Kobe Bryant’s inflated paycheck is part of the problem for the Los Angeles Lakers. But Bryant isn’t the only thing that led to the collapse of the once storied franchise.
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Can you imagine the lunacy that might be created in Tuscaloosa should Alabama, which doesn’t deserve a spot in the semifinals today, not be ranked in the top four come Tuesday? Please, God. Let it happen.
Kids are interested in uniforms and depth charts. Parents in academics. Neither really cares that the Rebels are 2-5 this season.
Lunde said he grew complacent about playing on the PGA Tour and had to work his way back through the Web.com tour. He’s playing this week’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on a sponsor’s exemption and is 6-under under two rounds.
An Irish proverb: A man who holds good cards would never say if they were dealt wrong. I have a feeling, friendly and accommodating as he is, that Padraig Harrington owns such a competitive nature.
The transition from fame to normalcy continues for Kryszczuk and his Mountain Ridge Little League teammates, who on Saturday morning were honored by the city at their home park with an impressive wall, which will forever commemorate the team’s run to the United States championship game in Williamsport, Pa.
UNLV’s football team was presented an opportunity Friday night, a chance for the Rebels to end their four-game losing streak and enter their only off-week of the season on the sort of high that has been near impossible to discover this season. It took them all of 60 minutes and an additional series of plays, but they finally embraced such a moment.
UNLV has scored on its first possession in five of six games. But after that, the 1-5 Rebels have fallen flat.
The book is “Eleventh Heaven,” the story of Ed O’Bannon and UCLA’s national championship team from the 1994-95 season, a tale that became reality when a trust between author and athlete that had been forged over more than two decades decided it was the perfect time to put all the memories to paper.
Chris Wood attempted 43 percent of his shots from beyond the 3-point arc in his freshman year and made just 22 percent. He’s bulked up and worked on his low-post game to take advantage of his 6-foot-11 frame inside.
There is this theory about preseason college football polls: That while they might be good for creating dialogue and definitely profitable for those magazines that release their own Top 25 rankings in August, they unfairly create a perception of which teams are best in a given year.
Football can continue to make its rules and add the threat of penalty or worse to those who break them. It can keep cracking down on aggressive hits to the head and neck while trying to create as strong a culture of safety as it can to a violent, merciless game.
The U.S. lost another Ryder Cup. Do you care? Didn’t think so.
When it comes to an increase in yellow flags, I still believe the NFL thought that by calling more penalties this season, the game would eventually produce more action.
San Diego State proved superior in every way while beating the Rebels 34-17 in a Mountain West opener for both teams before 28,005, the latest example that UNLV simply isn’t good enough in most areas right now to have a chance at defeating anyone capable.
The thunder and lightning and heavy rain couldn’t conceal the truth longer than an hour, that in the world of national high school football rankings, nothing is certain.
He is pretty sure they could play with Bishop Gorman’s football team. Oh, not win. Not outscore the Gaels. Maybe not even be all that close on the scoreboard when four quarters had expired.
UNLV’s forgettable 1-3 start doesn’t mean it can’t compete for wins when the Rebels begin league play Saturday at San Diego State.
The Rebels need to solve what is a glaring weakness quickly, as in tonight at TDECU Stadium against Houston, or a 1-2 record will be 1-3 long before the final seconds elapse.
UNLV produced the greatest offensive quarter in school history and one that still has a solid place in the NCAA record book, in a game played 20 years ago this week between the Rebels and Idaho.
It’s a sad but obvious truth: Many fans love their favorite team and its star athletes so much that they find it easy to rationalize what are otherwise despicable or deceitful acts as a mere miscalculation of reasoning.
While Marcos Maidana may think he won the fight with Floyd Mayweather, he was outclassed.
Floyd Mayweather’s immense popularity at the box office and through pay-per-view receipts is born directly from two factions. Those who love him. Those who, well, don’t.
Northern Illinois, who play in the Mid-Atlantic Conference, is tied with Alabama for the second most wins since 2010. Its program is the standard which all teams from non-power conferences should emulate.
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