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Ray Brewer

Assistant Managing Editor/Digital and Sports

Ray has been covering sports in Southern Nevada since 1996. His work is regularly honored by the Nevada Press Association.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    Papale, who gained fame when his improbable journey from high school teacher to being a 30-year-old rookie with the Philadelphia Eagles was made into the movie Invincible, will be the ...

  • Sports

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    We’ve always had professional sports, and a pretty darn good franchise to boot, in the Las Vegas 51s. They are our first love. They’ve been there year after year when we needed a night of sports entertainment, whether it was a fireworks promotion, dollar-beer night or for our kids to ...

  • Business

    Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    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 ...

  • Gaming

    Tuesday, March 14, 2017

    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 ...

  • Las Vegas

    Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

    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 ...

  • Sports

    Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016

    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 ...

  • Sports

    Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

    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 ...

  • UNLV

    Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

    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 ...

  • UNLV

    Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

    Tony Sanchez arrived at the Lied Athletic Complex during his initial days as the UNLV football coach in late 2014, looked around at the outdated facility and immediately started working on the transformation. He insisted that to consistently win games, the program ...

  • Features

    Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016

    The games here are famous for their intensity. If you plan to take your shot, you’d best come ready.