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December 6, 2016

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    Bishop Gorman's Jamal Bey is shown at the Las Vegas Sun's High School Basketball Media Day at the South Point, Nov. 11, 2016.

    Super Seven: Gorman's Bey could be city's next big basketball standout
    Dec. 6, 2016
    Jamal Bey showed flashes of dominating play last season for the Bishop Gorman High basketball team. He’d hit a big shot or drive to the basket for two points, and look so smooth and polished that this lanky player full-of-potential appeared to be ...
  • UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez congratulates University of Nevada Reno head coach Brian Polian during their Mountain West Conference football game Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNR won the intrastate rivalry 45-10. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
    Does UNLV football get worse before it gets better?
    Dec. 6, 2016
    UNLV football fans have waited a long time for a consistent winner. Can they wait another year? They may have to. That may be the unpleasant reality facing the Rebels as they head into the offseason ...
  • Coronado High School Boys Basketball, from left, Kennedy Koehler, Bryce Savoy and Trey Hurlburt participate in the Las Vegas Sun Media day at The South Point, Wed Nov. 16, 2016.
    Coronado basketball ready for another crack at Gorman
    Dec. 6, 2016
    As the Coronado High basketball team walked off the court following last season’s state championship game, the players were still ...
  • Klay Thompson scores 60 for Warriors in rout of Pacers
    Dec. 6, 2016
    Klay Thompson wanted one more quarter. He wanted to score 80, and thinks he absolutely could have ...
  • An artist's illustration of a stadium on Russell Road and Las Vegas Boulevard was revealed during a Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee meeting at UNLV Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.
    Stadium Authority Board gets to work despite uncertain future of project
    Dec. 5, 2016
    The Clark County Stadium Authority Board met for the first time Monday and began laying the groundwork for governing the planned 65,000-seat facility that could ...
  • Las Vegas 51s name new manager
    Dec. 5, 2016
    Three months after manager Wally Backman resigned, the Las Vegas 51s have their new skipper. Pedro Lopez, who coached the Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies to a 377-329 (.534) record over the last five years, will move up to ...
  • No conference title? No problem. It's happened before
    Dec. 4, 2016
    Ohio State didn't win the Big Ten, but the Buckeyes will play for a much bigger prize. Their national title hopes are still very much intact. That's rare, but not unprecedented ...
  • Trial set Monday for suspect in ex-Saint Will Smith's death
    Dec. 4, 2016
    Conflicts settled by gunfire are tragically common in New Orleans, but there was nothing routine about this one: the dead man was retired football player Will Smith, a star on the 2006 Saints team that help lift the stricken city's spirits with a winning season after Hurricane Katrina, and on the team that won the franchise's only Super Bowl three seasons later ...
  • Then-MLB Commissioner Bud Selig speaks Sept. 26, 2014, before a baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs in Milwaukee. Selig and longtime general manager John Schuerholz have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Schuerholz was picked by all 16 voters Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, on a veterans committee at the winter meetings. Selig was listed 15 times.
    Selig, Schuerholz elected to baseball Hall of Fame
    Dec. 4, 2016
    Bud Selig oversaw baseball during a time of transformation and turmoil — wild cards and a ballpark boom, the cancellation of a World Series and the Steroids Era. For much of his reign, though, there was one constant: those first-place Atlanta Braves, built by John Schuerholz. The former commissioner and the longtime general manager met up again Sunday, both elected by an overwhelming margin to the Hall of Fame ...
  • New York Giants tight end Will Tye, left, is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Cortez Allen during the first half of an NFL game Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Pittsburgh.
    Steelers end Giants' winning streak at 6 in 24-14 victory
    Dec. 4, 2016
    Ben Roethlisberger passed for 289 yards and two touchdowns, Le'Veon Bell rolled up 182 yards of total offense, and Pittsburgh's resurgent defense harassed Eli Manning into a flurry of mistakes in a dominant 24-14 win on Sunday ...
  • Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, left, scrambles from Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, during the first half of an NFL game in Oakland, Calif.
    Carr leads another rally for Raiders in 38-24 win over Bills
    Dec. 4, 2016
    Derek Carr threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns to rally the Oakland Raiders to their biggest comeback in 16 years with a 38-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday ...
  • Penn State celebrates after defeating Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Indianapolis. Penn State won 38-31.
    Southern California meets Penn State in 103rd Rose Bowl
    Dec. 4, 2016
    Southern California and Penn State followed two difficult paths to reach a remarkable reunion eight years later in the Rose Bowl. The Trojans will face the Big Ten champions on Jan. 2 in the 103rd edition of the Granddaddy of Them All ...
  • An artists' rendering shows a possible site for an NFL stadium near Blue Diamond Road and Las Vegas Boulevard South. The land is owned by Las Vegas wholesale clothing magnate and real estate developer Fred Nassiri.
    Las Vegas real estate developer Fred Nassiri offering another possible NFL stadium site option
    Dec. 4, 2016
    With the Clark County Stadium Authority Board seemingly settled on two possible locations for its proposed 65,000-seat stadium, another site has emerged. Las Vegas wholesale clothing magnate and real estate developer Fred Nassiri hopes the board will consider his plot of land located at Blue Diamond Road and Las Vegas Boulevard South ...
  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, center, passes against the Los Angeles Rams during the second half of an NFL game Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass.
    Brady breaks QB wins record, Patriots beat Rams 26-10
    Dec. 4, 2016
    Tom Brady became the NFL's career leader in victories by a quarterback, earning his 201st by throwing for 269 yards and a touchdown to lead the New England Patriots past the struggling Los Angeles Rams 26-10 on Sunday ...
  • Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco throws to a receiver Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in the first half of an NFL game against the Miami Dolphins in Baltimore.
    Flacco, Ravens end Dolphins' 6-game run with 38-6 rout
    Dec. 4, 2016
    Joe Flacco threw for 381 yards and four touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens overwhelmed the Dolphins in the first half of a 38-6 victory Sunday that ended Miami's six-game winning streak ...
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