The Review-Journal has chosen the Golden Knights and their inaugural season as its Story of the Year, from the opening drop of a puck through a historic and improbable run to the Stanley Cup Final, helping heal the city all along the way.
Bill Foley has experienced many tests and emotions the past year, his journey climbing to an apex of incredible joy and celebration as owner of the Golden Knights, only to plummet from the indescribable and excruciating pain of losing a son.
A look back at the people, places and things that made for a memorable sports year in Las Vegas.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden told his team after Monday’s victory over Denver: “Fellas, we’ve got one game left. It’s against the team we hate the most — the Kansas City Chiefs. They hate us, too, so it should be a heckuva game.”