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Jazz hungry to show they can contend for title

Sep. 27, 2021 19:49 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After posting the best regular-season record a year ago, the Utah Jazz are hungry to show they can take another step and contend for an NBA title. It won’t be a simple task for Utah. The Jazz have evolved from an underdog into a team no opponent...

Mayor, state party chief pitch Vegas for 2024 GOP convention

Sep. 27, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The mayor of Las Vegas and the head of the Nevada state Republican party are pitching the idea of the city hosting the GOP National Convention ahead of the November 2024 presidential election. Mayor Carolyn Goodman on Monday issued a statement saying...

Raiders grind their way to 3-0 start for coach Jon Gruden

Sep. 27, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

No team has faced an early season gauntlet quite like the one Las Vegas has gone up against and come out unscathed like the Raiders did. The Raiders pulled out another late-game thriller, edging the Miami Dolphins 31-28 in overtime on Sunday to improve to 3-0 for the...

Blackstone selling Vegas hotel Cosmopolitan in $5.65B deal

Sep. 27, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The owner of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, the New York private equity firm Blackstone, is selling the 3,000-room Las Vegas Strip hotel in a $5.65 billion deal with a partnership that plans to contract with casino giant MGM Resorts International to operate the property. ...

Denny Hamlin winning early, often in Cup Series playoff race

Sep. 27, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Denny Hamlin will reach the third round of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs next month having faced the make-or-break pressure of the postseason only twice. Ending the first race of each postseason round in victory lane can do wonders for the blood...

Hamlin holds off Elliott, takes first NASCAR win in Vegas

Sep. 26, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Turns out 21 was Denny Hamlin's lucky number in Vegas. After finally getting his first career victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on his 21st try, Hamlin is on an undeniable hot streak he just might ride all the way to his long-sought first NASCAR Cup...

Carlson's field goal gives Raiders 31-28 OT win over Miami

Sep. 26, 2021 22:10 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders are off to their best start since 2002. Coach Jon Gruden isn't about to nitpick about how they're winning. Reigning AFC Special Teams Player of the Week Daniel Carlson’s 22-yard field goal as time expired in...

Dolphins rally with Brissett falls short against Raiders

Sep. 26, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There are no moral victories in the eyes of the Miami Dolphins. Despite rallying from 11 points down in the fourth quarter to force overtime, the Dolphins feel they let some plays get away from them in a 31-28 loss against the Las...

The Latest: 49ers aim to join 5 other teams at 3-0

Sep. 26, 2021 20:13 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 8:10 p.m. The San Francisco 49ers are hoping to join five other teams at 3-0 as Week 3 of the NFL season winds down. The Niners are hosting Green Bay in the...

Buyer of tiny Nevada town finds plentiful water underground

Sep. 26, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

CAL-NEV-ARI, Nev. (AP) — There isn’t much in Cal-Nev-Ari besides a cluster of homes, some businesses and an unpaved airstrip. But the town’s new dominant property owner believes the desert outpost might have something else: an underground river of sorts that...