Shifts of lines prove Golden for Knights in Game 5 victory

Vegas coach Gerard Gallant like to say he rolls out four lines indistinguishable of each other, but the Knights beat San Jose 5-3 on Friday night because the sort of secondary scoring that has been difficult to discover of late came through.

Dodgers score no-hitter in win over Padres in Mexico

Walker Buehler and a trio of Los Angeles relievers combined for the franchise’s 23rd no-hitter in a 4-0 victory over the San Diego Padres in the opener of a neutral-site series Friday night.

UNLV roundup: Softball team edges first-place Fresno State

Janine Petmecky went 4-for-4 and scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, leading UNLV past first-place Fresno State 4-3 in a Mountain West softball game Friday in Fresno, California.

Albert Pujols gets 3,000th hit as Angels topple Mariners

Albert Pujols became the 32nd member of the 3,000-hit club with a broken-bat single in the fifth inning of the Los Angeles Angels’ 5-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night, then added another hit to pass Roberto Clemente on the career list.

David Warren helps Mojave boys to Grant Bushman title

David Warren won the triple jump and helped a pair of relay teams to second-place finishes to guide the Mojave boys track team to a first-place finish in the Grant Bushman Invitational in Overton.

Salt Lake’s big 5th dooms 51s in loss

On Friday, Tim Peterson hit his first speed bump of the season, allowing four runs in the fifth inning as the 51s lost 9-5 to Salt Lake on Friday night at Smith’s Ballpark.

EDITORIAL: Education and civil rights

Civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis has a new cause. Speaking in Las Vegas last month, Lewis identified the nation’s failing education system as the country’s most pressing social justice issue.

Jon Gruden assigns history lesson to Raiders’ top draft picks

Left tackle Kolton Miller, defensive tackle P.J. Hall and other top picks did not participate in 11-on-11 drills. Their itinerary contrasted that of other minicamp participants, as Gruden arranged a bigger-picture orientation for the group.

Roundup: Eldorado wins play-in game to reach postseason

Eldorado’s softball team scored four runs in the third inning and five in the fourth Friday to rally from a 6-0 deficit and beat Las Vegas 11-9 at Coronado to claim the final Sunrise Region postseason spot.

New Clark County schools chief faces angst over selection process

While many community members who supported current Chief Academic Officer Mike Barton’s backers are now pledging to support Jesus Jara, some remain bitter over what they see as a rejection of their values by the trustees.

UNLV hires Eric Nepomuceno as head of athletics compliance

UNLV hired Eric Nepomuceno to be in charge of compliance for the athletic department. Athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois also has restructured the compliance office, so Nepomuceno will report to her as well as the president’s office.

Comments sought on military range expansion near Fallon

The Bureau of Land Management is gathering public input on plans to more than triple the size of the Navy training range near Fallon by cutting off public access to almost 770,000 acres of federal land.

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