2 a.m. 2013-04-18T02:00
Don King’s office last week was the 36th floor penthouse at Treasure Island. He felt right at home — it’s Las Vegas, after all. This is the fighting capital of the world, thanks largely to King.
4:45 p.m. 2013-04-14T16:45
Former UNLV golfer Adam Scott has finally won a major golf championship. Scott rolled in a birdie on the second playoff hole Sunday at the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera to capture his first major championship and earn the prized green jacket.
10:05 a.m. 2013-04-05T10:05
Jerry Tarkanian. Hall of famer. That’s the newest title for the legendary coach, who had been trying to receive the distinction for more than 20 years after taking UNLV to four Final Fours, including one national championship. CBSSports.com reported Friday morning that Tarkanian will be a member of the 2013 class inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Rick Pitino reportedly is also in.
3:04 p.m. 2013-04-01T15:04
Anthony Bennett sat down at a table upstairs in the Mendenhall Center on Monday afternoon as a UNLV freshman. He stood up as a former Rebel.
2 a.m. 2013-03-31T02:00
Sports super fans often shell out big money to support their favorite teams. They buy season tickets for home games, fly to away games and stock up on piles of merchandise. Sometimes, they get team tattoos. Their loyalty — and spending — knows no boundaries. A Las Vegas startup is trying to capitalize on those obsessions by putting hardcore fans even closer to the action.
2 a.m. 2013-03-25T02:00
Offseason changes, storylines and questions come for every college basketball team. The Rebels just hoped theirs hadn’t come so soon. So what’s the team going to look like next year? What needs to change? Who’s coming in?
2 a.m. 2013-03-19T02:00
The first eight notes are all you really need to hear. The tune is so unmistakable and tied to such a specific time of year that it’s strange to hear CBS’ March Madness theme any other time.
2 a.m. 2013-03-18T02:00
Perhaps nothing illustrates the parity among the elite in college basketball this season better than a brand-new team sitting atop betting boards in future odds to win the NCAA Tournament days before it begins. Although Las Vegas sports books have rated Louisville highly all year, it wasn’t until a couple of days ago that the Cardinals became the favorite to win the title all over town. The LVH Superbook posted Louisville at 9-to-2 win the NCAA Tournament after Sunday’s selection show.
6:30 p.m. 2013-03-15T18:30
After the theatrical weigh-ins, the stage is set for an epic showdown between Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz. Find out where to watch.
8:20 p.m. 2013-03-09T20:20
Down to its last day the Mountain West regular season was full of surprises. From Air Force’s late-game heroics against New Mexico to UNLV’s late-game absence against Fresno State, the league that’s been full of entertainment the whole season delivered once more.
4:04 p.m. 2013-03-03T16:04
Can your dog jump beyond the human long jump world record?
6:13 p.m. 2013-02-27T18:13
The annual event features outdoor activities and vendors.
6 p.m. 2013-02-25T18:00
Those who didn’t know any better probably thought a particular group tagging along for all of the UFC 157 festivities last week was a part of Ronda Rousey’s entourage. Four women received prime seating at everything from the press conference to the fight card, where Rousey submitted Liz Carmouche with an armbar at 4:49 of the first round in the UFC’s inaugural female fight.
1:02 a.m. 2013-02-24T01:02
The camera crew wanted Ronda Rousey to keep walking, to triumphantly coast out of the arena with a belt around her waist and a smile adorning her face like every other UFC champion before her. A group of female fans congregated by the railing where Rousey exited the octagon after beating Liz Carmouche with a first-round submission by arm bar had other plans. They screamed and waved their cameras in hopes to get the UFC women’s bantamweight champion’s attention.
2 a.m. 2013-02-19T02:00
One of the world’s most prominent fighters recently has reflected on everything that’s led up to her UFC debut against Liz Carmouche on Saturday in the main event of UFC 157 in Anaheim.