Monthly Archives: February 2018

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As Golden Knights Soar, Las Vegas Stakes Its Claim as a Sports Town

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While hockey is certainly the central focus of game nights, the Knights have added a medieval motif, sometimes comically. The Zambonis that drive on the ice have jousts mounted on their sides to simulate a duel. The arena includes a 24-foot knight’s helmet and three castle structures, including one for cheerleaders with pompoms. Catapults are used to launch T-shirts into the crowd.

“We wanted to focus on Vegas as the entertainment capital of the world,” Bubolz said.

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An NFL Offseason Offers Hope for Teams, but So Might a Rebranded Look

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For 30 of the NFL’s 32 team fan bases, it’s the offseason already. The focus is on what your favorite team could do to improve their performance and identity on the field next season.

But for several teams, there’s also the business side of improving the identity of the team. Sometimes this can go hand in hand with the football side. Sometimes, that identity can leave fans just as frustrated.

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