Los Angeles Kings left wing Kyle Clifford scored with 8:59 left to break a tie as the Golden Knights fell 3-2 on Friday night before a crowd of 18,103 at T-Mobile Arena.
The rookie admits it’s difficult to not look ahead at the possibility of making the opening-night roster. He’s competing with Jake Bischoff and Jimmy Schuldt for at least one roster spot.
The 25-year-old will back up Marc-Andre Fleury, but Knights fans debated on social media who between Garret Sparks and Oscar Dansk had the best chance of unseating him.
Win and the Raiders are off to London to play Khalil Mack and the Bears with a 2-2 record. But lose and they are 1-3 and looking at a 1-6 start to the season.
The undefeated striking star is confident ahead of the middleweight title unification bout Oct. 5 in the main event in Melbourne, Australia.
Defensive back Lamarcus Joyner could see his role exanded on defense as soon as this week.
UNLV beat Wyoming 69-66 in three overtimes in 2016 at Sam Boyd Stadium. They meet again Saturday in Laramie, Wyoming, in what is expected to be a much lower-scoring game.
Handicapper Christopher Smith likes the underdog Red Raiders, whose defense has improved considerably under first-year coach Matt Wells, against Oklahoma on Saturday.
UNLV junior Jack Trent shot a 6-under-par 138 and was alone in third place in a 92-player field after two rounds of the three-round William H. Tucker Intercollegiate men’s golf tournament.
The Panthers are on a 3-8 spread skid since late 2018, while the Texans are 9-3-1 against the spread in their last 13 regular-season games.