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Raiders' Jacobs set for next step as lead back in 3rd season

Aug. 03, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Josh Jacobs was among the NFL's busiest running backs in his second year with the Las Vegas Raiders, and learned what it's like to get plenty of attention from the defense. A significant drop in his per-carry average accompanied better production...

Scottish Open added to PGA Tour schedule, two WGCs out

Aug. 03, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

Gone are two World Golf Championships from the PGA Tour schedule. New to the schedule is the first PGA Tour-sanctioned tournament in Scotland that doesn't involve a claret jug. Even the biggest prize is changing: The FedEx Cup champion will get $18 million. ...

Nevada hospitalization rates surpass last summer's surge

Aug. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An uptick in coronavirus cases driven by the highly contagious delta variant and Nevada’s flagging rate of vaccinations has pushed hospitalization rates in the state past levels seen in a surge last summer, well before vaccines were available. Nevada...

2 killed in wrong-way crash on I-15 in rural Clark County

Aug. 03, 2021 12:41 PM EDT

MOAPA, Nev. (AP) — Authorities said impairment is suspected in a wrong-way crash that killed two people in Interstate 15 in rural Clark County in southern Nevada. The Nevada Highway Patrol said the wrong-way vehicle was going southbound in the freeway's northbound lanes...

Column: NHL quickly responds to Kane betting allegations

Aug. 03, 2021 03:09 AM EDT

One thing seems clear by glancing at social media surrounding San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane. He has some issues, and his wife says betting on his own team is one of them. Anna Kane said some other things, too, in an Instagram post over the weekend that also accused...

Official: 26 shots fired at driver in NHP trooper death case

Aug. 02, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Four law enforcement officers fired 26 shots at a carjacking suspect in a disabled car with a fatally injured a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper still lodged inside after he was struck and smashed through the windshield during a Las Vegas freeway chase last week, a police...

Casino owner donating site for Las Vegas shooting memorial

Aug. 02, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino company that owns the former Las Vegas Strip concert venue that in 2017 became the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history said Monday it is donating part of the property for a permanent memorial. MGM Resorts...

DaBaby offers 2nd apology after recent homophobic comments

Aug. 02, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rapper DaBaby offered another apology Monday while facing heavy backlash after he made crude and homophobic remarks at a recent Miami-area music festival. The Grammy-nominated performer said he was misinformed for his comments about HIV/AIDS in the...

Police officers become candidates as policing debate rages

Aug. 02, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In his first campaign ad as a Republican candidate for Nevada governor, Joe Lombardo picks up a badge, a gun and a tactical vest that says “police” while a 911 call plays in the background. A voiceover says the Las Vegas-area sheriff kept his city...

Suspect sought in deadly stabbing at Las Vegas hookah lounge

Aug. 02, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas are searching for the suspect in a fatal stabbing outside a hookah lunge. Police say they receive reports about a stabbing Sunday night in the parking lot of Sultan's Palace, which is inside a shopping complex. ...