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.
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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.
Aces’ A’ja Wilson recalls her late grandmother, civil rights battle during her statue ribbon-cutting ceremony on South Carolina campus during Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Iconic magicians Siegfried & Roy helped UNLV’s 1986-87 Final Four team make magic during a media guide photo shoot. Siegfried Fischbacher died of cancer last week at age 81.
Recommendation from fellow Las Vegan Brendan Gaughan puts youngster Noah Gragson on fast track to make first Cup Series start in NASCAR’s biggest race.
Bishop Gorman product Tristan Blackmon’s confrontation with a goalie in CONCAF finals loss promoted comparisons to Kobe Bryant’s famous staredown with Matt Barnes.
Last March when COVID-19 was starting to germinate, the NFL expanded its Super Bowl tournament to include 14 teams, spawning the advent of Super Wild Card Weekend.
Iconic UNLV broadcaster, public address announcer Dick Calvert returns home after hospital stay but concedes recovery still has a long way to go.
After blossoming under the tutelage of former Sooners star DeMarco Murray, Centennial High’s Rhamondre Stevenson is projected to follow in his position coach’s NFL footsteps.
Lights owner Brett Lashbrook is still bullish on team’s future after COVID eliminates several USL franchises and puts start of 2021 season on hold.
We look toward 2021 with the hope that the arrival of a vaccine will lead to life returning to some semblance of normal. Here is how we believe things might go when such a time occurs.
Radek Bonk, who scored 42 goals as a 17-year-old for the old Las Vegas Thunder, is making a big run in ESPN’s Greatest NHL Names Bracket.
Former Aviators outfielder Skye Bolt is using money generated through a social media video application to support a boys ranch near his Georgia hometown.