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Newseum chronicles Elvis' meteoric rise
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
People in the news quiz
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009
Can you name these eight people who were in the Las Vegas Sun this week?
Fake field goal sets up Green Valley win
Friday, Aug. 28, 2009
Green Valley beat Centennial 10-7 tonight.
ESPN 1100 hosts Radiothon to benefit cancer wellness center
Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Longtime boxing analyst Al Bernstein and ESPN Radio 1100, supported by a score of UFC personalities, will again be hosting “The Longest Radio Show Ever” next weekend to benefit The Caring Place — a non-profit facility that provides free services to support the mind, body and spirit of individuals touched by cancer.

51s drop another
Sunday, May 3, 2009

The slide continued for the 51s on Sunday. Despite taking a two-run lead in the fourth inning, Las Vegas gave up four runs in the seventh to suffer their third straight setback, a 4-2 defeat to the Salt Lake Bees at Cashman Field.

UNLV's golf team wins Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship
Sunday, March 15, 2009

The UNLV men's golf team erased a 12-shot deficit in the final round of the Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship on Sunday and held off Oklahoma State by a single stroke to win its own tourney for the second straight year with a 54-hole total of 9-under par 855.

Former Sen. Heck to run for governor
Friday, March 13, 2009
Sun columnist Jon Ralston is reporting that former state Sen. Joe Heck will enter the race for governor.
NHL awards ceremony coming to the Palms
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009
Hot-handed Allen, Malott reach PBA TOC finals
Friday, Jan. 23, 2009

Wes Malott kept his hot streak going Friday, jumping into the lead of the Professional Bowlers Association’s H&R Block Tournament of Champions at Red Rock Lanes in the afternoon.

But by the end of the night, the five-time PBA Tour titlist — fresh off his Bayer Earl Anthony Medford Classic title last weekend in Medford, Ore. — needed every ounce of that luck to survive and advance into Sunday’s ESPN televised (9:30 a.m. PT) stepladder finals.

Page takes lead in PBA event with perfect game
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009

The reigning Professional Bowlers Association’s Rookie of the Year could have just as easily stayed fixated in the moment Thursday night at Red Rock Lanes.

Instead, Rhino Page finished his star gazing in warm ups and proceeded to roll a perfect game during the opening round of match play in the H&R Block Tournament of Champions.

UFC confirms remaining bouts for UFC 94
Friday, Jan. 9, 2009

While the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s lightweight champion B.J. Penn tries to become the first fighter in the organization’s history to hold two titles at the same time with a win over welterweight champ Georges St.-Pierre, a handful of other big name fighters highlight UFC 94 set for Jan. 31, 2009 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Additional bouts announced for UFC 92
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008

The Ultimate Fighting Championship confirmed the remaining bouts to UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008, which takes place Saturday, Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. PT at the MGM Grand.

'Dream Match' generates $1.25 million PPV buys
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

HBO Sports announced today that 1.25 million pay-per-view buys were recorded from last weekend’s “Dream Match” boxing bout between Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao.

UFC announces 'TUF' No. 8 card at Palms
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008
The Ultimate Fighting Championship released its complete fight card for the Dec. 13 finale of “The Ultimate Fighter 8.
Bayno takes leave of absence at Loyola
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
Sadollah withdraws from UFC 91
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008
A leg infection has forced Amir Sadollah to withdraw from Saturday's UFC 91 bout against Nick Catone.
NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series wraps up at LVMS
Monday, Nov. 10, 2008

Rain stalled the Short Line Express Market Gambler Shootout at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, but the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series’ final event of the season wrapped up on Monday.

Photos: Madonna's 'Sticky & Sweet' at MGM
Monday, Nov. 10, 2008
Madonna brought her "Sticky & Sweet" concert to Las Vegas this past weekend.
Club crowns winner in Palin look-alike contest
Friday, Oct. 24, 2008
While Tina Fey might be the queen of Sarah Palin impersonators, Kimberly Jones showed she also knows a thing or two.
Why Nevada Still Leans McCain
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008
Legionnaires' Disease cases at Polo Towers prompt warning
Friday, Oct. 17, 2008
Koscheck, Yoshiyuki headline UFC Fight for the Troops
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008

Top welterweight contender Josh Koscheck will take on Yoshiyuki Yoshida in the main event of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Fight for The Troops on Dec. 10 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Into the gutter again with O.J.
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De La Hoya searching for trainer
Monday, Sept. 15, 2008

With his longtime trainer, Floyd Mayweather Sr., busy training Ricky Hatton for his upcoming fight, Oscar De La Hoya is in search of his third trainer in as many bouts.

Nevada black leaders upset by blog
Friday, Aug. 29, 2008
Gorman advances to American Legion championship
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008

Bishop Gorman's American Legion baseball team advanced to Tuesday's World Series championship game with an 11-9 come-from-behind win over Sumter (S.C.) in the double-elimination event held in Shelby, N.C. on Sunday.

George Lopez seeks Latino vote for Obama in Nevada
Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008
Death sentence upheld in 1985 Las Vegas slaying
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Saint Mary’s warns patient database compromised
Thursday, July 24, 2008
2 dates identified in Vegas hepatitis C outbreak
Thursday, July 24, 2008
UPDATE: Girl dies after heart attack on Las Vegas Strip roller coaster
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Voter registration deadline today for primary
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Teen Vegas gang leader sentenced to life
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Tornado, hail, rain pummel northern Nevada
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
CityCenter announces new retailers
Monday, July 21, 2008
CityCenter recently revealed several retailers and dining establishments planned for its 500,000-square-foot retail space known as The Crystals.
Analyst's comments spurt Las Vegas Sands' shares
Monday, July 21, 2008
Weekend checkpoint nets 16 DUI arrests
Monday, July 21, 2008
A sobriety checkpoint netted 16 arrests in connection with DUI this past weekend east of the downtown area.
North Carolina man injured in traffic accident
Monday, July 21, 2008
A 23-year-old North Carolina man suffered critical injuries Sunday night when he was struck by a car on Tropicana Avenue east of the Las Vegas Strip, according to Metro Police.
Foreclosures hurting property tax revenue
Friday, July 18, 2008
School board delays $9.5 billion capital plan
Friday, July 18, 2008
The Clark County School Board voted unanimously this morning to postpone its $9.5 billion capital campaign, which would have gone to voters in November.
Lake Las Vegas in choppy financial waters
Friday, July 18, 2008
Gibbons: 'I thought she was having a heart attack'
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Police search for elderly woman's attacker
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Metro Police released photos this afternoon of a man wanted in connection with the violent beating of an elderly woman in a stairwell.
Lake Las Vegas files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Thursday, July 17, 2008
IGT releases third quarter figures
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Court to hear petition appeals
Thursday, July 17, 2008
DUI checkpoint planned Saturday night
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Metro Police will be on the lookout for impaired drivers Saturday night and into Sunday morning.
Search for adventurer Fossett continues
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Gibbons says he doesn't want to be 'lonely'
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Web site shows how UNLV hit by budget cuts
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
UNLV launched a Web site this week dedicated to explaining how state budget cuts are affecting the university.