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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

This Las Vegas house on Pinto Lane owned by The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers is up for sale, Tuesday, April, 25, 2017. The house was also previously own by Andre Agassi.
Photos: Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers selling Vegas mansion
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Do you want to live in Brandon Flowers’ mansion, once also owned by Andre Agassi and Howard Hughes among other Las Vegas celebrities? Flowers’ 8,300-square-foot estate, 2981 Pinto Lane near Rancho and Alta drives, is for sale ...
Andre Agassi helps Taylor Mosby, a student from Agassi Prep, play with an iPad and Square Panda app after a press event at Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy on Nov. 1, 2016. The event was held to announce a special partnership and research project with Square Panda and the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy.
As turmoil swirls around Agassi Prep's future, school unveils new tech tool
Thursday, November 3, 2016
A hall full of students at Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy sat happily and cheered as the school’s namesake stood at a podium Tuesday to announce the ...
Agassi partners with education tech firm to help young readers
Monday, January 4, 2016
Square Panda’s "phonics play-set" aims to create a one-on-one environment to help children develop the basics of reading before they enter kindergarten ...
Kirby Chambliss.
Strip Scribbles: Red Bull races, Travis Cloer, ‘Sister Wives’ and Andre Agassi
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
It has to be one of the greatest publicity stunts ever pulled off at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign. Who lands right there on Las Vegas Boulevard in a plane, comes to a stop at the traffic light, then takes off again when it turns green?
Andre Agassi, left, greets Kirk Kerkorian in 2011 at the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education Grand Slam for Children fundraiser, where Kerkorian donated $18 million to the foundation.
Kerkorian’s generosity will influence generations
Sunday, June 21, 2015
On a night in 2011, Andre Agassi was about to tell the audience of about 1,000 dignitaries and supporters that Kirk Kerkorian had made a donation of $18 million to his foundation. “But before I tell you that gift, let me tell you that if it wasn’t for him and his kindness to my family, I wouldn’t be standing in front of you today. ...”
Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf on the red carpet for the 2012 Keep Memory Alive "Power of Love Gala" tribute to Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
Advantage, Las Vegas: Agassi, Graf donate $1.5 million to Keep Memory Alive
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Tennis champions and Las Vegas residents Andre Agassi and wife Steffi Graf have donated a stunning $1.5 million to the charity Keep Memory Alive that funds the work of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health downtown.
This 1987 file photo shows actor Robin Williams in character as disc jockey Adrian Cronauer in director Barry Levinson's comedy drama "Good Morning Vietnam." Williams has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63.
In Las Vegas, Robin Williams remembered as ‘one of the most beloved and respected comics ever’
Monday, August 11, 2014
Jerry Lewis learned the news of the death of comic great Robin Williams this afternoon while Lewis was watching CNN. A phone call to Lewis at his Las Vegas home was ...
Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf on the red carpet for the 2012 Keep Memory Alive "Power of Love Gala" tribute to Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012.
Andre Agassi takes center court at Governor’s Mansion
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Sometimes the nuttiest ideas also are the most inspired. Turning a common pair of tube socks, something you’d buy in a three-to-a-pack plastic bag at Target, into pure genius in a Strip production show is such an example ...
Long-time friends of Jackie Gaughan arrive for the memorial mass for John Davis "Jackie" Gaughan held at St. Viator Catholic Church in Las Vegas on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2014. From right to left are  Burton Cohen, Gene Kilroy and an unidentified man.
Burton Cohen and the Howard Hughes ‘Ice Cream Saga’; Brooklyn Bowl reps are really digging Las Vegas
Friday, May 9, 2014
Burton Cohen was president of the Desert Inn when Howard Hughes set up at the hotel on Thanksgiving of 1966. That doesn't mean the two ever met, though.
With the FIBO Innovation Award and trophy on display in the background, tennis champion Andre Agassi laughs with colleagues as they discuss the success of BILT equipment on Friday, April 26, 2013.
Agassi: Everyone wants him in politics, and no one would want to run against him
Sunday, March 9, 2014
The text is from Andre Agassi, and it’s one of those messages that prompts the now-familiar “LOL” response ...
Steffi Graf at the Longines opening Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Aria.
Photos: Steffi Graf talks tennis, injuries, Las Vegas, watches at Longines opening in Aria
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
One-time world tennis champion Steffi Graf says that after all the years of playing the sport and winning 22 Grand Slam singles titles, she’s relegated the game to just a few charity matches. “It’s the same with Andre (Agassi, her husband),” she told me.
Andre Agassi, partner hit with fine by gaming board
Friday, August 9, 2013
Former tennis star Andre Agassi and the other owner of a Las Vegas restaurant with slot machines have agreed to pay a $15,000 fine for violating state gaming regulations.
Carlos Santana, left, Dale Evers and Paul Reed Smith at the House of Blues unveiling of  "Wings of Legend," a 13-foot guitar sculpture by Dale Evers, commemorating the return of Carlos Santana's 2013 residency, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: Carlos Santana, Andre Agassi, Elisabeth Shue and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
A sculptured portrait in “bas relief” of guitar guru Carlos Santana will be unveiled next Tuesday for the ceiling of House of Blues in Mandalay Bay, ...
The Tennis Champions Series with Jim Courier, John McEnroe, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011.
McEnroe on Agassi: ‘He takes pride in seeing people go down in agony’
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Rival tennis legends Andre Agassi and John McEnroe don’t know yet if they’ll face each other in another legendary battle when the PowerShares ...
Andre Agassi waves to the crowd after defeating Jim Courier during the Las Vegas stop of the 2011 Champions Series Tennis tournament Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Agassi won last year's event and will headline this year's tour stop at Mandalay Bay on Nov. 17.
Local tennis legend Andre Agassi will headline tour stop in Las Vegas this fall
Tennis: The PowerShares Series Tour comes to Mandalay Bay on Nov. 17, with matches featuring Agassi, John McEnroe, Jim Courier and Michael Chang
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Andre Agassi will headline another Vegas show this summer. After entertaining his hometown crowd last year with a victory against Pete Sampras, Agassi will be back Nov. 17 at Mandalay Bay in the PowerShares Series Tour (formerly the Champions Series).