• Sen. Reid wants Raiders in Vegas; mum on public financing

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sen. Harry Reid says he’s a big fan of efforts to lure the NFL’s Raiders to Las Vegas but is keeping mum on whether he thinks taxpayers should help foot the bill for a new football stadium.

  • Daily fantasy sports sites aim to make Nevada comeback

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daily fantasy sports websites that were shut down in Nevada because they didn’t have gambling licenses want to get back in the game, but officials who set policy for the gambling mecca of Las Vegas weren’t impressed.

  • In this Aug. 12, 2016 photo, posters advertising an upcoming Rat Pack tribute show is shown at the Tuscany Suites and Casino in Las Vegas. Although Frank Sinatra's presence in Sin City has faded, fans can still locate pieces of his Las Vegas legacy with a little homework and a desire to look beyond popular, contemporary tourist attractions. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    The memory of all that: Can you still find Sinatra in Vegas?

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Popular Frank Sinatra tunes in Las Vegas hotel lobbies have been replaced by the likes of Sia and Rihanna. The final tower of the famed Riviera Hotel and Casino has fallen, and the Sands Hotel and Casino is long gone. A tribute show to the Rat Pack draws mainly retirees.

  • Mets activate Cespedes, Cabrera from disabled list

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The New York Mets activated outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera from the disabled list in a move manager Terry Collins hopes will provide a much-needed offensive boost for his ball club.

  • In this Aug. 7, 2016 file photo, rowers are seen through a screen decorated with the Olympic rings as they practice at the rowing venue in Lagoa at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The night of Sunday, Aug. 21 will mark the launch of the Olympic Channel, designed to keep Olympic sports relevant between each games and bring young audiences into sports. The digital channel will go live right after the closing ceremony of the Rio Games, providing a mix of original programming, live sports events, news and highlights. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

    US Olympic gold hasn’t made for winning bets in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rowing, shooting and judo — the U.S. may have won big gold medals in those Olympic events but some of the most prominent Las Vegas sports books didn’t even bother with them.

  • Las Vegas NHL team names Murray Craven senior vice president

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas NHL owner Bill Foley has hired longtime adviser Murray Craven as the expansion team’s senior vice president.