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No. 6 Nevada keeps rolling with win over Arizona State

Dec. 9, 2018 8:36 PM EST

Gonzaga passed every big test with forward Killian Tillie in a walking boot, including a title-game win over then-top-ranked Duke in the Maui Invitational. Facing a long, athletic and experienced Tennessee team, the Zags ran out mojo and will likely drop out of the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 . Unable to make the...

No. 6 Nevada rallies late to beat Grand Canyon 74-66

Dec. 9, 2018 8:20 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Nevada had a short turnaround against a scrappy team with a loud fan base, even in what was technically a neutral-site game. The Wolf Pack stumbled out of the gate, had a hard time finding enough of an offensive rhythm to pull away. Relying on grit and experience, Nevada pulled out a game...

US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

Dec. 9, 2018 2:46 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018. They're not...

Kluber, Bauer, Greinke could be dangled at winter meetings

Dec. 8, 2018 11:56 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Corey Kluber, Trevor Bauer, Zack Greinke and Madison Bumgarner appear to be available for teams looking to bolster starting rotations. Hometown star Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the two top free agents, remain unsigned heading into the traditional high-point of the offseason. Catcher...

No. 6 Nevada rallies past No. 20 Arizona State 72-66

Dec. 8, 2018 3:11 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sixth-ranked Nevada played what might be its only ranked opponent of the regular season. The Wolf Pack knew a win could help bolster their case come March. Yet coach Eric Musselman couldn't believe how his team responded to start the game. "Coach mentioned at halftime, 'You finally meet...

Marchessault, Tuch lift Golden Knights over Blackhawks 4-3

Dec. 7, 2018 2:46 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two days after beating the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals for their biggest win of the season, the Vegas Golden Knights weren't about to let themselves slip up against slumping Chicago. But they came awfully close. Jonathan Marchessault and Alex Tuch scored 12 seconds apart in...

Mayweather says he will hold exhibition with Japanese star

Dec. 6, 2018 11:50 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather says he and Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa will meet after all — but only in a nine-minute New Year's Eve exhibition. Mayweather said the match in Tokyo would be for entertainment purposes only, with no judges, no official record — and no kicking....

Las Vegas Lights FC goes its own way in Sin City

Dec. 6, 2018 9:04 PM EST

Eric Wynalda and Las Vegas Lights FC are running a job search unlike any other on the Strip at the moment. Not that you would expect anything less from the United Soccer League team that partnered with a marijuana dispensary, dropped $5,000 from a helicopter as part of a halftime promotion and embraced gambling...

US to ease oil drilling controls protecting imperiled bird

Dec. 6, 2018 8:38 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling, mining and other activities that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species across millions of acres in the American West. Land management documents released...

The Latest: Nevada Democratic Sen. critical of grouse plan

Dec. 6, 2018 8:24 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's efforts to ease drilling restrictions that were put in place to protect a declining bird species (all times local): 6:15 p.m. U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada is sharply criticizing the Trump administration's new move to ease...