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    UNLV interim head coach Todd Simon protests another foul call versus San Diego State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.

    UNLV drops to 4-7 in league play with double-OT defeat
    Rebels basketball:
    Feb. 6, 2016
    The team that trailed by 17 in the second half didn’t win this game, which makes sense. And for some, everything the Rebels did to get from that point of being left on the side …
  • 'The Good Wife' will end its run in May
    Feb. 7, 2016
    CBS used the Super Bowl as a platform to announce the imminent end of the network's most critically-acclaimed show, the Sunday night drama "The Good Wife" starring …
  • Trump: No White House run if he'd bought the Buffalo Bills
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Donald Trump's flirtation with professional football lasted for three decades. He never ended up with an NFL franchise despite repeated demonstrations of interest.
  • Denver's Peyton Manning (18) and Michael Schofield (79) celebrate a touchdown late against the Carolina Panthers.
    Broncos defy Las Vegas odds, take down Panthers 24-10
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver's two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title with a 24-10 …
  • The Las Vegas Locomotives hold up kicker Graham Gano after he kicked in the game winning field goal in overtime for their 20-17 win over the Florida Tuskers in the UFL Championship game Friday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
    Before Super Bowl, Panthers kicker Graham Gano once won title in Las Vegas
    Feb. 7, 2016
    With six of the last eight Super Bowls being decided by a touchdown or less, Sunday’s game between the Broncos and Panthers could come down to a last-minute kick. If the Panthers are the team attempting it, Las Vegas resident and former NFL coach Jim Fassel is confident they will hoist the Lombardi Trophy. ...
  • Alexia Thrower of Canyon Springs is the Wingstop Player of Week.
    Wingstop Player of the Week: Canyon Springs forward a four-year starter
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Alexia Thrower is in the final month of her high school basketball career at Canyon Springs High School. It seems like yesterday when ...
  • Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware (94) celebrates his fumble recovery for the win after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Denver. The Broncos won 20-17 in overtime.
    Vegas Play of the Day: Super Bowl 50
    Feb. 7, 2016
    For the first time in four years, the Super Bowl should fall well under sports books’ point total. Not only are both defenses outstanding, but they match up well against each other. The Panthers’ offensive line remains average at …
  • Welterweight Johny Hendricks takes a shot to the chin from Stephen Thompson during their UFC Fight Night 82 match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, February 6 2016.  L.E. Baskow
    Stephen Thompson puts himself in consideration for Robbie Lawler
    Feb. 7, 2016
    Robbie Lawler might have the most tenacious striking style in the UFC, while Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson owns the flashiest. Fans might soon find out what happens when ...
  • Fred Albrecht is shown on campus.
    Albrecht, founder of UNLV's Alumni Association, dies
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Fred Albrecht, a former UNLV tennis coach, teacher and administrator who founded UNLV's Alumni Association and helped raise funds to construct the …
  • If Manziel wants help, NFL is ready to give it
    Feb. 6, 2016
    If Johnny Manziel wants help, the NFL and its players are ready to step in. The troubled quarterback simply has to …
  • Kansas City Chiefs free safety Eric Berry (29) runs back an interception during a game Nov. 15, 2015.
    MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Cam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an MVP award. Offensive Player of the Year, too. And his coach, Ron Rivera, owns a second NFL honor as well. Newton, the Carolina Panthers star, won …
  • Heavyweight Jared Rosholt and Roy Nelson trade blows during their UFC Fight Night 82 match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
    UFC Fight Night 82 blog: Locals Roy Nelson, Mike Pyle turn back clock
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Few fighters have trained out of Las Vegas for as long as Roy Nelson and Mike Pyle. The two local UFC ironmen showed they’re in no hurry to stop anytime soon Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. ...
  • Kansas State upsets top-ranked Oklahoma, 80-69
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race …
  • Newton Offensive Player, Berry Comeback Player of Year
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Cam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an NFL award. The Carolina Panthers star won The Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year honor on Saturday …
  • San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, right, laughs with former team owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. on July 12, 2014, before the "Legends of Candlestick" flag football game in San Francisco.
    DeBartolo, Favre, Stabler, Pace, Dungy voted to Hall of Fame
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Brett Favre, Ken Stabler, Marvin Harrison, Kevin Greene, Orlando Pace and Tony Dungy have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 also includes contributor Ed DeBartolo Jr. and senior selection …
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