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September 18, 2014

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    Miami Dolphins tight end Charles Clay, bottom, is tackled by Buffalo Bills cornerback Corey Graham during the second half of an NFL game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y.

    Vegas pick ’em: NFL week 3 winners against the spread
    Sept. 18, 2014
    The Talking Points blog is feeling a kinship with the Buffalo Bills. No one expected either of us to start the season like this. The lowly perceived Bills won their first two games as underdogs to become the most surprising 2-0 team in the NFL. The blog has churned out a scorching 20-11-1 overall record picking every game in the NFL ...
  • Rebels' class of 2015 target might announce decision sooner than expected
    Sept. 18, 2014
    UNLV might get an answer from one of its top class of 2015 targets sooner than expected, as Indiana guard Jalen Coleman moved up his visit to Illinois to this weekend.
  • In this June 14, 2014, file photo, Patrick Dempsey sits in his Porsche 911 RSR during a warm up session of the 82nd 24-hour Le Mans endurance race in Le Mans, western France.
    Top TV doc Dempsey makes name in sports-car racing
    Sept. 17, 2014
    Patrick Dempsey's character in "Can't Buy Me Love" spent all summer mowing lawns to save up for a telescope. Dempsey didn't need the science instrument to set his sights on the object he really wanted ...
  • Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, right, runs from Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Gerald Hodges, left, during a 1-yard touchdown run in the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Minneapolis.
    Cardinals quick to deactivate Dwyer after arrest
    Sept. 17, 2014
    The Arizona Cardinals say they first learned of the domestic abuse accusations against backup running back Jonathan Dwyer on Wednesday afternoon. By evening, citing "the serious nature of these allegations," the team had deactivated ...
  • Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy smiles at fans as he arrives for an NFL football practice in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.
    Panthers remove Greg Hardy from active roster
    Sept. 17, 2014
    The Panthers have removed Greg Hardy from the team's active roster until the Pro Bowl defensive end's domestic violence case is resolved. Carolina general manager Dave Gettleman said Hardy will continue to ...
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels
    Sept. 17, 2014
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with ...
  • Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.
    Developer: Proposed stadium not viable without city chipping in $3M a year
    Sept. 17, 2014
    A downtown soccer stadium isn’t financially viable without a $3 million annual contribution from the city, a developer for the project said. The response came from Port Telles of ...
  • Sierra Vista High's Andrew Peterson.
    Sun Player of the Week: Sierra’s Peterson finds multiple ways to score
    Sept. 17, 2014
    Sierra Vista High senior Andrew Peterson hadn’t recorded an interception in nearly five seasons of football before Friday ...
  • In this Saturday, Sept. 7, 2014, photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis.
    Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list
    Sept. 16, 2014
    The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while ...
  • Washington Nationals teammates including Drew Storen, center, celebrate their NL East division win after a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Atlanta. Washington won 3-0 to clinch their division.
    Nats, Harper beat Braves to clinch another NL East title
    Sept. 16, 2014
    The Washington Nationals bounced up and down in unison near second base, not bothered at all by a smattering of boos from the crowd at Turner Field. They were saving the real celebration for ...
  • Ray Rice, right, and his wife, Janay Rice, attend a high school football game Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in New Rochelle, N.Y. The star running back was released by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Monday, Sept. 8, after video of him punching Janay was released.
    Union appeals Rice’s indefinite suspension by NFL
    Sept. 16, 2014
    The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night. Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL's personal conduct policy after he was ...
  • An artist rendering of the Fan Experience at TPC Summerlin for the mid-October Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
    Only in Las Vegas: PGA tournament to feature pool parties on golf course
    Sept. 16, 2014
    Fans attending this year’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open might want to bring their swimsuits to the golf course. The mid-October tournament will be the first on the PGA Tour to feature public pools as part of the fan experience, the tournament announced today. Six pools will be added to ...
  • NASCAR driver Tony Stewart makes his way to his car before practicing for Sunday's auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
    Grand jury to decide if NASCAR’s Tony Stewart will face charges
    Sept. 16, 2014
    A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said ...
  • Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.
    Public hearings on proposed soccer stadium begin tonight
    Sept. 16, 2014
    After several canceled public meetings last month, Las Vegas residents will finally get a chance to examine a proposal for a downtown soccer stadium and ask questions about financing in a series of meetings starting tonight. The city council delayed ...
  • Los Angeles Angels Albert Pujols, right, is congratulated by teammate Mike Trout, left, after hitting a three-run homer off Washington Nationals starting pitcher Taylor Jordan during the first inning of a baseball game in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. It was Pujols 499th home run of his career. Later in the game, Pujols added his 500th-career home run.
    Vegas Play of the Day: Seattle Mariners at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
    Sept. 16, 2014
    The Tuesday night Sun Belt college specials can’t come soon enough...
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