Return of the same old Tiger Woods is not necessarily a good thing

Return of the same old Tiger Woods is not necessarily a good thing

      By Christine Brennan, USA TODAY     Tiger Woods says he has changed. We'll have to take his word for it because at the moment, his scorecard reads like this: Same caddie. Same agent. Same combative attitude. Same control freak. Same feeling about the majors

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MANY MOURN THE PASSING OF LEGEND LEE PETE

MANY MOURN THE PASSING OF LEGEND LEE PETE

  Courtesy of Gaming Today If there was one man who put Las Vegas-style sports talk on the map, it was Lee Pete. Starting in the 1970s and continuing into the 1990s, Pete hosted radio shows that featured betting advice, sports stars and other celebrities, reaching millions of liste

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LIGHTS OUT - SAY IT AIN’T SO and A CLEAR WYNN-WYNN SITUATION

LIGHTS OUT – SAY IT AIN’T SO and A CLEAR WYNN-WYNN SITUATION

WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW   The Las Vegas Strip will go dark during Earth Hour! That’s Earth Hour folks, not Happy Hour. Casino lights along the Las Vegas Strip are going dark as part of a worldwide effort to bring attention to climate change. And what better place to do that than the Las V

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Random Sports Ramblings

Random Sports Ramblings

…Evidently the Steelers are doing whatever they can to top the Portland Jailblazers and Cincinnati Bungals. It is bad enough that Big Ben is getting arrested on a weekly basis, now Santonio Holmes has joined the club. Steelers' wide receiver Santonio Holmes is facing a civil lawsuit from a woman w

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Jason Whitlock, Our Favorite Columnist is Back Again

Jason Whitlock, Our Favorite Columnist is Back Again

Tiger shows he's still a player   Jason Whitlock writes about the sports world from every angle, including those other writers can't imagine or muster courage to address. His columns are humorous, thought-provoking, agenda free, honest and unpredictable. Updated Mar 22, 2010 3:16 PM ET

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas

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Welcome to the Weird and Wacky

Welcome to the Weird and Wacky

…Doesn’t it look like it’s Kentucky’s to lose? Typical upsets and near upsets that make the NCAA tourney so much fun haven’t disappointed. …Kansas center Cole Aldrich was favored to be tournament MVP! Oops. …You heard it hear first. At least I think so. Hold on to your horses bec

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Online Regulation? What is Going On?

Online Regulation? What is Going On?

Online Regulation? What is Going On? It must have been a slow week at the Gaming Control Board. What else could have those rule-writing dudes aiming their long, flinty-eyed stares at the online poker business, thinking about trying to fix something that really doesn’t require fixing. It’s s

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Another One Bites the Dust

Another One Bites the Dust

ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST About a month ago it was announced that Casino MonteLago at Lake Las Vegas would close March 14. Since we’d never been there, we put it on our list of places to go, but didn’t seem to find the time. Suddenly, it was March 14 and our last day to visit this small ga

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LAS VEGAS NEWS - VISITORS UP

LAS VEGAS NEWS – VISITORS UP

Vegas visitors up March 16, 2010 5:30 PM Gaming Today Nevada casinos started the year off in lackluster fashion as they reported gaming revenues of $883.3 million in January, down 3.2 percent from the same month last year. Casinos raked in $908.6 million in January 2008. Even though

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TIGER, TIGER - WHEREFORE ART THOU TIGER?

TIGER, TIGER – WHEREFORE ART THOU TIGER?

Tiger Woods confirms he'll return for the Masters After more than 20 years of covering everything from election campaigns to the Olympic Games, Robert Lusetich has turned his focus to writing about his first love — golf.   Updated Mar 16, 2010 4:58 PM ET As first reported by FOXSpo

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ADD MORE GAMES TO TOURNEY, NOT MORE TEAMS

ADD MORE GAMES TO TOURNEY, NOT MORE TEAMS

Add more games to tourney, not more teams   Jason Whitlock writes about the sports world from every angle, including those other writers can't imagine or muster courage to address. His columns are humorous, thought-provoking, agenda free, honest and unpredictable. Updated Mar 11,

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RANDOM SPORTS RAMBLINGS

RANDOM SPORTS RAMBLINGS

…Sounds like a crazy idea, but I think it will work. Jerry Remy's Sports Bar & Grill, which is set to open near Fenway Park, is going to start selling season passes for its tables. Such a pass will allow you a seat for every Red Sox game in addition to a food/drink credit. The price is $500 pe

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What is wrong with Big Ben?

Big Ben Could Go Down as Big Bum 3/08/2010 11:11 PM ET By Jay Mariotti Jay Mariotti Jay Mariotti is a national columnist for FanHouse Why was he there? What was he thinking? Why wasn't he watching a game on TV, dining at a cool restaurant, squiring a date or catching up on sleep bef

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Manny Problems Surface Again

Once the life of the party, Dodgers slugger is withdrawn just two weeks into spring training. He is understandably concerned about proving himself worthy to play on next season. By T.J. SimersMarch 8, 2010   Reporting from Scottsdale, Ariz. Nine months or so later, it's hard to say if may

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