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Leavening Las Vegas

Rory Carroll

Tony Hsieh, a millionaire rock-star software developer, is turning his attention to urban regeneration in the seedy downtown of Sin City.

Leavening Las Vegas

Calzaghe recovers from knockdown to beat Hopkins

Keiran Mulvaney

Britain's Joe Calzaghe recovered from a first-round knockdown to defeat Bernard Hopkins by split decision in a light-heavyweight bout in Las Vegas on Saturday. In a closely fought battle, the 36-year-old Calzaghe showed little of his famed prodigious punch output in the first two rounds as Hopkins gained the early initiative.

South African Anderson reaches Las Vegas ATP final

Staff Reporter

South African Kevin Anderson reached the final of the ATP hard-court tournament in Las Vegas on Saturday with a straight-sets victory over American Robby Ginepri. Anderson, ranked 175th in the world, defeated Ginepri 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to advance and will next take on another American Sam Querrey.

Lucas offers sneak peek at new Star Wars movie

David Germain

Fans never seem to get their fill of Star Wars, and George Lucas is happy to oblige. Lucas offered a glimpse into the latest creation in his sci-fi universe at the theatre-owners' convention ShoWest on Thursday, showing a sequence from Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a computer-animated movie due in August.