Las Vegas beat Reno 5-3 in the series opener at Cashman Field, jumping ahead for good in the seventh inning.
General manager George McPhee said the talent level drops off noticeably after the first half of the first round and the Golden Knights will be willing to wait until Saturday’s second round to select their first player with the 61st pick.
The Washington Wizards selected Las Vegan Troy Brown Jr. with the 15th pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday. Brown, a 6-foot-7-inch guard/forward, played one year at Oregon after starring at Centennial High School.
Bill Laimbeer and the Aces will play the New York Liberty, the team Laimbeer coached from 2013 to 2017 before leaving for Las Vegas, at 7 p.m. Friday at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Review-Journal reporter Ben Gotz talks to Lights FC midfielder Zach Mathers about his first three games with the club and his time in the Seattle Sounders’ organization.
Rancho’s Gizelle Reid earned the Gatorade Nevada Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year the company announced on Thursday.
Liberty’s Corey Moore was named the Gatorade Nevada Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year on Thursday.
The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their next European superstar.
Lionel Messi’s goal drought at the World Cup continued on Day 8 after Croatia thrashed Argentina 3-0 to advance from the group.
Raiders rookies report to Napa, California, on July 23 and veterans on July 26, the NFL announced Thursday. The first full team training camp practice is scheduled for July 27.