The NHRA lost 16 national races and iconic racer John Force during the COVID-19 pandemic but has regrouped to put on a championship race weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
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.
Speedway health plan amid COVID-19 hopes to set example for other Southern Nevada sports entities, facilities.
All available tickets for this weekend’s Dodge NHRA Finals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway have been sold. The event will be run in front of 10 percent of the drag strip’s capacity.
Noah Gragson will not be fined or assessed a points penalty for cursing during a TV interview after losing Saturday’s NASCAR Infinity Series race on the final lap.
Las Vegan Kurt Busch suggested he’s willing to throw altruism out the window in the next two races if it means qualifying for the NASCAR championship.
Pickleball was created during the 1960s when future U.S. Congressman Joel Pritchard and friends were bored and set up a badminton court only to find the shuttlecock was missing.
First-year Rebels coach Marcus Arroyo to choose from among three quarterbacks heading into COVID-delayed opening game against San Diego State.
Jason Kokrak holds off Xander Schaufflele in battle of lesser and hard-to-pronounce names at idyllic and mystical Shadow Creek Golf Course.
Danny Musovski had a breakout game for Los Angeles FC on Oct. 11, scoring two goals and adding an assist in a victory over the Major League Soccer champion Seattle Sounders.
The Oct. 31-Nov. 1 drag racing event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be open to approximately 3,000 spectators per Nevada COVID-19 protocols.
Once viewed as bitter rivals, the NCAA and Las Vegas are at long last playing ball together. Jerry Tarkanian, the late UNLV basketball coach, would not have believed it.
COVID-19 threat tops 1988 PEPCON explosion as Las Vegas’ pro golf history becomes even more eerie.
Bryson DeChambeau struggled to a par 71 on a breezy Saturday afternoon and fell into a tie for 31st place after three rounds of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Three-sport high school star Giancarlo Stanton was recruited heavily by the Rebels when Mike Sanford was the football coach before switching his focus to baseball.
PGA Tour’s Harold Varner III doesn’t believe in superstitious coins and other golf course voodoo, but his head cover has its own Twitter account.