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Convention authority role discussed for new Las Vegas stadium

The committee making recommendations to Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature on attracting events to the new Las Vegas stadium is leaning toward expanding the role of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events, rather than forming of a new sports commission.

Las Vegan Amanda Bingson returns to US Trials with Olympic goals

Silverado High School graduate Amanda Bingson, who first took up the event as a freshman at UNLV and holds the American record, will be favored to secure her second consecutive Olympic berth Wednesday.

Changes coming this week in print, digital editions of Review-Journal Sports

The Review-Journal Sports will unveil some new features beginning this week. Those changes began in Sunday’s print edition with columnist Ron Kantowski debuting his Las Vegas Insider. He will report on the sports people that make up the city.

USA Basketball an assist for UNLV recruiting

UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice spoke from a hallway adjacent to the Mendenhall Center’s practice courts, several of his players gathering inside that doorway as the likes of James Harden and Kevin Durant and Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul competed in drills. They watched every dribble, soaked in every pass.

Persistent UNLV coach still runs with young guns

I would pay to hear Khadevis Robinson speak, to discover how life beckons at certain moments, to learn how he exorcised those demons from 2000 and 2008, to better understand his view that the past is gone and the future doesn’t exist and the only choice we have is to live in the moment.