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Wide receiver Cordell Broadus, the son of rapper Snoop Dogg and a Bishop Gorman High School graduate, has quit the UCLA football team. To see the full story, click here.
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Casino gambling has exploded in Maryland as a result of the referenda passed in 2008, which allowed for slot machine parlors in five locations, and 2012, which allowed these five slot palaces to expand into full-fledged casinos with table games, including everything from blackjack and roulette to poker, as well as the development of a sixth casino in Prince George's ...
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Deville Smith, former guard for UNLV and the University of Tennessee at Martin, has signed a contract to play for MAFC Budapest in the Hungarian Basketball League. Smith will depart for training camp in two weeks with MAFC Budapest, whose season begins in early October and runs through late April. MAFC Budapest is part of the 14-team Hungarian Basketball League ...
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Lighting sparked a small wildfire over the weekend in the South Lake Tahoe area, which went on to kill one firefighter and injure another, the U.S. Forest Service said Sunday. The Sierra Fire ignited Saturday afternoon in rugged terrain south of Echo Summit in the Eldorado National Forest. The lightning followed a thunderstorm in the area west of the Sierra ...
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The journey out of the Mountain West cellar for UNLV football is a tall task, but Sanchez, a month away from his first game as head coach of the Rebels, has injected excitement into the program not seen for years. While the former Bishop Gorman head coach has made tremendous gains regarding the 2016 recruiting class, perhaps his biggest success ...
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Bishop Gorman High School incoming senior Vashti Cunningham broke another high jump record Saturday during the Pan Am Junior Championships in Edmonton. Cunningham, daughter of former NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham, cleared 6 feet, 5 inches to set a meet record. The jump also bettered her national high school record. To read the whole story, click here.
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Per the UNLV media guide, the Rebels' previously slated Nov. 15, 2015, date with the BYU Cougars has been rescheduled. The schools have agreed to play the game Nov. 11, 2017, in Las Vegas. Late last season postponing the game was confirmed to give BYU the opportunity to play Missouri in Kansas City in 2015. The 2017 UNLV-BYU matchup is ...
The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into why an Allegiant Air pilot declared a plane to be so low on fuel it needed to make an emergency landing last week in Fargo, North Dakota. To see the full story, click here.
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Neal Falls, the Oregon man shot to death by a West Virginia prostitute as he tried to strangle her on Saturday, is being investigated in connection with unsolved cases in Nevada that may include the deaths and dismemberment of several women. "We received information that caused a conversation to take place between us and law enforcement in Henderson, Nevada," Lt. ...
(via By Hunter Walker, Business Insider)
Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, one of the Republican Party's biggest megadonors, got some of his money back from the presidential campaign of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., last month. The campaign's July filing with the Federal Election Commission shows Adelson, his wife Miriam, and their daughter, Shelley, all received refunds of $2,600 contributions they made before Rubio launched his White ...
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Mexico earned chance after chance to score against Costa Rica, but the goal that finally came might not have been so well-deserved. To see the full story, click here.
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The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant stepped into the baseball spotlight Monday night, but they weren't there for long. Both were eliminated in the first round of the All-Star Home Run Derby at Great American Ball Park. The Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson beat Rizzo 9-8 and the Angels' Albert Pujols knocked out Bryant 10-9. "It was a cool format," ...
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The short player looked down the long road of his basketball career and agreed it has been a strange one. "Tell me about it," said Pierre Jackson, a 5-foot-10 point guard who is trying to land a spot with the 76ers, a team that is a little short on point guards, too. "I never doubted myself. Never. I've been confident ...
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When President Obama and Sen. Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) flew to Las Vegas in November to tout the president’s plan to block the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants, Reid took the opportunity to broach an unrelated subject, one that tied together his childhood love of Nevada’s desert with his political legacy. To see the full story, click here.
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So, we're about to give you some great water cooler talk: The owner of Nevada's Bunny Ranch brothel is considering running for the state's open Senate seat. But don't stop reading there. To see the full story, click here.