It wasn't supposed to be this way! Really. It's the middle of May and according to all the sports prognosticators, the Vegas Golden Knights were supposed to be sitting in the field house, licking their wounds after an absolute dismal inaugural season. Not out chasing after the Stanley Cup. This was supposed to be the quiet moments where MGM was going to be busy rounding … [Read more...] about The Aces Are Coming!
The team that nobody said could do it, and they said it couldn't do a lot! Did and still does. And on occasion, this fairytale team in the desert city not known for winning franchises falters. Afterall, it is the inaugural year and they have been busy breaking records in the NHL at home as well as away, so we do need to give them a little bit of slack! This past week, my … [Read more...] about The Knights Fall to the Wild
The proposed 60,000 seat Las Vegas domed stadium keeps inching closer to reality. Today, the Oakland Raiders submitted a proposed stadium lease agreement to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority ( the new governing board for the stadium) that calls for the team to pay rent of only $1 per year. The Raiders President Marc Badain said the team is now focused on building the domed … [Read more...] about The Domed Stadium Update
In This Podcast Mark and Debbie get out of town for the weekend and escape the Las Vegas heat!! This is our story as we head off to the beautiful Grand Canyon North Rim. The high there was 75 degrees with a low of 55 degrees. A wonderful escape from the unrelenting summer time Vegas heat. But first, Vegas News Updates The Caesars Venus pool (topless pool) is currently … [Read more...] about 213 Escaping Las Vegas
It's as if Las Vegas was made to order for boxing legend, Muhammad Ali . Or maybe it was the other way around. Either way, he changed how people look at sports, how sports is marketed and he, more importantly, Muhammad Ali changed the way people looked at Las Vegas. Legendary sports announcer and photographer Rick Rosen, also a good friend of The Vegas Tourist, joins Mark … [Read more...] about 211 Talking Muhammad Ali and Las Vegas Sports