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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...

Las Vegas police: 2 Massachusetts men die in rollover crash

Sep. 26, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two Massachusetts men have died in a fiery crash at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Las Vegas police said Sunday. Las Vegas Metro Police said the victims were a 34-year-old man from Chicopee and a 33-year-old man from Springfield, but their...

Josh Berry beats teammate Allgaier in JRM sweep at Las Vegas

Sep. 25, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Josh Berry moved teammate Justin Allgaier out of the way with 42 laps remaining Saturday night to win the Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was the opener of the seven-race Xfinity Series playoffs and Allgaier, who started the race...

2 killed in fiery crash after vehicle goes off scenic road

Sep. 25, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two people were killed Saturday in a fiery crash when their vehicle went off a popular scenic drive in a conservation area on the western outskirts of metro Las Vegas, Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated the vehicle was going too fast...