An internet joke has more than 1 million people interested in storming Nevada’s famed Area 51 north of Las Vegas on Sept. 20. Locals think it’s a terrible idea, but welcome the customers. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
At the final press conference leading up to their July 20 bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Keith Thurman and Manny Pacquiao talked about their upcoming welterweight title bout and squared off in a staredown. Thurman says he intends to knock out the Philippine senator. The 40-year-old Pacquiao talked about the shape he’s in ahead of the fight. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Aces are on a mission to encourage the love of basketball in the city of Las Vegas. To help grow that passion, Las Vegas Aces guards Sydney Colson and Sugar Rodgers hosted a basketball clinic for camp attendees at SkyView YMCA.
Before Neil Armstrong made his historic step onto the lunar surface, he and his fellow Apollo 11 crew members had spent three days training and exploring the man-made craters at the Nevada Test Site north of Las Vegas. The crews of Apollo 14, 15, 16 and 17 also trained at the site. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Aviators Finn the bat dog is treated as one of the guys at the Las Vegas ballpark and has received recognition from other teams throughout the country.
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The Degree, UNLV’s new 226-unit apartment complex, is complete and open for student living on campus. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)