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Photo: Inductees Andre Agassi, left, and Dana White talk
Andre Agassi, Dana White steal the show at Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame induction
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Icons talk about the passion for Las Vegas; share joy in being selected for induction
Dana White frequently passes at opportunities to get nostalgic. The UFC president is constantly asked to reminisce about the early days of operating the mixed martial arts organization, and how he helped transform it into a multimillion-dollar league and the world’s fastest-growing sport. White could easily talk about those difficult days when the organization was operating at a deficit of $44 million and how some viewed the sport as barbaric. Times quickly changed, however, with White leading the effort. Friday, he was inducted at the Orleans Arena into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame, being honored for growing the ...
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‘Behind the Burly Q’ brings the history of burlesque back to life
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Long before there were the outrageous stage outfits of Madonna and Lady Gaga, the beauties of burlesque were the performers who teased and ...
Photo: Bill Bobier
High school coaching legend will be inducted with Andre Agassi, Dana White in Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
high school basketball: Bill Bobier made players better on and off the basketball court, was last high school coach to win four straight titles
Valley High basketball coach Bill Bobier had several rules he strictly enforced with his players. One stands out for former star Freddie Banks: If you were going to dunk during a game, you better make it. So, when Banks missed a dunk against Western, he immediately realized there would be a price to pay — even if Banks’ miss was the result of being fouled. Bobier got the most of his players through tough love, winning four straight state championships at Valley from 1980 to '83. Friday, Bobier will receive the most prestigious honor for a local sports figure when ...
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Hulk Hogan recalls days competing at the old Showboat, outdoor venue at Caesars Palace
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Q&A:
Shortly after Las Vegas-based wrestler Kenny King wrapped up speaking to the handful of fans Wednesday at the Orleans Arena, Hulk Hogan’s boisterous voice boomed from the back of the room. “Hold the belt up,” said Hogan, in town to promote the June 29 Impact Wrestling card at the Orleans Arena.
Photo: Nick and Hulk Hogan.
Strip Scribbles: Hulk Hogan’s new wrestling show at The Orleans; ‘Billy Elliott’ at The Smith Center; ‘Le Reve’ wins award
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Championship wrestlers Hulk Hogan and Kenny King plan to bring TNA Impact Wrestling to The Orleans Arena. Hulk will present a TNA championship ...
Photo: Holly Madison at 2013
Photos: Holly Madison salutes Siegfried & Roy at ‘Best in Show’ at The Orleans Arena
Monday, April 29, 2013
More than 50 of the most adorable, heart-tugging puppies found new homes at Sunday’s 10th annual “The Animal Foundation — Best in Show” ...
Photo: Robert Davi.
Guest column: Robert Davi — like his idol Frank Sinatra — has the world on a string
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Robert Davi, the villain of the James Bond film “Licence to Kill,” also was the star of 88 episodes of NBC’s hit “Profiler.” He starred in ...
Photo: Terry Bradshaw.
Strip Scribbles: Terry Bradshaw makes his Strip debut June 28; Chumlee at ‘Showbiz Roast’ at Stratosphere?
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The NFL Hall of Fame quarterback told me it took him three years to finally say yes to the contract because of stage fright and fears of his ...
Photo: Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Willie Robertson atte
2013 ACM photos: Luke Bryan, The Band Perry, Shania Twain, Jewel, Darius Rucker and Fremont Street
Sunday, April 7, 2013
The week that “Vegas Goes Country” included Jewel’s concert at The Orleans Showroom, The Band Perry at The Orleans, Fremont ...
Photo: Taylor Swift accepts the award for Entertainer of
Celebrity preview: Academy of Country Music Awards, Michael Jordan, David Guetta and Snoop Dogg
Friday, April 5, 2013
Also in town this weekend: Calvin Harris, John Legend, Opportunity Village Celebrity Poker Tournament, Whoopi Goldberg, T-Pain, Heart, Def Leppard and much more.
Photo: Little Richard headlines Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly
Photos: Little Richard headlines at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend at The Orleans
Monday, April 1, 2013
The 2013 Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend at The Orleans featured music legend headliner Little Richard, vintage automobiles, burlesque stars ...
Photo: 2011 Mr. Olympia Phil Heath and runner-up Jay Cutl
Celebrity preview: Kendrick Lamar, Matchbox Twenty, Jay Cutler and Sabina Kelley
Friday, March 29, 2013
Also in Las Vegas this weekend: Shania Twain, Boyz II Men, Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, Rita Ora, Little Richard, The Cleftones, The Lettermen, ...
Photo: Def Leppard launches its
Music Notes: Def Leppard, Vince Neil, DJ Pauly D, Anthrax and Sky Blu
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Hard rockers and reality TV stars and DJs took The Entertainment Capital of the World by storm over the weekend, and add ...
Photo: Motley Crue at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on
Motley Crue’s Vince Neil rushed to hospital during concert in Australia
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Vince complained while onstage of internal pain and said it was so severe that he couldn’t continue. Bassist and Motley Crue co-founder Nikki Sixx ...
Photo: Danica Patrick attends NASCAR testing at Las Vegas
Celebrity preview: NASCAR at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Women of Wrestling and Restaurant Week
Friday, March 8, 2013
Also in Las Vegas this weekend: Naughty by Nature, Clint Holmes and comedy kings Rodney Carrington, Bill Engvall, Ray Romano, Kevin ...

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