The made-for-television saga that was Chris Beard departing for Lubbock, Texas, didn’t do much for the immediate state of UNLV basketball, but it allowed Texas Tech to move swiftly forward among the better programs nationally.
UCLA fell to Arizona 78-67 in overtime, but the team that took the Wildcats to an extra five minutes can absolutely win games when the madness commences next week.
The final horn sounded Thursday and an admirable UNLV effort had been squelched by a better opponent, meaning it was again time to assess another basketball season.
UNLV advanced to meet No. 1 seed UNR by outlasting Air Force 97-90 in overtime of a Mountain West tournament first-round game Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
If you believe recent reports, Gonzaga and Brigham Young could soon depart the West Coast Conference for the Mountain West.
It was announced Monday that Canelo Alvarez, training for his unified middleweight world title match against Gennady Golovkin at T-Mobile Arena, tested positive and has blamed tainted meat in Mexico for his dirty sample.
Kyle Busch finished second in the Pennzoil 400 on Sunday and older brother Kurt wrecked off Turn 4, each finishing behind the time machine that was the No. 4 of Kevin Harvick.
Bubba Wallace is just 24, but being the first full-time African-American driver in the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup series since Wendell Scott in 1971 isn’t lost on him in terms of the message his rise imparts to so many.
Vegas fell to Ottawa 5-4, marking the third three-game losing streak for the Knights this season.
The NFL team has identified land capable of accommodating 27,000 parking spaces within 1.5 miles of the stadium site, far more than the 16,250 required by Clark County for games and other events.