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Ibanez’s homer forces extra innings, but Angels end up falling to Mets
Photo: Fans and Albert Pujols cheer as Los Angeles Angels Anthony Recker led off the 13th inning with a home run against rookie Matt Shoemaker and also had a two-run single, leading the New York Mets to a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels ...
11:10 p.m.
51s score just one run, still beat Fresno in extras
After nine scoreless innings for both teams, Kirk Nieuwenhuis’ solo home run to start the 10th inning today lifted the Las Vegas 51s ...
10:50 p.m.
Gonzalez homers again as Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 8-5
Gonzalez homers again as Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 8-5 Adrian Gonzalez, who had a two-run homer and five RBIs in the series opener Friday, followed that up with a shot to the left-field seats off Wade Miley. Gonzalez has 26 career home runs and ...
Updated 10:33 p.m.
El Sombrero restaurant says farewell to Las Vegas after 64 years
Photo: The open sign is off at El Sombrero restaurant loc The restaurant wasn't packed on its last day, but the only empty tables available were on reserve and the patrons who were already enjoying their dinner looked like regulars ...
9:00 p.m.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings a musical inheritance to the Smith Center
Photo: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs at the Sm There are no young men in the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. None at heart, anyway.
6:19 p.m.
Masters notebook: Scott flails with putter, falls from leaderboard
Adam Scott lost his touch on the treacherous greens at Augusta National.
6:06 p.m.
Spieth, Watson tied for lead at the Masters
Photo: Jordan Spieth gets his putter from caddie Michael In a Masters longing for star power, 20-year-old Jordan Spieth put himself atop the leaderboard and 18 holes away from replacing Tiger Woods as the youngest player with a green jacket.
5:59 p.m.
Coachella: Six thoughts about the Day 1 dance slate
Photo: Martin Garrix performs at Coachella Day 1 2014. Inside the "EDM ghetto," dance music was alive and well on Day 1 of Coachella.
5:20 p.m.
Blog: Manny Pacquiao gets the decision this time, beats Timothy Bradley
Photo: Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines celebrates his u Hold the thoughts on winding down and retirement; Manny Pacquiao is not done yet. The 35-year-old Filipino boxing superstar avenged one of the two losses in his last three fights Saturday night at the MGM ...
Updated 10:33 p.m.
Five hours, 150 beers and zero boredom: Coachella Day 1 by the numbers
Photo: Poetic Kinetics Long lines, Coachella consumerism and focusing on the music at the festival's Yuma Tent.
5:05 p.m.
Coachella: Five thoughts from Day 1
Photo: Paul Westerberg (right) and Tommy Stinson of The R Things "got weird" with OutKast, Swedish experimentalists The Knife confuse the crowd, and other musings from the Southern California music fest.
4:52 p.m.
UNLVino boosted by all that jazz; Vegas violinists prepping for a disco-rama
UNLVino boosted by all that jazz; Vegas violinists prepping for a disco-rama The UNLVino is in full swing at the moment at Caesars Palace. Often this event is a true blowout – the winds have been a problem. But what blew me away ...
2:09 p.m.
Vegas Play of the Day: Dodgers at Diamondbacks
Photo: The necklace of Arizona Diamondbacks' Martin Prado Losing streaks are a part of sports betting, but that doesn’t make them any easier.
11:50 a.m.
New Japanese eats: A first taste of Yusho
Photo: A steamed bun filled with panko-fried oyster. The new Japanese grill and noodle house at Monte Carlo could be the next foodie favorite.
10:59 a.m.
Citing safety concerns, BLM calls off cattle roundup
Citing safety concerns, BLM calls off cattle roundup The campaign to round up Cliven Bundy’s cattle has been canceled. The Bureau of Land Management announced today that federal agents would conclude their one-month operation to seize the 900 cattle roaming on federally owned ...
Updated 7:18 p.m.
Wet ‘n’ Wild opens for Spring Break today
Photo: Wet 'n' Wild opens its doors today. The west side water park turns the H2O on this weekend.
8:53 a.m.
Health care reform, then reform, then reform
So you think it’s finished? So you think now that enrollment has hit 7 million, now that the president has declared the debate over repeal “over,” now that Republican predictions of a swift Obamacare unraveling ...
2:03 a.m.
The birth of the new gay orthodoxy
To appreciate how rapidly the ground has shifted, go back just two short years, to April 2012. President Barack Obama didn’t support marriage equality, not formally. Neither did Hillary Clinton. And few people were denouncing ...
2:03 a.m.
What suffering does to people
During the past few weeks, I’ve found myself in a bunch of conversations in which the unspoken assumption was that the main goal of life is to maximize happiness. That’s normal. When people plan for ...
2:02 a.m.
Playing hockey with Putin
Shortly before the Sochi Olympics, Russian President Vladimir Putin played in an exhibition hockey game there. In retrospect, he was clearly warming up for his takeover of Crimea. Putin doesn’t strike me as a chess ...
2:01 a.m.
Offer alternative for funding schools
We have heard and seen lots of discussion about the Education Initiative. As shown in the Sunday editorial “You want a better Nevada? It starts with our schools,” Nevada ranks near the bottom of every ...
2:01 a.m.
Q+A: Hard Rock Hotel exec Michael Goodwin previews Season 11 of Rehab
Photo: Michael Goodwin is the vice president of daylife a New this season at Rehab: adding Saturday pool parties to the usual sizzling Sunday soirees, and the entertainment lineup is diverse and, frankly, fantastic. Michael Goodwin, Hard Rock Hotel’s vice president of daylife and nightlife, ...
2:00 a.m.
Rebels’ running backs steal the show at Spring Showcase
Rebels’ running backs steal the show at Spring Showcase QB Blake Decker’s battle with former starter Nick Sherry will be the most-watched position battle when the team resumes practices this summer, yet on Friday it was ...
2:00 a.m.
This club basketball team made a name for itself with unheralded local players
This club basketball team made a name for itself with unheralded local players Garrett Scheer’s growth from a run-of-the-mill high school player to someone drawing interest from colleges didn’t happen overnight. And, he says, it wouldn’t have happened if ...
2:00 a.m.
Q+A: Cameo singer Larry Blackmon talks L.V. Soul Festival, Pacquiao, Cyrus and red codpiece
Photo: Cameo. Cameo, who formed in the 1970s and whose hits include “Word Up!” (with the memorable video featuring Larry Blackmon in a bright red codpiece), “Candy” and the Mariah Carey collaboration “Loverboy,” are headlining the Las ...
2:00 a.m.

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