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Vegas Nation: Raiders to face Brady’s Buccaneers after Bye Week – VIDEO

Vegas Nation podcast host Heidi Fang and columnist Ed Graney break down what to anticipate when the Raiders face Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a primetime game at Allegiant Stadium on Oct. 25 coming off their bye week. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review Journal)

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Las Vegas celebrated the Fourth of July with fireworks lighting up the entire valley. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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Golden Knights forward Ryan Reaves talks about signing a two-year extension with the team, his personal experiences with racism as a hockey player and what the NHL and individual hockey teams could do to bring more cultural diversity to the sport. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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