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World Champions Coughlin Jr., Langdon to compete at Spring Fling Million Presented at LVMS

World Champions Coughlin Jr., Langdon to compete at Spring Fling Million Presented at LVMS

Five-time Mello Yello Drag Racing Series World Champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. and 2013 NHRA Top Fuel World Champion Shawn Langdon will be among the more than 500 drag racers competing in the Spring Fling Million Presented by Optima Batteries at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Wednesday through Saturday. The richest bracket race west […]

Derek Thorn wins rain-shortened SPEARS Southwest Tour Series event at The Bullring

Derek Thorn wins rain-shortened SPEARS Southwest Tour Series event at The Bullring

Mother Nature was the big winner at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Uncustomary rain showers kept track workers busy at the beloved 3/8-mile short track as the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series visited for the Blackjack 121, and the race was called at the 62-lap mark with all-time series winner Derek […]

UNLV Basketball begins Chris Beard era

UNLV Basketball begins Chris Beard era

The Board of Regents in a special meeting on Friday voted in favor of a five-year contract proposed by UNLV President Len Jessup and Director of Athletics Tina Kunzer-Murphy, which officially made Chris Beard the 12th full-time head coach in the history of Runnin’ Rebel Basketball.   Beard was then introduced during a media conference […]

Rebels Baseball will play four on the road

Rebels Baseball will play four on the road

The UNLV Rebels head back out on the road after a brief stop back in Las Vegas following the conclusion of their four-game trek through the American Southwest. This week’s adventure – Friday, April 8 through Monday, April 11 – takes UNLV south down the I-15 to America’s Finest City for four more. The Rebels […]

Smacktalk: Frank Mir interview

Smacktalk: Frank Mir interview

Tony Gaglione interviews Frank Mir at No Regrets Bar.

Smacktalk: The Bet

Smacktalk: The Bet

Shawn Adams lost a bet to Tony Gaglione. This is how we handle bets at Smacktalk Sports.

Smacktalk Sports hosting March Madness fundraiser for Chris Sproule at No Regrets Bar

Smacktalk Sports hosting March Madness fundraiser for Chris Sproule at No Regrets Bar

By Joe Buda Las Vegas Informer Smacktalk Sports and No Regrets Bar are partnering up to host a fundraiser for Chris Sproule on March 24 starting at 5 p.m. Sproule is a former Las Vegas firefighter who lost the use of his legs in 2003 after becoming paralyzed in an ATV accident. He is pursuing […]

Smacktalk Sports on the NCAA Tournament

Smacktalk Sports on the NCAA Tournament

Hosts: Shawn Adams and Tony Gaglione Tony and Shawn discuss their picks for the NCAA tournament. NFL free agency is also discussed, including a look at the top 5 QBs of all time.

Las Vegas Legends Gearing up for MASL Playoffs

Las Vegas Legends Gearing up for MASL Playoffs

The Southwest Division Champion Las Vegas Legends are gearing up for their first playoff match up of the season against the Brownsville Barracudas out of Texas this week. The playoff matchup will be a two game set beginning in Brownsville for game one and then back to Champions Arena for game two at the Las […]

2016 USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament Sets Record-Breaking Attendance

2016 USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament Sets Record-Breaking Attendance

The 2016 USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament set a record-breaking attendance figure of 80,138 throughout the three-day event at Sam Boyd Stadium, March 4-6. “Since the tournament first came to Las Vegas in February 2010, attendance numbers have increased by 100 percent,” said Jonathan First, president of United World Sports. “With rugby making its return […]

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