About the Author

Steve Carp covered the Vegas Golden Knights for the Las Vegas Review-Journal from 2015 to 2018. He had chronicled the team from its infancy through the 2018 Stanley Cup Final.

A six-time Nevada Sportswriter of the Year, the Brooklyn, New York, native has lived and worked in Las Vegas since 1988. During that time, while working first at the Las Vegas Sun and the Review-Journal, he has covered virtually every major sporting event in Las Vegas. Included were UNLV’s national basketball championship run in 1990 and return to the Final Four in 1991, the career of tennis hall of famer Andre Agassi, the 2007 NBA All-Star Game and the first 12 years of the NBA Summer League. He also reported on the boxing careers of world champions Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao, Oscar De La Hoya, Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Glolovkin, Shawn Porter, Jessie Vargas, Ishe Smith and other fighters along with college and professional football, soccer, baseball, tennis and golf.

Carp has won numerous writing awards from the Nevada Press Association, Sigma Delta Chi, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Associated Press Sports Editors. His work has also appeared in national publications Sports Illustrated, The Sporting News, Basketball Times, The Hockey News and Street & Smith’s.

He is the author of “Runnin” — UNLV Rebels — A Basketball Legacy”. He is a past president of the United States Basketball Writers Association and a 2017 USBWA Hall of Fame inductee. A graduate of San Jose State University with a B.A. in Journalism, Carp lives in the Las Vegas suburb of Summerlin.