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To hear Mark Davis tell it, Las Vegas residents should already be planning their housewarming party for the Oakland, soon-to-be Las Vegas, Raiders. The Way We Hear It, not so fast my friends. To see the full story, click here.
A prominent bookmaker on Tuesday declared the U.S. election a foregone conclusion, opting to pay out more than $1 million to gamblers who have bet on victory by Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton over Republican rival Donald Trump on Nov. 8. To see the full story, click here.
Retired NBA star and sports analyst Charles Barkley talks about the proposed move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. The Nevada Legislature last week approved a plan to increase the hotel room tax in Clark County to raise $750 million in public financing for a $1.9 billion stadium in Las Vegas. Sheldon Adelson, the chairman and CEO of Las ...
More trouble for Adrien Broner, who was cited for misdemeanor battery at a Vegas nightclub for allegedly choking a waitress, though the boxer adamantly denies any wrongdoing. To see the full story, click here.
(via By Lindsey Foltin, Fox Sports)
When the Dodgers faced the Cubs in Chicago for a regular-season series back in May, the team stayed at the Trump International Hotel and Tower — except for first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. The Dodgers' slugger made accommodations to stay elsewhere during that trip, presumably because the hotel is owned by Donald Trump, according to JP Hoornstra of the Long Beach ...
Rep. Joe Heck gave his most extensive assessment of his decision to dump Donald Trump at a closed-door fundraiser last week, saying Republicans had "cut a lot of slack" to his party's presidential nominee for months but that he had become too toxic now amid an undisciplined and unfocused campaign. To see the full story, click here.
(via Paul Gutierrez, ESPN staff writer)
Raiders owner Mark Davis reaffirmed to ESPN.com on Saturday that he plans to play the next two seasons at the Oakland Coliseum, even if the team gets the green light from the NFL to move to Las Vegas. "We want to bring a Super Bowl championship back to the Bay Area," Davis told ESPN.com. To read more, click here.
(via By Gary Peterson, Bay Area News Group)
The clear and relentless theme for Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf’s state of the city address Friday evening was moonshots, a concept she described to a rapt audience as “a big, audacious goal.” During her address the mayor spotlighted reductions in crime, touted public-private partnerships and celebrated anecdotal academic and entrepreneurial success stories. She did not speak of the vote by ...
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Patrick McCaw is about as unimposing as they come. The rookie guard drafted from UNLV is kind of quiet, as rookies should be, and his physique is more scarecrow than rock. To see the full story, click here.
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The Raiders’ push to Las Vegas could soon hit a roadblock. Amid gradual-but-real momentum that the Raiders may move from Oakland to Nevada, a fight among ownership could be looming. To see the full story, click here.
(via Entertainment Tonight)
Celine Dion's late husband, Rene Angelil, is not only the father of her three children, but the only man she has ever kissed romantically, the 48-year-old singer said in an interview about her 1,000th performance in Las Vegas. To see the full story, click here.
It's Friday night in Las Vegas, 82 degrees, gorgeous. People stroll up and down The Strip, headed to bars and restaurants, shops and shows, resorts and casinos. But turn off of Las Vegas Boulevard and walk into The Park, a tree-lined dining and entertainment district between the Monte Carlo and New York New York, and there's more than gaming. To ...
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The Rolling Stones played a 90-minute surprise set Monday for 1,200 truckers at the 2016 Freightliner customer appreciation dinner at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, according to the publication Transport Topics. To see the full story, click here.
(via By Kurt Eichenwald, Newsweek)
Plenty of blue-collar workers believe that, as president, Donald Trump would be ready to fight off U.S. trade adversaries and reinvigorate the country’s manufacturing industries through his commitment to the Rust Belt. What they likely don’t know is that Trump has been stiffing American steel workers on his own construction projects for years, choosing to deprive untold millions of dollars ...
(via BuzzFeed News)
BuzzFeed News reports that Donald Trump made an appearance in an explicit 2000 Playboy video. Trump’s role in the porn is relatively benign and centers around him breaking a bottle of champagne on a Playboy-branded limo while several of the playmates are visiting New York City. To see the full story, click here.