Corban Joseph belts solo home run for Las Vegas
AMA Supercross contenders Eli Tomac, left, Cooper Webb discuss their outlooks heading into the final race of the season at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada, during a news conference on May 3, 2019. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Caesars Entertainment Corp. has been swept up in takeover speculation since the company’s share price tumbled last year amid disappointing earnings and concerns over a recession. Amid the decline, hedge funds scooped up shares. Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn began buying shares of Caesars as early as January. Icahn acquired nearly 18 percent by mid-March. In February Icahn called on the Caesars board to study a sale as a way to boost shareholder value.
On Friday, The Venetian begins a year long celebration of its 20th anniversary. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Fourth graders from Hickey Elementary School made their case against Harry Potter at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas on Friday. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs both made weight for the middleweight unification bout taking place May 4 at the T-Mobile Arena. After they hit the scales, the boxers had an intense staredown that got physical.
During a staredown between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Daniel Jacobs at the weigh-in ahead of their fight on May 4 at T-Mobile Arena, the competitors pushed and shoved each other onstage.
UNLV women’s tennis coach Kevin Cory talks about playing in the NCAA regionals. (Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Clark County residents will be able to receive free genetic testing through the Healthy Nevada Project this year. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye