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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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at the Lied Athletic Complex during his initial days as the UNLV football coach in late 2014, looked around at the outdated facility and immediately started working on the transformation.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 ...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016
The games here are famous for their intensity. If you plan to take your shot, you’d best come ready.
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016
The NBC cameras focused on the winner of the race at the Rio Olympics, and rightfully so. Adam Peaty of Great Britain set a world record in the 100-meter breaststroke finals at the Rio Olympics. In the background, though, a swimmer from Las Vegas shared the spotlight. You couldn’t help hearing Cody Miller wildly celebrate ...