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Paul Ihander
July 12, 2019 - 7:37 am
Las Vegas will host the championship match of the inaugural Leagues Cup soccer tournament this September.
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Police officers escort suspects implicated in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, Víctor Hugo Gómez Vázquez, left, and Alberto Rodríguez Mota, right, out of the courtroom in Santo Domingo Este, Dominican Republic, Saturday, June 29, 2019. Ortiz was shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, June 9. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
July 11, 2019 - 7:47 am
BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering from a third surgery after experiencing complications resulting from his gunshot wound. Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, says in a statement Thursday that he is "recovering well and in good spirits." He had the surgery earlier this week at...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2015, file photo, New York Liberty head coach Bill Laimbeer during a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. The WNBA is looking into dates to finish up the Washington and Las Vegas game that was suspended at the half Friday, July 5, 2019, because of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in California. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
July 08, 2019 - 11:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA is looking into dates to finish up the Washington and Las Vegas game that was suspended at the half Friday because of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in California. Washington has already played in Las Vegas twice this season and isn't scheduled to play there again. The teams...
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July 06, 2019 - 10:13 pm
Tony Bradley had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Utah Jazz defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 78-68 on Saturday as NBA Summer League play resumed in Las Vegas one day after an earthquake in the area forced two games to be shortened and another to be canceled. The NBA Summer League games are being...
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July 03, 2019 - 6:19 am
Ezekiel Elliott is vowing to avoid incidents similar to a recent one in Las Vegas that forced the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys to meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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A'ja Wilson
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July 02, 2019 - 4:49 pm
A'ja Wilson was surprised that she was one of the top two vote getters in early returns for WNBA All-Star fan balloting.
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Mark Thomas/KXNT
July 02, 2019 - 6:47 am
The new Las Vegas Ballpark next to Downtown Summerlin has been an unquestioned success in its inaugural season as the Triple A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, and a new vote confirms what fans who've taken in a game there already feel.
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Colin Miller
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June 28, 2019 - 3:41 pm
A person with direct knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres have acquired defenseman Colin Miller from the Vegas Golden Knights for a pair of draft picks.
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World Series of Poker
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June 28, 2019 - 8:48 am
Tens of thousands of professional and amateur poker players go on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas every summer in hopes of returning home richer, owning a gold bracelet and having considerable bragging rights.
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Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for William Hill Race & Sports Bar
June 28, 2019 - 8:31 am
Nevada is no longer the Sports Betting Capital Of The U.S. For a month, anyway.
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