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Ray Brewer

Managing Editor

Ray Brewer, a proud local, has been part of Greenspun Media Group since the mid-1990s. He’s covered high school and UNLV sports, and managed the Las Vegas Sun’s award-winning website. He’s a graduate of Chaparral High School and UNLV, and a fierce defender of Las Vegas — especially in comparisons to Reno. Brewer and his wife, Karla, have two children. And they all are passionate about the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

    As she waited to be handed a UNLV degree in 2013, Mia Bell couldn't help thinking about her late mother. The accomplishment of becoming a college graduate was something the two had long talked about, and the day had finally arrived. Of all the life events her mom had missed over the past eight years, this one ...

  • Sports

    Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019

    Tommi Stockham’s sport of choice was equestrianism. She loved riding her horse. But when she entered seventh grade, participation in a school sport was required. She was tall, so her dad told her to pick volleyball.

  • Sports

    Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019

    The Rebels' No. 1 golfer can earn his PGA Tour card for two years and entry into major tournaments if he can parlay a sponsorship exemption into a PGA Tour victory.

  • Sports

    Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019

    We’ve been attending events at the Silver Bowl since we were kids. It’s what we native Las Vegans do on Saturdays in the fall, navigating the side streets to the east Las Vegas stadium to watch our beloved scarlet and gray.

  • Sports

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

    Jordan Davis doesn't expect a team to select him in the NBA Draft today. The North Las Vegas native, who played at the small college of Northern Colorado, is considered undersized at 6-foot-2 and lacks the consistent outside shot practically required in the modern NBA ...

  • Business

    Wednesday, June 5, 2019

    The sale of one of Las Vegas’ largest marijuana dispensary and cultivation operations has been finalized. Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries announced this morning that ...

  • Sports

    Thursday, May 2, 2019

    Ordering a pay-per-view telecast through your cable provider suddenly has competition. And it has the sport's most notable fighter, Mexican heartthrob Saúl "Canelo" Alvarez, leading its push in the United States.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    What to expect at the Las Vegas Aviators’ new baseball stadium.

  • Sports

    Thursday, March 7, 2019

    First-year Las Vegas Lights coach Eric Wynalda doesn’t hide his confidence when discussing his team. It opens the United Soccer League season March 9 against the visiting Austin Bold FC, and Wynalda expects better results in the franchise’s second season.

  • Sports

    Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019

    Tony Machado stands about 20 yards from the hole at Chimera Golf Club ahead of his second shot. He makes great contact with the soccer ball—yes, soccer ball—and watches it roll onto the green and into ...