For Vernon Lee of the Moapa Band of Paiutes, a national monument designation for Gold Butte would be the next best thing to having the U.S. government return the land to his people.
Head coach Jerry Tarkanian watches his UNLV Runnin' Rebels during the 1989-1990 season, when they would win the school's only NCAA men's basketball championship. Tarkanian died Wednesday at age 84.
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A man watches sports broadcast on screens at a sports book owned and operated by CG Technology in Las Vegas. CG Technology is asking the Nevada Gaming Control Board to allow betting on the Olympics.
Las Vegas may reach new record highs on Wednesday and Thursday, with temperatures in the low 70s predicted. Here, NASCAR racecars drive through the city during an event last month.