The widow of a man who died in the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting in Las Vegas was honored Sunday in a pregame ceremony by the Tennessee Titans.
On Sunday, Lawrence Guy, who played at Western High School, will honor the 58 killed and more than 500 injured in the attack on the Strip during the NFL’s My Cause, My Cleats initiative.
The Metropolitan Police Department will have increased presence at Sunday’s Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon, and organizers expect security to be tight as ever. Police have planned for multiple scenarios at the marathon, and prepared safeguards and responses for each one, Capt. Andy Walsh said.
The event will start a mile north in front of New York-New York.
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and surrounding events will take place as scheduled on the weekend of Nov. 12, but there will be changes to the course after the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip.
The Vegas Golden Knights won their first home game Tuesday night, and T-Mobile Arena was filled with symbols of strength and salutes for first responders. Ceremonies before the game honored the 58 people who died in the Route 91 Harvest festival mass shooting on Oct. 1.
No one could have imagined that the first home game in the history of the NHL expansion team would be defined by such a mournful cause, but as it has so many times in the worst of moments, sports proved to be a powerful remedy.
Nick Robone, the 28-year-old assistant UNLV hockey coach who was hit in the chest by a bullet shot by Stephen Paddock, knows that when the Route 91 Harvest festival was turned into a shooting gallery, he was lucky.
Los Angeles staved off a late rally to secure a 75-69 victory over the Sacramento Kings in front of a decidedly pro-Lakers crowd in an NBA exhibition game at T-Mobile Arena on Sunday night.
Half of the money will go to the Las Vegas Police Department and the other half will go to the victims of the families of last week’s mass shooting.