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July 6, 2015

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WBO poised to strip Floyd Mayweather Jr. of 147-pound belt

WBO poised to strip Floyd Mayweather Jr. of 147-pound belt

Posted 8:01 p.m.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. claimed the WBO welterweight title with a unanimous decision victory against Manny Pacquiao, but the Puerto Rico-based organization is poised to withdraw its recognition of Mayweather as its 147-pound titleholder after he failed to comply with a deadline Friday to pay his $200,000 sanctioning ...

Steve Wynn and former Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb share a laugh before the CBS premiere of "Vegas" on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Green Valley Ranch Resort.

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Steve Wynn and former Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb share a laugh before the CBS premiere of "Vegas" on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Green Valley Ranch Resort.

A story of Ralph Lamb, Steve Wynn and how Las Vegas used to be

Posted 3:57 p.m.

One of my favorite yarns about how Las Vegas used to be was unspooled most unexpectedly one afternoon at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas. And the revered Sheriff Ralph Lamb, who died Friday at age 88, wound up at the center. It was in October 2009, and it started as an offhand comment from ...

Lloyd scores 3, U.S. defeats Japan 5-2 for World Cup title

Lloyd scores 3, U.S. defeats Japan 5-2 for World Cup title

Updated 7:12 p.m.

Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans' elusive third Women's World Cup title. Lloyd scored a hat trick as the U.S. burst to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan ...

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Fans shower Gordon with praise before final Daytona race

Jeff Gordon greets fans during driver introductions before the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Gordon is retiring at the end of the season, and this will be his last race at Daytona.

Terry Renna / AP

Jeff Gordon greets fans during driver introductions before the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, July 5, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Gordon is retiring at the end of the season, and this will be his last race at Daytona.

Posted 7:29 p.m.

As rain delayed his final race at Daytona International Speedway, four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was showered with cheers during driver introductions Sunday.

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A story of Ralph Lamb, Steve Wynn and how Las Vegas used to be

Steve Wynn and former Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb share a laugh before the CBS premiere of "Vegas" on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at Green Valley Ranch Resort.

One of my favorite yarns about how Las Vegas used to be was unspooled most unexpectedly one afternoon at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas. And the revered Sheriff Ralph Lamb, who died Friday at age 88, wound up at the center. It was in October 2009, and it started as an offhand comment from ...

Posted 3:57 p.m.

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