With 3 first round draft picks a lot of attention is going to be on the Raiders rookies this year. Listen to Michael Gehlken breakdown who to watch out for in training camp.
The Raiders are starting training camp and their are going to see some battles for positions. Ed Graney and Michael Gehlken talk with Cassie Soto about the matchups.
The Raiders are on Hard Knocks this season, Ed Graney and Michael Gehlken talk with Cassie Soto about the possible implications of this.
Manny Pacquiao and Keith Thurman hit the scales and squared off at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, making their July 20 fight for the WBA welterweight title official. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Excessive carbon emissions have already caused significant environmental damage. The country needs a “radical change” in its energy infrastructure. Achieving net-zero emissions will require eliminating gas-powered cars and limiting beef consumption. That’s according to Patrick Donnelly, Nevada state director of the Center for Biological Diversity.
Fremont Street Experience party and 80 martini salute on July 18 to honor former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman’s 80th birthday.
Analysts say the $140 million renovation project at The STRAT, formerly the known as the Stratosphere, could help the hotel-casino compete with the evolving north side of the Las Vegas Strip. (Bailey Schulz/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board met on July 18 to discuss construction updates, including the newest partnership with AEG Facilities. AEG will be responsible for the stadium’s operations, as well as scheduling events on the days the Raiders are not playing.
Michael Ross, room chef/pitmaster at Beaumont’s Southern Kitchen at Texas Station in Las Vegas, makes peach cobbler by baking peaches in a cast-iron pan with batter and crumble, then topping with Haagen-Dazs vanilla ice cream and bourbon-caramel sauce. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A funeral service for former Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Captain, who also ran for sheriff, Larry Burns, was held at The Smith Center on Thursday, July 18. Burns was remembered by his family, friends and was given a 21-gun salute by the Las Vegas police honor guard. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Sen. Jacky Rosen is demanding a congressional hearing on why WNBA players don’t earn as
much as players in the NBA.
Former Nevada Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson, who pleaded guilty to misusing campaign funds, was sentenced to 27 months in prison on Thursday, July 18, 2019. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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.
Golden Knight’s owner Bill Foley’s House for sale in The Ridges – Real Estate Millions
The Degree, UNLV’s new 226-unit apartment complex, is complete and open for student living on campus. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Four fighters were put under contract with the UFC following their performances at Dana White’s Contender Series on Tuesday night at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Keith Thurman says he will be the one to retire eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao when they trade leather at the MGM Grand Arena on July 20 for the WBA world welterweight title.
A 7.1 M earthquake on July 5, 2019, had an impact on pupfish at Devils Hole at Death Valley National Park. (Death Valley National Park)
One of Donald Trump’s greatest strengths — his ability to shape national narratives — is also a great weakness.
Water Grill, from a 30-year-old California company opening its first Las Vegas location, specializes is fresh seafood including 16 types of oysters. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
New Orleans-based karaoke chain opens new location in Neonopolis. (Jason Bracelin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Manny Menina, line cook at Broken Yolk Cafe in Las Vegas, stacks 8 ounces of beef, 2 strips of bacon, hash browns, caramelized onions and 2 fried eggs on 4 King’s Hawaiian slider buns to make the Loco Moco Breakfast Burger. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Henderson Fire Department talks about double-checking car seats in the Las Vegas heat to remember children who may be in the car. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Tax the Rich Bus has stopped in Las Vegas as part of its summer tour. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
A 13-year-old Las Vegas boy who has faced Hodgkin’s lymphoma is treated to a special day by the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights in a new ESPN “My Wish” Series feature debuting Wednesday, July 17, on SportsCenter.
In the feature, Doron Coldwell spends a day with the team and even gets an opportunity to replace his favorite player, three-time Stanley Cup winner Marc-Andre Fleury, in the net.
The 2019 NBA Summer League set a new average daily attendance record, with just over 12,000 people coming over the 11-day timespan to enjoy some basketball. After 83 games it was the Memphis Grizzlies that raised the championship trophy, defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves 95-92.