A cement truck crashed into a wall on U.S. Highway 95 early Saturday morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
For the fifth straight game, the 51s scored six or more runs. And for the fifth straight game, they went home with a win. Las Vegas beat Tacoma 7-4 to secure a series victory and move its record to 11-10.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is a 4-1 favorite in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Geico 500 on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Only one other driver, Jimmie Johnson at 15-2, has single-digit odds.
“If the NFL says, ‘If you want to move to Las Vegas, Raiders, you can,’ then we’ve got to spring into action and we’ve got to come up with a program,” casino owner Steve Wynn said Friday. “I just thought it would be a great thing for the town, don’t you agree?” he added.
Micah Roberts, a former Las Vegas sports book director who has been setting NASCAR odds since 1994, analyzes the field for Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama.
UNLV has its big man, and Cheickna Dembele’s high school coach said the Rebels are getting a good one. He was being recruited by Michigan State and Syracuse and had a trip planned to Missouri.
I received a Twitter message from Ed Odeven, who covers pro basketball overseas for the Japan Times. He thought UNLV fans might want to know that Wendell White has been named MVP of the bj-league over there for the second time.
Miles Killebrew, a Foothill High School product and hard-hitting former Southern Utah safety, was selected in the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday with the No. 111 overall pick by the Detroit Lions.
Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. hinted at a possible return to the ring Saturday during the Showtime telecast of the Badou Jack-Lucian Bute title fight in Washington, D.C.
A wave of violent crime has rocked the valley this year, and April was especially deadly. Las Vegas police say the perpetrators seem to be getting younger and using more guns.