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.
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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.
The tweet was one of thousands on Monday that offered an opinion about a woman-beater/running back being released from his NFL team and suspended by the league indefinitely. It read: “The Ravens didn’t release Ray Rice when they saw this video. They released Ray Rice when YOU saw this video. Remember that.”
Playoff baseball is not to be taken for granted at any level, its importance felt on the field and at the box office and everywhere in between. The 51s have made it a reality for consecutive seasons.
Michael Sam, the first openly game player to be drafted in the NFL, was cut by St. Louis and looks to catch on with Dallas. The NFL can be hypocritical on many issues. But when it comes to evaluating talent, teams keep those players they feel can best deliver victories.
Mountain Ridge and the 15 other teams define the best Little League has to offer on the field. But the sponsorship banners flying above the park remind everyone that the Little League tournament is also big business.
UNLV’s football team should see much better nights this season, mostly because it’s doubtful the Rebels will play a more talented team than the side it encountered Saturday before 50,103 and an ESPN audience.
The Rebels are excited about opportunities and not worried about obstacles as they open the season against heavily favored Arizona. That’s an important change for Bobby Hauck’s team.
Ashton Cave, on the last time he would manage the Las Vegas team, again proved he understood the mission of Little League baseball better than anyone.
The Mountain Ridge Little League team, regardless of their final finishing position, are the clear No. 2 in Nevada sports history in terms of success. And it’s not close.
Mountain Ridge was defeated by Chicago 7-5 in the U.S. Championship game of the Little League World Series on Saturday.
If coaching truly is taking a group of players where they can’t take themselves, Ashton Cave this summer set a historic standard for future Little League managers throughout Nevada to emulate.
Frank Thomas. Jose Canseco. Zach Walters. It has never mattered who is working in the batting cage on a particular day. Austin Kryszczuk finds a seat at On Deck Baseball Academy and watches. Learns. Soaks in every swing.
The first team in Nevada history to advance to the Little League World Series has now reached the United States championship game, the result of a 8-1 victory on Wednesday night.
There is every chance that under the bright lights of Lamade Stadium at 4:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday, no Little League World Series game involving teams from the United States will have been more hyped and anticipated.
A few miles from the grandeur of Lamade Stadium, you can visit the humble ballpark where Little League was born — with wood bats and home-stitched uniforms and umpires who kept count by picking up stones.
Whether it was pitching or batting, Las Vegas’ representative in the Little League World Series had a big day Sunday.
Mountain Ridge Little League has a challenge ahead of them on Sunday when they play the team from Chicago.
Every year, the question of whether television should be broadcasting the Little League World Series comes up.
Mountain Ridge, The first team in Nevada history to advance to the Little League World Series opened play Thursday night by defeating the Midwest champion from South Dakota 12-2 before 7,928 and an ESPN2 audience.
Coaches looked for 14 kids who understood that everyone had a role. No flamboyance. No cockiness. No arrogance.
At the Little League World Series, a team from Chicago and a pitcher from Pennsylvania are contradicting the notion that baseball is dead in the urban areas of America.
It was minutes before the biggest game of their young lives, one that could deliver their state a gigantic piece of history, a packed stadium and national television audience prepared to sit and watch and hang on every pitch.