Mark Anderson, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mark Anderson

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Henderson, NV, United States

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Recent articles by Mark:

Branch Rickey’s minor-league baseball legacy is on the line

Branch Rickey III runs the Triple-A Pacific Coast League. His grandfather, Branch Rickey, created the minor league system. → Read More

UNR alumni group pushes for Colin Kaepernick statue

A Facebook group has launched a campaign to erect a statue of former UNR quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling in front of Mackay Stadium. → Read More

Las Vegas casinos host 1st weekend visitors since shutdown — BLOG

Las Vegas casinos hosted weekend visitors Saturday for the first time since mid-March. Check back here throughout the day to see what’s happening on the Strip and at local casinos. → Read More

Raiders shut out of Pro Football Focus rankings

Pro Football Focus, a data-driven site, did not include any Raiders on its top 50 preseason list. Nine players from their AFC West rivals were on the list. → Read More

Guard Denzelle Good gets Raiders courage award

Guard Denzelle Good is the Raiders’ winner of the Ed Block Courage Award. Each NFL team has one player who receives the honor, and it is voted on by teammates. → Read More

Golden Knights help fans get in shape with workout videos

The Golden Knights produce short daily workout videos to help their fans follow along during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

USC tackle Clayton Bradley transferring to UNLV

Former Southern California offensive tackle Clayton Bradley is a graduate transfer who will be eligible to play this season. → Read More

UNLV’s athletic department sets academic records

UNLV set school Academic Progress Report records with a single-year 990 and a four-year average of 979. A perfect score is 1,000. → Read More

Prominent big-state governors open to return of pro sports

The governors of California, New York and Texas made announcements at separate news conferences, and their comments could spark nationwide momentum to bring back pro sports. → Read More

Maui Invitational, UCLA highlight UNLV basketball schedule

UNLV announced its nonconference basketball schedule on Wednesday, and it rates as the Rebels’ toughest in five years. → Read More

Golden Knights offer curbside shopping at The Arsenal

Golden Knights fans can place orders between noon and 5 p.m. Tuesday outside The Arsenal and receive items without leaving their vehicles. → Read More

Shaquille O’Neal says he’s heard NBA team might move to Las Vegas

Hall of Famer and now analyst Shaquille O’Neal said on his podcast that he has heard talk of an NBA team possibly moving to Las Vegas. → Read More

Tennis, pickleball courts ready to reopen for business

Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered that tennis and pickleball courts can reopen on Friday. → Read More

Ex-Gladiator Dolezel wishes Las Vegas stay had been longer

The Review-Journal’s “Where Are They Now” series catches up with athletes who played high school, college or professional sports in the Las Vegas Valley. → Read More

Mountain West football media days to be virtual this year

The media days were scheduled to be July 16-17 at SoFi Stadium to promote the new Los Angeles Bowl, which will host the top selection of the Mountain West. → Read More

UNLV 1990-91 team deserves “Last Dance” series, Yahoo says

Yahoo Sports ranked college basketball programs that most deserve their own “The Last Dance” documentary, the popular series that follows the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls. → Read More

National media mostly positive in grading Raiders’ draft

Most national reporters gave the Raiders passing marks for their first draft, but they also thought the team could have done better in the first round. → Read More

Raiders becoming Clemson of the West

The Raiders traded up to draft yet another Clemson players on Saturday morning. Of course they did. → Read More

Jerry Jeudy or CeeDee Lamb is Raiders’ top pick in mock drafts

Several NFL mock drafts have come out in recent days, including one on that looks at all seven rounds. Here’s a look at the Raiders’ picks in the latest ones. → Read More

Javin White hopes to end UNLV’s NFL draft drought

One site projected UNLV’s Javin White, who can play multiple defensive positions, as anywhere from a fifth-round pick to a preferred undrafted free agent. → Read More