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Las Vegas Locos: Connecting with the community

Long term success for any sports team involves being able to connect with the community.  Teams, both win and lose, and while winning can keep people coming to the games, only by becoming one with the community, can a team sustain fan interested during the losing times. In last year’s inaugural 2009 United Football League […]

Dula Gym Offers Men’s Summer Basketball Leagues

Team Registration Open Now Through July 21 The city of Las Vegas invites men’s basketball teams to participate in recreation leagues that begin the week of July 27 at Dula Gymnasium. Teams of men ages 18 and older will play for an eight-week regular season, plus a single-elimination tournament. Team registration will be open at […]

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Las Vegas Locos picks up new radio partnerships

On Thursday, July 15, 2010 the Las Vegas Locos announced new radio partnerships with ESPN 1100 KWWN and Fox Sports Radio KBAD.  As part of the deal, ESPN 1100 will broadcast the Locos home and away games during the 2010 United Football League Season.   If scheduling conflicts occurs with UNLV football or MLB Playoffs, the […]

NBA Summer League Plays in Vegas

It’s July.  For Basketball fans, the time of year immediately following the NBA playoffs is painful.  It seems like forever until the next game starts.  But there is some good news for those of us who as Basketball fans here in the Las Vegas Valley. The NBA Summer League kicked off this week on July […]

2010 NBA Summer League schedule announced

NEW YORK — Twenty-two NBA teams, including 11 that appeared in the 2010 NBA Playoffs, will compete in this year’s NBA Summer League. For the second consecutive year, a team of NBA Development League Select players will also participate in the action taking place at the Thomas & Mack Center and the COX Pavilion on […]

The State of Sports in Nevada

“What Las Vegas really needs is a hockey team.”  This sentiment was expressed to me on the way to a 51’s game last week.  To which I responded “We have one, the Wranglers, they play at The Orleans.” My friend has lived in Las Vegas for a little over a year.  Las Vegas has a […]

Henin, Clijsters renew rivalry at Wimbledon (AP)

WIMBLEDON, England – Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters were evenly matched from the start of their professional rivalry, 12 years ago in a qualifying tournament near Tel Aviv. Henin closed out the victory by winning a second-set tiebreaker. She was ranked 294th, Clijsters 513th. With the series now 12-all, the Belgians will play another tiebreaker […]

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Countdown 2011: Only a year to go!

OC President Steffi Jones has promised fans a fascinating summer next year as Germany gets ready to host its first ever FIFA Women’s World Cup™. “In terms of organisation we’re right on track and we’ve got through a great deal of work in the last two years. 250,000 tickets sold gives an indication as to […]

2.4 million viewers watch TUF Finale

2.4 MILLION VIEWERS TUNE IN FOR COURT McGEE’S VICTORY IN “THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER: TEAM LIDDELL VS. TEAM ORTIZ” FINALE 3-Hour Telecast Averages 2 Million Viewers And More Men 18-34 Than Anything Else On Television Including World Cup Coverage On ESPN New York, NY, June 22, 2010 – 2.4 million viewers tuned in to witness Court […]

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Henderson Golfing Up To Par

 This week I will examine a more mature course in the Las Vegas Valley, The Legacy Golf Club in Henderson, Nv.  In examining this course I will take a look at 4 aspects of the Golf experience:  Course Play, Course Aesthetics, Customer Service and Amenities.  First off, recently The Legacy has had turf removed from […]

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