Former UNLV pitcher Erick Fedde is trying to gain 20 pounds in an attempt to break into the Washington Nationals’ starting rotation during spring training.
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A Las Vegas limousine driver named Dan Holmgren said a chance meeting and conversation with Raiders owner Mark Davis in front of Caesars Palace cost him his job.
Eight of the 21 football recruits UNLV coach Tony Sanchez officially announced on Wednesday were from junior colleges.
Progress is being made, but a lot of work remains to be done before April 9 when the Aviators will christen Las Vegas Ballpark.
During a Thursday NASCAR tire test, cars were outfitted with a new aerodynamic package that in theory will improve the quality of racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Lights FC owner Brett Lashbrook wants to bring Major League Soccer spring training to Las Vegas, even if Tucson, Arizona, has first dibs.
The MGM Grand Garden debuted Jan. 29, 1994 with a boxing match pitting Julio Cesar Chavez against a lesser lightweight named Frankie Randall. Big-time prizefighting in Las Vegas was about to undergo a seismic shift.
A Friday internet report detailing additional downsizing at International Speedway’s NASCAR tracks prompted a Twitter response from a race fan indicating LVMS is doing the same.
It has been 44 years since Hall of Fame guard Tom Mack was called for illegal procedure with the Rams perched about a foot from the Minnesota Vikings’ end zone in the 1974 NFC Championship Game. He says he still hasn’t moved.
UNLV’s cheerleaders and Rebel Girls & Company dance team were absent from the Thomas Mack Center Saturday where the Rebels routed San Jose State. But they had a good excuse. They were at Disneyworld winning national championships.
CSN’s season-opening tournament has been renamed the Manny Guerra Memorial Coyote Border Battle in honor of the longtime major league scout from Las Vegas.
The Continental Cup at Orleans Arena starts Thursday and will attract Olympians and world champions as well as thousands of curling enthusiasts.
When the Goodyear Blimp was spotted flying over Shadow Creek at the Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson golf match, little did Las Vegans realize they were casting eyes on the newest member of the College Football Hall of Fame.