompted the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame to delay its ceremony by a year. The class includes six members.
The coronavirus pandemic prematurely ended the seasons for UNLV’s spring sports. Now the coaches and athletes are trying to make the best of the situation.
The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give college athletes who compete in spring sports such as baseball, softball and lacrosse a way to get back the season they lost, but did not guarantee financial aid.