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September 15, 2019

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  • Manaea throws 6 scoreless, A's beat Rangers 6-1 for sweep

    3 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Athletics are returning home with a 1 1/2-game lead in the AL wild card race and plenty of confidence after a 6-1 trip. Sean Manaea limited Texas to three singles over six scoreless innings, Matt ...

  • NASCAR's playoffs begin at Las Vegas with SHR out front

    5 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — NASCAR's playoffs begin at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with Clint Bowyer leading all four Fords from Stewart-Haas Racing to the green flag. Bowyer won his first pole 12 years to the day of his last pole-winning ...

  • Kincaide, Talton help UNR slip past Weber State, 19-13

    1 day ago

    (AP) RENO — Jaxson Kincaide had 11 carries for 75 yards and a score, Brandon Talton made four field goals, and UNR beat Weber State 19-13 on Saturday. Kincaide added five receptions for 53 yards, Toa Taua had 85 yards rushing ...

  • Mayor defends Reno's effort to combat housing crisis

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve said criticism surrounding fast-rising eviction rates and a spiraling affordability crisis in the city has overshadowed many of its wins on the housing front. The Reno Gazette Journal reports the two-term mayor ...

  • Police: 3 killed in Vegas collision of sedan, motorcycle

    1 day, 10 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say two men and a 12-year-old girl were killed in a collision between a car and a motorcycle. Police say the wreck occurred Friday night at an intersection when a motorcycle driven by ...

  • Hill wins at Las Vegas; Enfinger and Sauter eliminated

    1 day, 23 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Austin Hill passed Ross Chastain with 11 laps to go and pulled away to win Friday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the final race of the first round of the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck ...

  • Ex-Sen. Heller: 2020 a choice between 'crazy and socialism'

    2 days, 3 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Sens. Dean Heller and Harry Reid are decrying the partisan divide in Washington and lack of civility in politics. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports that the two Nevadans also spoke Thursday about the ...

  • Nevada court cites gun rights in domestic violence ruling

    2 days, 3 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A change in Nevada state law to ban gun ownership by people convicted of domestic violence led the state Supreme Court to expand provisions for jury trials in misdemeanor cases. A unanimous ruling Thursday points to ...

  • The Latest: 6 in balloon crash released from hospital

    2 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a hot air balloon crash in Nevada (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Six people injured in a hot air balloon crash in Nevada have been released from the hospital. University Medical Center of ...

  • Hot air balloon crash near Las Vegas sends 7 to hospital

    2 days, 6 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say several people have been hospitalized following a hot air balloon crash in Southern Nevada. University Medical Center of Southern Nevada administrator Danita Cohen told The Reno-Gazette Journal on Friday that seven passengers were taken ...

  • Fury treading carefully as he fights Sweden's Otto Wallin

    2 days, 10 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury ended Wladimir Klitschko's long reign as heavyweight champion and showed how Deontay Wilder could be beaten, only to leave the ring with a draw. Lately, though, Fury has been treading more carefully. Perhaps too ...

  • Sports on TV

    2 days, 10 hours ago

    (AP) (All times Eastern) Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts Saturday, September 14 AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5 a.m. FS2 — Finals Series: Greater Western Sydney at Brisbane, Semifinal AUTO RACING 2:30 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR Xfinity Series: qualifying, Las Vegas 4 ...

  • NFL At 100: League is all in on the action of sports betting

    2 days, 10 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Roxy Roxborough set the lines for the big Las Vegas sports books in the '80s and '90s, he was also working behind the scenes to help the head of the NFL's security team keep a ...

  • Highway Patrol: Wrong-way vehicle in 2 collisions on I-80

    2 days, 11 hours ago

    (AP) SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Nevada authorities say a wrong-way vehicle was involved in two collisions on Interstate 80 in Sparks early Friday. The Highway Patrol says one collision occurred when a trooper tried to intercept the wrong-way pickup and the ...

  • End of an era: Raiders prepare for possible final dirt game

    2 days, 20 hours ago

    (AP) ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — It will be the end of an era of sorts this weekend in Oakland. Not that anyone figures to be mourning what should be the final NFL game ever played on a field with infield dirt, ...

  • AP Exchange: "Horse Soldier" shares war stories in Las Vegas

    2 days, 21 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — On the morning of 9/11, a member of the group that became known as the Horse Soldiers was training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, responding to a mock terrorist attack. He had just returned from the Middle ...

  • Memorial Sunday for longtime Reno journalist Dennis Myers

    2 days, 23 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A memorial service is scheduled for Sunday in Reno for longtime northern Nevada journalist Dennis Myers. Myers wrote for decades about the legislature and state politics before he died Aug. 26 following a stroke at the ...

  • Sheriff: 2 from Netherlands arrested inside US security site

    3 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in rural Nevada say two men from the Netherlands who said they wanted video of Area 51 were arrested on charges they trespassed into a secure U.S. government reservation formerly used for nuclear weapons tests. ...

  • Skater Michelle Kwan campaigns for Joe Biden in Las Vegas

    3 days, 4 hours ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — With a Joe Biden campaign button pinned on her blouse, Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan smiled and posed for pictures on a busy walkway in the middle of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus. Kwan's ...

  • UNR, TMCC probe white nationalist flyers on campus

    3 days, 10 hours ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — Officials at the University of Nevada, Reno are investigating after white supremacist fliers were posted on several campus buildings. School officials say multiple posters expressing white nationalist ideology were found Tuesday in about five buildings. Eloisa ...

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