2 a.m. 2013-03-19T02:00
The first eight notes are all you really need to hear. The tune is so unmistakable and tied to such a specific time of year that it’s strange to hear CBS’ March Madness theme any other time.
2 a.m. 2013-03-18T02:00
Perhaps nothing illustrates the parity among the elite in college basketball this season better than a brand-new team sitting atop betting boards in future odds to win the NCAA Tournament days before it begins. Although Las Vegas sports books have rated Louisville highly all year, it wasn’t until a couple of days ago that the Cardinals became the favorite to win the title all over town. The LVH Superbook posted Louisville at 9-to-2 win the NCAA Tournament after Sunday’s selection show.
6:30 p.m. 2013-03-15T18:30
After the theatrical weigh-ins, the stage is set for an epic showdown between Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz. Find out where to watch.
8:20 p.m. 2013-03-09T20:20
Down to its last day the Mountain West regular season was full of surprises. From Air Force’s late-game heroics against New Mexico to UNLV’s late-game absence against Fresno State, the league that’s been full of entertainment the whole season delivered once more.
4:04 p.m. 2013-03-03T16:04
Can your dog jump beyond the human long jump world record?
6:13 p.m. 2013-02-27T18:13
The annual event features outdoor activities and vendors.
6 p.m. 2013-02-25T18:00
Those who didn’t know any better probably thought a particular group tagging along for all of the UFC 157 festivities last week was a part of Ronda Rousey’s entourage. Four women received prime seating at everything from the press conference to the fight card, where Rousey submitted Liz Carmouche with an armbar at 4:49 of the first round in the UFC’s inaugural female fight.
1:02 a.m. 2013-02-24T01:02
The camera crew wanted Ronda Rousey to keep walking, to triumphantly coast out of the arena with a belt around her waist and a smile adorning her face like every other UFC champion before her. A group of female fans congregated by the railing where Rousey exited the octagon after beating Liz Carmouche with a first-round submission by arm bar had other plans. They screamed and waved their cameras in hopes to get the UFC women’s bantamweight champion’s attention.
2 a.m. 2013-02-19T02:00
One of the world’s most prominent fighters recently has reflected on everything that’s led up to her UFC debut against Liz Carmouche on Saturday in the main event of UFC 157 in Anaheim.
3:36 p.m. 2013-02-13T15:36
The team will soon face Wyoming and UNR on the road.
6 p.m. 2013-01-30T18:00
The Super Bowl may be about team loyalty and sports betting, but in the minds of many, it’s the food spread (and the commercials!) that really make the day important.
2 a.m. 2013-01-30T02:00
The calls for Colin Kaepernick started coming in days before the game. Win or lose Sunday in New Orleans, where the 49ers are holding strong as 3.5- to 4-point favorites over the Ravens, Kaepernick will make history.
2 a.m. 2013-01-29T02:00
Super Bowl XLVII between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers is Sunday, and for several of us, that means taking a crack at the several proposition wagers posted by Las Vegas-area sports books. Here are some prop bets that stood out, including my sure-thing lock.
4:36 p.m. 2013-01-25T16:36
Amateur sports is a $20 billion U.S. industry and some 2.3 billion people participate in amateur sports worldwide. In Las Vegas alone, thousands of people, young and old, play soccer, kickball, football, softball, baseball, basketball and more.
1:45 p.m. 2013-01-25T13:45
The UNLV basketball team has just one loss at the Thomas & Mack Center in coach Dave Rice’s two-year tenure. A significant reason for the success is the home court advantage created by the Rebellion student-cheering section — everything from cheering on their feet the entire game to holding up giant-sized cutouts of players and prominent Las Vegas figures to create an awesome game-day atmosphere.