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Second race weekend a good gamble for Vegas

While Las Vegas Motor Speedway will host its first NASCAR tripleheader this weekend, a far more critical weekend is still six months away. Las Vegas will host the first race of the NASCAR playoffs for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sept. 16. The date will also mark the first time in its history that Las Vegas has hosted ...

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Vegas takes a bit of a gamble with Tatar deal

NEW YORK (AP) Of all the clubs that made deals before the NHL’s trade deadline, a surprise team took perhaps the biggest gamble. The expansion Vegas Golden Knights. They rolled the dice by trading three high draft picks for Red Wings left wing Tomas Tatar. Vegas has set records for wins and points by a first-year team and is tied ...

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Oscar Gamble, famous for homers and hair, dead at 68

Oscar Gamble, an outfielder who hit 200 home runs over 17 major league seasons and was famous during his playing days for an Afro that spilled out of his helmet, died Wednesday of a rare tumour of the jaw. He was 68. His second wife, Lovell Woods Gamble, said he was diagnosed with a benign tumour, ameloblastoma, about nine years ...

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Former outfielder Oscar Gamble passes away at age 68

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar Gamble, an outfielder who hit 200 home runs over 17 major league seasons and was famous during his playing days for an Afro that spilled out of his helmet, died Wednesday of a rare tumor of the jaw. He was 68. His second wife, Lovell Woods Gamble, said he was diagnosed with a benign tumor, ...

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Gamble, known for big hair, lefty power, dies

Oscar Gamble, a lefty-swinging hitter popularly known for the large Afro hairstyle he wore in the 1970s, died Wednesday at age 68. His death was confirmed by Andrew Levy, Gamble’s agent. The cause of death was not reported. Oscar Gamble, a lefty-swinging hitter popularly known for the large Afro hairstyle he wore in the 1970s, died Wednesday at age 68. ...

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