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Jazz force final game

...little action on the gambling tables the day of the game. Las Vegas is interested in landing a franchise, and commissioner David Stern recently said a committee of owners will review the proposal Mayor Oscar Goodman submitted to the league.
Vegas puts down plans in writing

...VEGAS - A written proposal seeking a pro basketball franchise for Las Vegas will have to speak for itself after Mayor Oscar Goodman and other officials weren't invited to make a personal pitch to NBA owners. Goodman said Friday that he hoped...
West crushes East

...Aguilera and Toni Braxton performed at halftime. The event started with a celebrity red carpet, where Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, flanked as usual by his showgirls and backed by entertainer Wayne Newton, vowed again to get the NBA here full-time...
Next year's All-Star game will be a gamble for NBA

...night events from courtside seats, and Beyonce, Jay Z and Terrell Owens out on the town afterward. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman said bringing the game to his city will be like "the heydays of a great Tyson fight." "Hollywood and entertainment...
Travel briefs

...annual New Year's Eve celebration. "We're ending our centennial year with a bang, literally," Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman said with a nod to the planned midnight fireworks show and the finale to Sin City's yearlong 100th anniversary...
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...held on a grassy soccer field near Sam Boyd Stadium. "On reflection, this is a better place," Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman said. Organizers also added a $100,000 fireworks show to the free concert, one of a series of events this year...
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Might Marlins' next move be to Vegas?

...that without state financial help, they might move. Five months ago, team officials met in Las Vegas with Mayor Oscar Goodman, who wants a new ballpark and a major league franchise for it. Baseball chief operating officer Bob DuPuy expressed...
Expos' move to Washington could come apart Las Vegas, which was among the cities competing for the Expos and is still lobbying for a team. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman campaigned at last week's winter meetings, arriving accompanied by showgirls wearing feathered headdresses. Baseball...
Braves discuss trade for Milwaukee closer Kolb

...physical. Baseball's annual swapfest also had a bit of spectacle on Day Two of the four-day session. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman arrived in a lobby filled with baseball executives and agents accompanied by two tall showgirls wearing feathered headdresses...
Tyson banned, fined $3 million for bite

...thinking about other things, I feel very, very confident you'll see Mike Tyson fighting again within a year," said Oscar Goodman, the boxer's chief lawyer. Asked if the ban would last longer than a year, Goodman said, "Two years is absolutely...
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