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Take 5: Five players to watch as Las Vegas Wranglers open new season
Friday, October 18, 2013
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First-year Las Vegas Wranglers coach and general manager Mike Madill listed all of the things he had to learn on the fly. The tasks included finding housing for players, arranging work visas and, probably most important, finding the right players.
Strip Scribbles: Cancer charity rejects ‘Crazy Girls’ anniversary donation
Monday, September 30, 2013
Producer Norbert Aleman and his gorgeous girls, who have the longest-running adult-cabaret revue on the Strip, had planned to donate proceeds from the special performance to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, but officials there have turned down the offer.
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Celebrity preview: Mr. Olympia, Jenny McCarthy, Kid Rock, Morimoto and STP with Chester Bennington
Friday, September 27, 2013
It’s a winning recipe for an all-star weekend of rockers, comedians, bodybuilders and top star chefs. Stir it all together, add the legendary Carol Burnett, and the tasty treat just can’t be beat.
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Strip Scribbles: David Copperfield’s new film company; Mr. Olympia; and G2E’s casino awards
Thursday, September 26, 2013
The newest trick up mega-magician David Copperfield’s sleeve is the appearance out of nowhere of his own Las Vegas-headquartered movie production company, and it’s a multimillion-dollar gamble for the MGM Grand star headliner.
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Photos: Canada makes history with three wins at 2013 World Hip Hop Dance Championships at Orleans
Monday, August 12, 2013
Canadian dancers pulled off a hat trick Sunday night at the 2013 World Hip Hop Dance Championships when the country became the first in the event’s 12-year history to capture gold medals in all three Crew divisions.
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Q+A: Sharna Burgess, ‘DWTS’ pro dancer and returning USA and World Hip-Hop Dance Championships chief judge
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Australian professional dancer Sharna Burgess had the challenging task of being partnered with comedian Andy Dick on her debut Season 16 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”
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Celebrity preview: NBA Summer League, Jon Taffer, Sara Evans, Yes and Widespread Panic
Friday, July 12, 2013
There are always options for music, comedy, sports and food fans in The Entertainment Capital of the World. Here is this weekend’s Royal Robin Rundown. ...
Boyd makes online access to Las Vegas properties easier
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Boyd Gaming has launched a new website, where visitors can now book rooms at all of the company’s Las Vegas properties.
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Photos: Las Vegas Sin win home opener 40-32 against Green Bay Chill
Monday, June 24, 2013
It was a thrills-and-spills, rough-and-tumble, take-no-prisoners, rocky roller coaster, back-and-forth football game. From start to finish, it was ...
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Mother continues legal crusade for son killed in 2007 construction death
Thursday, June 13, 2013
More than six years after her son’s death at a hotel construction site, Debi Koehler still is hoping for justice. Her hope stems from a ruling Friday in a lawsuit that aims to hold Boyd Gaming Corp. responsible for the death of two maintenance workers in 2007 is moving forward despite the company’s latest attempt to have the case dismissed. Clark County District Judge Gloria Sturman denied Boyd’s motion for summary judgment, noting several times the facts of the case were egregious and compelling.
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Strip Scribbles: Our Las Vegas Sin are ready for football season opener
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
They’re no longer known as the Lingerie Football League, but our Las Vegas Sin are still sexy and powerful. They’re also ready for the new Legends ...
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Photos: Dita Von Teese surprises at Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender at Orleans
Monday, June 3, 2013
“Never leave early,” emcee Kingfish warned the crowd Sunday night at “Icons and All-Stars,” the star-studded closing event for the ...
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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 ...
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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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