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GLSEN Statement on the Retirement of Steve Nash

GLSEN Statement on the Retirement of Steve Nash

Statement from Dr. Eliza Byard, Executive Director of GLSEN: “Congratulations to NBA star Steve Nash on a truly fantastic career. His legendary leadership and MVP contributions on the court were memorable, as has been his impact off the court. Steve was a pioneering ally to LGBT youth. He was instrumental in GLSEN’s Think Before You […]

Austin Dillon Dominates the Boyd Gaming 300 to Victory at LVMS

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Austin Dillon Dominates the Boyd Gaming 300 to Victory at LVMS

by Jake Conlee Today brought some of the best weather that we have experienced in Las Vegas in quite some time, and at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Austin Dillon’s first victory of the 2015 Xfinity Series. Las Vegas Motor Speedway is playing host to the weekend’s festivities, including Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300. Today’s Boyd […]

United States Tennis Association: Amanda Parson-Siegel Of Henderson Named To U.S. Team To Compete

United States Tennis Association: Amanda Parson-Siegel Of Henderson Named To U.S. Team To Compete

U.S. Sending 24 Athletes to Participate in Inaugural International Team Competition The United States Tennis Association has announced that Amanda Parson-Siegel of Henderson, Nev., is among the 24 players who will represent the United States at the inaugural ITF Young Seniors World Team Championships, the senior equivalent of tennis’ Davis Cup and Fed Cup competitions. […]

LAS VEGAS OUTLAWS SIGN TYSSON POOTS

LAS VEGAS OUTLAWS SIGN TYSSON POOTS

The Las Vegas Outlaws welcome home one of its own today with the exciting announcement that all-star AFL player Tysson Poots has signed on as the team’s new wide receiver.  Poots, who attended Coronado High School in Henderson, went on to attend Southern Utah and later was signed as an undrafted free agent to the […]

USTA Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to The Marty Hennessey Junior Tennis Foundation

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USTA Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to The Marty Hennessey Junior Tennis Foundation

USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association, announced it has awarded the Marty Hennessey Junior Tennis Foundation, a $25,000 capacity building grant. The foundation concluded its 2014 grant funding cycle by awarding $741,500 in grants to 44 organizations that provide tennis and education to under-resourced youth and people with disabilities, […]

Bryce Harper and Championship Little League Team to Throw out UNLV First Pitch

Bryce Harper and Championship Little League Team to Throw out UNLV First Pitch

Washington Nationals All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper and the Mountain Ridge Little League team will throw out the honorary first pitch on February 13 when UNLV baseball hosts No. 23 Nebraska. First pitch for the game is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. and the ceremonial first pitch is scheduled for 5:55 p.m. Harper will stand at the […]

Las Vegas Legends Defeat Tacoma Stars

Las Vegas Legends Defeat Tacoma Stars

Photo Gallery by Tom Jones, IV The Las Vegas Legends indoor soccer club hosted the Tacoma Stars on Jan. 30. The Legends emerged a 11-2 winner. There are now only two home games remaining until the season ends, and the playoffs begin. All matches are scheduled for the Orleans Hotel Arena. Check dates and times at lasvegaslegends.com.

Super Bowl Preview (Smacktalk video)

Super Bowl Preview (Smacktalk video)

Hosts: Shawn Adams and Tony Gaglione Tony and Shawn give us a preview of this week’s Super Bowl, between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots.  

Royal Purple donates to veterans during Las Vegas Bowl

Royal Purple donates to veterans during Las Vegas Bowl

Santa Claus-Dressed Elvis Makes Surprise Guest Appearance at Half-Time During Quarterback Challenge Sweepstakes Premium synthetic lubricant and performance chemical manufacturer, Royal Purple, provided unexpected and unforgettable holiday surprises at this year’s Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl including a donation to a local veteran and the conclusion of the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Quarterback Challenge at Sam […]

Elvis assists during Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl

Elvis assists during Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl

Royal Purple Gives Bridgette Almada of Hillsborough, NJ Brand-New 2015 Subaru WRX STi The 2014 Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl had a special guest during a halftime quarterback challenge sweepstakes on Dec. 20. An Elvis impersonator dressed as Santa Claus assisted Bridgette Almada of Hillsborough, NJ as she attempted to throw a football through a fourth […]

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