8 Big Sport­ing Events

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Don’t miss three col­lege men’s bas­ket­ball tour­na­ments, USA Sev­ens Rugby, Ma­jor League Base­ball and the big­gest event to hit town, NAS­CAR, at the Las Ve­gas Mo­tor Speed­way.

West Coast Con­fer­ence Bas­ket

ball Cham­pi­onships heads to the Or­leans Arena March 2-7. The Gon­zaga Bull­dogs try to de­fend their cham­pi­onship ti­tle. The USA Sev­ens Rugby Tour­na­ment takes over Sam Boyd Sta­dium March 3-5 with a three- day tour­na­ment, the only HSBC Sev­ens World Se­ries stop in North Amer­ica. Fans will see 16 na­tional teams play 44 matches dur­ing the com­pe­ti­tion that earns teams points in the Sev­ens World Se­ries stand­ings.

The 2017 Pac-12 Men’s Bas­ket­ball

Tour­na­ment comes to T-Mo­bile Arena for the first time March 8-11. See if the Ore­gon Ducks can de­fend their 2016 cham­pi­onship. The Western Ath­letic Con­fer­ence brings its tour­na­ment to the Or­leans Arena March 8-11. Cal State Bak­ers­field knocked off New Mex­ico State in 2016. Rub­bin’ is racin’ at the Las Ve­gas Mo­tor Speed­way when the 2017

NAS­CAR Week­end re­turns March 10-12. The event week­end in­cludes the Kobalt 400 NAS­CAR Sprint Cup Se­ries race, the Boyd Gam­ing 300 NAS­CAR Xfin­ity Se­ries race and Strato­sphere Pole Day. NAS­CAR’s 2016 cham­pion Jim­mie John­son, home­town fa­vorites Kyle and Kurt Busch, Joey Lagano and more are ex­pected to com­pete. Las Ve­gas con­tin­ues its tra­di­tion of big fights when Ring of Honor wrestling heads to Sam’s Town on March 10-11. Mon­ster Jam World Fi­nals XVIII takes over Sam Boyd Sta­dium March 23-25 with the top 32 mon­ster trucks in the world com­pet­ing for the cov­eted ti­tles of Rac­ing World Cham­pion and Freestyle World Cham­pion.

Big League Week­end re­turns to Las Ve­gas March 25-26 with World Se­ries cham­pi­ons the Chicago Cubs tak­ing on the Cincin­nati Reds at Cash­man Field. This marks the Cubs’ 13th ap­pear­ance in Las Ve­gas dur­ing spring train­ing.

USA Sev­ens Rugby tour­na­ment

Kobalt 400

USA Sev­ens Rugby

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