Harry Reid, former Senate majority leader, dies at 82

Harry Reid, former Senate majority leader, dies at 82

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Harry Reid, the former U.S. Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died. He was 82.

Reid died Tuesday, “peacefully” and surrounded by friends at home in suburban Henderson, “following a courageous, four-year battle with pancreatic cancer,” according to family members and a statement from Landra Reid, his wife of 62 years.

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John Madden, legendary Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at age 85

John Madden, legendary Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at age 85

The game of football has lost a legendary figure.

Pro Football Hall of Fame coach and legendary broadcaster John Madden died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, the NFL announced. He was 85 years old.

“On behalf of the entire NFL family, we extend our condolences to Virginia, Mike, Joe and their families,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement.

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Coyotes in San Jose hoping for first game since Dec. 17 after COVID postponements

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Coyotes (6-21-2) at. San José Sharks (15-14-1), 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, SAP Center, San José, California), ESPN+//Hulu, Arizona Sports 98.7 FM —The Coyotes left for San Jose late afternoon Monday, in anticipation of playing for the first time since Dec. 17. Their regularly scheduled game against the Sharks was on track to be played, as of Monday night. … Forward Lawson Crouse was eligible to come off the COVID protocol list Monday, along with injured forward Jay Beagle.

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Phoenix Suns: Monty Williams, Deandre Ayton placed under NBA COVID health and safety protocols

Head coach Monty Williams and starting center Deandre Ayton join a list of Suns placed under the NBA’s COVID health and safety protocols, league sources informed The Republic on Monday.

Suns lead assistant Kevin Young was serving as head coach for Monday’s game against Memphis at Footprint Center.

Young was out earlier this season under health and safety protocols after testing positive for COVID-19.

“In the league, everyone’s kind of going through the same thing,”

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Utah football is Rose Bowl-bound after rolling Oregon in Pac-12 championship game

Utah football is Rose Bowl-bound after rolling Oregon in Pac-12 championship game

Utes win the Pac-12 for the first time and are through to their first Rose Bowl after beating the Ducks for the second time in 13 days

Las Vegas • A sea of red welcomed the University of Utah football program to its destiny.

An engaged, full-throated, pro-Utes crowd showed up Friday night for the Pac-12 championship game at Allegiant Stadium.

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Maralee Nichols gives birth amid Tristan Thompson paternity suit

Maralee Nichols gives birth amid Tristan Thompson paternity suit

Maralee Nichols — the personal trainer who is suing Tristan Thompson for child support — revealed in a Friday Instagram post that she has welcomed a baby boy.

“Took this beautiful photo last night of my new town!” she captioned a photo of the sunset in Marina del Rey, Calif. “I’m learning to focus on the beautiful things around me instead of all of the negative things.”

She continued,

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Rihanna Is Officially a National Hero

Yeah, I said it. On Monday, the 55th anniversary of its independence from Britain, the island of Barbados officially removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and became a republic. It’s out with colonialism and a past fraught with violent imperial legacies, and in with Dame Sandra Mason and, of course, Rihanna.

Monday’s ceremony was a celebratory affair attended by dozens of officials, including Prince Charles, who came in his mother’s stead to congratulate Barbadians in a speech that acknowledged the “appalling atrocity” of British slavery on the island.

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Oxford High School shooting: 3 students dead, 8 hurt including 1 teacher

The Oakland County Sheriff said three students were killed and eight others have been hurt when someone started shooting inside Oxford High School on Tuesday.

According to Oakland County Undersheriff Michael McCabe, three students were killed in the shooting and there were at least eight other victims including a teacher. The sheriff also said that the suspect is a 15-year-old sophomore at the school and has invoked his right to remain silent.

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