Eight new faces — many of them known for their ability at the defensive end — highlight UNLV’s basketball roster under second-year coach Kevin Kruger.
Ed Graney came to the Review-Journal in May of 2006 as its lead sports columnist. He has covered all major sporting events, including Super Bowls to NBA championships to every Final Four since 1995. Graney also covered the Olympic Games in Beijing (2008) and London (2012). A graduate of San Diego State University, he is a five-time Nevada Sportswriter of the Year and past winner of Associated Press Sports Editors Top 10 for columns. He and wife Bonnie have two children, a son (Tristan) and daughter (Bridget).
Golden Knights owner Bill Foley is amazed at how much youth hockey has grown in Southern Nevada since 2017 under the guidance of his NHL franchise.
There is a pathway from youth to high school and high school to college and college to professional for women athletes — one built by Title IX.
Bruce Cassidy, introduced as the Golden Knights’ coach Thursday, is known for telling players exactly what he thinks about their performance and how it can improve.
The Golden Knights landed one of the top coaching candidates on the market in Bruce Cassidy, who led the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup Final in 2019.
The Raiders didn’t pick up the fifth-year option on safety Johnathan Abram, a first-round draft pick in 2019 who has struggled with performance and injuries.
The Raiders’ Darren Waller, one of the NFL’s finest tight ends, is laughably underpaid compared to his peers at $7 million annually through next year.
Veteran guard Kelsey Plum tied a career high with 32 points in leading the Aces past Dallas on Sunday.
A Super Bowl champion with 107.5 career sacks, Chandler Jones will now team with Maxx Crosby for one of the NFL’s best defensive end tandems.
Miller is the constant whose annual production has improved at tackle, who shined early enough in this career out of UCLA to be paid handsomely for it.
The Raiders on Wednesday worked out quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who essentially was banished by the NFL for five years for protesting racial injustice.
The Aces ran past the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday at Michelob Ultra Arena, running their record to 6-1 after a record-breaking 38 points in the third quarter.
The former track and field star thrower is among those who will be part of UNLV’s Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2022 on Saturday.