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Broncos' win over Chargers tightens up competitive AFC West

Nov. 29, 2021 01:14 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs see similarities in this year’s team to the one that won the Super Bowl two years ago. After a stumbling start they’re getting their health and mojo back and rolling into December. They also see the rest of the AFC West closing...

I-15 backup as holiday travelers leave Nevada for California

Nov. 28, 2021 13:15 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Travelers heading back to California from Nevada on the last day of the Thanksgiving weekend can expect long delays. The Regional Transportation Commission Southern Nevada said in a tweet Sunday morning that cars were backed up for 20 miles on I-15...

Ammonia leak found at Las Vegas food processing plant

Nov. 28, 2021 12:37 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fire crews were able to repair an ammonia leak at a Las Vegas food processing plant before it turned into a more serious incident. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said in a news release they received several 9-1-1 calls Saturday shortly before 10...

Lessons learned from the fire that almost destroyed Tahoe

Nov. 28, 2021 04:11 AM EST

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The devastation starts on the western slope. Many of the cabins that once lined the highway between here and Sacramento are now gone. Instead, brick and stone chimneys stand sentinel, visible through blackened toothpick trees that dot the mountainsides. Gray...

UCLA runs past Cal 42-14 to wrap up 8-win regular season

Nov. 28, 2021 03:28 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Rose Bowl was chilly, and the crowd was fairly sparse. The UCLA Bruins still celebrated their regular season-ending victory over California to honor the seniors who persevered through their difficult four-year transformation into a winner. ...

Strong's 4 TD passes gets Nevada past Colorado State 52-10

Nov. 28, 2021 01:01 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Carson Strong threw four touchdown passes and Nevada routed Colorado State 52-10 on Saturday night. Strong completed 17 of 22 passes for 288 yards with a pair of touchdown passes each to Tory Horton and Romeo Doubs. Horton made four catches...

No. 2 UCLA shoots nearly 50% against UNLV for 73-51 win

Nov. 27, 2021 20:26 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UCLA Bruins had three days off in Las Vegas to think about how they were going to rebound from losing to No. 1 Gonzaga by 20 points. No. 2 UCLA wasted no time on Saturday, scoring 14 unanswered points early in the first half to beat UNLV 73-51. ...

Report: Vegas police quietly give jailed immigrants to feds

Nov. 27, 2021 13:14 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas help federal officials capture undocumented immigrants jailed for nonviolent crimes, a shift in practice that critics say was never made public. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department also has instructed jail officials not to...

No. 5 Duke holds off No. 1 Gonzaga for 84-81 victory

Nov. 27, 2021 02:21 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a town known for major championship fights, it seemed only fitting a long-anticipated 40-minute heavyweight bout between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 5 Duke take place in Las Vegas. Paolo Banchero scored 21 points to help Duke hold off a turnover-prone...

San Francisco edges UAB 63-61 to remain undefeated

Nov. 27, 2021 01:53 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Yauhen Massalski scored 23 points and snared 13 rebounds, Jamaree Bouyea hit two free throws with 8 seconds left and San Francisco remained unbeaten with a 63-61 victory over UAB at the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday night. Massalski made 10 of 15...