Posts Tagged Nevada

Sharper set for change-of-plea in sex assault case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former NFL star Darren Sharper is moving closer to resolving charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women in four states.

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World Series of Poker starts this week with new events

In this July 5, 2014 file photo, a man walks by a sign for the World Series of Poker during the main event in Las Vegas. The annual weeks-long tournament at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas that rewards millions of dollars to the best card sharks playing in 68 events starts Wednesday, May 27, 2015, with a new event expected to attract at least 10,000 players. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship’s newest event could cause a poker chip shortage.

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Cormier submits Johnson in 3rd, wins vacant title at UFC 187

Daniel Cormier celebrates after defeating Anthony Johnson in their light heavyweight mixed martial arts title bout at UFC 187 on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Cormier wore the conflict on his beaming face when he got the UFC’s light heavyweight title belt strapped around his waist in the same Vegas cage where he failed to win it a few months ago.

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B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas

Rita Washington, facing camera, daughter of B.B. King, embraces people waiting in line during a public viewing of the blues legend Friday, May 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. A pu(AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great’s life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas.

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