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Having NFL, Raiders in Las Vegas seems right, just unlikely

In this Sept. 13, 2015, photo, Oakland Raiders fans watch during the second half of an NFL game between the Oakland Raiders and the Cincinnati Bengals in Oakland, Calif.

Having NFL, Raiders in Las Vegas seems right, just unlikely
Fri, Jan 29, 2016 (2 a.m.)
Remember in middle school when you were too bashful to make eye contact with that girl on the opposite side of the dance floor. You repeatedly walked in her direction with your head down, hoping ...

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Prospective NHL owner Bill Foley II speaks during the annual Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance dinner at Aria Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015.
As NHL gathers for All-Star Game, Las Vegas remains in holding pattern
hockey:
Friday, January 29, 2016
The NHL to Las Vegas movement started with a lot of optimism, but as the league holds its All-Star Game in Nashville this weekend, it’s hard to figure out how excited or frustrated ...

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UNLV closed a $50 million deal to buy 42 acres of empty land along Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane that could be used to build a stadium on campus. The sale was announced Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016.
UNLV likes Sands-backed stadium for NFL team but isn’t married to it yet
Thursday, January 28, 2016
UNLV is receptive to plans being pushed by Las Vegas Sands Corp. for construction of a $1 billion, 65,000-seat stadium on land recently bought by the university ...

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, laughs as Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis talks to the media after an NFL owners meeting Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, in Houston. The owners voted to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to a new stadium just outside Los Angeles, and the San Diego Chargers will have an option to share the facility. The Raiders, who also wanted to move to the area, could move to Los Angeles if San Diego doesn't.
Las Vegas Sands wants stadium for UNLV, possibly Raiders
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Las Vegas Sands owner Sheldon Adelson wants to help build a domed stadium on the UNLV campus and is meeting with the owner of the Oakland Raiders ...

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez has some unpleasant words for a player after a poor decision on the field versus San Diego State during their game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Friday, November 21, 2015.
UNLV football lands highly touted quarterback recruit
Thursday, January 28, 2016
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez added to his recruiting coups this afternoon with potentially his biggest one yet. Dual-threat quarterback ...

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UNLV guard Ike Nwamu (0) and UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (22) celebrate their win over Boise State as they walk off the court at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.
McCaw’s ‘unbelievable hustle plays’ lead Rebels past Broncos in 87-77 victory
UNLV Basketball:
Thursday, January 28, 2016
There were many reasons Teresa McCaw wanted to surprise her son, UNLV sophomore guard Pat McCaw, at tonight’s game. One was a feeling any fan could understand ...

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UNLV guard Ike Nwamu (0) and UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (22) celebrate their win over Boise State as they walk off the court at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.
Instant Analysis: Strong second half by UNLV downs Boise State, could give Rebels confidence
ray brewer:
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The UNLV basketball team didn’t earn many style points for its 87-77 victory today against Boise State, but that’s of little importance. The final outcome — its fourth win in five games — is all that matters ...

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UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr. (1) eases inside of Boise State forward Zach Haney (11)  for a basket during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.
Blog: Rebels dominate second half, take 87-77 win against Boise State
Rebels basketball:
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Pat McCaw finished with 25 points and five steals while leading UNLV to an 87-77 victory against Boise State tonight at the Thomas & Mack Center. In the second half, UNLV shot 57.1 percent from the field while forcing nine turnovers, which helped the Rebels overcome an eight-point halftime deficit.

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Boise State head coach Leon Rice watches the action during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon in Boise, Idaho, on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. Boise State won 74-72.
Bern’s-Eye View: Mountain West Basketball Picks Week 11
Analysis:
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Things are finally looking up for the Mountain West, and one team could take a giant wrecking ball to all of that goodwill this week: UNLV.

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Boise State's James Webb III (23) talks to Nick Duncan (13) during a break in the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Boise, Idaho, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Boise State won 101-81.
Take 5: Rebels’ big week starts with home showdown vs. Boise State
UNLV Basketball: Boise State (15-5, 5-1) has won three straight against UNLV (12-8, 3-4), but the games are almost always close
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Over the last four seasons, there probably hasn’t been a more entertaining series for UNLV than its meetings with Boise State. The teams will add another chapter tonight at 8 when they tip off at the Thomas & Mack Center on CBS Sports Network. The teams are an even 4-4 over ...

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UNLV interim head coach Todd Simon continues to shout encouragement as his team builds a large lead versus Air Force during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 16, 2016.
Rebels trip down stretch vs. UNR, drop another close league game
UNLV Basketball: UNLV (12-8, 3-4) has now lost four of the last six against the Wolf Pack (12-7, 4-3), which pulled out a 65-63 victory
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Blue and silver streamers erupted from all four corners of the Lawlor Events Center, a new UNR tradition that tonight celebrated something that’s become rather common. UNLV squandered a second-half lead in …

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UNR coach Eric Musselman directs his players during his first NCAA college basketball practice in Reno. Musselman learned about running a Division I program from his father and during stops at two schools as an assistant.
Blog: UNR pulls off comeback for 65-63 win against sloppy Rebels
Rebels Basketball:
Saturday, January 23, 2016
The Rebels (12-7, 3-4) missed 14 free throws and committed 17 turnovers, and in the end that was too much to overcome in a 65-63 loss at UNR that UNLV led for most of the way.

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UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr. (1) celebrates their domination of Air Force ending 100-64 at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 16, 2016.
Rebels expect freshman Jones to continue emergence against UNR
UNLV basketball:
Saturday, January 23, 2016
In the first half of what was already a blowout last week, Jordan Cornish lobbed a pass a foot or more to the right of the backboard. Jones’ momentum was taking him past that point but he was able to pause long enough to …

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UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. (33) grabs a rebound against Utah State forward Elston Jones (50) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Logan, Utah.
By the Numbers: UNLV’s winning ways start with defense
Rebels Basketball: The Rebels (12-7, 3-3) have always wanted to be a defense-first team, and lately that side of the ball has gone from very good to great
Friday, January 22, 2016
If momentum is a real thing the Rebels have it in full, and they plan to take it with them this weekend up north to UNR.

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UNLV closed a $50 million deal to buy 42 acres of empty land along Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane that could be used to build a stadium on campus. The sale was announced Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016.
UNLV closes $50 million purchase of land for possible stadium
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
UNLV has closed the deal on 42 acres of empty land along Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane that could be used to build a long-awaited stadium on campus. The sale was ...

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