This weekend will bring another test of whether the three days of NASCAR Sprint Cup races at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway can continue to defy national trends.
The higher education system’s Board of Regents gave its initial OK on Friday to a plan that would build a 40,000-seat domed stadium on campus. The stadium would be accompanied by thousands of units of on campus housing, 600,000 square feet of retail space, a spacious outdoor gathering spot and parking for thousands of cars.
The dazzling Feb. 1 presentation by a development group promising to not only build a 40,000-seat domed stadium at UNLV but remake its campus appears to have hit its first significant hurdle.
It’s supposed to be what you do on the court that gets you into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
But in Andre Agassi’s case, the pending induction July 9 in Newport, R.I., is about more than his accomplishments in tennis.
Josh Cox is 35 years old. But as he approached the finish line of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon on Sunday, he showed he still has the unbridled joy and spontaneity of a 5-year-old.