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Pro sports in Vegas a big gamble

Las Vegas desperately needs a pro sports franchise, Scoop Jackson says. Problem is, pro sports aren't ready for Las Vegas.

Updated: July 27, 2005, 12:14 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | Page 2

LAS VEGAS -- They were everywhere. Especially in places they weren't supposed to be.

This Strip was half-full Sunday night. The usual amount of sin was not out to play. The casinos weren't tilt, there was no big fight over the weekend. LV was slow.

Instead, Las Vegas Boulevard was littered with 16- to 18-year-olds, all at least 6-foot-5. From all over the country. They all had $160 on their feet, they all had backpacks, they all had acne issues. Most of them walked around with ...

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