Odds are, U of T prof knows the answer

Winnipeg Free Press – PRINT EDITION Statistics expert uses numbers to calculate probability of events By: Randy Turner Posted: 3:00 AM | Comments: Enlarge Image BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal If you’ve ever asked the question, “What are the odds?” Jeffrey Rosenthal can find you the answers. At least, it’s a probability. But chances are Rosenthal could eventually give you those odds, too. Rosenthal is a … Read the rest

Family knew suspect in Las Vegas road rage shooting – VIDEO: Suspect in Vegas mom killing arrested – Police: Mom, son …

Police made an arrest Thursday in the puzzling road-rage killing of a Las Vegas mother, apprehending a neighbor who had a history with the family before the shootout. The suspect, identified by cops as Erich Nowsch, 19, was led in to a car by an officer and taken to cops headquarters for questioning after SWAT teams surrounded his home. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT He was arrested (taken in to custody) on suspicion … Read the rest

Names in the news: Las Cruces Realtor wins national award

LAS CRUCES >> Micheal Flores from Las Cruces was awarded top honors by the National Association of Home Builders last month in Las Vegas Nevada at the national conference. He was recognized as the 2015 National Sales Rookie of the Year. Flores represents Hakes Brothers Homes in Santa Teresa. According to a news release from NAHB, Flores is “an example of what can happen when new people with enthusiasm, talent … Read the rest

S-League betting: Warriors set for winning start

S.LEAGUE BETTING HOUGANG UNITED v COURTS YOUNG LIONS (Tomorrow, 7.30pm, Hougang Stadium) The theme of lost forwards continues in this fixture, as Hougang’s 31-goal Brazilian strikeforce Geison Moura and Diego Gama are now replaced by former Real Madrid striker Francisco Salvador Ela and Japanese Takahashi Manato. Courts Young Lions are moreover missing Sahil Suhaimi who has travelled with the LionsXII, yet they will remember they did the treble over the … Read the rest

'Diners, Drive-ins and Dives' makes its way through the Valley

TV Personality Guy Fieri stands on the red carpet prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards at Wynn Las Vegas hotel-casino Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill) Guy Fieri recently rolled through the Valley to feature five Phoenix-area restaurants on his very popular Food Network show, “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.” Sal’s Gilbert Pizza, Andreoli Italian Grocer, Paradise Valley Burger Company, Wild Thaiger and Tom’s Thumb … Read the rest

Betting on The Guardian

Talk is cheap when you’re a media pundit. No sooner had Alan Rusbridger formally announced he would retire as editor in chief of The Guardian than speculation kicked off over who would replace him. So far, The Independent has touted online editor in chief Janine Gibson as frontrunner. The UK’s Spectator puts Guardian US head Katharine Viner “not far behind.” But media prognosticators aren’t the only ones with skin in … Read the rest

Beware of ticket scams for Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao fight May 2 at MGM

Isaac Brekken Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are shown in this composite from file photos. By Robin Leach (contact) Sunday, March 1, 2015 | 6:55 p.m. Floyd Mayweather Jr. 38th Birthday Launch slideshow » Justin Bieber, 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Launch slideshow » Pacquiao Defeats Algieri Launch slideshow » It’s a warning not to get scammed. We do not want our Las Vegas visitors and locals ripped … Read the rest

MMA star Ronda Rousey rooting for Pacquiao against Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao will have major girl power on his side when he faces Floyd Mayweather on May 2 in Las Vegas. UFC women’s champion Ronda Rousey, one of the biggest stars in mixed martial arts, asserted she will be cheering on the Filipino fight icon for the mega-fight. “Pacquiao has-been very, very affable to me so I’m going to root for him,” Rousey told TMZ. The unbeaten Rousey defended her … Read the rest

4,000 attend Jerry Tarkanian tribute in Las Vegas arena

LAS VEGAS (AP) – The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, spared no effort to honor Jerry Tarkanian at a public tribute Sunday in the Las Vegas arena where he coached. Tarkanian, who built UNLV in to a basketball power and led the Runnin’ Rebels to the 1990 NCAA championship, died Feb. 11 at the age of 84. The Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1N6S0pr ) UNLV brought out the Rebels national … Read the rest

Macau Fortunes Go From Bad to Worse

<!– (S) –> (Bloomberg) — Xu Meihua joined hundreds of thousands of fellow Chinese tourists who traveled to Macau over Lunar New Year last week. She was not there to gamble though. <!– –>The 58-year-old accountant dropped by casinos owned by Wynn Macau Ltd., Sands China Ltd. and SJM Holdings Ltd. to snap photos and window shop. Traveling with her sister and husband in the world’s biggest gambling hub, she … Read the rest