The running back’s voyage to a first-round pick has been well chronicled, his own words describing a youth of poverty, homeless for a time and living out of a car.
Ed Graney came to the Review-Journal in May of 2006 as its lead sports columnist. He has covered all major sporting events, including Super Bowls to NBA championships to every Final Four since 1995. Graney also covered the Olympic Games in Beijing (2008) and London (2012). A graduate of San Diego State University, he is a five-time Nevada Sportswriter of the Year and past winner of Associated Press Sports Editors Top 10 for columns. He and wife Bonnie have two children, a son (Tristan) and daughter (Bridget).
The Raiders easily could challenge to be included among the most memorable clips of the HBO show “Hard Knocks” with a roster that includes Antonio Brown, Richie Incognito and Vontaze Burfict.
The Raiders believe lessons have been learned and would have former wide receiver Darren Waller slotted as their No. 1 tight end should the season begin today.
Kaden Manczuk threw out a first pitch before an Aviators game at Las Vegas Ballpark to a player from the opposing team who happened to also be at that fateful Oct. 1 concert.
The owner of the Golden Knights has a strong desire to bring a Major League Soccer expansion team to Las Vegas and house it as a tenant in the new Raiders stadium.
Golden Knights owner Bill Foley on Wednesday confirmed he is pursuing a Major League Soccer franchise to either play in the Raiders stadium or perhaps on a site to be determined.
A potential site for a College Football Playoff championship game will soon host the NFL and UNLV football, along with a new-and-much-improved Las Vegas Bowl.
The greatest of all college scorers and Aces guard Kelsey Plum struggled mightily in an 80-74 loss to Connecticut on Sunday, going 0-for 3 in 20 minutes of play for Las Vegas.
The Rebels’ first-year basketball coach hasn’t won any games yet at the school, but he’s winning over fans of all ages by promoting the team across the Las Vegas Valley.
This is Major League Soccer: If someone is willing to write an expansion fee check for $200 million and also build a stadium for another $200 million (at least), it would bring a franchise to Nome, Alaska.
The football part of the why the Raiders would travel down the road of Richie Incognito is a timeless narrative within the NFL’s tunnel-visioned existence.
The only mother on the Las Vegas roster, backup post player Dearica Hamby came up big Sunday in helping the Aces beat the Sparks 83-70 in the season opener for both teams.
The assumption that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden would spend the off-season looking to replace quarterback Derek Carr wasn’t as practical a notion as portrayed.
Center Liz Cambage is expected to practice with the Aces on Tuesday and the team opens its season Sunday against Los Angeles at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
The controversial calls during the playoffs have shown yet again that the NHL’s archaic ways should be replaced with a more modern, progressive, insightful approach.