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July 29, 2014

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    Bishop Gorman coach Tony Sanchez yells to his players during the Gaels' game against Crespi on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. Bishop Gorman won the game 42-9.

    Gorman football ranked No. 1 by USA Today, will be in hunt for national title
    July 29, 2014
    The Bishop Gorman High football team could win more than a state championship this fall. The five-time defending Nevada large-school champions today were ranked...
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Rockies at Cubs
    July 29, 2014
    My master plan to stay afloat in the South Point-lined Play of the Day until football season is well underway...
  • Arbor View High lineman Keenen King is one of Southern Nevada's top college recruits for the class of 2016.
    Arbor View junior lineman draws recruiting attention, grabs first offer
    July 29, 2014
    Arbor View High junior football player Keenen King isn’t your typical big guy on the line. Yes, King is big — he’s 6-foot-5, 285 pounds and has the frame to continue growing. But he’s ...
  • 51s use three-run first inning to beat Salt Lake
    July 28, 2014
    Josh Satin had an RBI single today for the Las Vegas 51s in a three-run first inning, and followed with a solo home run in his next at bat, helping the 51s beat ...
  • The Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose speaks with the media after a USA Basketball minicamp practice Monday, July 28, 2014, in Las Vegas.
    Rose returns as U.S. basketball team opens camp
    July 28, 2014
    Derrick Rose says he feels old. The 25-year-old point guard's rigorous play on Monday during the U.S. basketball team's first practice in Las Vegas dictated otherwise. "I was joking with Kyle Korver, I told him ...
  • Fans rush the court and UNLV guard Kevin Kruger following the Rebels' 60-50 victory over Air Force at the Thomas & Mack Center on Feb. 20, 2007.
    Former Rebel guard joins coaching staff at Northern Arizona
    July 28, 2014
    Former Rebel Kevin Kruger is leaving his father’s staff at Oklahoma to become an assistant at Northern Arizona, Kruger announced via Twitter earlier today.
  • With her attorney Pierce O'Donnell, right, Shelly Sterling, center, talks to reporters after a judge ruled in her favor and against her estranged husband, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA basketball team, outside Los Angeles Superior Court, Monday, July 28, 2014.
    Judge OKs record-setting $2 billion sale of Clippers
    July 28, 2014
    A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ...
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants
    July 28, 2014
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with ...
  • National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees Tom Glavine, Bobby Cox and Greg Maddux hold their plaques after an induction ceremony at Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y.
    Greg Maddux among players enshrined in Hall of Fame
    July 28, 2014
    Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and ...
  • Members of the media and the USA Olympic basketball team take over UNLV's Mendenhall Center Friday, July 6, 2012.
    Rice happy to lend Mendenhall Center to Team USA Basketball
    July 28, 2014
    This week, and only this week, a college coach other than UNLV’s Dave Rice will have free reign of the Mendenhall Center, UNLV’s two-and-a-half year old basketball training facility. Starting today ...
  • A chocolate ring box filled with chocolates from JinJu Chocolates Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
    Chocolatier makes move to Container Park; grocery chain Sprouts up across valley
    July 28, 2014
    JinJu Chocolates stirs up sweet offerings in its new downtown home as a coffee and doughnut heavyweight opens a new Las Vegas location. Also around town, a growing grocery chain is celebrating its newest location, and ...
  • Long ball from Matt Reynolds helps 51s beat Salt Lake
    July 27, 2014
    Matt Reynolds’ three-run home run in the seventh inning today helped the Las Vegas 51s beat ...
  • Tiger Woods chips out of a sand trap on the ninth fairway during the first round of the Quicken Loans National PGA golf tournament, Thursday, June 26, 2014, in Bethesda, Md.
    Tiger Woods pays price, learns lesson from physical invincibility of his youth
    July 27, 2014
    When he was young, Tiger Woods trained more like a triathlete than a golfer. Yet, as he continued to come back — from three knee surgeries, including reconstruction in June 2008 from injuries to both ACLs, from a bulging disc in 2010 — Woods never lost his air of physical invincibility. His body was sending him signals that Woods failed to heed.
  • Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly directs practice as quarterback Michael Vick, left, and Matt Barkley run a drill during NFL football practice at the team's training facility, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Philadelphia.
    Chip Kelly’s greatest success came off the field at Oregon
    July 27, 2014
    The offseason before Chip Kelly’s second year at Oregon was all “turmoil and disaster,” the way Mark Saltveit, author of “The Tao of Chip Kelly,” recalls it. The New York Times sent a reporter to spring practice to chronicle “a program run amok.” Yet, when the duck feathers settled that fall, Kelly’s team — ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press poll at one point in October, for the first time in school history — had gone 12-0 during the 2010 regular season
  • UNLV junior wide receiver Devante Davis catches his third touchdown in a 31-21 victory over Central Michigan at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.
    Is momentum on UNLV’s sideline?
    July 27, 2014
    Mountain West Conference Media Day was last week, and UNLV wasn't picked to win its division — but it wasn't picked to finish last, either. Here's how our reporters view the upcoming season for the Rebels, who are looking to play in consecutive bowl games for the first time in school history ...
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