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May 3, 2015

Las Vegas Sun

Floyd Mayweather Jr. unmoved by criticisms of win over Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr. connects to the chin of Manny Pacquiao late in their fight Saturday, May 2, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

L.E. Baskow / Las Vegas Sun

Floyd Mayweather Jr. connects to the chin of Manny Pacquiao late in their fight Saturday, May 2, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Pacquiao blames torn right shoulder for slowing down action

Posted 3:00 a.m.

The most vocal subset of the sports world, including several of the 16,507 people in attendance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, went from enamored to indignant with boxing over the course of 36 minutes Saturday night. The response left Floyd Mayweather Jr. indifferent. ...

Hillary Clinton to talk about immigration, families with young Nevadans

Hillary Clinton to talk about immigration, families with young Nevadans

Posted 4:33 p.m.

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will travel Tuesday to Las Vegas, where she will discuss immigration reform during a roundtable at Rancho High School.

51s sweep Reno, extend win streak to 10 games

51s sweep Reno, extend win streak to 10 games

Posted 4:33 p.m.

The Las Vegas 51s are making it look easy. Wilfredo Tovar’s two-run double today broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth inning against the visiting Reno Aces, helping Las Vegas extend its Pacific Coast League-best winning streak to 10 games in a ...

Several Rebels join NFL teams as free agents after going undrafted

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Several Rebels join NFL teams as free agents after going undrafted

Posted 20 mins ago

Multiple former Rebels have signed free agent deals with NFL teams after no UNLV player was drafted for the fifth straight year ...

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to first Talladega win since 2004

Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Talladega 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Talladega, Ala.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Talladega 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Talladega, Ala.

Posted 4:26 p.m.

At a track that has always been good to his family, in front of an adoring crowd that so clearly favors him over everyone else in the field, Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to an emotional first win of the season.

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