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Caleb Williams propels No. 5 USC past Notre Dame 38-27

Nov. 26, 2022 23:17 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caleb Willams polished his Heisman Trophy credentials with 232 yards passing and four total touchdowns, and No. 5 Southern California capped its outstanding regular season under new coach Lincoln Riley by staying firmly in the College Football Playoff race with a 38-27 victory...

UNLV claims cannon, holds off Nevada late for 27-22 win

Nov. 26, 2022 22:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Johnathan Baldwin broke up a Nate Cox fourth-down pass on the final play of the game to preserve UNLV's 27-22 win over rival Nevada on Saturday to claim the Fremont Cannon in the annual rivalry game. It was the first collegiate game played at Allegiant Stadium —...

Nicholls State beats San Diego 72-70

Nov. 26, 2022 21:56 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Littles' layup with eight seconds left lifted Nicholls State to a 72-70 win over San Diego at the Las Vegas Classic tournament on Saturday night. Latrell Jones scored 26 points and added six rebounds for the Colonels (2-4). Caleb Huffman went 6 of 9 from the...

No. 6 Indiana holds off Auburn in Las Vegas Invitational

Nov. 26, 2022 01:26 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes had a perfect shooting night Friday and scored 18 of her 26 points in the second half to lead No. 6 Indiana to a 96-81 victory over Auburn in the Las Vegas Invitational. Holmes, who also had 12 rebounds, made all 10 of her field goal attempts and...

DUI arrest in 3-vehicle Vegas crash that killed 1, injured 5

Nov. 25, 2022 21:17 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 23-year-old Las Vegas woman was being held without bail Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence in a late-night crash in Summerlin that killed one person and injured five others, one critically. Tierra Richardson was booked into the Clark County jail...

Seahawks happy to be home for a while, set to host Raiders

Nov. 25, 2022 18:30 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — There was an underrated aspect to what the Seattle Seahawks accomplished through their first 10 games and their surprising surge to the top of the NFC West. They did most of it away from home and flew plenty of miles in the process — most recently to Germany, where...

5 years prison, $2.5M restitution for Las Vegas COVID fraud

Nov. 25, 2022 15:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay more than $2.5 million in restitution for bilking the government out of millions of dollars in federal loans and COVID-relief funds during the pandemic two years ago. Federal prosecutors...

No. 19 UCLA has easy time with Pepperdine in 100-53 win

Nov. 24, 2022 02:31 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freshman Amari Bailey scored a career-best 19 points, Jaime Jaquez Jr. added 17 points and eight rebounds and No. 19 UCLA rebounded from a rough weekend in Las Vegas to beat Pepperdine 100-53 on Wednesday night. David Singleton scored 13 points and Jalen Clark...

Lawsuit looms over tiny rare fish in drought-stricken West

Nov. 23, 2022 22:27 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Conservationists have notified U.S. wildlife officials that they will sue over delinquent decisions related to protections for two rare fish species that are threatened by groundwater pumping in the drought-stricken West. The Center for Biological Diversity sent a...

UC Riverside wins 76-65 against Abilene Christian

Nov. 23, 2022 21:53 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nevada (AP) — Flynn Cameron scored 26 points as UC Riverside beat Abilene Christian 76-65 on Wednesday night. The Highlanders won all three games at the Vegas 4 tournament in Henderson, Nevada and now have won four straight. Abilene Christian lost all three of its...