John Saccenti has an idea of what teams will be in the mix for the Las Vegas Bowl with the local game less than two months away.
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The Las Vegas Bowl announced Thursday that former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch, broadcaster Brent Musburger and founder Rob Dondero were inducted as the event’s second hall of fame class.
Steven Jackson, who played high school football in Las Vegas, scored five touchdowns against New Mexico in the 2003 Las Vegas Bowl en route to an outstanding NFL career.
The new website design on lvbowl.com comes in advance of this year’s game, which will be played on Dec. 17, 2016, at 12:30 p.m. at Sam Boyd Stadium
You could say the Las Vegas Bowl is lucky to be celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, but the executive director of the local bowl, John Saccenti, wouldn’t call it luck.
Here are capsule previews for all 12 MW teams, which are listed in the order of predicted finish in the preseason media poll.
The Las Vegas Bowl will celebrate its silver anniversary Dec. 17 at Sam Boyd Stadium. The 12:30 p.m. game will be televised on ABC for the fourth straight year.
A transformer exploded near Eastern and Tropicana avenues around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, setting fire to several trees near an apartment building.
The NCAA is prohibiting the creation of new bowl games for the next three years after three teams with 5-7 records were needed to fill the record number of 40 bowls last season.
Las Vegas Review-Journal sports reporter Mark Anderson becomes president of the Football Writers Association of America this morning in Scottsdale, Ariz.
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