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July 27, 2014

Las Vegas Sun

Comic-Con’s dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

Updated 12:27 p.m.

Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival.

Stacy Bromberg throws during a meeting of the Las Vegas Darts league Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Crowbar.

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Stacy Bromberg throws during a meeting of the Las Vegas Darts league Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Crowbar.

The point of darts: Spirited competition, sure, but also camaraderie

Posted 2:00 a.m.

David Flowers receives a message on Facebook from a friend challenging him to a game of darts. They agree to play in an hour. But his challenger isn’t a member of his local leagues. Technology is shrinking the world of darts and making it easier to enjoy a game against someone half the world away. “This game is for everybody,” said Stacy Bromberg, who heads Las Vegas Darts and is a multiple-time Women’s World Darts champion. “You don’t have to be physically fit to play. You don’t have to spend days practicing ...

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Is momentum on UNLV’s sideline for this football season?

Is momentum on UNLV’s sideline?

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Mountain West Conference Media Day was last week, and UNLV wasn't picked to win its division — but it wasn't picked to finish last, either. Here's how our reporters view the upcoming season for the Rebels, who are looking to play in consecutive bowl games for the first time in ...

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Brewers’ bats shut out by deGrom, fall 2-0 to Mets

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws to the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Milwaukee.

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New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws to the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Milwaukee.

Posted 5:25 p.m.

The most-impressive hit Sunday by the Milwaukee Brewers caromed off a heavy cable that supports Miller Park's retractable roof and fell into fair territory.

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Westgate owner climbs high again; Agassi stays grounded in Reno

Westgate Resorts founder David Siegel has his photo taken at the unveiling of the new sign for the former LVH Wednesday, July 22, 2014.

David Siegel was raising crane again, while Andre Agassi was raising money for UNR and Greg Maddux was being praised in Cooperstown, N.Y. ...

Updated 5:02 p.m.

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