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Rodeo cowboy gored, still wins event

Rodeo cowboy Frank Koloski has been gored before, but never at an event he sponsored. The founder and co-owner of Rodeo Alaska on Saturday was promoting and participating in the Alaska Sales & Service Bear Paw Rodeo Round-Up and took a steer horn to the abdomen.

After bluffs are called, of course NFR is staying

He is from Wisconsin, and if truth be known, his sports uniform of choice probably would be a wrestling singlet, given he once was an All-America grappler at the university in Madison. But come the first week of every December, Las Vegas Events president Pat Christenson dons a cowboy hat to celebrate the National Finals Rodeo coming to town. He has been donning that cowboy hat for so long that he almost looks good in it.

PRCA responds, says it has issues with cowboys’ requests

Not only is the PRCA mulling whether to keep the NFR in Las Vegas or move it to Central Florida, now it’s coping with an insurrection from big-name cowboy contestants who say they are defecting because the board rejected their request for more of a say on PRCA matters.