Feb 10, 2017

Proposed Las Vegas stadium for Raiders still needs funding

The Oakland Raiders and the board overseeing the proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas have high hopes for the project despite losing an instrumental supporter, but their plan is still missing hundreds of millions of dollars in financing. Team leaders and the stadium authority ...

Goodell dodges questions on Raiders, parries on Pats

Feb 2, 2017

Goodell dodges questions on Raiders, parries on Pats

Nothing produces awkward NFL moments quite like watching the commissioner parry all those thorny issues involving the league’s oldest and newest troublemakers — the Raiders and Patriots. Reporters spent time poking Roger Goodell about “Deflategate,” the Raiders’ now-threatened move to Las Vegas, and other ...

Adelson out of Las Vegas stadium deal for Raiders

Jan 31, 2017

Adelson out of Las Vegas stadium deal for Raiders

Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson pulled out of a deal Monday to build a $1.9 billion domed stadium for the Oakland Raiders in Las Vegas The move deprives the team of a chief financial backer as it seeks to bring pro football to Las ...

Oakland unveils stadium plan to keep Raiders in town

Dec 10, 2016

Oakland unveils stadium plan to keep Raiders in town

Oakland and Alameda County leaders will vote Tuesday on a financial and development plan to build a $1.3 billion football stadium at the Coliseum site to keep the Raiders from moving to Las Vegas. Mayor Libby Schaaf and other local leaders on Friday presented ...

McPhee named GM of Las Vegas expansion team

Jul 14, 2016

McPhee named GM of Las Vegas expansion team

George McPhee has been hired as general manager of the NHL’s expansion Las Vegas franchise. Owner Bill Foley announced McPhee as the franchise’s first GM at a news conference Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas. McPhee will be in charge of building the team from ...

Driver who plowed into Las Vegas crowd charged with murder

Dec 23, 2015

Driver who plowed into Las Vegas crowd charged with murder

An Oregon woman accused of plowing her car into a crowd on the Las Vegas Strip, killing one person and injuring dozens, was charged with murder on Tuesday as investigators sought clues to what motivated the rampage. Lakeisha N. Holloway, 24, who was arrested ...

Oct 13, 2015

Allegiant jet evacuated during engine fire on Vegas tarmac

A California-bound Allegiant flight was evacuated in Las Vegas after an engine caught fire on the tarmac, the second plane fire at the airport in as many months and the latest in a string of issues for the low-fare carrier. Allegiant Air Flight 516 ...