UNLV senior Hayden Hemmens won the 500-yard freestyle, highlighting the Rebels’ efforts Friday on the first day of the three-day, five-team TYR Invitational swim meet in Evanston, Illinois.
Undefeated WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder fights Luis Ortiz on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden, his first bout in Las Vegas since he won the title Jan. 17, 2015.
Right wing James Neal has 16 points (13 goals, three assists) in his first season with the Edmonton Oilers after struggling last season with the Calgary Flames.
When the draft takes over the Las Vegas Strip in April, fans won’t have to travel far to find a cold brew and a bank of TVs.
Golden Knights left wing Jonathan Marchessault is on pace for 17 goals and 55 points, which would be just behind last season when he led the team with 59 points.
Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to fight in the spring for the first time in more than a year. He doesn’t believe it will be for a rematch against Conor McGregor.
The light heavyweight champ opens as a minus-420 favorite over unbeaten contender Dominick Reyes on Feb. 8 in Houston.
UNLV plays Southern Methodist at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Rebels face one of the country’s top offensive rebounding teams in SMU.
The Jets have been a mess for most of the year, but you cannot overstate how much quarterback Sam Darnold’s battle with mono earlier this season set the franchise back.
Washington’s Jacob Eason will have a chance to boost his numbers and generate more positive video Saturday at Colorado, which is 119th in opponent passer rating allowed.