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Former two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker announced her retirement on Sunday.
Apr 29, 2024
Women's basketball great Candace Parker retires
The 38-year-old power forward, who posted her decision on Instagram, was a two-time WNBA Most Valuable Player.
Fans gather outside Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas before the start of Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Feb 13, 2024
NFL’s Roger Goodell already wants another Super Bowl in Las Vegas
Sunday's Super Bowl marks an important milestone for a city that’s trying to become one of the world’s sports capitals.
Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, where Super Bowl 58 will be held on Sunday. The city is promising a spectacle around the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers showdown.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Feb 6, 2024
Las Vegas planning Super Bowl supernova to cement sports hub status
The spectacle could be biggest television event in the United States since Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon in 1969.
A drone soccer match is demonstrated at CES in Las Vegas on Wednesday.
Jan 12, 2024
Buzz, bump, goal! Drone soccer aims high at CES
There was a loud whirring sound at CES in Las Vegas this week. It wasn't a swarm of insects, but instead a demonstration of drone soccer.
Law enforcement officers head into the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, campus amid a mass shooting on Wednesday.
Dec 9, 2023
Japanese associate professor killed in U.S. college shooting
The Nevada university where the attack took place Wednesday identified the woman as Naoko Takemaru, an associate professor of Japanese language studies.
Max Verstappen celebrates winning the Las Vegas Grand Prix on Saturday
MORE SPORTS / Auto Racing
Nov 19, 2023
Verstappen battles through to win Las Vegas Grand Prix thriller
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc overtook Red Bull's Sergio Perez on the last lap to grab second place ahead of the Mexican.
Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc during qualifying for the Las Vegas Grand Prix on Saturday.
MORE SPORTS / Auto Racing
Nov 18, 2023
Charles Leclerc on a roll with pole for Ferrari in Las Vegas
Leclerc was fastest in all three qualifying phases down the floodlit Strip, with its neon backdrop of landmark hotels and casinos.
Red Bull's Max Verstappen drives during a practice session at the Las Vegas Strip Circuit on Thursday.
MORE SPORTS / Auto Racing
Nov 17, 2023
Lewis Hamilton defends Vegas race after Max Verstappen's criticism
Hamilton offered his thoughts about the Las Vegas Grand Prix after Max Verstappen called it "99% show and 1% sporting event."
A fan holds a sign during a game between the A's and Rangers in Oakland, California, on Aug. 7.
Nov 17, 2023
MLB owners give stamp of approval to Athletics' move to Las Vegas
The A's will play their final season at the Oakland Coliseum in 2024 .
Dutch driver Max Verstappen speaks to the press after the opening ceremony for the Las Vegas Grand Prix on Wednesday.
Nov 16, 2023
Verstappen slams Las Vegas race as '99% show'
The Red Bull three-time world champion criticized the new street course and said Wednesday he had no interest in the razzmatazz around the event.
The Formula One track in Las Vegas is lit up ahead of the Grand Prix on Wednesday.
Nov 16, 2023
Formula One’s Las Vegas race isn’t living up to the hype
Liberty Media, the owner of F1, has started to lower profit expectations for the race, blaming unexpected costs.
Mercedes driver George Russell drives during the Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix Launch Party in November 2022.
Nov 15, 2023
Viva Las Vegas as Formula One bets big on Sin City race
It is all systems go for the launch of an event F1 owners Liberty Media believe can propel the sport into a new money-spinning orbit.
Red Bull's Sergio Perez drives on the track during the Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix Launch Party in Las Vegas on Nov. 5, 2022.
MORE SPORTS / Auto Racing
Nov 14, 2023
Las Vegas Grand Prix expected to 'shatter' F1 betting records
Red Bull's Max Verstappen, who has been an outspoken skeptic of the event, is the heavy prerace favorite at -300 at the book.
Super Bowl LVIII will take place at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada, on Feb. 11, 2024. 
Oct 20, 2023
Las Vegas rapidly moving from sports pariah to sports capital
"We are the sports capital of the world right now," said former mayor Oscar Goodman
Tupac Shakur
Sep 30, 2023
Suspect in rapper Tupac Shakur's 1996 slaying charged with murder
The charges marked a breakthrough for a long-unsolved case that was a defining moment in the history of rap music.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jul 19, 2023
Las Vegas police search home in Tupac murder case
The best-selling hip-hop artist behind hits such as 'California Love' was gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas at the age of just 25, and his killers have never been caught.
Japan Times
Jun 15, 2023
Nevada assembly approves funding deal for A's
The Oakland Athletics inched closer to a move to Las Vegas when the Nevada state assembly approved a bill providing public funding to assist in the construction of a new stadium on Wednesday.
Japan Times
Jun 6, 2023
Knights pound Panthers to go up 2-0 in Stanley Cup Final
Vegas captain Mark Stone said Jack Eichel's return from a crunching hit fired up the Golden Knights, who scored three goals in the third period for the second straight game.
Japan Times
Apr 22, 2023
With Las Vegas land deal, Athletics may finally leave Oakland
Japan Times
Apr 21, 2023
A's plan to buy land in Las Vegas, shift focus away from Oakland
The Oakland Athletics agreed to buy a 49-acre site just off the Las Vegas Strip and hope to relocate to Nevada, team president Dave Kaval told the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Wednesday.


The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan