Las Vegas

January 03, 2019 - 9:34 am
The NFL is partnering with Caesars Entertainment as its first official casino sponsor, but the multiyear deal does not include sports betting or fantasy football. The arrangement announced Thursday begins with this weekend's playoffs and is worth $30 million annually for three years, a person with...
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December 16, 2018 - 12:21 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attendance at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is up slightly over last year. Figures released Sunday show 169,171 people attended the rodeo, concerts and other events on the Las Vegas Strip and downtown. Las Vegas Events says that's about 220 more people than in 2017 but down...
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December 10, 2018 - 3:06 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada fight regulators have postponed hearings on the suspensions of Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov for a brawl after UFC 229 in Las Vegas. State Athletic Commission Chairman Anthony Marnell III cited continuing negotiations with Nurmagomedov's attorneys toward a...
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December 09, 2018 - 2:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lack of scoring and being ineffective on special teams are a huge reason why Los Angeles is at the bottom of the Western Conference standings. But the Kings broke out of their offensive malaise on Saturday, tying a season high in goals as they defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 5-...
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November 23, 2018 - 10:26 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It appears the Wolf Pack has found their offensive rhythm. Caleb Martin scored 29 points, Tre'Shawn Thurman added 22 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Nevada beat Massachusetts 110-87 in the Las Vegas Invitational's second championship game on Friday at the Orleans Arena. Martin...
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November 23, 2018 - 5:48 pm
Phil Mickelson birdied the fourth playoff hole to beat Tiger Woods in their $9 million made-for-TV match Friday in Las Vegas. Mickelson made a 4-foot birdie putt on a specially set up 93-yard, par 3. The match at Shadow Creek Golf Club finished in the dark with lights set up around the hole...
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Phil Mickelson vs. Tiger Woods
Jason Kobely
November 20, 2018 - 3:59 pm
Apparently, the $9 million in prize money on the line for Capital One's The Match head-to-head faceoff between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson isn't quite enough incentive for either golfer.
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October 15, 2018 - 9:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury put a stop to Vegas' early sophomore slump. Fleury keyed the Golden Knights' far-fetched run to the Stanley Cup Final in their rookie season and then had a highlight-reel outing to silence a slow start to their second one. Fleury turned away breakaways, made...
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Jon Gruden
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October 12, 2018 - 12:48 pm
LONDON (AP) — Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden wants Marshawn Lynch to see more of the ball when the running back goes up against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Lynch only had 31 yards rushing on nine carries in last Sunday's 26-10 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers and Gruden is looking for bigger...
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