Baseball star Maury Wills gave the spikes in which he stole 104 bases in 1962 to the Exber family of Las Vegas as a token of their friendship.
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The reigning Class 4A state football champion Silverado Skyhawks appear headed for Class 5A next season after establishing themselves as a powerhouse.
Sam Schmidt, a principal stockholder in Arrow McLaren SP, one of IndyCar’s premier entrants, said he would love to have Kyle Busch drive for him in the Indianapolis 500.
Desert Pines football coach Tico Rodriguez remains dedicated to inner-city youth. “We want to win, but we want to make them better men,” he said.
Two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch of Las Vegas made it official Tuesday — he’s leaving Joe Gibbs Racing to drive for veteran car owner Richard Childress.
Las Vegas businessman Maury Gallagher was watching on TV when Erik Jones took the checkered flag, but that hardly dampened the breakthrough victory.
Executive director Donnie Nelson said the NIAA’s proactive approach to NIL legislation will include guidance for high school athletes and their families.
Hard-punching Earnie Shavers, who fought Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes for the heavyweight title, dies at age 78.
Most worries about COVID have been pushed to the back burner but some high school football teams are still dealing with pandemic fallout.
Wall-to-wall mural behind third-base suites pays homage to Las Vegas’ Triple-A baseball standouts past and present.
Interstate rivals Mater Dei, ranked No. 2 by MaxPreps, and sixth-ranked Bishop Gorman have combined for nine national high school football championships.
Dick Calvert, UNLV’s public address announcer who is retiring after 52 years, was a bridge to Rebels glorious past.
A federal judge will bestow more than 700 applicants with American citizenship during a massive ceremony at Cashman Field.
Former NCAA wrestling champ Pat Christenson helped the National Finals Rodeo grow and prosper as the head of Las Vegas Events.