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Nadal, Alcaraz to meet in exhibition at Las Vegas in March

Dec. 06, 2022 08:24 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz will resume their rivalry for the ages in an exhibition match in Las Vegas on March 5. Nadal, who is 36, owns a men’s-record 22 Grand Slam titles, including two in 2022 at the Australian Open in January and French Open in June,...

World Cup betting down in Las Vegas but higher than expected

Dec. 05, 2022 21:26 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The World Cup may be the globe's biggest sporting event, yet in the United States in the fall, it competes with a full sports betting calendar. Las Vegas sportsbook directors weren't overly optimistic the betting would be higher than the 2018 World Cup, which was...

Chargers continue to struggle with same mistakes on defense

Dec. 05, 2022 20:07 PM EST

Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco spent more than $112 million in guaranteed salaries during the offseason to get players with experience in Brandon Staley’s defense. Through 12 games, the returns have been disappointing. The inability to stop the run...

Darren Waller, Hunter Renfrow could soon be back for Raiders

Dec. 05, 2022 19:56 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders, already on a roll with three consecutive victories, could soon get a major infusion of offensive talent. Tight end Darren Waller (hamstring) and wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (oblique) are eligible to come off injured reserve this week....

Rams stay optimistic in historically bad title defense year

Dec. 05, 2022 17:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams' locker room has not fractured during their historically poor Super Bowl title defense season, and Sean McVay still speaks optimistically about his veterans' leadership, his young players' emergences and this franchise's long-term future. ...

3 women's basketball teams withdraw from Vegas tournament

Dec. 05, 2022 16:43 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three women's basketball teams have withdrawn from a Las Vegas tournament as part of continuing fallout from a similar event at a Strip resort over Thanksgiving weekend where safety concerns were raised. Dayton, Purdue and Texas A&M are out of the Las Vegas...

Bolts have regressed on both sides of ball in losing 4 of 6

Dec. 04, 2022 22:22 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers needed to do three things to be successful against the Las Vegas Raiders: contain Josh Jacobs, limit Davante Adams on deep routes and capitalize on offensive opportunities. Failing on all three, the Chargers fell 27-20 to the Raiders on...

Carr-Adams connection rallies Raiders past Chargers 27-20

Dec. 04, 2022 22:21 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The last time the Raiders played at home, they lost to an Indianapolis Colts team playing for an interim coach and Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr emotionally criticized some unnamed teammates for not completely buying in. Carr had no trouble smiling Sunday...

No. 4 Arizona rebounds from first loss, beats winless Cal

Dec. 04, 2022 20:03 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Azuolas Tubelis and Oumar Ballo combined for 42 points and 19 rebounds, and No. 4 Arizona bounced back from its first loss by holding off winless California 81-68 on Sunday. Tubelis had 25 points and 12 rebounds, while Ballo — the Division I leader in field...

Regents approve new fee to help fund UNLV student newspaper

Dec. 04, 2022 12:08 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A new student fee has been approved that will fund the student newspaper at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Nevada Board of Regents, which oversees the state’s colleges and universities, approved a 20-cent per credit fee after hearing from several...