Some hockey pundits are billing the Knights vs. San Jose Sharks Western Conference semifinal series as speed vs. speed, but Eddie Olczyk isn’t one of them.
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.
Allen Iverson, who once delivered an iconic rant about practice when he was with the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, can relate to what has been going on with the Golden Knights.
The 51s and El Paso Chihuahuas were tied 5-5 after nine innings, setting the stage for implementation of a new minor league baseball rule in which a runner is placed on second base to begin an extra inning. The 51s’ runner immediately got picked off.
New hockey fan Dee Dravnieks traveled 9,538 miles from Perth, Australia, to spend most of the past three weeks with her favorite team, the Golden Knights.
Las Vegan Spencer Gallagher finished a career-high fifth in last week’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol, Tennessee, adding to his season-long string of solid results.
A lot of people were referring to the Golden Knights’ 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday at T-Mobile Arena as the first playoff game of the four major sports to be played in Las Vegas. Which isn’t true.
One of the coolest stories about the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is about a teenager who probably won’t get anywhere as close to the ice as the Zamboni drivers at T-Mobile Arena and Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Seven-time Indy 500 winning crew chief George Bignotti, who spent most of his retirement in Las Vegas before he died in 2013 at age 97, will be inducted into the West Coast Stock Hall of Fame on June 21.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman returned to Las Vegas to break some news on Wednesday, or at least to confirm the NHL Awards would be returning to Las Vegas for the 10th time on June 20.
The chance of a fight breaking out at a Knights game was almost nonexistent during the 2017-18 season as fisticuffs continued to decline in the NHL.
Legendary broadcaster Mike “Doc” Emrick likes Knights’ playoff snarl, but says Kings are showing plenty of teeth as postseason begins.
It has become cliche to classify events so preposterous as to defy logic as “perfect storms.” But how else would one describe the Vegas Golden Knights qualifying for Lord Stanley’s playoffs and winning their division in their inaugural season?
It was billed as twice as wide and twice as loud but it was 10 times the fun for DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals winners Steve Torrence, J.R. Todd and Vincent Nobile.
Richie Crampton was driving for well-heeled Morgan Lucas Racing and appeared headed for NHRA stardom when the team folded, leaving him to watch drag racing on TV.