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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...

12.27.16
2 a.m.
Do you want to know what’s going to happen in 2017 on the Las Vegas sports scene? We’ve got your covered — hopefully. After all, projecting the future is never an easy task. We asked the same question last year when … Read more...

Ronda Rousey gets ready to fight Cat Zingano in a UFC 184 mixed martial arts bantamweight title bout Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. ...
12.25.16
2 a.m.
Thirteen months might not seem like a long time, but for a sport that’s less than 25 years old, it can feel like an eternity. Here are 10 things that have happened in the UFC since Rousey last fought. Read more...

UNLV guard Uche Ofoegbu (2) fights to get off a shot under the basket with Duke forward/center Chase Jeter (2) and others defending during their ...
12.10.16
7:35 p.m.
There was no reliving of past glory days on Saturday, when No. 5 Duke came to town to meet UNLV for the first time in 25 years. There was no revenge for the Rebels’ 1991 Final Four loss. No rivalry was rekindled. There was just a vastly superior Duke team blowing out UNLV … Read more...

12.08.16
8:30 a.m.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has denied the Vegas Golden Knights’ trademark application a little more than two weeks after the new NHL franchise unveiled its name and logo. The office cites potential confusion with … Read more...