A group of local community organizations sent a letter to four local professional sports franchises to thank them for bringing attention to social injustice.
The Brazilian newspaper “O Globo” said the soccer team Flamengo could get involved in Las Vegas’ MLS plans, but local officials would not confirm whether that was true.
The Lights FC continued its three-game homestand on Saturday, rallying to tie Phoenix at Cashman Field.
The Lights FC scored its first win of the 2020 USL Championship season, defeating the Tacoma Defiance 3-1 Wednesday night at Cashman Field.
After back-to-back postponements over the past week, the Lights FC returned to the field Saturday losing 1-0 to Orange County SC at Championship Stadium in Irvine, California.
With games at Cashman Field remaining empty due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, players with local ties adapt to distant support.
Lights FC announced Wednesday’s game against the Tacoma Defiance has been pushed back a week due to Saturday’s positive COVID-19 test.
The Lights FC’s scheduled match against the San Diego Loyal SC at Cashman Field was postponed just a few hours before kickoff Saturday due to a positive COVID-19 test.
The Lights FC looks to earn the first win of its 2020 season against a familiar opponent. For the third time in four games, the Lights will take on the San Diego Loyal SC Saturday at Cashman Field.
The Lights FC returned to an empty Cashman Field on Saturday for its home opener in the United Soccer League, losing 1-0 to the Reno 1868 FC in the Silver State Cup.
Ten months later, the Lights on Saturday became the first local professional sports team to compete in Las Vegas since the onset of a global pandemic.
Interim coach Frank Yallop, who took over for Eric Wynalda, is preparing the Lights for the resumption of the USL season. They will resume play July 25 at San Diego Loyal SC.