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Jerry Tarkanian's son seeks Republican bid

Updated: June 8, 2010, 11:02 AM ET
By Nina Mandell

While former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian was famous for winning the 1990 NCAA title and his success on the court, he was more well-known for a lifelong fight against the NCAA. Now his son, Danny Tarkanian, a Las Vegas businessman and former hoops star himself, is trying to take on a different kind of authority: Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

It's Danny Tarkanian's third time running for office -- he ran unsuccessfully in 2004 for a Nevada Senate seat and ...

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