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No. 6 Indiana holds off Auburn in Las Vegas Invitational

Nov. 26, 2022 01:26 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes had a perfect shooting night Friday and scored 18 of her 26 points in the second half to lead No. 6 Indiana to a 96-81 victory over Auburn in the Las Vegas Invitational. Holmes, who also had 12 rebounds, made all 10 of her field goal attempts and...

DUI arrest in 3-vehicle Vegas crash that killed 1, injured 5

Nov. 25, 2022 21:17 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 23-year-old Las Vegas woman was being held without bail Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence in a late-night crash in Summerlin that killed one person and injured five others, one critically. Tierra Richardson was booked into the Clark County jail...

Seahawks happy to be home for a while, set to host Raiders

Nov. 25, 2022 18:30 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — There was an underrated aspect to what the Seattle Seahawks accomplished through their first 10 games and their surprising surge to the top of the NFC West. They did most of it away from home and flew plenty of miles in the process — most recently to Germany, where...

5 years prison, $2.5M restitution for Las Vegas COVID fraud

Nov. 25, 2022 15:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay more than $2.5 million in restitution for bilking the government out of millions of dollars in federal loans and COVID-relief funds during the pandemic two years ago. Federal prosecutors...

No. 19 UCLA has easy time with Pepperdine in 100-53 win

Nov. 24, 2022 02:31 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freshman Amari Bailey scored a career-best 19 points, Jaime Jaquez Jr. added 17 points and eight rebounds and No. 19 UCLA rebounded from a rough weekend in Las Vegas to beat Pepperdine 100-53 on Wednesday night. David Singleton scored 13 points and Jalen Clark...

Lawsuit looms over tiny rare fish in drought-stricken West

Nov. 23, 2022 22:27 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists have notified U.S. wildlife officials that they will sue over delinquent decisions related to protections for two rare fish species that are threatened by groundwater pumping in the drought-stricken West. The Center for Biological Diversity sent a...

Game-winning grab showed off football mind of Raiders' Adams

Nov. 23, 2022 20:05 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — When the Raiders went for it all Sunday at Denver, they went to their top playmaker on a play that required savvy as well as skill. Davante Adams' 35-yard touchdown catch that gave Las Vegas a 22-16 overtime victory over the Broncos was an example of how the...

No. 23 Oregon St hosts No. 10 Oregon with plenty on the line

Nov. 23, 2022 10:58 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — No. 10 Oregon (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12, No. 9 CFP) at No. 23 Oregon State (8-3, 5-3 Pac-12, No. 21 CFP), 3:30 p.m. EST, Saturday (ABC) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Oregon by 3 1/2. Series record: Oregon leads 67-48-10. WHAT’S AT...

Once forbidden, gambling now embraced by NFL

Nov. 22, 2022 17:57 PM EST

Gambling has gone from the forbidden topic in the NFL to a key part of the league's present and future. The days of lobbying against widespread legalized sports betting, preventing broadcast partners from even discussing point spreads and even prohibiting players from holding a...

Vegas oddsmakers, officials say NFL finally hears message

Nov. 22, 2022 15:54 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jay Kornegay, who has built a reputation as one of Las Vegas' top sports book directors, spoke at a conference in Indianapolis several years ago that included the major professional sports leagues, the NCAA and the FBI. Only four states offered legalized sports...