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Thursday, April 19, 2018
With three new local professional teams beginning play within a year—the NHL’s Golden Knights, the USL’s Lights and the WNBA’s Aces—locals are loaded with options for live sporting events. That doesn’t mean they should forget about the veteran franchise.
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Fewer than 100 people nationwide are certified as official United States Polo Association instructors. After more than two decades of work in the field, Ismael Molina joined that elite group earlier this year.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
With a 162-game schedule and often-erratic single-game results, betting on baseball daily can be a slog. That’s why preseason future bets have become ...
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Last season, North Carolina and Gonzaga reached the national championship, but neither had a winning record against the spread in the five tournament games it took to get there.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Terrell Owens is coming off of his most eventful month since his playing career ended eight years ago. The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the induction of the NFL’s second all-time leading receiver (he ranks behind only Jerry Rice in yardage), after snubbing Owens in his first two years of eligibility. And that was only the start.
- NASCAR Weekend
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Every year during NASCAR race weekend, Las Vegas Motor Speedway President Chris Powell carves out some time in his schedule to mingle with attending fans. Every year, those fans ...
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
Devin Short was one of 90 athletes in four sports invited to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, last July—and ultimately he became the lone male rugby player selected to train with the national team.
Monday, Feb. 5, 2018
It felt like the type of Vegas night the hometown band was made to soundtrack.
Friday, Feb. 2, 2018
With hundreds of options available at local sports books, the volume of Super Bowl props can paralyze gamblers looking for action on the big game. That’s why a cheat sheet can be useful ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl. Here are eight prop bets to consider ...
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
Keep your eyes on Derek Carr, Amari Cooper and Khalil Mack this season.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer talks to Boulder City High School's football coach and key players ahead of their 2014 season.
Friday, March 18, 2011
Light heavyweight championship contender Jon Jones speaks with media for the last time before his main event bout with Shogun Rua at UFC 128 in Newark, N.J. The 23-year old Jones is a 2-to-1 favorite in the fight.