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Sean DeFrank

Sean DeFrank

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A Southern Nevada resident since 1974, DeFrank worked for the Las Vegas Review-Journal for more than 13 years, primarily as a sports copy editor but also covering the city of Henderson in the late ‘90s, before coming to Vegas Seven just in time for its launch. The UNLV graduate is also a U.S. Army infantry veteran, and was recalled to active duty in 1991 as part of Operation Desert Storm. He lives in Henderson with his wife, enjoys traveling and going to concerts, and loves his UNLV Rebels. - See more at: http://stage.vegasseven.com/author/sean/#sthash.6EGUX2ws.dpuf

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The Making of Greg Maddux

Once upon a time, the guy ‘Sports Illustrated’ called ‘the best right-handed pitcher born in 100 years’ was just a Las Vegas kid with a wicked sense of humor, a killer instinct and an off-speed pitch to die for. This is the story of Greg Maddux’s early years, as told by the men who shared the field with him. Read More

The Dog Days: The Heat Is On!

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Looshie on the Rocks

The dog was first spotted on a hot day near the end of May, meandering along the majestic sandstone cliffs. She had been abandoned at the Calico 1 Trailhead, the first stop along the 13-mile Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive. With the temperature reaching triple digits, it was essential to round up the dog as soon as possible. Read More

Kruger/Rice Photo by Jon Estrada; Background collage by Elek Miller

21st Century Rebels

UNLV basketball has always been important to this town’s identity, and a big part of that has been the fans’ ability to get to know the players. But in today’s college basketball scene, players are rarely with the same program for four years, or even three. Has it become more difficult for the community to Read More