Brent Musburger: Here’s hoping to ‘middle’ the Super Bowl

My Super Bowl betting strategy is simple: I’m picking the Patriots to win a tight game, but I’m going to try for a “middle” by using the Rams in a 7-point teaser.

The Ladder: Nonprofit UNSHAKEABLE gets new CEO

Nonprofit UNSHAKEABLE — whose mission is to change the economics and future of women affected by sex trafficking, prostitution, addiction, domestic abuse, and trauma — named Bonnie Gilmour CEO.

This week’s 5 best bets for shows in Las Vegas

Comedian and actor Brad Williams, who recently appeared in Netflix’s comedy showcase “The Degenerates,” returns to town with his humorous observations on disability, relationships and more at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort.

UNLV roundup: Men’s tennis team notches two 4-1 victories

Richard Solberg and Jordan Sauer each won in singles and were part of two doubles victories Friday in helping UNLV top Weber State in the second of the Rebels’ two 4-1 nonconference men’s tennis triumphs.

Las Vegas Aces re-sign free-agent wing Dearica Hamby

The Aces have re-signed restricted free-agent wing Dearica Hamby. Terms of the deal were not available. Hamby played in 33 games last season — all as a reserve — and scored 7.4 points per game.

Summerlin to celebrate the Year of the Pig

On Feb. 5, Lunar New Year returns to Downtown Summerlin with an over-the-top and fun celebration of 2019 — the Year of the Pig. Guests will be entertained by an oversized Chinese dragon, characters dressed as lions, percussionists and a performance by fan dancers. Red envelopes filled with chocolate gold coins and surprise $10 gift cards will be randomly distributed to patrons and children in attendance, while supplies last. The event is free and open to the public.

Nevada Builder Trade In Program reported 82 contingency sales in 2018

Nevada Builder Trade In Program Exceeds Expectations in 2018 When twins Robin Smith and Robert Smith launched the Nevada Builder Trade In Program in 2014, neither would have predicted that the program that helps current homeowners sell their current residence while buying a brand-new one on contingency would grow so quickly.

Toll Brothers offters tailored incentive packages

Toll Brothers is set to kick off its inaugural Built-For-You Sales Event running through Feb. 18. The builders’ communities throughout Las Vegas and Henderson invite homebuyers to explore this offer to discover the home of their dreams. Sales representatives will then craft an incentive package with those priorities in mind.

Golf academy to open at Lake Las Vegas

A new golf instruction academy is being formed at the award-winning Reflection Bay Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas, complete with professional golf instruction, state-of-the-art technology and a new building to house the program.

HOA violations and fines must follow state law

I thought it would be worthwhile to have an article on homeowners associations’ violations and fines so that our boards’ enforcement process and procedures follow state laws.

Rams QB Jared Goff shows a champion’s composure ahead of Super Bowl

The quarterback entered the NFL in 2016 as the No. 1 overall draft pick, carrying a calm, even-tempered demeanor that very much remains today. He lost all seven starts made as a rookie. And yet, however difficult, however much he processed internally, little seemed to deter his disposition.

Saints fans plan creative Super Bowl boycotts

From the “Boycott Bowl” to the “Dunk the Referee” tank, people in New Orleans are finding creative ways to spend Sunday doing anything but watching the Super Bowl.

DE Julius Peppers retires after 17 NFL seasons

Carolina’s Julius Peppers has announced his retirement after 17 NFL seasons, nine Pro Bowl appearances and six All-Pro selections.

Anthony Davis ready to move on from Pelicans

Anthony Davis feels like he’s given the New Orleans Pelicans all he can and that his time to move on has come.

Proposed Washington bill would ban dwarf tossing events

A proposed statewide ban on risky dwarf events – including dwarf tossing and potentially also wrestling – drew support at a public hearing Thursday along with questions about its breadth.

Las Vegas home invasion ends with 3 hospitalized in shooting

A home invasion in the southwest valley ended with the homeowner getting shot and firing back at two men who had entered the residence Friday morning, according to Las Vegas police.

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