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June 14, 2017 - 3:52 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Oakland Raiders received a $750 million commitment from the Nevada Legislature in October to help build their future home in Las Vegas, they also were directed to ensure the greatest possible participation by the local community in the design, construction and operation of...
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June 14, 2017 - 3:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Oakland Raiders received a $750 million commitment from the Nevada Legislature in October to help build their future home in Las Vegas, they also received a directive to ensure the greatest possible participation by the local community in the design, construction and...
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Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman, center, arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. North Korea is expecting another visit by Rodman on Tuesday in what would be his first to the country since President Donald Trump took office. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
June 13, 2017 - 1:31 am
BEIJING (AP) — The latest developments on Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A cryptocurrency for legalized marijuana is sponsoring former NBA star Dennis Rodman's latest trip to North Korea. Rodman tweeted Tuesday "I'm back! Thanks to my sponsor Potcoin.com" with a...
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June 12, 2017 - 8:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino industry's largest lobbying group in the U.S. is ramping up its efforts to repeal a 25-year-old federal law that bans sports betting in most states. The American Gaming Association on Monday announced the creation of a coalition involving organizations of attorneys...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:34 pm
NHL-PENGUINS Celebration for Penguins coming Wednesday PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup championship victory parade will be held Wednesday morning. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. and follow a similar route to parades following the 2009 and 2016 championships, along Grant...
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June 12, 2017 - 6:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino industry's largest lobbying group in the U.S. is ramping up its efforts to repeal a 25-year-old federal law that bans sports betting in most states. The American Gaming Association on Monday announced the creation of a coalition involving organizations of attorneys...
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June 12, 2017 - 4:36 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino industry's largest lobbying group in the U.S. is ramping up its efforts to repeal a federal law that bans sports betting in most states. Geoff Freeman is the president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, which on Monday announced the creation of a coalition...
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June 12, 2017 - 10:09 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says that sports betting at Monmouth Park Racetrack would be "open inside a week" if the U.S. Supreme Court relaxes a ban. The Republican governor suggested Monday that if the court rules this month, it would create the chance for gamblers to...
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June 11, 2017 - 9:11 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian defensive star Roberto Carlos, who was part of the team that won the 2002 World Cup, denies accusations of doping made in a German documentary. Broadcaster ARD/WDR aired a documentary on Saturday that alleges Carlos was a patient of a doctor who has been accused of...
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May 31, 2017 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore Orioles infielder Robert Andino has been suspended for 50 games under baseball's minor league drug program following a positive test for Amphetamine, a banned stimulant. The suspension was announced Wednesday by the commissioner's office along with 72-game bans for Orioles...
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