Posts Tagged Las Vegas

John Force leads Funny Car qualifying

LAS VEGAS (AP) — John Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday in the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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Developers say work to begin on Vegas Strip arena

Former NBA player Jackie Robinson, center, smiles during an event to announce the construction of the All Net Resort & Arena Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas. Developers have announced that they will construct a privately-funded sports arena and resort backed by former NBA player Jackie Robinson. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Developers said Wednesday they’re starting construction on a privately-funded $1.4 billion retractable-roof sports arena and resort backed by a former UNLV and National Basketball Association player at a former waterpark site on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Jose Canseco accidentally shoots his left hand

In this March 17, 2005 file photo, former Oakland Athletic and Texas Ranger baseball player Jose Canseco testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, to examine the use of steroids in baseball. Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home Tuesday. Metro police Lt. Mark Reddon says officers responded to a call of an accidental shooting shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, file)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.

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Another multiple-course tournament on PGA Tour

Andrew Svoboda hits his ball on the first fairway during the final round of the McGladrey Classic golf tournament on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The McGladrey Classic will be the fourth PGA Tour event next year to use multiple courses, and the first that is not in California.

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OJ Simpson appeal in hands of Nevada Supreme Court

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson’s appeal for release from a Nevada prison is now up to the state’s Supreme Court.

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