Former UNLV basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones was killed early Saturday after he broke into a Dallas apartment he believed belonged to his child’s mother and instead startled a man who shot him in apparent self-defense, The Dallas Morning News and ESPN reported.
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Klay Thompson made a playoff-record 11 3-pointers and scored 41 points, and the defending champion Golden State Warriors forced a seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 108-101 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night.
Athletes from more than 100 schools and 24 sports across the state will be honored, including the top male and female, along with coach of the year.
The hit parade started early with a Dilson Herrera double to lead off the bottom of the first inning. And it never stopped.
Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao hopes to get a fresh start when he makes his featherweight debut Sunday night after being knocked out twice in his last three fights.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC Fight Night 88 Sunday at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The fighters hit the scales at the UFC Fight Night 88 weigh-ins from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
For years, for decades, forever, those issues that prevented serious thought about Las Vegas ever featuring a major league professional sports franchise almost immediately ended any such movement.
Martin Truex Jr. laid down the fastest lap in Saturday’s final practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway making him the driver to beat in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday.
UNLV took a big step forward in its football fundraising efforts Friday, when it received a $2 million gift, the largest in program history, from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous. The donor is a longtime supporter of the school and its athletics department.
Veteran center Ryan Kesler is a finalist for the Frank Selke Trophy, which goes to the NHL’s top defensive forward. He’ll be in Las Vegas June 22 for the Awards Show at the Hard Rock Hotel.
In the co-main event, Renan Barao will compete at featherweight for the first time in the UFC. Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens, who has lost three of his last four bouts, will look to put away the former champ in dramatic fashion.
Micah Roberts examines the Coca-Cola 600 field at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina.
Lionel Messi, recovering from a bad knock to his back 10 days before Argentina’s opening Copa America Centenario match, was feeling less pain on Saturday, team doctor Daniel Martinez said.
For LeBron James, it’s six straight trips to the NBA Finals. Maybe this one will end Cleveland’s long wait for a championship.
St. Louis Cardinals prospect Alex Reyes was blowing up the radar gun, but 51s starter Duane Below was the one who picked up the win Friday night, giving up just one unearned run and four hits in his seven innings.
Bryan Caraway brought a young fan on stage during his open workout on Friday.
Undefeated bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling did a double-take when he arrived in Las Vegas this week and was handed a schedule of media appearances to promote his Ultimate Fighting Championship bout against Bryan Caraway.
Thomas Almeida welcomes the challenge of taking on another undefeated fighter.
UFC bantamweight Cody Garbrandt (8-0) wants to KO Thomas Almeida (20-0) and leap into the UFC rankings.
The 51s will welcome Memphis into town looking to snap a four-game series. Here are five players to watch this weekend.
Roy Englebrecht, a longtime promoter from Southern California, was suspended 18 months by the Nevada Athletic Commission after falsifying a license application for boxer Zab Judah in March, causing a fight card at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center to be canceled.
Nearly two dozen athletes tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2012 London Olympics, adding to the more than 30 already caught in retesting from the 2008 Beijing Games.
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