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2021 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships Heading to Las Vegas

The 2021 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championship will be held in Las Vegas for the first time. The event will be June 26 through July 5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The girls junior nationals is the United States’ premier junior girls club tournament and attracts college scouts from across the country. “We […]

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The Bellagio and Caesars were scheduled to be used as locations for the 2020 NFL Draft. Photo: John Locher/AP Images

Las Vegas Gets Second Chance at NFL Draft in 2022

Unable to host a public version of the 2020 NFL Draft because of the coronavirus pandemic, Las Vegas has been awarded the 2022 event, which will be staged in similar fashion to what was originally planned. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the announcement during the remotely held draft on April 23 before the Las Vegas […]

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FILE - In this June 7, 2009 file photo Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) points to a player behind him after making a basket in the closing seconds against the Orlando Magic in Game 2 of the NBA basketball finals in Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. He was 41. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

Sports Event World Mourns Kobe Bryant’s Tragic Death

The tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his teenage daughter Gianna and seven others in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles on Sunday morning sent the sports event world into shock, with many praising and remembering the sports icon who had a worldwide reputation for competitiveness. Bryant won five NBA titles with the Los […]

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The Bellagio and Caesars were scheduled to be used as locations for the 2020 NFL Draft. Photo: John Locher/AP Images

NFL Maps Out Draft Plans in Las Vegas

When the NFL Draft comes to Las Vegas in April, activities will be spread across the Las Vegas Strip, with the main stage and a fan festival at Caesars Forum and a red carpet for prospects along the fountains of the Bellagio. The 85th NFL Draft will be staged April 23–25 in Las Vegas, which […]

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USC and Washington face off during their Pac-12 Basketball Tournament game Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the T-Mobile Arena. USC won 78-73. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau

Pac-12 Basketball Doubles Down in Las Vegas

The Pac-12 Conference‘s continued emphasis on Las Vegas is only getting stronger, with the league holding its postseason men’s and women’s basketball tournaments in Las Vegas through 2022 plus the creation of a non-conference scheduling series that will be hosted on the Strip. The Coast-to-Coast Challenge will start in December 2020 with Colorado facing TCU, […]

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Las Vegas to Host Leagues Cup Championship Game

Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium will host the inaugural championship game of the Leagues Cup, a competition between selected teams from Major League Soccer and Liga MX, on September 18. “Las Vegas is an exciting market that has become a destination for professional teams and marquee sports events, and we’re proud to bring the inaugural […]

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