Madison Aurin hit a go-ahead two-run single to cap San Jose’s four-run seventh-inning rally as the Spartans edged UNLV 6-5 in a Mountain West softball game Saturday at Eller Media Stadium.
Terence Crawford knocked Amir Khan down just a few punches into their fight. The punch that finally ended it was below the belt.
Skye Bolt hit a bases-clearing double in the fourth inning, leading the Las Vegas Aviators to an 11-0 win over the Fresno Grizzlies on Saturday.
Cole Anthony, son of former UNLV star Greg Anthony, played his penultimate high school game Saturday at T-Mobile Arena, scoring 25 points in the Jordan Brand Classic.
Haley Jones, Francesca Belibi and Asheten Prechtel, who will become teammates at Stanford this year, flashed their camaraderie on and off the court in the final game of their high school careers.
As the NFL draft approaches, the defense could use better play from its secondary. But spending an early draft pick or two on a defensive back is unlikely the solution.
With another chance to eliminate San Jose from their heated best-of-seven series, the Golden Knights remain a loose bunch that still hasn’t played its best in the postseason.
San Jose has 5-2 victories in the two Western Conference quarterfinal playoff games against the Golden Knights in which Marc-Edouard Vlasic has started and finished.
San Jose forward Tomas Hertl said the Sharks were better than the Golden Knights and would win Game 6 in Las Vegas to force Game 7 at SAP Center.
The Golden Knights won playoff series last year in Los Angeles, San Jose and Winnipeg. They would like to add Las Vegas to that list when they host the Sharks on Sunday in Game 6.