Blog: Elsewhere

Trump’s Latino bashing risks GOP Senate hopes in Nevada, 2 other key states

The havoc Donald Trump is wreaking on the presidential race is just the beginning of the problems he is poised to cause Republicans in 2016. Already Trump and his anti-immigrant rhetoric is becoming a flashpoint in …

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Snoop Dogg’s son quits UCLA football team

Wide receiver Cordell Broadus, the son of rapper Snoop Dogg, has quit the UCLA football team.

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Five years later, Maryland casinos have addiction, crime, half-filled promises in wake

http://www.citypaper.com/news/features/bcp-081215-feature-gambling-20150811-story.html#page=1

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Former UNLV guard Deville Smith inks contract to play in Europe

Deville Smith, former guard for the University of Tennessee at Martin men’s basketball team, has signed a contract to play for MAFC Budapest in …

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Firefighter killed at South Lake Tahoe fire

Michael Hallenbeck, a 21-year-old member of Organized Crew 36 on the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, was struck by a tree at approximately 5:30 p.m. during the initial attack on the Sierra Fire, the U.S. Forest Service said in a statement Sunday. Efforts to resuscitate Hallenbeck, who was from Shingle Springs, Calif., were not successful.

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Why former Colorado defensive coordinator Kent Baer took pay cut to coach at UNLV

While the former Bishop Gorman head coach has made tremendous gains regarding the 2016 recruiting class, perhaps his biggest success so far has been hiring defensive coordinator Kent Baer away from …

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Gorman’s Cunningham breaks own national high jump record

Bishop Gorman High School incoming senior Vashti Cunningham broke another high jump record Saturday during the Pan Am Junior Championships in Edmonton …

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UNLV, BYU reschedule 2015 football game to 2017

Per the UNLV media guide, the Rebels’ previously slated Nov. 15, 2015, date with the BYU Cougars has been rescheduled …

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Allegiant pilot says jet from Las Vegas low on fuel, makes emergency landing

The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into why an Allegiant Air pilot declared a plane to be so low on fuel it needed to make an emergency landing last week in …

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Man killed by escort may be linked to Las Vegas-area disappearances

The Oregon man shot to death by a West Virginia prostitute as he tried to strangle her on Saturday, is being investigated in connection with unsolved cases in Nevada that may include …

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Sheldon Adelson just got some of his money back from Marco Rubio

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, one of the Republican Party’s biggest megadonors, got some of his money back from the presidential campaign of Sen. Marco Rubio …

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Mexico beats Costa Rica on last-minute penalty by Andres Guardado

http://www.espnfc.us/concacaf-gold-cup/match/430269/hometeam-awayteam/report

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Las Vegas’ Kris Bryant KO’d early in Home Run Derby

The Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant stepped into the baseball spotlight Monday night, but they weren’t there for …

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Desert Pines grad Pierre Jackson back with Sixers after long, strange trip

The short player looked down the long road of his basketball career and agreed it has been a strange one …

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With Obama’s help, Harry Reid leaving an indelible mark in the Nevada desert

When President Obama and Sen. Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) flew to Las Vegas in November to tout the president’s plan to block the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants, Reid took …

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