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Matt Gutierrez carries a Raiders flag by the sign welcoming visitors to Las Vegas, Monday, March 27, 2017. NFL team owners approved the move of ...
03.28.17
2 a.m.
Just like many other locals I’m not a fan of Raider Nation. But, also like many locals, I sure love Las Vegas. So, when residents wonder if it’s possible to root for their favorite NFL team — the Pittsburgh Steelers here — and the Raiders at the same time, there’s a simple answer … Read more...

Raiders fans Robert Reyes, left, of Las Vegas, and Jeff Whitaker of Ithaca, Mich. chat by the Welcome to Las Vegas sign as NFL owners ...
03.27.17
11:06 a.m.
The Las Vegas Raiders are official. The Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas and begin playing in the desert starting with the 2020 season. National Football League owners approved the team’s application to relocate to Southern Nevada at their annual meeting this morning at … Read more...

Raiders owner Mark Davis poses with Raiders fans during a bill signing ceremony at UNLV Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. The bill will increase hotel room ...
03.27.17
2 a.m.
In the heart of the Sonoran desert stands the Arizona Biltmore resort, a stunning oasis built in 1929 that long has served as a getaway for the famous and fabulous. Wealth and power will gather at the Biltmore again this week as National Football League owners … Read more...

03.22.17
2 a.m.
Blending scarlet and gray with silver and black on top of green will present a tricky art project at the proposed NFL football stadium in Las Vegas. While most … Read more...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks at a news conference after his welterweight title bout with Andre Berto Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, in Las Vegas.
03.14.17
3 p.m.
Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. will head the list of 2017 inductees in the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, officials announced Tuesday. Race car driver and team owner Sam Schmidt, golf professional Butch Harmon, former football player … Read more...

A look at the setup inside the ballroom at the South Point for an NCAA Tournament viewing party in March 2015.
03.14.17
2 a.m.
Whether you are a visitor staying on the Strip or in Las Vegas downtown, or if you are a local taking a long lunch, here are a few options … Read more...

03.11.17
2 a.m.
The signature event remains in Florida and most race teams call North Carolina home, but the nation’s gambling mecca is about to become NASCAR’s busiest … Read more...

NBA Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo, right, laughs in an interview outside the Kevin Harvick’s garage during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series ...
03.11.17
2 a.m.
Before basketball hall-of-famer Dikembe Mutombo became a household name, mainly for wagging his finger at opponents after blocking their shots, he spent his college days … Read more...

03.02.17
2 a.m.
In the race to construct the Vegas Golden Knights’ roster for its inaugural season, Wednesday could be considered a significant step in putting Southern Nevada’s first … Read more...

02.05.17
11:15 p.m.
Through the first half of Super Bowl LI in Houston, the Atlanta Falcons were in prime position to win their first title in franchise history. In Las Vegas, sports books were … Read more...

Raiders owner Mark Davis watches teams warm up before the first half of an AFC Wild Card NFL game between the Houston Texans and the ...
01.19.17
9:40 a.m.
The Oakland Raiders have filed paperwork with the NFL to relocate to Las Vegas, the league confirmed this morning. “Today, the Oakland Raiders submitted an application to relocate their franchise to Las Vegas, as is provided for under the NFL policy and procedures for proposed franchise relocations,” the NFL said. “The application will be reviewed in the coming weeks by … Read more...

12.31.16
2 a.m.
From the first punch Amanda Nunes threw, the sound in Ronda Rousey’s corner was panic. The cries of desperation implored Rousey to do something, to do anything to … Read more...

12.30.16
2 a.m.
About 10 minutes into UNLV’s home game against Incarnate Word on Dec. 14, two fans moved from their seats in the upper bowl to a pair of aisle seats in the … Read more...

12.29.16
2 a.m.
Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s future strip club will be housed just west of the Strip and is expected to open soon, said Shane Emerick, his attorney. The eight-time … Read more...

George McPhee speaks after being named general manager of Las Vegas’ NHL expansion team during a news conference at the T-Mobile Arena Wednesday, July 13, ...
12.27.16
2:56 p.m.
Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee is slowly starting to settle into his new home even if his family … Read more...