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Feb 14, 2023
Las Vegas betting reputation as party capital on Super Bowl
Even without the game, Super Bowl weekend is already the second-busiest of the year for Las Vegas, with more than 300,000 pouring onto the Strip filling casino sportbooks.
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Jan 8, 2023
After an emotional week, NFL returns to something like normal
The game in Las Vegas between the Raiders and Chiefs proceeded even as players were still processing what they had witnessed Monday night.
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Jan 8, 2023
Chiefs beat Raiders to secure top seed and first-round playoff bye
The Week 18 opener at Allegiant Stadium featured pregame tributes to Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who remains in critical condition after his on-field collapse on Monday.
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Oct 26, 2022
Phil Kessel becomes NHL's record ironman, scores 400th goal
The Golden Knights winger appeared in his 990th consecutive game, surpassing the mark set by Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Keith Yandle last season.
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Sep 21, 2022
Monaco gets three-year extension as F1 sets record 24-race calendar
FIA announced approval of the calendar on Tuesday, with the Las Vegas Strip circuit taking a Nov. 18 date as the season's penultimate round and third in the United States.
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Apr 14, 2022
Raiders' QB Derek Carr signs three-year $121.5 million extension
Carr recorded a career-high and franchise-record 4,804 passing yards last season with six 300-yard games.
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BASKETBALL
Jan 4, 2022
Former All-Star Hammon 'couldn't be prouder' to rejoin WNBA as a coach
Hammon signed a five-year deal that makes her the highest-paid coach in the league, with an enviable Aces squad that reached their third straight postseason last year.
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SOCCER
Dec 8, 2021
MLS boss calls Las Vegas the 'frontrunner' for expansion
The support the city has shown for expansion teams in other leagues is a big reason why MLS Commissioner Don Garber is optimistic about Sin City's prospects.
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Dec 7, 2021
Swedish goalie Robin Lehner skips Beijing over mental health concerns
Lehner was expected to compete with Jacob Markstrom for a spot in Sweden's starting lineup after two-time Olympic medalist Henrik Lundqvist retired earlier this year.
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Nov 4, 2021
Prosecutors say receiver Henry Ruggs was driving drunk at 241 kph just before fatal crash
Ruggs rammed into another car on a Las Vegas street, killing a woman and her dog.
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Nov 3, 2021
Raiders release WR Henry Ruggs III with felony DUI charges pending after deadly crash
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department announced Tuesday that Ruggs was the driver in an accident that caused a fatality and would face felony charges.
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Oct 15, 2021
Carl Nassib returns to Raiders after taking personal day
Nassib, who became the first openly gay active NFL player when he made the announcement in June, was given the day off Wednesday.
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Oct 14, 2021
Derek Carr still coming to terms with Jon Gruden's resignation
No player on the Raiders' roster spent more time with Gruden than Carr.
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Jun 23, 2021
Brands could flock to Raiders' Carl Nassib after historic coming out
After fans made his jersey the league's top seller earlier this week, Nassib could be recruited by outspoken brands known for taking stands on social issues.
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Jun 22, 2021
Raiders' Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay
His announcement, which comes during Pride month, was greeted with support from the league and his team, which praised his courage.
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Jun 22, 2020
Kicker Toshiki Sato hoping for offer from NFL's Cowboys and Raiders
Toshiki Sato's goal is to become the first-ever Japanese NFL player.
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JAPAN
May 16, 2020
Withdrawal by Las Vegas Sands a major setback for Japan's casino efforts
The decision comes as doubts grow about whether integrated resorts can be opened in Japan within the next few years.
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BUSINESS / Companies
May 13, 2020
Las Vegas Sands folds on $10 billion Japan casino project
Announcement of the end of long-term courtship seen as likely to deal further blow to Japan's pandemic-hit tourism numbers.
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BUSINESS
Apr 2, 2020
All bets are off: Casino capitals Macao and Las Vegas slammed by virus
The vast, glitzy gaming halls of Macao are open, but thousands of baccarat tables are empty. The world's biggest gambling hub has barred entry to most travelers and hotels are being used to isolate new arrivals in case they have been infected by coronavirus.
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Mar 29, 2020
NFL draft goes from extravaganza to unadorned this year
An NFL draft handled remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic is the latest twist to an event that has become as popular as any pro football happening short of the Super Bowl.

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