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Rebels hold on in the end for 2-point overtime victory against Fresno State
Rebels hold on in the end for 2-point overtime victory against Fresno State Bryce Dejean-Jones had been booed less than a minute earlier, and while it’s hard to defend home fans turning on their own player it’s not like they were yelling just to hear themselves scream.
11:07 p.m.
Benson Henderson pulls off another questionable nod at UFC on Fox 10
Photo: Josh Thomson, left, punches Benson Henderson right The search for a decisive Benson Henderson victory will unmercifully continue after UFC on Fox 10. Controversial wins defined the former lightweight champion’s title reign, as judges awarded him four decisions that many fans and ...
9:15 p.m.
Gorman finally downs Findlay Prep with hot start, big effort from improving junior
Photo: Bishop Gorman forward Nick Blair drops in the game They were supposed to be the Bishop Gorman High basketball team’s new “Big Three.” After the Gaels graduated a trio of top-100 recruits two seasons ago, 2015 classmates Nick Blair, Chase Jeter and Stephen Zimmerman ...
6:00 p.m.
Blog: UNLV survives Fresno State in overtime with 75-73 victory
Photo: Fresno St. guard Cezar Guerrero finds an easy lane Khem Birch blocked Cezar Guerrero's shot at the rim and Bryce Dejean-Jones' go-ahead 3-pointer with one minute left was the difference in a 75-73 overtime victory for UNLV against Fresno State tonight at the Thomas ...
Updated 9:40 p.m.
Democratic Party votes to endorse margins tax
Nevada Democrats have voted to endorse a 2 percent business revenue tax that could significantly boost funding for the state’s schools.
5:41 p.m.
Woods shoots 79 to miss cut at Torrey Pines
Photo: Tiger Woods waits his turn on the second green of Tiger Woods made his 2014 debut in a most dubious fashion — his first trip to Torrey Pines without sticking around until Sunday.
3:00 p.m.
Pacquiao-Bradley rematch set for April 12 at MGM Grand
Pacquiao-Bradley rematch set for April 12 at MGM Grand Promoters Bob Arum and Todd duBoef of Top Rank and Michael Koncz of MP Promotions announced the agreement on Saturday. The fight will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View.
Updated 4:10 p.m.
Li Na wins Australian Open in 3rd trip to final
Photo: Li Na of China kisses the championship trophy afte Seven months after giving retirement serious thought, Li Na made it third time lucky in an Australian Open final with a 7-6 (3), 6-0 win over Dominika Cibulkova to become the oldest women's champion here ...
12:40 p.m.
Vegas Play of the Day: San Diego State at Utah State
Photo: San Diego State's Skylar Spencer celebrates teamma Today’s pick for our Vegas Play of the Day competition is an example of taking a game for the value more than simply selecting one that I like. The South Point odds we use have ...
10:40 a.m.
Is parenthood overrated?
Newly married couples walk blissfully into childbirth, eager for the bonding and the cooing and the joys of a newly arrived baby. But a study just released in Britain reports a surprising fact: Couples without ...
2:03 a.m.
Violent crimes are too common here
The recent fatal shooting of a driver near Tropicana Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard in our city, possibly related to road rage, is so uncalled for. Two young kids become fatherless. Why? Over a traffic incident.
2:03 a.m.
Targeted by hackers
On Wednesday, a letter landed in my email inbox from Gregg Steinhafel, the CEO of Target. He wanted me to know that there was a decent likelihood that some of my personal information had been ...
2:02 a.m.
Marijuana is not a harmless drug
Falsehoods are often laced with an element of truth. No one has overdosed on marijuana and died.
2:02 a.m.
‘Neglected topic’ winner: Climate change
Here’s a scary fact about America: We’re much more likely to believe that there are signs that aliens have visited Earth (77 percent) than that humans are causing climate change (44 percent).
2:01 a.m.
What will we pay for water?
Our country is blessed with an abundance of natural resources. In the rainy Northwest where I used to live, it was unthinkable that lack of precipitation should be a problem until the rains failed to ...
2:01 a.m.
Political parties are losing ground as independent trend grows
Political parties are losing ground as independent trend grows Fed up with the Democrats and Republicans who run Washington, growing numbers of people are calling themselves independents. Voters are increasingly wary of anyone with ties to the political establishment.
2:00 a.m.
Q+A: Dolly Parton, in Primm tonight, talks her new album and world tour dates
Photo: Cast member Dolly Parton arrives at the premiere o Dolly Parton brings her world tour to Primm tonight in advance of her new album, "Blue Smoke," due out in the U.S. in May. In this interview, she talks about her loyal fans at home ...
2:00 a.m.

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