Ched Whitney

Gaming Today Ched Whitney

Ched Whitney has been a journalist in Las Vegas since 1994. He worked for the Las Vegas Review-Journal for 18 years, where he was the paper’s art director for 12. Since becoming a freelancer in 2012, his work has appeared at ESPN.com, AOL, The Seattle Times and UNLV Magazine, among others. ​

Defensive guru helps Michigan rise

Defensive guru helps Michigan rise

posted on December 25, 2018 by

Courtside | When Michigan played in the 2013 Final Four, Luke Yaklich was a history teacher and head coach at a Chicago high school.

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Pac-12’s struggles could haunt come March

Pac-12’s struggles could haunt come March

posted on December 19, 2018 by

Courtside | The Pac-12 could be in trouble come March Madness time. On the heels of a 2018 NCAA Tournament that saw UCLA and Arizona State bounced in the First Four and Arizona, blown out by Buffalo, the conference has stumbled through November and December.

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Jeff Capel has turned things around at Pittsburgh

Jeff Capel has turned things around at Pittsburgh

posted on December 12, 2018 by

Courtside | When Jeff Capel took the Pittsburgh head coaching job at the end of March, he knew there would be no quick fix. 

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Timberrrr in Atlanta

Timberrrr in Atlanta

posted on December 05, 2018 by

When the Portland Timbers lost at Orlando City on April 8, they were 0-3-2 and in last place in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer.

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Mid-majors still have an impact come March

Mid-majors still have an impact come March

posted on December 05, 2018 by

Courtside | We root for them every March. The Little Engines that Could – and often do – knock off the blueblood programs and make March mad. So, who are this season’s potential 12-, 13- and 14-seeds?

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