Blog: Elsewhere

Border Patrol agents back off Las Vegas-bound bus after passenger protests

A woman has told how she confronted border patrol agents after they demanded to see her visa documentation while on …

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What happened in Vegas: All night with the Capitals and the Stanley Cup

Four minutes to 2 a.m., down a few buttons on his pink button-down and high on a cocktail of athletic glory, Stella Artois, life itself and God-knows-what-other-liquids, Alex Ovechkin danced on …

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Delaware draws $322,135 in wagers on Day 1 of full-scale sports betting

On a day without an NBA Finals game or Stanley Cup Final matchup, there was still plenty of betting action when …

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Mayweather tops list of highest-paid athletes after collecting $275M from McGregor fight

Boxer Floyd Mayweather reclaimed his place at the top of Forbes’ annual ranking of the 100 highest-paid athletes on Tuesday …

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Bryce Harper’s love affair with his Vegas Golden Knights goes into overtime

It’s a series with significant stakes, with a buildup leaving Nationals star Bryce Harper sleepless at night, swept by an adrenaline rush that sometimes keeps him up until 3 in the morning, his body exhausted, his mind racing …

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Status of sports betting bills around the nation as sessions wind down

As the Supreme Court continues to mull over Murphy v NCAA, nearly 20 states across the U.S. have taken up the issue of legalizing sports betting in their respective legislatures. But so far, only …

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Bodyguard for Floyd Mayweather Jr. out of hospital after shooting in Atlanta

Citing the Atlanta Police Department, ESPN reports that a bodyguard for Floyd Mayweather Jr. was wounded in a shooting early today as a group of three cars …

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2017 Atlantic City visitors lowest in 30 years, report says

Tourist visits to the city last year were the lowest since the early 1980s, according to a recent report from the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism at Stockton University, but officials believe …

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Station Casinos forces Reno’s Feast restaurant to change name

The feast will go on — but not as Feast. The Midtown Reno restaurant must change its name following a deal with Station Casinos Inc., the holder of two …

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How the Raiders got comfortable with sports betting

The NFL and Las Vegas have grown up together, an upstart sports league from the East Coast and a liberal city in the desert coming of age to emerge as icons in American culture …

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Gonzaga won’t leave West Coast Conference for Mountain West

Gonzaga is staying put in the West Coast Conference, athletic director Mike Roth said. The Zags, who have been considering a move to the Mountain West Conference for …

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David Humm, former Raiders, Bishop Gorman great, dies at age 65

Las Vegas native David Humm, one of the best passing quarterback in Nebraska football history who went on win two Super Bowls with the Raiders, died Tuesday night from …

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Friends turn $800 into $17K in Vegas thanks to UMBC’s upset of Virginia

In the history of the NCAA Tournament, No. 16 seeds hadn’t won a game in 135 previous attempts against top-seeded teams. That changed Friday when …

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East Bay officials may sue NFL, Raiders over team’s Las Vegas move

The Oakland City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors are in talks with a pair of out-of-town law firms looking to sue the NFL and the Raiders for upward of $500 million over the …

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Heller thinks Justice Kennedy could save his re-election bid

Dean Heller knows he’s the most vulnerable Republican senator in the country. But he thinks Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy might just help him hang …

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