What seemed to them a small act of kindness helped the tennis-playing Bryan brothers shine a light on the darkest hour of a troubled Las Vegas youngster.
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.
Many baseball stories emerged from Apollo 11’s historic journey to the moon, including a prophetic one about Gaylord Perry’s first career home run.
If the Fox Sports Latin America broadcast team called stock car races for an English-speaking audience, NASCAR’s problems might seem less severe.
Prolific Bryan brothers hoping to help Las Vegas build another tennis following after demise of Tennis Channel Open in 2008.
Las Vegas entertainer Dennis Park butchered “O Canada” before the Las Vegas Posse’s home debut but was able to turn it into a positive thing.
Dodgeball players and officials at a Las Vegas tournament say the impact of “DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story” on growing the ancient pastime cannot be overestimated.
A year after Travis Pastrana honored Evel Knievel’s legacy by jumping 52 cars, 16 buses and the fountains at Caesars Palace, another flying leap by a motor sports daredevil didn’t go as well.
As he rounded second base after hitting a walk-off home run, it occurred to 32-year-old Cody Decker that it probably wasn’t going to get any better than that. So when he got to home plate, he retired on the spot.
It was decided during a Pacific Coast League executive committee conference call that league members should consider extending safety netting to protect fans from foul balls.
After receiving a rousing ovation after first pitch duties at Las Vegas Ballpark, Gloria Saucier spoke of having seen Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Joe DiMaggio play ball at Yankee Stadium.
Proud Balkan basketball nation still trying to find its way back to international prominence after devastating civil war of the 1990s.
Since exploding from pubs into the sports mainstream on the other side of the pond via a bawdy party-type atmosphere in the 1990s, professional darts has been dominated by throwers from England and countries close to it.
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.
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.