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Las Vegas’ Miracle League returns to the field after grim 2020 layoff caused by COVID-19.
Despite producing Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio, the Pacific Coast League goes away as part of Major League Baseball’s reorganization of the minor leagues.
By opening Allegiant Stadium for a practice jamboree, the Raiders have helped provide local high school football teams with a silver lining amid COVID.
With COVID restrictions being lifted and rims back in place, Las Vegas playground basketball players slowly make their way back to the courts.
UNLV kicker Nick Garritano still marvels 30 years later at Jason Hanson’s 62-yard field goal for Washington State in its 41-13 win over UNLV at Sam Boyd Stadium in 1991.
Derek Ng adds his name to Gordie Lockbaum’s in the Holy Cross record book by kicking a 51-yard field goal against Lehigh.
Wayne Nunnely, who died February 16, recalled as “good guy, optimist, straight shooter, hard worker” by ex-players, assistants.
Sam Schmidt relives thrill of winning his only IndyCar race by competing against able-bodied drivers in time trials at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The pandemic created an opportunity for Shane Taylor to break into a Division I starting lineup as a 17-year-old.
Kevin Higgins’s son Kade is excelling as a freshman at Arizona State, but UNLV won the recent game, 10-9.
Golden Knights goalie Robin Lehner was put in the position of having to defend himself for having suffered what he says was a concussion.
Scott Ghertner hasn’t seen it all, but he has seen a lot in 25 years in sports and public relations at MGM Resorts.
Former Rebels interim coach Todd Simon overcomes Big Sky peaks, valleys, obstacles to put Southern Utah in line for an NCAA Tournament berth.