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Las Vegas 51s Host Salt Lake Bees and El Paso Chihuahuas in 8-Game Homestand (July 25th – Aug 1st)

24 Jul 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s HOST SALT LAKE AND EL PASO IN EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND FROM JULY 25 – AUGUST 1 COMMUNITY HEROES UNITED NIGHT/THE SHADE TREE NIGHT/FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, JULY 25) GREG MADDUX BOBBLEHEAD NIGHT (SATURDAY, JULY 26) BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, JULY 30) THROWBACK STARS JERSEY NIGHT (FRIDAY, AUGUST 1)     The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York…

CBSSPORTS.COM LAUNCHES CELEBRITY FANTASY FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES BENEFITTING ACM LIFTING LIVES

23 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Sports

CBSSPORTS.COM LAUNCHES CELEBRITY FANTASY FOOTBALL SWEEPSTAKES BENEFITTING ACM LIFTING LIVES® FANS CAN ENTER TO WIN A CHANCE TO PLAY FANTASY FOOTBALL ALONGSIDE COUNTRY MUSIC STARS SARA EVANS, JANA KRAMER, DARIUS RUCKER, JIMI WESTBROOK, CHRIS YOUNG, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, LOVE AND THEFT OR MONTGOMERY GENTRY* Sweepstakes Runs Wednesday, July 23rd through Saturday, August 9th on ACMLiftingLives.org CBSSports.com and ACM Lifting Lives® are partnering to create a celebrity fantasy football sweepstakes benefitting…

LAS VEGAS 51s TEAM UP WITH VOLUNTEERS FROM THE VENETIAN HOTEL AND CASINO TO HOST A DONATION DRIVE FOR THE SHADE TREE ON FRIDAY, JULY 25 at 7:05 P.M.

23 Jul 2014, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, Hotels, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open an eight-game homestand on Friday, July 25 against the Salt Lake Bees, Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, at 7:05 p.m. at Cashman Field.   The 51s organization will team up with volunteers from the Venetian Hotel and Casino…

RUN10 FEED10 PSA with Shailene Woodley, Kristen Bell, Allison Williams and more!

22 Jul 2014, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, Family, Fitness, News, Sports, Uncategorized

Women’s Health Magazine and the FEED Foundation (created by Lauren Bush Lauren) are launching the 2014 PSA for the RUN10 FEED10 national philanthropic race series and I wanted to see if you may be interested in it. Featuring: Shailene Woodley, Kristen Bell, Allison Williams, Joel McHale, Elizabeth Banks, and Kerry Washington.   It’s really fun and has an inspiring important message.   Link to the site, to register and the PSA:…

MANDALAY BAY Resort and Casino Entertainment Listings

21 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in Comedy, Music, On The Strip, Sports

MANDALAY BAY Resort and Casino Entertainment Listings MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER JOURNEY AND STEVE MILLER BAND Journey and Steve Miller Band, two iconic groups that helped define the “San Francisco Sound,” will perform at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Friday, Aug. 1. Journey has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide and has earned 19 Top 40 singles and 25 gold, platinum and multi-platinum albums since the group started in…

MGM GRAND Entertainment Listings

21 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in Music, On The Strip, Sports

MGM GRAND Entertainment Listings MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA LADY GAGA Lady Gaga, one of the top global touring acts of this decade, will make two stops at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Aug. 1 while on her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour. The recently stage has been uniquely designed to bring Lady Gaga even closer to her fans, no matter where they are seated. Dates: Friday, Aug. 1 Time:…

Terrell Owens, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Victor Ortiz and Julius Thomas Attend GBK’s ESPY Pre-Awards Gifting Lounge‏

19 Jul 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Celebrity, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, Sports

With the annual ESPY Awards held July 16th to honor athletic achievement, the day before on July 15th athlete and celebrities attended GBK’s Pre-Awards lounge honoring the 2014 ESPY Awards Nominees and presenters held at The W Hotel in Los Angeles.   Terrell Owens, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Julius Thomas and Victor Ortiz stopped by to experience LIQR pop’s, the first frozen confection with a full serving of alcohol hidden inside. Terrell…

“MAKING AN IMPACT” BASKETBALL CLINIC WITH THE COACH WOODSON LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL

15 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in Family, Sports

THE COACH WOODSON LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL PARTNERS WITH SPRITE AND IMPACT BASKETBALL TO HOST “MAKING AN IMPACT” BASKETBALL CLINIC Junior Participants are Invited to Join Coach Woodson for an Interactive Experience on Friday, July 18    The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational, the inaugural luxury golf, fashion and lifestyle experience at Southern Highlands Golf Club with hospitality provided by Nevada’s only triple Forbes Five Star resort, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas,…

UNLV SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Dixon, Szele Named Scholar All-America By CSCAA

14 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  TWO UNLV SWIMMERS EARN SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA HONORS Five more Rebels named to the Honorable Mention team UNLV swimmers Rachel Dixon and David Szele were named Scholar All-America by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), it was announced by the organization on Monday. In addition, a total of five more student-athletes from UNLV were named as Scholar All-America Honorable Mention, two from the women’s squad, and three from…

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Announce 2014 Schedule

14 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER ANNOUNCES 2014 SCHEDULE This year’s slate features a mid-season six-game road trip Online version of 2014 UNLV Women’s Soccer Schedule     There are several challenges awaiting the UNLV women’s soccer team this upcoming season as the athletics department released the 2014 schedule on Monday afternoon. In addition to facing a total of five teams that are coming off NCAA tournament appearances, the Rebels will also play…

Beats by Dr. Dre & Naomi Campbell Go Golden To Celebrate Germany’s Victory

13 Jul 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Celebrity, Design, Entertainment, Fashion & Style, Music, News, Sports

To celebrate the sound of winning and to congratulate  Germany, Beats by Dr. Dre have created the ultimate prize to go with the ultimate sporting victory a set of 24 (for the 23 man squad and manager), 24 carat gold dipped Beats Pro’s, which will be gifted to the German team. To commemorate the win, Beats have commissioned fashion photographer Rankin to create a celebratory salute to the victory starring the…

Beats by Dre & Naomi Campbell Wish World Cup Finalists Good Luck

12 Jul 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Business, Celebrity, Entertainment, Family, Fashion & Style, Music, News, Nightlife, Sports

Beats by Dre have been working on a secret project with Naomi Campbell and she has come off set to wish both teams and fans good luck in the most important soccer game in the world. Naomi’s special prize is going to be revealed on Sunday to the winners. Naomi Campbell and Beats by Dre wish Germany good luck in the World Cup Final #BeatsAnEurerSeite Naomi Campbell and Beats by…

UNLV SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Rebels Earn CSCAA Academic Team Honors

10 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  UNLV MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SWIMMING BOTH EARN CSCAA ACADEMIC RECOGNITION Rebel women honored as a top-five academic team in the nation The success for UNLV swimming and diving was not limited to just the pool this past season, as both the men’s and women’s teams were recognized by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as their 2014 Spring Scholar All-America Team Awards (sponsored by Nike Swim) were…

Las Vegas 51s Host Albuquerque Isotopes in 3-game, 2-day series (Fri-Sat, July 11-12)

10 Jul 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s HOST THE ALBUQUERQUE ISOTOPES TRIPLE-A AFFILIATE OF THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS IN A THREE-GAME, TWO-DAY SERIES ON FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JULY 11-12 51s BUCKET HAT NIGHT (JULY 11, 5:05 DOUBLE-HEADER) LV 51s WALLY BACKMAN REPLICA JERSEY NIGHT (SATURDAY, JULY 12) TRIPLE-A ALL-STAR BREAK (JULY 13-16) The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern…

Las Vegas 51s Host Salt Lake Bees from June 30 – July 3 (Fireworks Extravaganza)

30 Jun 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s HOST THE SALT LAKE BEES IN A FOUR-GAME HOMESTAND AT CASHMAN FIELD FROM JUNE 30 – JULY 3 SMITH’S VALUE MENU MONDAY (JUNE 30) THE ANNUAL FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA/BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, JULY 3) The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open a brief four-game homestand on…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: 2014 Coaches Vs. Cancer® Classic Championship Round Matchups Set

25 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  2014 COACHES VS. CANCER® CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND MATCHUPS SET The UNLV men’s basketball team will face Stanford on Nov. 21 in Brooklyn, then either Duke or Temple on Nov. 22 with all four games televised on truTV  The matchups for the championship round of the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer® Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y., were announced on Wednesday morning by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer…

MGM GRAND Hotel and Casino Entertainment Listings

19 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in Comedy, Music, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

MGM GRAND Hotel and Casino Entertainment Listings MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA CANELO ALVAREZ VS. ERISLANDY LARA The two best junior middleweights in the world will meet to decide 154-pound supremacy Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KOs) will square off against WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs) in a 12-round bout. A former world…

Las Vegas Legends to Join Major Arena Soccer League (MASL)

19 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

Las Vegas Legends to Join Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) Press conference to unveil new professional alliance on Monday, June 23 at 11 a.m.   WHAT: Las Vegas has a new professional sports team as the Legends join the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) as the league’s 24th team. The Las Vegas Legends will deliver an official MASL soccer ball to Mayor Carolyn Goodman to launch this international affiliation. WHO:…

Las Vegas 51s Host Nashville Sounds and Memphis Redbirds in 8-Game Homestand June 17th – 24th

16 Jun 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST NASHVILLE AND MEMPHIS FROM JUNE 17-24 BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, JUNE 19) FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, JUNE 20) LV 51s PINK PINSTRIPE JERSEY/KOMEN NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 21) The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open an eight-game homestand against the…

Gun Garage Offers a Father’s Day Promotion For Dads and Kids to Enjoy Together

06 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

Gun Garage Offers a Father’s Day Promotion For Dads and Kids to Enjoy Together Fire Up Your Father’s Day at the Shooting Range Gun Garage will be offering a special incentive to amp up your Father’s Day plans! Bring your child with you to Gun Garage for a one of a kind family experience on Sunday, June 15. Gun Garage is offering a complimentary Kids Experience (a $39.95 value) with…

UNLV ATHLETIC NEWS: Jenn Wolfe Named 2013-14 Bill Ireland Award Winner

05 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports, Video

UNLV’S WOLFE SELECTED AS 2013-14 BILL IRELAND AWARD WINNER Senior forward’s golden goal lifted women’s soccer to last-minute victory  Jenn Wolfe, a recent UNLV graduate and member of the women’s soccer team, was selected as this season’s winner of the Bill Ireland Award the UNLV Athletics Department announced on Thursday. The award coincides with the Governor’s Series presented by NV Energy and sponsored by Barrick Gold, and is given annually…

Las Vegas 51s Host Intrastate Rivals Reno Aces and Fresno Grizzlies From May 31st – June 8th

30 May 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST INTRASTATE RIVALS RENO ACES AND FRESNO GRIZZLIES FROM MAY 31 – JUNE 8 KIDS CARNIVAL (SATURDAY, MAY 31) 51s HAT NIGHT/CLUB RIDE NIGHT (FRIDAY, JUNE 6) 51s T-SHIRT NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 7) The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Announce 2014 Schedule

28 May 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

    UNLV MEN’S SOCCER ANNOUNCES 2014 SCHEDULE Rebels will host three tournaments in the month of September, season begins Aug. 29 on the road Online version of 2014 UNLV Men’s Soccer Schedule Four games against teams that advanced to the second round of last year’s NCAA Tournament highlights the 2014 UNLV men’s soccer slate, which was released by the athletics department on Wednesday. The Rebels will play a total…

24 TEAMS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SAMSUNG NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2014 AT THE COX PAVILION AND THOMAS & MACK CENTER

27 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

TWENTY-FOUR TEAMS  TO PARTICIPATE IN SAMSUNG NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2014 – Utah Jazz to Make First Appearance –  Twenty-four teams, including the Utah Jazz, which will be making its first appearance, will compete in this year’s Samsung NBA Summer League July 11-21, at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Jazz will join 22 other NBA teams and…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Add Cornish To Roster

22 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

      RUNNIN’ REBELS ADD CORNISH TO ROSTER 6-foot-6-inch guard from New Orleans is the sixth student-athlete to sign with UNLV men’s basketball for 2013-14 season  The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed financial aid agreement from Jordan Cornish, head coach Dave Rice announced Thursday. Cornish, a 6-foot-6-inch, 215-pound guard, will enroll at UNLV as a freshman this summer. A native of New Orleans, he attended Brother…

Las Vegas 51s Host Sacramento in Four-Game Homestand over Memorial Day Weekend – May 23rd – 26th

22 May 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s HOST THE SACRAMENTO RIVER CATS IN FOUR-GAME HOMESTAND OVER THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND FIREWORKS/MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT (FRIDAY, MAY 23) ALUMNI T-SHIRT NIGHT (SATURDAY, MAY 24) SMITH’S VALUE MENU MONDAY (MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 26) The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open a brief four-game homestand over the…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Patrick McCaw Signs With Runnin’ Rebels

07 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS ADD ANOTHER FOR 2014-15 SEASON Patrick McCaw has signed a national letter of intent and will enroll at UNLV this summer The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed national letter of intent from Patrick McCaw, head coach Dave Rice announced Wednesday. McCaw, a 6-foot-6-inch, 190-pound guard, will enroll at UNLV as a freshman this summer. Originally from St. Louis, Mo., he attends Montrose Christian High…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Rebels Headed To NCAA-Record 26th Straight Regional

05 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  REBELS HEADED TO NCAA-RECORD 26TH STRAIGHT REGIONAL UNLV’s men’s golf earns No. 5 seed in Sugar Grove, Ill., play begins May 15 The UNLV men’s golf team will be the No. 5 seed at the NCAA’s Sugar Grove Regional, which will be played at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., beginning Thursday, May 15, the NCAA announced Monday. The invitation marks UNLV’s 26th straight appearance in a NCAA…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Three Rebels Earn All-Mountain West Honors

01 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  THREE REBEL GOLFERS EARN ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST HONORS Jonson, Kitayama and Thomas all named to all-conference team for first time For the first time since 2008, three UNLV student-athletes have been selected to the 10-person All-Mountain West Men’s Golf Team, as the conference announced its 2013-14 awards on Thursday. Juniors Carl Jonson and Kurt Kitayama, and sophomore Zane Thomas were the three Rebels named to the squad, all for the…

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Entertainment Listings

01 May 2014, Posted by admin in Music, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Entertainment Listings   MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS: LAST COWBOY STANDING The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) will bring the fourth annual Last Cowboy Standing competition to the Mandalay Bay Events Center May 9 – 10. For this event, a rider must stay on his bull until the eight-second buzzer in order to advance to the next round. At the end of the event,…