The number of playoff spots doubled to four a year ago, but the feeling inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas was the field needed to double again for a Mountain West team to have a realistic shot at making it.
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Football season is almost here, and in honor of the most wonderful time of the year, the Review-Journal again will compile a directory of Southern Nevada bars that cater to fans of specific NFL teams.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame has decided to allow Junior Seau's daughter to speak at the induction ceremony next Saturday in Canton, Ohio.
Other than going 2-10 or 2-11 most seasons, and having spectators depart Sam Boyd Stadium in mass-exodus-style after the third quarter, the UNLV football program mostly is bereft of tradition.
When it comes to eating raw eggs, "Rocky" has got nothing on Drew Ott.
The National Football League and its players union asked a U.S. judge on Friday to decide whether to uphold New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" case by Sept. 4, before the season begins.
Named the NFL's first female coach this week by the Arizona Cardinals, Jen Welter is a bit annoyed that her historic hiring has been overshadowed by news of Tom Brady's four-game suspension being upheld by the league.
Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy told reporters at training camp Friday that there was nothing shady about the private "females only" party he canceled Sunday amid controversy.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith named Jameis Winston as the team's starting quarterback on Friday.
Quarterback Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks agreed to a four-year contract extension Friday.
UNLV's football game against Brigham Young, originally scheduled for this season, will be played Nov. 11, 2017, at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Defending champion Ohio State will open the season with the No. 1 ranking in the Amway Coaches Poll, receiving 62 of 64 first-place votes in the preseason picks released Thursday.
Brandon Marshall expressed concern via Twitter on Sunday that he might test positive for marijuana use because of all the secondhand smoke he was exposed to at his sister's wedding in Jamaica.
The New York federal judge who will review New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension over the "Deflategate" scandal on Thursday ordered the National Football League and its players union to begin settlement talks.
Players usually don't participate in Mountain West football media days more than once because coaches like to reward seniors. Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton is a senior, but this is his third trip in a row to The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for the preseason gabfest with the fourth estate.
Players were seated throughout the ballroom, answering questions about the season and providing their expectations of what's to come. Then the music began.
Shortly after Goodell upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension Tuesday for his alleged role in deflating footballs — the same suspension Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy received for assaulting his ex-girlfriend — SI.com posted a Roger Goodell Random Punishment Generator.
New England Patriots superstar quarterback Tom Brady destroyed his cell phone, and thousands of potentially damning texts along with it. Or did he? Though unlikely, it's possible that some of those text messages could still be recovered.
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Stephen Hill was cited by police for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Dark clouds hung over many previous Mountain West football media days, but the mood is quite different this week.
In this case, which is a mess being played out in the court system, attorneys are the sharpest handicappers. And while a good attorney is not hard to find, it's suddenly hard to find a good one who likes Tom Brady's chances.
For most of an hour, the crowd of reporters — some sitting, some standing — was in double digits as UNLV coach Tony Sanchez went through his first Mountain West media days. And he relished every moment.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday upheld the four-game suspension handed to quarterback Tom Brady for his role in a scheme to deflate the footballs in the conference championship game that put the New England Patriots in the 2015 Super Bowl.
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