Ten-year-old Ferious Nieves was among 100 children of Nellis airmen who participated in the USA Basketball Hoops for Troops clinic at the base’s 3-month-old Warrior Fitness Center. “It was fun,” said Nieves, the son of Tech. Sgt. Jason Nieves. Legendary NBA coach Lenny Wilkens said the program “shows young people we have a lot of interest in them.”
Former champion lightweight boxer Andrew “Andy” Ganigan, also a member of the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame, has died in Las Vegas.
Sean Rash has been criticized at times for showing too much emotion before, during and after PBA tournaments. But no one could blame the native of Montgomery, Ill., for his passionate display Sunday.
Jerry Tarkanian’s son says the former UNLV basketball coach has been released from the hospital more than two weeks after suffering a heart attack.