Air Force precision squadron to precede green flag at NASCAR’s Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube.
Ron Kantowski is a sports columnist and covers auto racing for the Review-Journal. He has won multiple writing awards and in 2016 was named Nevada Sportswriter of the Year. Prior to beginning a long career in Las Vegas sports journalism, Kantowski attended Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M., where he played for the baseball team. He is a native of Whiting, Ind.
After missing the 2020 season and accepting reorganization, minor league mangers, players and fans are holding their breath that baseball and COVID can coexist in 2021.
Formula One chief executive Stefano Domenicali said the series remains keen on Miami but also mentioned Las Vegas in a published report.
Fans will be required to wear face coverings and observe social distancing. They also will undergo temperature checks.
The ice melted for 1991 Kings-Rangers game and insects invaded after it was refrozen. But the NHL’s first game played outdoors on the Las Vegas Strip was an overwhelming success.
The biggest misconception about MLB blackouts is that they force fans to buy tickets. The real reason for them is to protect the cash cows that are regional sports networks.
Las Vegas driver Kyle Busch walks away from fiery multicar wreck; Kurt Busch’s car one of 16 involved in Lap 14 pileup.
Noah Gragson drove from last place to as high as fifth in his qualifying race for the Daytona 500 on Thursday, but the Las Vegan was taken out in a pileup with four laps left.
He’s considered the fastest thing on four wheels by most, but NASCAR star Kyle Busch of Las Vegas is still seeking his first victory in the Daytona 500 after 15 tries.
Major League Baseball confirmed a reorganization of minor league baseball that will trim the minors to 120 teams and have the Aviators playing in a new grouping of Triple-A clubs.
Despite persistent trade rumors, Las Vegas slugger and 2016 National League MVP Kris Bryant remains upbeat about his baseball future.
Lou Pisani coached Las Vegas High to three state titles before becoming a volunteer assistant at UNLV and for the Las Vegas 51s.
A cursory scan of the internet reveals dozens of athletic stars who have answered to the iconic Iceman nickname for being cool under pressure.
Hall of Fame sports writer and Henderson resident Jerry Izenberg saw it all during 53 years of covering pro football’s biggest game for the press box.