As the Rebels’ point man for recruiting, Jimmy Morimoto has earned the trust and respect of Mike Sanford, Bobby Hauck and now Tony Sanchez. He’s organized, thorough, knowledgeable and committed, seeing the long hours the job demands as an opportunity to do what he loves.
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Las Vegas Bowl executive director John Saccenti is showing he’s not afraid to try new things. He has reached agreements with Brigham Young to play in the bowl this year or in 2019 and for the Cougars to play Arizona in a regular-season game at Sam Boyd Stadium in 2021.
Former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens received a one-month jail sentence on Friday for drunken driving in January in Manhattan Beach, Calif.
The Seattle Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson reportedly are “10s of millions” apart in contract negotiations.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he is still digesting the Wells Report on Deflategate and kicker Stephen Gostkowski was uncooperative with the investigation.
The Las Vegas Outlaws will be looking to avenge their Arena Football League opening-night loss as they travel to San Jose to take on the undefeated SaberCats on Saturday night.
A one-game suspension for Patriots quarterback Tom Brady makes a significant statement, because it’s the Pittsburgh-New England showcase game to kick off the season, and forcing Brady to miss it would be a big deal. The line on the game is now off the board at most Las Vegas books.
In his first public comments since the NFL released a report on the “Deflategate” scandal, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told sports reporter Jim Gray on Thursday night that he doesn’t yet “have really any reaction.”
Brigham Young will play Arizona at Sam Boyd Stadium in 2021, and the Cougars will play in place of the Mountain West team in the Las Vegas Bowl either this year or in 2019.
When the “Deflategate” report came out on Wednesday morning, fans immediately took sides on what it all meant. Las Vegas sports books have mostly decided on a more wait-and-see approach.
Marshall running back Stewart Butler faces battery charges after his arrest last month for allegedly beating two homosexual men.
The Mountain West will be aligned next season with the new bowl in Tucscon, Ariz. The league also has been in talks with putting a bowl in Melbourne, Australia.
The Ted Wells report on deflategate concludes the New England Patriots “more probable than not” violated rules and quarterback Tom Brady “was at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities” of the deflated game balls.
Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy isn’t backing down from his sour feelings for his former coach, this time stating Chip Kelly ran off “all the good black players” in some of the roster moves.
Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson added his name to the early retirements in the NFL this offseason.
Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young received five years of probation in a felony battery case on Tuesday and must stay in a live-in program for one year.
Former LSU offensive lineman La’el Collins was interviewed by Louisiana police for more than an hour Monday about the shooting death of a pregnant woman in Baton Rouge.
San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with misdemeanor vandalism, CSNBayArea.com reported Monday.
Jameis Winston said he is good enough to play two sports professionally. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft will have to be content quarterbacking the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the next four or five years.
Former UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck agreed to work one day into December before stepping aside, records show. But Hauck appears to want to be paid for the entire month and told a football website “it looks like it’s going to the lawyers.”
The Westgate Las Vegas posted NFL regular-season win totals Sunday, one day after the conclusion of the draft. With quarterback Peyton Manning returning for another season, the Denver Broncos’ total opened at 10, and the first sharp bet drove the “over” price from minus-120 to minus-140.
The Las Vegas Outlaws’ Gerald Young is proving his ability as a return man, bringing back two missed field goals for touchdowns to help beat Arizona this season. Being skilled at returning kicks might be his ticket to the NFL.
It wasn’t supposed to be a draft party. It was supposed to be just a small group of well-wishers and intimates watching to see where Jeremiah Poutasi, Samuelu and Olaka’s oldest football-playing son, would be selected in the annual pro football talent grab. And by whom.