About a month ago, Valley High School football coach George Baker set up an account on GoFundMe to raise money for a new blocking sled and other equipment. He has raised $5,100 and will order the blocking sled soon.
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Tony Romo is ready for another attempt at a fantasy football event that organizers say the NFL essentially nixed last year because of plans to hold the fan-centric activities in Las Vegas.
The NFL released its 17-week regular-season schedule Thursday night. Within an hour, with kickoff 147 days away, oddsmakers at the Westgate posted opening lines for Week 1.
Johnny Stanton and Kurt Palandech were both listed as the starting quarterback on UNLV’s post-spring, two-deep depth chart released Thursday, though second-year coach Tony Sanchez said Stanton has a slight edge in the competition.
The NFL season will begin the way the last one ended, with the Denver Broncos playing the Carolina Panthers.
The Tennessee Titans have traded the No. 1 overall selection in this month’s NFL draft to the Los Angeles Rams for a collection of picks in one of the biggest deals in league history.
A consultant hired by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Campus Improvement Authority says a domed stadium on 42 acres at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane would not disrupt operations at McCarran International Airport. But a McCarran official said the FAA is still reviewing the stadium site.
NFL prospect and former Baylor football player Shawn Oakman was arrested Wednesday on a charge of sexually assaulting a woman at his Texas apartment earlier this month, Waco police said.
If Mark Davis is indeed using Las Vegas and a proposed $1.3 billion Strip stadium as a way to land a new palace to replace the ramshackle site that is O.co Coliseum in Oakland, he sure is keeping a straight face about things.
The killer of former Saints defensive end Will Smith shot him eight times in the back after deliberately ramming his Hummer into the NFL veteran’s Mercedes SUV hard enough to shatter its back window, the Smith family’s lawyer said Wednesday.
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis will appear before a state committee later this month to discuss relocating the National Football League team to Las Vegas.
Aside from a few fun facts — including one that coach Tony Sanchez is a country music fan who always ensures the hip-hop-heavy practice playlist includes the stylings of Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash — here are five other things we learned during UNLV’s spring practice.
Restaurant surveillance footage captured what appears to be the alleged road rage incident in New Orleans that ended with former Saints defensive end fatally shot.
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.
Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was killed in a case of road-rage, by a Humvee-driving man who rear-ended his Mercedes and then shot him in the back and side, according to a police warrant read in court.
UNLV scored the only touchdown of its spring game and, as if on cue, the skies opened up Saturday afternoon at Johann Memorial Field. The heavy downpour sent the announced crowd of 2,800 scurrying for cover.
Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed Saturday after a traffic accident in New Orleans.
After a slow start to spring practice, UNLV quarterback Johnny Stanton has come on strong. But, heading into today’s spring game, coach Tony Sanchez isn’t ready to anoint the former Nebraska player as the Rebels’ starting quarterback over incumbent starter Kurt Palandech.
That sequence of plays took place at UNLV’s practice Friday morning at Rebel Park, where crowd noise blared from speakers and the energy was palpable as the team geared up for its annual spring game, scheduled for noon Saturday at Johann Memorial Field.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh’s next satellite camping trip through the South has been cancelled. The NCAA shut down so-called satellite football camps Friday after the Big Ten turned out to be the only Power Five conference in favor of them.
Bill Belichick, who has coached Tom Brady to four Super Bowl titles and six conference championships in their 16 years together with the New England Patriots, calls the future Hall of Famer the “greatest quarterback of all time.”
No time soon but possibly down the road, the Denver Broncos are open to signing Johnny Manziel.
The NFL’s Oakland Raiders plan to play some preseason games at Sam Boyd Stadium, and possibly one regular-season game per year, to help build their fan base in Southern Nevada if a deal is reached to build a new domed stadium near the Las Vegas Strip.