The COVID pandemic has snuffed out more than four times as many American lives as the Vietnam War. Yet the moments of silence for the victims have been too few and far between.
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.
The Ariat World Series of Team Roping at the South Point, which last year paid $13.8 million to contestants, will not be held amid new coronavirus regulations.
The death of former Dolphins All-Pro safety Jake Scott sparked memories of a rare interview with the iconoclast, who shunned the spotlight.
When Andy Reid complained about the Raiders taking a victory lap in the team bus, it was learned that they were involved in another bus brouhaha in Kansas City 25 years ago.
Recent off-the-field developments add to lore of Chiefs-Raiders showdowns that reached their zenith 50 years ago.
Green Valley High graduate Jamie Little will become the first woman to perform play-by-play duties for a national auto racing series in 2021 during Fox’s ARCA Menards Series broadcasts.
New Mexico, forced to abandon the state because of coronavirus restrictions, lost to UNR on Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium in their first game in their new home away from home.
During the 1974 U.S. National Senior Open at Winterwood Golf Course in Las Vegas, 64-year-old pro Mike Austin reportedly hit a ball 515 yards with a 27 mph wind at his back.
During the 1974 U.S. National Senior Open at Winterwood Golf Course in Las Vegas with a 27 mph wind at his back, 64-year-old pro Mike Austin reportedly hit a ball 515 yards.
After writing 13 non-fiction books during a newspaper career that is in its 70th year, longtime Henderson resident Jerry Izenberg’s first novel has just been released.
The Lobos have switched their home base from Albuquerque to Las Vegas amid a coronavirus surge in the Land of Enchantment that has precluded New Mexico from practicing.
After startling the golf world by winning the PGA Championship in his second major start, Las Vegas resident Collin Morikawa is hoping for another big outing at the Masters.
Former UNLV football captain John Gianninoto fulfills dream of playing on Sunday as a pit crew member for NASCAR championship contender Chase Elliott.
A pandemic virus did not prevent the cream from rising to the top in the Dodge NHRA Finals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday as Steve Torrence, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders and Matt Smith won season titles.
Driving a backup car to satisfy sponsor commitments during the coronavirus pandemic, eight-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher hopes to make another strong showing.