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Ray Brewer

Managing Editor

Ray Brewer, a proud local, has been part of Greenspun Media Group since the mid-1990s. He’s covered high school and UNLV sports, and managed the Las Vegas Sun’s award-winning website. He’s a graduate of Chaparral High School and UNLV, and a fierce defender of Las Vegas — especially in comparisons to Reno. Brewer and his wife, Karla, have two children. And they all are passionate about the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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UNLV wants to make sure there is 'a ticket for every wallet' at new football stadium
Monday, June 24, 2019
If you want to watch a football game in the new Las Vegas Stadium but you don’t want to shell out thousands to see the NFL, UNLV could be an affordable alternative ...
How Steve Stallworth impacted Las Vegas sports scene, earning spot in local hall of fame
Friday, June 14, 2019
Steve Stallworth had lived in Las Vegas for two days when he got his first taste of how over-the-top the city could get for a major sporting event. Stallworth, just 17, worked as an usher for a Larry Holmes-Gerry Cooney heavyweight title fight at ...
Green Thumb Industries grows west, closes Essence cannabis deal
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The sale of one of Las Vegas’ largest marijuana dispensary and cultivation operations has been finalized. Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries announced this morning that ...
Vegas Play of the Day: Reds at Mets
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our four sports writers started with ...
Refs in controversial Vegas call not expected to work rest of playoffs
Thursday, April 25, 2019
NHL referee Dan O’Halloran hasn’t missed working a conference final round in more than a decade, Scouting The Refs reports. Yet, O’Halloran hasn’t been ...
UNLV basketball changes seating for home games, hopes students create edge
Monday, April 22, 2019
The UNLV basketball program is hoping to enhance its home-court edge at the Thomas & Mack Center. Media seating behind the basket on the ...
Sustainability, green building the focus of symposium at UNLV
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
Homebuilders will gather next Monday at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV to discuss sustainability trends, technologies and strategies during the Sustainability Symposium ...
UNLV football season tickets in Las Vegas Stadium will cost the same as at Sam Boyd for 2020
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
UNLV officials are labeling the promotion, “The Faithful Fan Price.” The Rebels — and the NFL’s Raiders, of course — will begin play in 2020 at the new $1.8 billion stadium ...
Median home price climbs to $300K in Las Vegas
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
The median sales price for existing single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada in January was $300,000, according to a report released today by the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. That’s up 13.2 percent from $265,000 in January 2018. It’s the first time the sales price hit ...
Guests at MGM properties in Las Vegas can access their room using smartphone
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019
Guests staying at some MGM Resorts International properties in Las Vegas will now be able to access their room using a smartphone. Digital keys through ...

Blog Entries

Photos: Agassi, White steal show at Southern Nevada Sports HOF
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Dana White frequently passes at opportunities to get nostalgic. The UFC president is constantly asked to reminisce about the early days of operating ...
High School Basketball Picks: State Championship
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013
Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer attempt to pick winners in high school basketball games each week.
High School Basketball Picks: Regional Playoffs Edition
Monday, Feb. 11, 2013
Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer attempt to pick winners in high school basketball games each week.
High School Basketball Picks: Entry 6
Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer attempt to pick winners in high school basketball games each week.
Gorman QB Solomon, coach Sanchez earn national honors from SI
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
The Bishop Gorman High football team won its fourth straight Nevada state championship last Saturday.
The more important victory, however, won’t be determined for a few years. That’s what Gaels’ coach Tony Sanchez told Sports Illustrated last week when he was selected as their high school coach of the week.
High School Football State Championship picks
Monday, Nov. 26, 2012
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for every prep football game in Las Vegas.
High School Football Picks: Week 9
Monday, Oct. 15, 2012
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for every prep football game in Las Vegas.
High School Football Picks: Week 8
Monday, Oct. 8, 2012
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for every prep football game in Las Vegas.
High School Football Picks: Week 7
Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for every prep football game in Las Vegas.
High School Football Picks: Week 6
Monday, Sept. 24, 2012
Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer and Case Keefer make their picks for every prep football game in Las Vegas.