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Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016
Tony Sanchez didn’t know anything about the Fertitta family the first time he spoke to brothers Frank and Lorenzo, who recently sold the UFC for $4 billion. It was in 2009 when ...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016
Bishop Gorman High grad Vashti Cunningham cleared 1.94 meters (about 6-feet-4 1/4) on her final jump to advance to Saturday’s women’s high jump finals at the Rio Olympic Games.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2016
Las Vegas’ first professional sports franchise might not be as close to a name as it appeared on Thursday. After reports came ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Since opening in April on the Strip, T-Mobile Arena has had a relatively smooth entry into the event game in Las Vegas. The first major hiccup came Friday night, when a slew of issues combined to leave many people standing outside in 100-plus degree heat while the USA Basketball vs. Argentina exhibition game was taking place ...
Sunday, March 27, 2016
In one season, Arkansas-Little Rock’s Chris Beard took the Sun Belt Conference by storm. The Rebels are betting that, in time, he can do the same thing in ...
Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016
Dave Rice's photo is on the ticket for Tuesday’s home game against New Mexico, but that’s the only appearance he will make. Rice is out as UNLV's head basketball coach 16 games into his fifth season, with the official word from the university being that the former Rebel bench player resigned. Third-year assistant coach Todd Simon will take over as the interim coach, and terms of Rice’s buyout ...
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015
This year’s UNLV basketball team differs from recent rosters due to its balance of youth and experience.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The final steel beam is in place for the building that will one day host a weekend of the NCAA basketball tournament. Probably. The topping off ceremony the Las Vegas Arena project is a milestone moment, one of many to be checked off since officials broke ground on ...
Monday, May 4, 2015
Stephen Zimmerman was wooed by college basketball’s elite programs, among them Kentucky, Kansas, UCLA and Arizona. But the Bishop Gorman High School 7-foot center turned them ...
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
He still has lots of room to grow, and if he does so quickly, he might not be around for long.