LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas visitors lined up before noon at the city’s mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip. For most, turkey wasn’t even at the top of their list. Crab legs were king. That was the case for Josh Wells of Oklahoma City, who brought family and friends to Caesars’ Bacchanal Buffet. Charlie Miller of New Mexico and his two … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rayvonte Rice scored 21 points and pulled down seven rebounds to direct Illinois past Indiana State 88-62 on Thursday in the third round of the Las Vegas Invitational.Malcolm Hill scored 17 points with eight rebounds, while going 11 of 12 at the free-throw line for the Illini (5-0). Nnanna Egwu, Aaron Cosby and Kendrick Nunn each had 10 points for Illinois, which is … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city’s mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip. For many, turkey wasn’t even at the top of their list. Crab legs were king. That was the case for Josh Wells of Oklahoma City, who brought family and friends to Caesars’ Bacchanal Buffet. “I don’t even think I’m going to touch the … Read the rest

Other Related Content Illinois 88, Indiana State 62 — FINAL LAS VEGAS — Rayvonte Rice scored a game-high 21 points to go along with seven rebounds as the Illini cruised in the semifinals of the Las Vegas Invitational. Illinois will play the winner of tonight’s late game between Baylor and Memphis. For the third straight game, the Illini had at least five players reach double figures. Malcolm Hill (eight rebounds) … Read the rest

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) – Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what’s becoming a new holiday tradition.There were 200 people in line at the Toys R Us in New York City’s Times Square when it opened at 5 p.m. Mary Smalls, 40, was there trying to get all her shopping done on Thanksgiving. She asserted she wanted to ignore heading out on the day … Read the rest

By KIMBERLY PIERCEALLAssociated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city’s mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip.For many, turkey wasn’t even at the top of their list. Crab legs were king. That was the case for Josh Wells of Oklahoma City, who brought family and friends to Caesars’ Bacchanal Buffet. “I don’t even think I’m … Read the rest

Wynn Resorts is under investigation for potential money-laundering law violations, reportedly a new report from Dow Jones. Quoting individuals familiar with the matter, Dow Jones reported in that Manhattan and Las Vegas U.S. Attorney’s offices are investigating the company in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The company, which is run by casino mogul Steve Wynn, saw stock dropped more than 2 % after the … Read the rest

CHICAGO (AP) – Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses in that typically vie for Illinois’ high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no field of their own. A former gang member-turned-star safety sleeps at the assistant coach’s house 'cause he and six other teammates fit the school system’s technical definition of … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chris Freeman scored a career-high 20 points and Ed Dyson added 18 to assist Austin Peay beat Brown 79-58 in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational on Thursday.Khalil Davis scored 10 and grabbed nine rebounds and Chris Horton added eight points and 12 boards for Austin Peay (2-4), which out-rebounded Brown 40-28.The Governors trailed by five early in the 2nd half before using … Read the rest

LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas visitors lined up before noon at the city’s mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an unconventional holiday meal on the Strip. For most, turkey wasn’t even at the top of their list. Crab legs were king. That was the case for Josh Wells of Oklahoma City, who brought family and friends to Caesars’ Bacchanal Buffet. Charlie Miller of New Mexico and his two grown … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans defensive coordinator Ray Horton has-been gambling, calling all sorts of blitzes and stunts trying to pressure the quarterback.Well, in that approach has its risks, and the Titans are paying the price.The Titans have dropped to the bottom of the NFL in run defense, giving up 145.4 yards per game. Now Tennessee (2-9) is preparing to head to Houston where the Texans are … Read the rest