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UFC strawweight Paige VanZant punching her way to stardom

In this Monday, April 13, 2015, photo, mixed martial arts fighter Paige VanZant, right, spars with Sarah Jamila at Ultimate Fitness in Sacramento, Calif. VanZant, 21, is scheduled to fight Felice Herrig in an Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweight match in New Jersey on Saturday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paige VanZant was too young to fight professionally when she first took up mixed martial arts. When a small-time promotion offered her the chance to walk around the cage holding a numbered card above her head, she took it even though she really wanted to be inside throwing punches.

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Mountain West Friday night football TV; Boise, Nevada, UNLV

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Five of Boise State’s football games will be televised nationally on Friday nights next season under a package the Mountain West Conference announced Wednesday that also includes Fresno State hosting Nevada and UNLV on ESPN2.

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Gondola would create 1 of largest US ski areas near Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A resort operator announced plans Monday to build a high-speed gondola connecting two Lake Tahoe slopes and creating one of the largest ski areas in the country.

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