Henderson’s Jerry Izenberg will be signing his new book “Once There Were Giants — The Golden Age of Heavyweight Boxing” at 5 p.m. Friday at Barnes & Noble, 567 N. Stephanie, in Henderson.
The only Vegas Grand Prix, a Championship Auto Racing Teams race run through downtown Las Vegas on Easter weekend, took place in 2007.
A Las Vegas man recently spent $1,500 to take his family to see Cleveland play the Clippers in Los Angeles, only to have the Cavaliers rest star players LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.
There are two baseball Pedro Lopezes — the Las Vegas 51s’ new manager, and a former utility infielder who had cups of major league coffee with the White Sox and Reds.
51s president Don Logan said he didn’t hear two tall evergreen trees get uprooted from the berm in right field and topple down an earthen bank near the outdoor batting cage during a recent wind storm.
An NCAA representative dismissed a proposal to bring the women’s Sweet 16 to Las Vegas, despite abysmal attendance at this year’s regionals.
Paul Son-Dice of Las Vegas, led by former UNLV Rebels Armon Gilliam, Sudden Sam Smith and Greg Goorjian, won the 1984 AAU men’s national basketball championship on home turf.
51s president Don Logan says Las Vegas’ ties to Far East make preliminary World Baseball Classic rounds worth pursuing.
Rich Lupcho, a Las Vegas graveyard shift bartender, was one of the guys who passed the basketball to prolific Pete Maravich at Louisiana State.
Former North Carolina State star Thurl Bailey never gets tired talking about the Wolfpack’s upset of Houston in the 1983 NCAA championship basketball game.