Garrick Higgo wasn’t at UNLV for very long, but impressed UNLV coach Dwaine Knight by shooting 7-under over 11 holes after stepping off the airplane from South Africa.
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The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo is named in honor of the former Wild West star, providing Black cowboys an opportunity to rope, ride and build lasting friendships.
Evidence suggests Henderson resident Jim Fassel, who died at age 71 Monday, threw the last pass in the short-lived history of the World Football League.
Simon Keith serves as sounding board for former Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen, whose 8-year-old son underwent heart transplant surgery.
Mark Eaton, former Utah Jazz center and a footnote in NBA and Las Vegas sports history, is remembered with fondness following his death at age 64.
In Las Vegas, it’s about cheap tickets, cheap pizza and cheap beer. And driving your car onto the pitch and parking it behind the bench, if you happen to drive a Toyota.
When a Las Vegas resident wrote to then MLB commissioner Bud Selig asking why more wasn’t being done to create awareness in ALS, he was surprised by the reaction.
Michael Gaughan was a pioneer in allowing wagering on the Indianapolis 500. He also sponsored a car in the race one year.
Good faith or only posturing? A’s president Dave Kaval says the American League club is sincere about pursuing a potential new home in Southern Nevada.
After losing an entire season to COVID and half of another, Bishop Gorman defeated Palo Verde in a baseball region championship game that felt bigger than one.
Aviators president says A’s six games that counted in 1996 standings showed Southern Nevada could support major league baseball over the long term.
Should talks between the A’s and Las Vegas advance, Aviators’ ballpark may prove to be an asset more valuable than a starting pitcher capable of throwing seven innings.
When he played left back for his academy soccer team in his native England, John Barr’s dream was to one day have his name stitched on the back of a professional jersey.
The Stanley Cup is so revered that the Hockey Hall of Fame appoints a man to guard it. His name is Phil Pritchard — the Keeper of the Cup.