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...Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, no stranger to comments about his weight, dismissed recent social media criticism Thursday that stemmed from an unflattering portrait of him on Boston.com. In a photo taken Thursday, Pablo Sandoval has nothing to hide regarding his waist size. "Let them tal

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Golovkin KO Streak Goes to 19 ;

Golovkin KO Streak Goes to 19 ;

Gennady Golovkin ups KO streak By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com Golovkin's KO Streak Continues Gennady Golovkin defeated Martin Murray via 11th-round TKO in Monte Carlo to extend his consecutive knockout streak to 19. Middleweight destroyer Gennady Golovkin was forced into the 11th round for the

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Sports Betting Going Mainstream ; No Apologies for Tarkanian - And None Needed

Sports Betting Going Mainstream ; No Apologies for Tarkanian – And None Needed

Sports betting going mainstream by Ted Sevransky www.gamingtoday.com   Opposition now seeing plus side to sport bettingSomething remarkable is happening in the world of sports betting right now – a strong push toward nationwide acceptance and legalization of our favorite pastime

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A Foodie Fantasy ; 9 Places to Tie the Knot in Vegas

A Foodie Fantasy ; 9 Places to Tie the Knot in Vegas

Vegas Uncork’d is a foodie’s fantasy by Kristine McKenzie www,blog.vegas.com If you like food, then you need to be in Vegas April 23 – 26. Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit is returning to Aria, Bellagio, Caesars Palace and MGM Grand for its ninth year of wining and dining with celeb

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MLB Win Totals ; Super Bowl Futures

MLB Win Totals ; Super Bowl Futures

Breaking down some MLB season win totals by Micah Roberts www.gamingtoday.com San Diego's Andrew Cashner is coveted by a few teamsMost baseball fans begin to get pumped for the upcoming season when pitchers and catchers report early to spring training, but here in Las Vegas it’s a little di

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Great Poker Players Do Bluff ; Turning Winners Into Losers

Great Poker Players Do Bluff ; Turning Winners Into Losers

We doubt great poker players don't bluff by George Epstein www.gamingtoday.com Players need to use all weapons available, including bluffsThere are poker players who never bluff! Recently, an acquaintance who loses consistently in the casino, asked me to sit behind him and observe his pl

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'Fifty Shades of Dull' ; 'Paddington' Positively Delightful

‘Fifty Shades of Dull’ ; ‘Paddington’ Positively Delightful

Movie Review - 'Fifty Shades of Grey" MOVIE INFO E.L. James' kinky best-seller gets the big screen treatment with this Universal Pictures/Focus Features co-production. The steamy tale details a masochistic relationship between a college student and a businessman, whose desires for extreme in

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No Concussion Penalty in NCAA ; What's Going to Happen with A-Rod?

No Concussion Penalty in NCAA ; What’s Going to Happen with A-Rod?

JON SOLOMON National College Football Writer www.cbssports.com Why the NCAA won't adopt concussion penalties -- at least not yet One of the more contentious issues at the NCAA convention last month was the creation of the Concussion Safety Protocol Committee by the Power Five conferences

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Henderson Chokes Out Thatch ; Sanchez Stops Rosas

Henderson Chokes Out Thatch ; Sanchez Stops Rosas

BENSON HENDERSON SPRINGS CHOKE ON BRANDON THATCH IN UFC FIGHT NIGHT HEADLINER BY BRIAN KNAPP www.sherdog.com Benson Henderson found a way to win Saturday night. Benson Henderson did just fine as a welterweight. A former Ultimate Fighting Championship and World Extreme Cagefighting tit

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The NCAA's MOST CONTROVERSIAL SCHOOL ; MLB's TOP TEN FOR 2015

The NCAA’s MOST CONTROVERSIAL SCHOOL ; MLB’s TOP TEN FOR 2015

  WILL LEITCH MORE FROM WILL | TWITTER RSS   THE NCAA'S MOST CONTROVERSIAL SCHOOL Former NBA star Dan Majerle is the head coach at Grand Canyon University, a for-profit school now in Division I. (AP Images) In many ways, attending a game at the lower levels of men's Division

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Vegas Hotels for Adrenaline Junkies ; The Vegas Brunch Scene

Vegas Hotels for Adrenaline Junkies ; The Vegas Brunch Scene

  The best hotels in Vegas for: Adrenaline junkies by Renee LiButti www.blog.vegas.com What was the last thrill you had in your life? If you answered nabbing a pull-through parking spot at the grocery store (and that is a glorious feeling), then it’s a good thing you’re coming to V

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McCain Latest to Lean to Legalized Sports Betting ; Adelson's Crusade Against Online Gambling Fueled By RAWA

McCain Latest to Lean to Legalized Sports Betting ; Adelson’s Crusade Against Online Gambling Fueled By RAWA

John McCain welcomes discussion on legalized sports betting By David Purdum | ESPN.com Another prominent voice is calling for a national conversation on expanding legalized sports betting outside of Nevada. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), speaking on "Capital Games" with ESPN's Andy Katz and ABC'

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Using Pairs in Poker ; Tone of Voice Can Be A Tell

Using Pairs in Poker ; Tone of Voice Can Be A Tell

Know how to use your pairs in poker by George Epstein www.gamingtoday.com   Odds of being dealt any particular pair in the hole is 221-1Playing Texas hold’em, in the long run, you will be dealt a pair in the hole (a pocket pair) one out of 17 hands. Let’s put this statistical fact

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Grant, Tomei Highlight

Grant, Tomei Highlight “The Rewrite” ; ‘Kingsman’ A Comical Comic Spy Story

Movie Review - 'The Rewrite' MOVIE INFO Once upon a time, Keith Michaels (Hugh Grant - About a Boy, Love Actually) was an Award-winning Hollywood screenwriter, but divorce and a string of unsuccessful films have left him with nothing but bad debts and blank pages. So when his agent arranges

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Big Ten Teams to Watch ; Betting Lessons Learned in NFL

Big Ten Teams to Watch ; Betting Lessons Learned in NFL

Teams to Watch - Big Ten By Jim Feist VegasInsider.com A Big 10 representative hasn't won college basketball 's national championship since 2000 (Michigan State), but Indiana got to the title game in 2002, as did Illinois (2005), Ohio State (2007), Michigan State (2009) and Michigan (2013

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