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November 27, 2014

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  • Former UNLV basketball player Greg Anthony has his number retired at halftime of the UNLV/Dixie State exhibition game, Tuesday Nov. 7, 2006, in Las Vegas. Anthony was a member of the 1990 national championship team coached by Jerry Tarkanian.
    UNLV legend remembers Final Four battles with Duke
    Nov. 20, 2014
    The UNLV basketball team could play Duke Saturday in Brooklyn. That would put the Rebels back in the national spotlight, a place they have rarely been since losing to Duke in the 1991 Final Four. ...
  • San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher holds up the net after the Aztecs dispatched BYU 72-54 their Mountain West Conference Championship title game, March 12, 2011 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
    Fisher gets 3-year extension from San Diego State
    Nov. 19, 2014
    Steve Fisher will turn 70 during March Madness, which has become the most-anticipated time of the basketball season at San Diego State. He's in no hurry to leave the Aztecs ...
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Bowling Green at Toledo
    Nov. 19, 2014
    My free fall in the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point and $10,000 starting bankrolls, continues. ...
  • Brad Garrett's Maximum Hope Foundation Poker Tournament included Annie Duke, Jason Alexander, Ray Romano, Larry and Camille Ruvo, Cheryl Hines and Jose Canseco at the Tropicana on Sept. 17, 2011.
    Will Jose Canseco’s detached finger end up on eBay?
    Nov. 19, 2014
    Former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco says he wants to make a deal with one lucky person: Purchase his gun and you can also buy his ...
  • Fourth-year UNLV volleyball coach Cindy Fredrick has the Rebels in contention for the second NCAA Tournament appearance in school history. The program debuted in 1996, reaching the NCAAs in 2007.
    This may be the best volleyball team in UNLV history
    Nov. 19, 2014
    Whether you want to go back to the preseason or really fire up the DeLorean back to 2010, UNLV volleyball coach Cindy Fredrick could predict something like this was coming. If comedy recognizes a rule of threes, Fredrick has perfected the rule of Year Four ...
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Long Beach State at Xavier
    Nov. 18, 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 ...
  • Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson arrives at the courthouse for an appearance Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Conroe, Texas.
    NFL suspends Adrian Peterson for at least rest of season
    Nov. 18, 2014
    Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings dimmed further Tuesday, with the NFL suspending the star running back without pay for at least the rest of the season. As his representatives initiated an appeal, Peterson remained at the center of ...
  • Bishop Gorman senior Stephen Zimmerman (center) poses with a poster of himself amidst the Rebellion student section during his official visit to UNLV on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.
    Zimm City: Rebels roll out red carpet and family atmosphere for top target
    Nov. 18, 2014
    During Stephen Zimmerman’s first four official visits, the Bishop Gorman senior’s presence was a big deal, and that’s not just because of his 7-foot stature. It’s an event when a top-10 basketball recruit comes to town, and Kansas, Arizona, UCLA and Kentucky each did their part to mix VIP treatment with the idea that their campus could feel like home.
  • Anderson Silva, former UFC middleweight champion, responds to a question during a UFC news conference at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.
    UFC banking on better luck keeping stars healthy with crowded 2015 calendar
    Nov. 18, 2014
    The UFC’s press event to announce its 2015 schedule sounded more like a medical conference during stretches Monday afternoon at the Smith Center. More than half of the star fighters the locally based fight league brought to town to promote their upcoming bouts haven’t fought since suffering injuries within the last several months. ...
  • Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel leaves the field after the Steelers beat the Tennessee Titans 27-24 in an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.
    Steelers rally from 11 down, beat Titans 27-24
    Nov. 17, 2014
    This time, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat their struggling opponent. Ben Roethlisberger threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Antonio Brown with 9:01 left, and the Steelers edged the Tennessee Titans ...
  • In this Sept. 8, 2014, photo, Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton follows through on a solo home run off Milwaukee Brewers' Yovani Gallardo during the third inning of a MLB game in Milwaukee.
    Stanton agrees to record $325 million deal with Marlins
    Nov. 17, 2014
    The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won't be, either. Stanton agreed to terms with the team Monday on a $325 million, 13-year contract, Miami owner Jeffrey Loria said. It's the most lucrative deal for an American athlete and averages $25 million per season, or $154,321 per game. The deal includes a ...
  • High School Football Picks: Week 13
    Nov. 17, 2014
    Las Vegas Sun sports Editor Ray Brewer and reporter Case Keefer make their weekly picks for every high school football game across the valley. ...
  • With a 27-22 win over the Wolf Pack, UNLV brought the Fremont Cannon back home after eight years of losses in 2013.
    Fremont Cannon kickoff time bumps UNLV basketball to the afternoon
    Nov. 17, 2014
    The Battle for the Fremont Cannon will kick off at night, it was announced today, so UNLV’s basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 29 will move to 3:30 p.m. to make room for the football game at 7:30 p.m.
  • Members of UNLV's men's soccer team react to seeing their placement in the 2014 NCAA Tournament during a watch party at the Mendenhall Center on Monday, Nov. 17. It's the Rebels' first trip to the tournament since 1988.
    UNLV soccer’s NCAA Tournament starts with rematch at UC Irvine
    Nov. 17, 2014
    When Rich Ryerson took over UNLV’s soccer program in 2010 the definition of success was different than most schools. “We just wanted to keep the program,” Ryerson said. “That was the original goal.”
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Monday Night Football
    Nov. 17, 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 ...
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