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September 27, 2016

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    Arnold Palmer makes an appearance during the opening opening of the Red Rock Country Club Feb 29, 2000.

    Golfing great had many ties to Las Vegas, Nevada
    Arnold Palmer, 1929-2016:
    Sept. 27, 2016
    Three times in the 1960s, Arnold Palmer won the Tournament of Champions in Las Vegas. In 1983 he lent his image to the Las Vegas Pro-Celebrity Classic to promote the event that marked the return of professional golf to Las Vegas following a six-year absence. He designed seven courses in Nevada, four of them in Las Vegas.
  • NBA basketball player LeBron James, of the Cleveland Cavaliers, accepts the award for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in Los Angeles.
    LeBron says 'a personal goal' to match Jordan
    Sept. 27, 2016
    Now that LeBron James has won a championship for the ages, he's set a loftier goal ...
  • Welterweight Conor McGregor flexes and yells on the scale as he readies to face opponent Nate Diaz during the UFC 202 weigh ins at the MGM Grand on Friday, August 19, 2016.
    Conor McGregor to fight in UFC's New York debut Nov. 12
    Sept. 27, 2016
    Conor McGregor will fight for Eddie Alvarez's lightweight title in the UFC's debut in New York City ...
  • Miami Marlins Dee Gordon, right, shakes hands with third base coach Lenny Harris, left, after he hit a solo home run during the first inning in a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, in Miami.
    Video: Gordon homers leading off as Marlins mourn Fernandez
    Sept. 26, 2016
    In tribute to Jose Fernandez, left-handed hitter Dee Gordon stepped to the plate as a righty to lead off the first inning of Monday's mournful game ...
  • Los Angeles Clippers' Paul Pierce laughs while talking to reporters during the team's NBA basketball media day, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, in Playa Vista, Calif.
    Pierce returns to Clippers for 19th and last NBA season
    Sept. 26, 2016
    Paul Pierce decided to return for his 19th and last season in the NBA, convinced the Los Angeles Clippers can make a successful run to their first league title ...
  • High School Football Picks: Week 6
    Sept. 26, 2016
    It’s a packed week in high school football, lending room for a lot of disagreement on picks. ...
  • Baseball fans stand for a minute of silence for Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who was killed early Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in a boating accident in Miami, before a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs on Sunday in Chicago.
    'A lot of pain' — Marlins cope with Fernandez's death
    Sept. 26, 2016
    Jose Fernandez's name and number showed on the video screen at Marlins Park on Monday when his teammates took the field, preparing to face the New York Mets without him. Fernandez made his major league debut against ...
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Monday Night Football
    Sept. 26, 2016
    This comes back to bite me plenty, but as a general rule when I’m taking the underdog in games with lines at less than 3 I like to just go with the moneyline. Underdogs that cover the spread often win straight up, too, so let’s see if we can get a little extra bang for the buck.
  • AP TOP 25: No. 8 Wisconsin moves up, LSU moves out of poll
    Sept. 25, 2016
    Wisconsin moved up to No. 8 in The Associated Press college football poll and LSU became the second preseason top-10 team to drop out of the rankings in the first month of the season ...
  • Dodgers broadcasters, from left, Orel Hershiser, Vin Scully, Joe Davis and Nomar Garciaparra pose Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, prior to a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants in Los Angeles. As Scully closes out his Hall of Fame career calling Los Angeles Dodgers games, his successor is waiting in the wings. Joe Davis has been working road games for the team this season, warming up for next year when the 28-year-old will move into Scully's old booth full-time.
    Joe Davis prepares to take over Dodgers booth from Scully
    Sept. 25, 2016
    As Vin Scully closes out his career broadcasting Los Angeles Dodgers games, his successor is waiting in the wings. Joe Davis has been working road games for the team this season, warming up for next year when the 28-year-old moves into Scully's old booth full time ...
  • People protest Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, outside Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The Carolina Panthers hosted an NFL game with the Minnesota Vikings at the stadium. When the national anthem was played, the protesters all dropped to one knee as many NFL players have been doing for weeks to call attention to issues, including police shootings.
    Charlotte ends curfew imposed after black man shot by police
    Sept. 25, 2016
    Charlotte lifted its midnight curfew, signaling movement toward normalcy after a state of emergency was imposed following the shooting death of a black man by police last week that brought National Guard troops and ...
  • The Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger (7) makes a first down Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, during the first half of an NFL game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia.
    Wentz impresses again, Eagles beat Steelers 34-3
    Sept. 25, 2016
    Carson Wentz threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns, a fierce defense shut down Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-3 on Sunday to remain unbeaten ...
  • Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, center, is assisted off the field after being brought down against the San Francisco 49ers in the second half of an NFL game Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Seattle.
    Russell Wilson injured in Seattle's 37-18 rout of 49ers
    Sept. 25, 2016
    Russell Wilson threw for 243 yards and a touchdown before suffering a left knee injury as the Seattle Seahawks rolled to a 37-18 rout of the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday ...
  • The Indianapolis Colts' Frank Gore (23) runs past the San Diego Chargers' Dwight Lowery (20) during the first half of an NFL game Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, in Indianapolis.
    Luck, Hilton hook up to rally Colts past Chargers 26-22
    Sept. 25, 2016
    Andrew Luck shook off a sore throwing shoulder, then watched T.Y. Hilton break a tackle on a 63-yard touchdown pass with 1:17 to play Sunday, giving the Indianapolis Colts a 26-22 victory over the San Diego Chargers ...
  • Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian, bottom, leaps for first down during the first half of an NFL game Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati.
    Siemian's 4 TD passes lead Broncos over Bengals 29-17
    Sept. 25, 2016
    Trevor Siemian threw a career-high four touchdown passes in his first road start and was nearly perfect under fourth-quarter pressure on Sunday, rallying the Denver Broncos to a 29-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals ...
  • Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy scores a rushing touchdown during the first half of an NFL game Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, against the Arizona Cardinals in Orchard Park, N.Y.
    Bills bounce back with 33-18 win over Cardinals
    Sept. 25, 2016
    LeSean McCoy scored twice and safety Aaron Williams returned a botched field-goal snap 53 yards for a touchdown in leading the Buffalo Bills to a 33-18 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday ...
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