Saturday night’s Ultimate Fighting Championship card at the MGM Grand without question served as a sort of unofficial coming out party for the organization’s anointed future superstar, Conor McGregor.
Asia Muhammad and Maria Sanchez came up a bit short against Veronica Cepede Royg and Maria Irigoyen, who won the doubles title Sunday in the Red Rock Pro Open with a 6-3, 5-7 11-9 victory.
Derek Jeter chopped a high-hopper and beat it out for a third-inning, RBI-single on Sunday in the last at-bat of a 20-year career with the New York Yankees that will surely carry him to the Hall of Fame.
San Diego State proved superior in every way while beating the Rebels 34-17 in a Mountain West opener for both teams before 28,005, the latest example that UNLV simply isn’t good enough in most areas right now to have a chance at defeating anyone capable.
In the NASCAR hierarchy and chain of command, the Camping World Truck Series that made its annual stop at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday night is considered Double A in scope, style and substance. It’s sort of like the Texas League in baseball.
David Price pitched Detroit to its fourth straight AL Central title with the type of performance the Tigers acquired him for, taking a shutout into the eighth inning of a 3-0 victory over Minnesota on Sunday that wrapped up the division on the regular season’s final day.
Jordan Zimmermann pitched the first no-hitter for the Washington Nationals, the gem preserved when defensive replacement Steven Souza Jr. made a diving catch in left field for the final out in a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins in a regular-season finale Sunday.
Kansas fired coach Charlie Weis a day after the Jayhawks were shut out by Texas on Saturday.
San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald faces a suspension or termination of his contract if he is charged with a crime, according to ESPN.
Rory McIlroy showed precisely why he is the world’s number one golfer on Sunday, producing a dazzling performance in the final-day singles to spearhead Europe’s victory charge in the 40th Ryder Cup.