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Rypien, Boise State beat Nevada 31-27

Oct. 14, 2018 2:48 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Brett Rypien threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns as Boise State held on for a 31-27 win over Nevada on Saturday night. The contest included four lead changes in the first half, and both teams scored on their first two possessions of the second half before the Broncos (4-2, 2-1 Mountain...

The Latest: Trump campaign plans more rallies for midterms

Oct. 13, 2018 8:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:20 p.m. President Donald Trump's campaign says he will rally for GOP candidates in several critical Western states late next week. The campaign says Trump will campaign Thursday in Missoula, Montana; on Friday in Mesa, Arizona, and...

Ex-UFC champ Jon Jones returns Dec. 29 vs Alex Gustafsson

Oct. 12, 2018 1:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will attempt to regain his belt when he returns from suspension Dec. 29 in a rematch with Alex Gustafsson. The UFC announced the main event for its traditional year-ending show in Las Vegas on Friday. Jones (22-1) is widely considered the...

Nevada Senate race could test Kavanaugh impact

Oct. 12, 2018 2:16 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Many Republicans are breathing easier this week, confident that the fight over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination fired up their voters. Dean Heller isn't one of them. Facing a female challenger in a state gradually becoming more Democratic, the senator and longtime fixture in...

Ronaldo accuser's lawyers demand proof documents are false

Oct. 11, 2018 10:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for a Nevada woman accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape challenged the international soccer star's legal team on Thursday to prove that documents cited in European media reports about their 2009 encounter in Las Vegas are false. Anything that proves that documents were altered,...

Lakers-Warriors most-watched NBA preseason game ever on ESPN

Oct. 11, 2018 7:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James' first game against the Warriors as a Laker drew nearly 2 million viewers, making it ESPN's most-watched preseason game ever. The Lakers' 123-113 victory Wednesday night in Las Vegas was watched by 1.98 million viewers, the network said Thursday. A spokesman says that is the...

The Latest: Lawyers want proof that documents altered

Oct. 11, 2018 6:18 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a Nevada woman's allegation that soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo raped her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 (all times PDT): 2:45 p.m. Attorneys for a Nevada woman accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape say the soccer star's legal team should turn over evidence about the origin of...

Nevada regulator suspends Khabib, McGregor for UFC brawl

Oct. 11, 2018 4:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFC fighters Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor are being suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission for a brawl that erupted inside and outside the octagon after their lightweight title fight last weekend in Las Vegas, an official said. Letters were sent Wednesday informing both...

Column: A glimpse of the NBA's future in Las Vegas

Oct. 11, 2018 8:25 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — There was LeBron James, still somewhat of a startling sight in purple and gold. And there were Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors, still very much the champions of basketball for now and the foreseeable future. Playing each other Wednesday night in a game that meant...

MLB: League should get cut from casino wagers on sport

Oct. 10, 2018 7:47 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Major League Baseball and the casino industry are entrenched in their views on a league proposal to get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting earlier this year. Representatives from both industries vigorously defended their believed...