2 a.m. 2013-06-16T02:00
Prize fighter Mike McCallum would hold his 1-year-old son on his shoulder, as the boy’s bowed legs, wrapped in plastic braces, dangled in front of him. He feared that his boy would never follow him into the ring. The sight pained the father, a hall of famer known back in the day as the Body Snatcher. Would his own son’s body grow into that of a prize fighter?
11:30 p.m. 2013-06-15T23:30
There goes Roy Nelson’s bargaining power. Stipe Miocic beat out the leverage Nelson may have possessed heading into contract negotiations with the UFC and left it in Winnipeg, Manitoba. On Saturday night, Miocic landed a heavyweight-record 437 significant strikes, routing the local fighter with a unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) in the co-main event of UFC 161.
2:30 p.m. 2013-06-04T14:30
The Mountain West men’s and women’s basketball tournaments will include all 11 teams after the additions (Utah State and San Jose State) plus the decisions of Boise State and San Diego State to remain in the league, the league announced Tuesday afternoon.
2 a.m. 2013-06-01T02:00
Dana White frequently passes at opportunities to get nostalgic. The UFC president is constantly asked to reminisce about the early days of operating the mixed martial arts organization, and how he helped transform it into a multimillion-dollar league and the world’s fastest-growing sport. White could easily talk about those difficult days when the organization was operating at a deficit of $44 million and how some viewed the sport as barbaric. Times quickly changed, however, with White leading the effort. Friday, he was inducted at the Orleans Arena into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame, being honored for growing the ...
8:15 a.m. 2013-05-13T08:15
The sale of the Las Vegas 51s to the Howard Hughes Corp. from the Stevens Baseball Group has been finalized, Howard Hughes officials announced Monday.
2 a.m. 2013-05-06T02:00
Max Eberle stands over his shot, oblivious to the buzzing crowd and wandering waitresses, his mind’s eye focused on the miniature cosmos before him. The veteran pro player views the pool table as his own universe, its colorful planetary orbs propelled across a green-felt solar system. There’s a grace to his movements as he sets up a series of bank and spin shots, the cue stick’s follow-through pure and straight, commanding the cue ball to stop dead, careen sideways or strike with premeditated violence. Another break, another run in this first-to-win-six-games nine-ball match. Like a spectator, the other guy can ...
2 a.m. 2013-05-05T02:00
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s first reaction was to keep this a secret, to conceal the sharp pain that engulfed his right hand in the ninth round of his fight against Robert Guerrero. He didn’t want to show discomfort.
4:07 p.m. 2013-04-30T16:07
Representatives of the South Point announced Tuesday they will build a $30 million bowling arena in a 12-year agreement to house United States Bowling Congress events that will begin in 2016.
6 p.m. 2013-04-26T18:00
Chael Sonnen takes on Jon Jones in a light heavyweight championship fight. Find out where to watch.
4:35 p.m. 2013-04-20T16:35
Wanna run in your undies or eat donuts mid-race?
3:22 p.m. 2013-04-20T15:22
Boston, like America, will endure. But Boston will do it with a little more humor.
2 a.m. 2013-04-18T02:00
Don King’s office last week was the 36th floor penthouse at Treasure Island. He felt right at home — it’s Las Vegas, after all. This is the fighting capital of the world, thanks largely to King.
4:45 p.m. 2013-04-14T16:45
Former UNLV golfer Adam Scott has finally won a major golf championship. Scott rolled in a birdie on the second playoff hole Sunday at the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera to capture his first major championship and earn the prized green jacket.
10:05 a.m. 2013-04-05T10:05
Jerry Tarkanian. Hall of famer. That’s the newest title for the legendary coach, who had been trying to receive the distinction for more than 20 years after taking UNLV to four Final Fours, including one national championship. CBSSports.com reported Friday morning that Tarkanian will be a member of the 2013 class inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Rick Pitino reportedly is also in.
3:04 p.m. 2013-04-01T15:04
Anthony Bennett sat down at a table upstairs in the Mendenhall Center on Monday afternoon as a UNLV freshman. He stood up as a former Rebel.