Words From a Wise Guy

We’re told the days of the mob in Las Vegas are long gone, but they are resurrected every Tuesday night on CBS in Vegas. Michael Chiklis, who plays mobster-turned-casino boss Vincent Savino in the fictional TV drama, was profiled in the Dec. 2 Los Angeles Times. The Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor discusses whom his character is based on, how 1960s-era Fremont Street was re-created in Southern California and the legacy of gangsters coming to Las Vegas to become legitimized citizens.

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By Mike Grimala

It looked like UNLV was in serious trouble on Tuesday night. Playing at Portland without one of the their best players, injured junior Mike Moser, the Rebels struggled through the first 20 minutes and it appeared as though they might actually lose to a Pilots team that entered the game with a 3-4 record. But thanks to a spirited performance from a pair of backcourt stalwarts, along with a frontcourt fill-in, UNLV rallied to secure a hard-fought road win.