Unbeaten WBO junior welterweight champ adds WBC prize
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Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete.
Almost immediately a pitcher finishes his start, he’s focusing on building his arm and body back up to do it again five days later.
Je’Rell Springer, the 6-foot-6-inch Shadow Ridge High School swingman feels he’s been a bit overlooked in a group of Nevada’s top prep recruits led by Bishop Gorman’s Charles O’Bannon Jr. and Centennial’s Troy Brown.
Gary Trent Jr., ranked by ESPN.com as the nation’s No. 9 basketball recruit, has transferred to Findlay Prep. He is playing this week for a Minnesota team in one of the Las Vegas AAU tournaments.
Indiana Pacers forward Paul George made a successful return to Team USA Friday, two years after breaking his right leg in a scrimmage at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Chaos continues to reign in the UFC women’s bantamweight division.
The U.S. Olympic basketball team had a productive week in Las Vegas, culminating with Friday’s 111-74 win over Agentina. Now, it’s on to Los Angeles for the next stop on the five-game exhibition tour when Team USA faces China Sunday at the Staples Center.
Las Vegas took the second game of its series with Reno despite starter Gabriel Ynoa getting tagged for six runs.
Owner Bill Foley wants to come up with the best name possible for his team, which begins play in 2017-18. But he’s not going to be rushed or extorted into purchasing the rights to a name.
Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm looks to bounce back from her first career loss when she takes on Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of the UFC’S return to the United Center in Chicago. Follow along with our live blog.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard in Indianapolis.
And the winner is …. (drum roll, please).
Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol put their junior welterweight belts on the line when they clash at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night. Follow the fight with our live blog.
One magical moment helped lift Holly Holm to the heights of her profession when a head kick knockout of Ronda Rousey in November gave her the UFC women’s bantamweight title. A momentary lapse four months later took it all away.
The Blue Devils are favorites to win the NCAA championship at 7-2 odds. UNLV lost its top seven scorers from last season. Duke opened as a 15½-point favorite on Dec. 10.
The 51s had to charter a flight for $68,000 after their flight from Omaha was canceled.
The senior guard at Bishop Gorman High School is being getting recruited by Brigham Young and a handful of other schools. He also would like to be considered by UNLV, where his dad, Christian Sr., played from 1999 to 2001.
The most compelling fight on the Terence Crawford-Viktor Postol undercard is a welterweight battle between Jose Benavidez Jr. and Francisco “Chia” Santana.
The recent rash of UFC-related drug testing issues has extended beyond the octagon.
Invicta’s Jessica Hoy survived domestic abuse, urges women to be fighters, not victims
Terence Crawford doesn’t want to be the next Floyd Mayweather Jr. or Muhammad Ali. He wants to make it to the top his own way. Crawford fights Viktor Postol in a unification showdown Saturday.
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez said the fight with Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will eventually happen but a matchup of this caliber needs time to come together. Alvarez and Golovkin are expected to meet next fall.
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