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Regents OK hiring Vegas high school coach for UNLV

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada university regents have approved hiring Bishop Gorman High School’s Tony Sanchez as UNLV’s new head coach.

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Field closing on on 4th straight world, NFR titles

Bareback rider Kaycee Feild from Spanish Fork, Utah, competes during the ninth go-round of the National Finals Rodeo Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bareback rider Kaycee Feild put himself in a strong position to win the PRCA world and National Finals Rodeo aggregate standings titles after finishing first with an 85.5 on Dirty Rags during round nine on Friday.

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Brazile increases chances for 3 world rodeo titles

Trevor Brazile from Decatur, Texas, ropes a calf to get a first place time of 3.8 seconds with partner Travis Graves, not pictured, from Jay, Okla., in the team roping event during the eighth go-round of the National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Trevor Brazile increased his chances of a record-tying three world titles with victories Thursday night in team and tie-down roping in the eighth round of the National Final Rodeo.

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Vegas poker player in spotlight again for arrest

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Professional poker player Dan Bilzerian is no stranger to the spotlight, but usually it’s for his hard-partying antics, not his card-playing acumen.

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