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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...

12.04.16
12:34 p.m.
The San Diego State Aztecs will take on the Houston Cougars on Dec. 17 at Sam Boyd Stadium in the 2016 Las Vegas Bowl, the bowl announced Sunday afternoon. The intrigue of the game will be the Aztecs’ running back, Canyon Springs graduate Donnel Pumphrey, who only needs 108 rushing yards to pass Ron Dayne for the most career rushing yards in NCAA history … Read more...

12.03.16
2 a.m.
The Las Vegas Bowl will be celebrating its 25th birthday this year on Dec. 17. Unfortunately for the bowl’s Executive Director John Saccenti, the selection process for … Read more...

Owner Bill Foley speaks at the unveiling of the name of the newest NHL team, the Vegas Golden Knights, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at Toshiba Plaza.
11.29.16
2 a.m.
The Vegas Golden Knights will play their first game in the National Hockey League next season without the full moniker of the city in which they reside. The bold decision of Golden Knights owner Bill Foley to drop “Las” from the team’s name generated both rebuke from … Read more...

Confetti streams above an excited crowd as the name of Las Vegas’ National Hockey League franchise — the Vegas Golden Knights — is unveiled Tuesday, ...
11.23.16
2 a.m.
Beneath a Vegas Golden Knights hat so new that price stickers were still attached, local NHL expansion franchise owner Bill Foley gushed over his team’s finally announced name Tuesday night at Toshiba Plaza … Read more...

The Las Vegas NHL team’s logo is unveiled during a ceremony in the Toshiba Plaza at T-Mobile Arena Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016. The team name ...
11.22.16
6:18 p.m.
Fans no longer need to refer to Las Vegas’ impending first major professional sports team as, “the NHL expansion franchise.” They’re the Vegas Golden Knights. … Read more...

11.22.16
2 a.m.
It’s these types of days I’ve long wanted to give to my son. Until now, though, there weren’t many chances for one of those memorable father-son outings to a Las Vegas … Read more...

Lightweight championship fighter Eddie Alvarez celebrates his win over Rafael dos Anjos during UFC Fight Night 90 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Thursday, ...
11.12.16
2 a.m.
It’s nothing new for the UFC to stack one of its biggest cards with multiple title fights. … Read more...

UNLV’s Jalen Poyser (5) congratulates Christian Jones (20) after a play against South Alabama at the Thomas & Mack Center, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016.
11.11.16
9:55 p.m.
UNLV kept the game close the entire second half against visiting South Alabama but struggled with inconsistent play to lose 76-68 in Marvin Menzies’ coaching debut. It was their first season-opening loss in 12 years … Read more...

10.31.16
2 a.m.
There’s little doubt that the planned $1.9 billion development approved to help draw the Raiders from Oakland will be a state-of-the-art facility and one of the best football venues in the country. But new NFL stadiums don’t truly become part of the fabric of the league until they’re granted a Super Bowl … Read more...