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    UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones takes the ball up court against Dixie State during the Rebels exhibition game Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center.

    Former Rebel Bryce Dejean-Jones killed after going to wrong apartment
    Published May 28, 2016, Updated 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
    Former UNLV basketball guard and New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot on his daughter's first birthday after kicking down the door of what he mistakenly thought was his girlfriend's apartment in Dallas …
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Red Sox at Blue Jays
    May 29, 2016
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with ...
  • Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, right, celebrates a basket as guard Ian Clark watches uring the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016.
    Thompson's 41 points, 11 3s save Golden State's season
    May 29, 2016
    Stephen Curry turned things over to Klay Thompson, and his Splash Brother delivered ...
  • Chris Moneymaker
    Las Vegas poker team’s first aim is to draw fans
    May 29, 2016
    The World Series of Poker won’t be the only game in town this summer drawing fanfare for pitting the world’s top players against one another. The 47th annual WSOP, which opens Wednesday with the first of 68 tournaments through July, runs concurrently to the continued first season of the Global Poker League. The GPL — with a Las Vegas team captained by Chris Moneymaker — is an international competition featuring ...
  • New York Mets fans cheer for starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (34) as he leaves the field after being ejected Saturday.
    Mets' Syndergaard ejected after throwing behind Utley
    May 28, 2016
    In a scene that seemed inevitable since October, New York Mets and former Las Vegas 51s pitcher Noah Syndergaard was ejected Saturday night for throwing a 99 mph fastball behind Chase Utley of the Los …
  • Atletico's Yannick Carrasco scores his side's first goal during the Champions League final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday.
    Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout
    May 28, 2016
    Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a shootout to give Real Madrid victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final which finished 1-1 after extra time on …
  • Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, right, battles for possession under the basket against Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals May 18, 2016, in Oakland, Calif.
    Vegas Play of the Day: Golden State at Oklahoma City
    May 28, 2016
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with ...
  • Denny Hamlin, left, leads the field out of Turn 4 on the closing lap during the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday.
    Hamlin outduels Larson, Logano to win Charlotte Xfinity race
    May 28, 2016
    Denny Hamlin passed Kyle Larson and Joey Logano in overtime to win the Xfinity Series race Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Larson appeared to have victory in his sights, but a caution came out …
  • 8 Russian athletes test positive in 2012 doping retests
    May 28, 2016
    Russia's Olympic Committee said Saturday that eight of the country's athletes have registered positive in doping retests for the 2012 London …
  • McClendon's Thunder stake at issue in probate court
    May 28, 2016
    The roughly 20 percent ownership stake in the Oklahoma City Thunder held by the late Aubrey McClendon has become a concern of his estate's …
  • Bantamweight Cody Garbrandt greets fans during the UFC Fight Night workouts at the Las Vegas Harley Davidson store on Thursday, May 27, 2016.
    Brash Cody Garbrandt not going into first UFC main event quietly
    May 28, 2016
    Undefeated prospect Cody Garbrandt steps into the octagon in the main event of UFC Fight Night 88 Sunday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. ...
  • NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
    Column: NBA Commissioner Silver gets it when it comes to betting
    May 28, 2016
    When it comes to sports betting, the NBA commissioner is one of the most enlightened people in pro sports. That was evident again this week when …
  • Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James drives to the basket as Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson defends during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Toronto.
    LeBron, Cavs confident, healthy as they return to NBA Finals
    May 28, 2016
    LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to their second straight NBA Finals by beating ...
  • A crowd watches while Kentucky Derby entrant Nyquist gets a bath after a workout at Churchill Downs Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 7.
    Not a great week for Nyquist — horse or hockey player
    May 28, 2016
    A few days after Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist was declared out of the Belmont Stakes due to a fever, Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist was not chosen by ...
  • Miami Dolphins strong safety Reshad Jones (20) deflects a pass by New York Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
    Source: Jets’ offer to Fitzpatrick for 3 years
    May 27, 2016
    A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Jets made a three-year offer to quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick in March that includes $12 million guaranteed in ...
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