UNLV has made the past two Mountain West tournament championship games, but still is looking to break through. The Rebels’ season last year was canceled because of COVID-19.
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.
The league, which started in 2016, is named after the late Larry Bolden, who was the first Black man to reach the rank of deputy chief with the Metropolitan Police Department.
The Westgate opened the Dodgers at 103½ wins and William Hill at 104½ — which ties the 1999 Yankees for the highest total since 1990, according to sportsoddshistory.com.
UNLV’s season-opening baseball series against New Mexico State at Wilson Stadium was canceled Thursday because of a positive COVID-19 test in the Aggies’ program.
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.
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.
Silverado High School product Drew Robinson has played for the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals. He signed a minor-league contract with the San Francisco Giants.
Jerry Reuss said were it not for an umpire’s odd call, the home run Hank Aaron hit off him in 1973 would have been No. 714, making Reuss a footnote in baseball history.
Longtime Las Vegan George Kunz fondly recalls signing autographs with Hank Aaron during college all-star football game promotion at old Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.
Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball’s greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.
When Oscar and Carolyn Goodman were invited to the 1980 World Series, they were given the royal, and Royal, treatment. They also carted a Dodger legend to his hotel.