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Winston, Florida State hold off Oklahoma State 37-31 in opener
Photo: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston leaps ove Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State held off Oklahoma State 37-31 to begin defending its national title. ...
9:38 p.m.
Mojave running back puts on a show at Idaho showcase
Photo: From left, Mojave High School football  players An The Mojave High football team scored touchdowns of more than 60 yards today on its initial two plays against Idaho’s Skyview at the Rocky Mountain Rumble at Idaho State ...
9:07 p.m.
Faith Lutheran blanked by Idaho power
Photo: From left, Faith Lutheran High School football pla The Faith Lutheran High football team lost its season opener today 27-0 against two-time defending Idaho state champion Shelley during the Rocky Mountain Rumble at Idaho State ...
8:08 p.m.
Todd Gurley leads Georgia past Clemson 45-21
Photo: Georgia's Todd Gurley, left, breaks away from Clem Todd Gurley ran for 198 yards and three touchdowns, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another score, and No. 12 Georgia gained some early style points in the national race with a 45-21 victory over ...
6:38 p.m.
Club kingpin Mike Galam is out as Crazy Horse Too sits dark
Photo: The shuttered Crazy Horse Too gentlemen's club on Um, maybe it’s the location? Maybe the parcel on which Crazy Horse Too is simply cursed? Not likely, but that enclave of debauchery ...
Updated 2:13 p.m.
Mayor, Tarkanian, fans honor Mountain Ridge Little League team
Photo: Members of the Mountain Ridge Little League team l Though they came up short in Williamsport, Pa., members of the Mountain Ridge Little League baseball team received a warm reception Saturday as hundreds of fans turned out to celebrate their historic run ...
5:15 p.m.
Tove Lo toasts grand opening of The Sayers Club; Rebecca & Fiona at Foxtail
Photo: Tove Lo at The Sayers Club on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2 Sweden took over SLS Las Vegas on Thursday night with two grand-opening soirees. The intimate lounge, nightspot and live-music venue The Sayers Club celebrated its official grand opening with Swedish pop sensation Tove Lo and ...
5:00 p.m.
As Jerry Lewis accepts Australia’s top honor, rare MDA Telethon video surfaces
As Jerry Lewis accepts Australia’s top honor, rare MDA Telethon video surfaces There was once a time when the entire country was tuned in to Jerry Lewis on Labor Day Weekend, but on Friday afternoon it was a handful of dignitaries who joined Lewis at Reynolds Hall ...
4:45 p.m.
Man found dead near Galleria mall may be hit-and-run victim
Police responded around 1:30 a.m. to Galleria Drive west of Gibson Road, where they found the man lying in the westbound roadway in a right-hand turn lane ...
4:25 p.m.
Fajardo leads UNR to 28-19 win over Southern Utah
Cody Fajardo threw for 303 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score to lead UNR to a 28-19 win over Southern Utah in the season opener Saturday.
4:13 p.m.
Penn State tops UCF 26-24 with last-second FG
Photo: Penn State place kicker Sam Ficken kicks the game- Penn State won a thrilling season opener with a 36-yard field goal as time expired to defeat the University of Central Florida 26-24 in front of a raucous 55,000-strong crowd in Ireland.
2:20 p.m.
No. 7 UCLA wins thanks to three defensive touchdowns
Photo: UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks returns an intercep UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns before Brett Hundley led them on a critical second-half scoring drive and the No. 7 Bruins escaped Virginia 28-20 in the opener for both teams Saturday.
Updated 2:43 p.m.
Rams cut Sam, first openly gay player drafted
Photo: St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam watches f The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.
2:15 p.m.
MMA fighter ‘War Machine’ extradited from California, booked into Clark County jail
MMA fighter ‘War Machine’ extradited from California, booked into Clark County jail Jonathan Koppenhaver, also known as mixed martial arts fighter "War Machine," was extradited from California and booked this morning into Clark County Detention Center. Police accused Koppenhaver, 32, of ...
12:39 p.m.
Woman injured, man arrested after morning shooting in southwest valley
Woman injured, man arrested after morning shooting in southwest valley Police responded to a domestic violence call around 6:30 a.m. in the 9200 block of West Russell Road near Fort Apache Road ...
12:19 p.m.
A first listen at SLS’ Sayers Club with Tove Lo
Photo: The Sayers Club at SLS celebrated its grand openin If the venue continues to book rising stars, it might just be the best place to see them before they get big.
10:47 a.m.
Vegas Play of the Day: UTEP at New Mexico
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with ...
10:46 a.m.
Punk rock nostalgia: The Offspring, Bad Religion and Pennywise party like it’s 1994
Photo: The Offspring at The Joint There were loud sing-alongs and vigorous mosh pits throughout the night, but it was all still fueled by nostalgia.
10:05 a.m.
The president who won’t look at me
I have a complaint about our president. Mine differs from the complaints from kooks convinced he’s a Kenyan-conceived commie committed to conspiracy to convert our country to a caliphate.
2:03 a.m.
Kicking the football habit unless game changes
A few years ago, I began to feel guilty about watching football. What started it were the revelations about brain damage we now know the game caused in many retired players. But there was plenty ...
2:02 a.m.
Truth about patient No. 9413
My mother was a woman hollowed out like a tree struck by lightning. I wanted to know why.
2:01 a.m.
Real rockers Arsenal fuel ‘Rock of Ages’ at the Venetian
Photo: Members of Arsenal wait backstage before a perform “Rock of Ages,” which is deep into its second year at the Venetian, features a dynamite cast of Broadway-caliber performers but leans heavily on a live band at the back of the stage. ...
Updated 10:20 a.m.
Centennial defense holds Palo Verde offense captive in shutout victory
Photo: Palo Verde's Darrion Finn sits in a kicking net af In a dominant 16-0 victory to begin the season, the host Bulldogs had the rival Panthers all tangled...
1:58 a.m.
Liberty defense produces multiple TDs, holds Basic to less than 100 yards
Photo: From left, Liberty High School football  players J With a defense this good, the Liberty High football team will have plenty of time to develop its freshman quarterback. ...
1:34 a.m.
Arizona knocks Rebels around the field for second straight season
Arizona knocks Rebels around the field for second straight season Once you start it’s easy to get lost in the numbers — 2, 4, 787 — because they’re all staggering in their own way. They also tell the story of Arizona’s shellacking against UNLV ...
12:55 a.m.
Cimarron-Memorial’s defense stingy against Cheyenne’s rushing attack
The Cimarron-Memorial High football team surrendered 105 rushing yards in the first quarter Friday against Cheyenne in the Duel of the Desert game. The remainder of the game, though ...
12:52 a.m.
Gorman gets spark from sophomore duo, wins at Servite
Photo: Bishop Gorman High School football players Noah Ti After losing an All-American to injury today, the Bishop Gorman High football team didn’t miss a beat with his replacement. Alize Jones ...
12:30 a.m.
Virgin Valley settles down after inauspicious start against Western
Photo: From left, Virgin Valley High School football play On the first play from scrimmage as the coach of Virgin Valley, Yori Ludvigson witnessed a 70-yard touchdown run — for opposing Western...
12:16 a.m.

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