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Las Vegas Raiders preseason: Learning lessons aren’t always pretty

Las Vegas Raiders preseason: Learning lessons aren’t always pretty

Learning lessons aren’t always pretty. For all the good the Las Vegas Raiders did in their preseason-opening 27-11 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars last Thursday in the Hall of Fame Game, there were spurts of ugliness. That’s not a disheartening or shocking thing, mind you. It’s all part of ebb and flow of things for …

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Raiders vs. Jaguars score, takeaways: Las Vegas starts Josh McDaniels era out strong, blows out Jacksonville

Raiders vs. Jaguars score, takeaways: Las Vegas starts Josh McDaniels era out strong, blows out Jacksonville

At long last, football is finally back in our lives. The NFL returned as they opened up the preseason with an exhibition between the Las Vegas Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars in the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio. With many of the starters left on the bench for this head-to-head, it was predictably not …

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Forget Covid, the Las Vegas Strip May Have a New Health Problem

Forget Covid, the Las Vegas Strip May Have a New Health Problem

The last two years have taught epidemiologist a lot about real time surveillance of transmissible diseases.  One of the lessons learned is that sewage water can tell you a lot about a population. So in response to the covid-19 pandemic, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control launched the National Wastewater Surveillance System (NWSS) in September …

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