Chris Clyne, son of Las Vegas Motor Speedway founder Richie Clybe, will be the man to beat on the annual Night of Fire featuring grassroots auto racing and fireworks.
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Whenever John Kerr showed up at one of nephew Jimmy Kerr’s games, it seemed the Wolverines would lose. So Jimmy’s dad Derek “banned” his brother from attending the College World Series.
Denae Benites, who played high school baseball on the boys team at Centennial High, was one of 65 players invited to the MLB Breakthrough Series in Vero Beach, Florida.
With the help of legendary referee Joe Cortez, the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame has found a home in the HeadzUP interactive entertainment center at Boulevard Mall.
Approaching the last year of his contract under a new athletic director at Northern Arizona, Las Vegan Jack Murphy decided to become an assistant under embattled Sean Miller at Arizona.
Tuesday was the 25th anniversary of one of the greatest soccer goals in U.S. Men’s National Team history, a free kick that gave the Americans a 1-1 draw against Switzerland.
The agreement was announced Tuesday at Encore during the NHL’s Advancing Equity Summit, at which commissioner Gary Bettman appeared with the tennis legend.
With once prevalent baseball card shops having been shuttered, collectors hit the road to build inventory that is now sold online.
Chicago Cubs TV analyst Jim Deshaies said there were only two ballplayers savvy enough to draw an obstruction or interference call — the Cubs’ Javier Baez and “the great Tommy Barrett.”
A lifetime of mental health issues put the boxer in a near suicidal depression after he defeated Wladimir Klitschko to win the WBA heavyweight championship in 2015.
At UNLV, Hunkie Cooper played six positions — quarterback, running back, wide receiver, defensive back, punt returner, kickoff returner — before becoming one of the Arena Football League’s all-time best players.
South Point arena director Steve Stallworth, who worked for and with myriad Las Vegas sports teams, was instrumental in bringing big-time college basketball to town.
The longtime Las Vegan recalls meeting with Muhammad Ali and his trainer, Angelo Dundee, in 1978 at the Las Vegas Hilton as a seminal moment in his career.
Best known for training and rehabilitating golfer Tiger Woods, Las Vegas physical therapist Keith Kleven also worked with Hall of Famer Greg Maddux among other sports icons.