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IndyCar needs to strike balance between excitement, danger

...them even more is that they warned IndyCar before that Las Vegas race that conditions were too dangerous and felt they were...peers who don't like close racing should retire.The Las Vegas memories have created two very distinct sides in this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-29/indycar-needs-strike-balan
NHL on verge of changing overtime period to 3-on-3

LAS VEGAS - The NHL plans to play three-on-three...approve the change Wednesday when it meets in Las Vegas.A shootout will still take place if games...the league is thinking about expanding to Las Vegas.If it does decide to gamble on a franchise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-23/nhl-verge-changing-overtim
Richard Westbrook, Michael Valiante prevail in Six Hours of The Glen

...the pack-style racing on the circuit's big ovals since two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was killed at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the series' 2011 season finale.Drivers were concerned about the speeds at the high-banked, 1 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-28/richard-westbrook-michael-valiant
World is speeding past America on high-speed trains

...rail plans, sending more dollars to California.The list of other proposals for faster-speed rail includes: linking Las Vegas with greater Los Angeles; Chicago with St. Louis; Harrisburg, Pa., with Pittsburgh; Oklahoma City with Tulsa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/world-speeding-past-americ
Benefits of ultra 'high-res' audio questioned

...touting.Giles Martin, the Grammy-winning producer of the Love soundtrack for The Beatles-Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas, says the highest fidelity he records at is 96 kHz, 24 bits, after which there's no benefit in boosting the playback...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/benefits-ultra-high-res-au
Connor McDavid is top pick in NHL Draft

...their home games. A year ago on draft night, Ekblad was a nervous wreck. This time around, fresh off returning from Las Vegas where he was presented the Calder Trophy as the NHL's best rookie this past season this week, Ekblad coolly munched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-06-26/connor-mcdavid-top-pick-nh
Bill Kirby: Vacation postcards still streaming in from readers' trips

...sights ... by boat on the Chicago River."They also sent a card from Michigan.Rett and Anna Beth Harbeson are in Las Vegas and send "greetings from Sin City. We've had a blast celebrating a big birthday (the BIG 3-0) at the Venetian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-25/bill-kirby-vacation-postcards
Clemson lineman Isaiah Battle to enter NFL Supplemental Draft

...it. TITANS: The team's home field is changing its name from LP Field to Nissan Stadium. CHARGED: In Las Vegas, authorities in Las Vegas have charged NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp with biting his girlfriend, throwing her to the ground and stepping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-06-25/clemson-lineman-isaiah-battle
Bil Kirby: Postcards pour in as the postcard contest continues

...They write: "This Georgia couple is loving highs in the 70s and 50 percent humidity."And Dolly and The Girls are in Las Vegas "having fun, OOO-Wee!"What about you? When traveling this summer, send us a postcard as we continue to try to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2015-06-22/bil-kirby-postcards-pour
In some eyes, deflated footballs scandal hasn't tarnished Tom Brady's legacy

...minds."Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank sat with him at ringside at the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquaio fight May 2 in Las Vegas, where Brady flew by private jet after attending the Kentucky Derby. Less than six weeks later, Plank said at an appearance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-06-20/some-eyes-deflated-footballs-