The right-hander was traded by the A’s to the Blue Jays on May 11, ending his brief stint with the Aviators and helping him set a major league record by pitching for his 14th team.
Ron Kantowski is a sports columnist and covers auto racing for the Review-Journal. He has won multiple writing awards and in 2016 was named Nevada Sportswriter of the Year. Prior to beginning a long career in Las Vegas sports journalism, Kantowski attended Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M., where he played for the baseball team. He is a native of Whiting, Ind.
The bar tops and other furnishings at Hardway 8 in downtown Henderson are made from bleachers from the old Las Vegas Convention Center — home of the Hardway Eight, UNLV’s first Final Four team.
Despite mentoring superstar Bryce Harper and other major league players, longtime Las Vegas High coach Sam Thomas is coaching in the state baseball tournament for the first time.
With average attendance of 9,034 at new Las Vegas Ballpark, the Aviators lead the Pacific Coast League and are on pace to set the league’s highest turnstile count since 2007.
The Texas Rangers slugger has more home runs and a higher batting average this season than fellow Las Vegans Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant. And he’s a nice guy to boot.
The Oakland Athletics broadcaster and longtime Henderson resident has co-authored a book that ties in Dallas Braden’s perfect game with his own mother’s suicide.
The first protective tarp in franchise history already is reaping dividends for the Aviators as inclement early season weather rolls into Las Vegas Ballpark.
The appeal process at the disputed Kentucky Derby has begun, rekindling memories of another controversial finish — the 1981 Indy 500, which took four months to decide.
Red Bull KTM rider Cooper Webb clinched his first AMA Supercross title by finishing ?? in Saturday’s 450 class main event in front of a sellout crowd at Sam Boyd Stadium.
The UNLV men’s golf team has qualified for its 31st consecutive appearance in the NCAA regionals, a national record and one more consecutive national championship berth than the Kansas basketball team.
During his 38 years in college athletics, Jerry Koloskie went from taping Larry Johnson’s ankles to being UNLV’s interim athletic director to shoveling himself out of three feet of snow.
When the Columbus Blue Jackets finally won a Stanley Cup playoff series after nearly 20 years of trying, longtime Las Vegan and former Blue Jackets scout Bob Strumm was watching on TV with delight.
After the San Jose Sharks killed a four-minute penalty against Colorado on Friday, the team reminded Las Vegas hockey fans that it was possible to kill an extended penalty without allowing four goals.
Last year when the Pacific Coast League used a baseball made in China, one at-bat in every 36 resulted in a home run. So far in April after switching to a ball made in a rabbit thicket, one at-bat in every 25 has resulted in somebody touching ‘em all.