The Knights were far too passive and had poor puck management throughout a 5-1 loss to open the best-of-seven series against the Winnipeg Jets.
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 Golden Knights turned to their leadership group when another injury-riddled season threatened to derail their goal of returning to the playoffs and winning a Stanley Cup.
Winnipeg fans may not like it, but the Knights are one of several teams who have taken advantage of a loophole to add a star player for the playoffs.
Henderson resident Eddie Saiz finished the famed Boston Marathon course in 3:14:11, crossing the line in pouring rain and tearing up when he was presented his medal.
Eddie Saiz of Henderson came within minutes three times before finally breaking through to qualify for this year’s Boston Marathon.
A conference like the Pac-12 apparently doesn’t have UNLV on any short lists for expansion. There are many reasons for that, and reasons why that could change.
The arrest of Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter for reckless driving and racing after a fatal crash hits too close to home for the Raiders because of Henry Ruggs.
While several talented teammates departed, Doug Brumfield, a junior left-hander, chose to stay and be part of the group that turns the football program around.
San Diego State lost to a better Connecticut team, allowing the Huskies to celebrate their fifth national title and affording the Aztecs all sorts of heartache.
UNLV basketball coach Kevin Kruger watched from the front row at NRG Stadium in Houston as San Diego State beat Florida Atlantic in the Final Four on Saturday.
Junior guard Lamont Butler made a last-second shot Saturday night as San Diego State shocked Florida Atlantic in the Final Four in Houston.
It began back in 1999, the Aztecs eyeing the defensive end of the floor as a way to create a successful program.
A beat writer for the first seven years of the Steve Fisher Era, columnist Ed Graney remembers how the Aztecs’ program was built.
For a Mountain West that has 11 members for basketball and 12 for football, including UNLV, how it reacts to a sudden defection could shape the league for its foreseeable future.
In a March where no No. 1 seeds lived for the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament, Connecticut played like one in rolling Gonzaga to win the West Regional final.