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Ed Graney

Ed Graney

Ed Graney is a sports columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, covering a variety of topics and the Las Vegas sports scene.
egraney@reviewjournal.com … @edgraney on Twitter. 702-383-4618

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Awful performance aside, NCAA path out west still set for Gonzaga

St. Mary’s became a sworn enemy of all those teams on the NCAA Tournament bubble for the next several days, shocking the Zags 60-47 and everyone watching the West Coast Conference Tournament final, which included a packed 7,771 at Orleans Arena.

Raiders not waiting for Las Vegas move before trying to win

It was once thought the Raiders were only concerned about being competitive once arriving to their new Las Vegas stadium in 2020, that they wouldn’t do what was necessary — financially and otherwise — to try and contend until beginning play in their shiny Southern Nevada digs.

Antonio Brown solves 1 of many issues ailing Raiders

It’s not certain if Brown will still be rocking the blond mustache when the wide receiver and his new team arrive in Las Vegas in 2020, but this is: The Raiders just pulled off a 65,000-seat domed-sized deal.

NIAA absolutely must change ‘Contribution to Victory’ rule

The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association will hold its spring meeting Wednesday and Thursday, when at some point this will be addressed: Review of “Contribution to Victory” Rule Regarding Forfeits — For Possible Action.

Knights’ deal for Mark Stone sends message about winning now

The one delivered Monday from the Golden Knights was as clear as it was needed for a team trying to find itself in late February: The taste of reaching a Stanley Cup Final last season was far too delicious not to attempt a second straight helping.

Rick Pitino coming to UNLV? It’s pure fantasy

It’s not happening now because it never was then, the idea that Rick Pitino would be negotiating with UNLV with the goal of the Hall of Fame coach replacing Marvin Menzies.