(via By John Breech | CBSSports.com)
If the Raiders want to move to Las Vegas, Roger Goodell isn't completely opposed to the idea. The NFL commissioner told Rich Eisen on Tuesday that if the Raiders want to move there and the owners are willing to approve it, then he likely wouldn't get in the way. "Ultimately, it's the ownership's decision," Goodell said on the Rich Eisen Show. "It requires 24 of the 32 owners to approve ...
(via Curbed Los Angeles)
Ever since Playboy Enterprises announced that its iconic Playboy Mansion would be put on the market for $200 million (with the provision that Hugh Hefner be allowed to live there until he dies), the offers have been pouring in. To see the full story, click here.
The odds haven't been set on whether it will ever happen, but the NFL hasn't ruled out Las Vegas as a destination for a franchise. To see the full story, click here.
(via The Washington Post)
Republican presidential contender Donald Trump has been looking for ways to reach out to evangelical voters before the GOP primaries. On Sunday, the businessman and his wife attended church services at the nondenominational First Christian Church, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. To see the full story, click here.
(via Bloomberg Business)
Outside the Public Utilities Commission office, which is on the second floor of a modern, three-story building about 7 miles from the Strip in Las Vegas, a chorus of women are shouting to the tune of a Beastie Boys classic: “We’re gonna fight ... for our right ... to go soooolar!” It’s Jan. 13, a crisp desert morning with high, ...
(via By Emily Longeretta, Hollywoodlife.com)
What happens in Vegas definitely does not stay in Vegas ... unless you’re one of the twins on “The Bachelor.” This week, he met Emily and Haley Ferguson’s mom in their hometown — but one didn’t come back to the mansion. Another week, another bucket of tears. There are a lot these days on “The Bachelor.” It started with Olivia ...
(via The Huffington Post)
There are a lot of guns out there. Despite the more radical gun owners believing that Obama wants to take guns away, the numbers prove just the opposite. Comedians Steve Hofstetter, Brent Mukai, and Collin Moulton went to a Las Vegas gun show to highlight just how easy it is for anyone to get their hands on a gun. To ...
(via By Amy Bushatz, Military.com)
U.S. military installations are no longer allowing visitors to gain base access using official ID cards from five states — and other installations may soon follow. State-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards from Illinois, New Mexico, Missouri, Washington and Minnesota can no longer be used to obtain a visitor’s pass because those cards don’t comply with federal standards, officials said. ...
(via By Jesse Spector, Sporting News)
Major League Baseball's most likely route to opening new markets is expansion to 32 teams. Las Vegas is No. 3 on Sporting News' list of likely candidates, citing the city's popularity among players who are asked where they'd like to see an expansion team. Also, with the NHL making inroads to become the first major pro sports league to set ...
Here’s a helpful tip for any New York City government employees who have ever worked with the NFL: don’t accept those free Super Bowl tickets. To see the full story, click here.
Tesla's owner, Elon Musk, has said it is an "open secret" that Apple is making a rival electric car. He also predicted vehicles that could not drive themselves would become a "strange anachronism" before too long. To see the full story, click here.
A last-minute touchdown drive by Clemson in Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T didn't mean the difference in the 45-40 loss, but it meant a whole lot to the bettors. To see the full story, click here.
(via By Seth A. Richardson, Reno Gazette-Journal)
Brothel owner Dennis Hof announced Friday he would be running as a Libertarian for the Nevada Senate seat currently occupied by outgoing Sen. Greg Brower, R-Reno. Hof was originally considering running for U.S. Senate, but said he did not want to kowtow to special interests for money. To see the full story, click here.
NBA owner and “Shark Tank” billionaire weighs in on fantasy sports, eSports, and virtual reality in this exclusive interview. To see the full story, click here.
(via The Washington Post)
In his 34 years in government, Bob Abbey has seen a lot of drama out West. He ran the Bureau of Land Management, one of the agencies at the center of the armed occupation of a federal wildlife building in Oregon, for three years, and before that he ran the agency's state operation in Nevada. To see the full story, ...