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March 29, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Vegas picks and a preview of Sunday’s Elite 8 NCAA games

NCAA Tournament by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of Sunday's Elite 8

Posted 16 mins ago

Three of the top six coaches in all-time Elite 8 appearances bring teams into Sunday’s regional finals, including each of the two with the most. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski reached the round for the 14th time this season. Despite coaching 11 seasons fewer than Krzyzewski, Louisville’s Rick Pitino advanced to his ...

Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao face off during a news conference at Nokia Theater on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Los Angeles. The welterweights are scheduled to fight Saturday, May 2, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao face off during a news conference at Nokia Theater on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Los Angeles. The welterweights are scheduled to fight Saturday, May 2, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Did Pacquiao have a better chance of beating Mayweather five years ago?

Posted 16 mins ago

In 2010, oddsmakers made Mayweather a virtual pick ’em price of minus-120 (risking $1.20 to win $1) to beat Pacquiao, compared with now, when he’s a 2-to-1 favorite ...

Sun Editorial

Reid’s legacy will touch future generations of Nevadans

Thank you, Harry

Posted 16 mins ago

Nothing better epitomizes retiring U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's courage and commitment to Nevada than his ability to thwart the politically immoral effort to force lethal fuel rods from out-of-state nuclear power generators down our throats and into …

Sports

Gordon, Earnhardt among the winners and fans of Martinsville

Sprint Cup driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., signs an autograph after practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

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Sprint Cup driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., signs an autograph after practice for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Posted 2:00 p.m.

If Jeff Gordon ever decides to race again after his 2015 retirement tour is finished, it would likely be at Martinsville Speedway, a track where the four-time champion has had great success ...