The clock didn’t work in UNLV’s favor on Saturday at Hawaii. Now time is about to run out on the Rebels’ season, and they have to quickly bounce back from the tough loss with UNR coming to town.
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To say Bruce Pearl missed coaching basketball is like saying Dick Vitale missed being away from the microphone to call college hoops on television after throat surgery.
Remember the first week of the NFL season? Tom Brady faded in the Miami heat, and the New England Patriots raised the curtain on their season with a weak opening act.
Pop singer Katy Perry will headline the halftime entertainment at February’s Super Bowl, the most-watched U.S. sporting and television event, according to an announcement by the National Football League on Sunday.
Jermaine Jones grabbed an 85th-minute winner as the New England Revolution beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 in the Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference final on Sunday. The Galaxy beat Seattle 1-0 in their first leg of the MLS’s Western Conference.
Pahranagat Valley’s football team hadn’t trailed in a game all year. But in Saturday’s Division IV state championship game, the Panthers trailed Spring Mountain by two points at halftime. The deficit didn’t last long.
A furious rally by quarterback Blake Decker couldn’t survive the magic of a touchdown pass with no time on the clock, and Hawaii defeated UNLV, 37-35, on Saturday night in Honolulu.
Chris Wood scored 16 of his career-high 18 points in the second half to carry UNLV to a 57-50 victory over Temple in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic third-place game at the Barclays Center. Wood, a 6-foot-11-inch sophomore forward, also tied his career high with 13 rebounds.
There are different kinds of wins in sports. Ones when you outplay an opponent. Ones when you don’t and still succeed. Ones when you make your owns breaks. Ones when the other guys break down. UNLV’s basketball team had another kind Saturday. “This was a character win,” Rebels coach Dave Rice said.
Chris Wood and Goodluck Okonoboh played well for the Rebels Saturday night against Temple, and Dave Rice righted the ship after a bad loss on Friday.
Manny Pacquiao got the big knockdowns he desperately craved, battering Chris Algieri around the ring Sunday on his way to a decision win in a lopsided welterweight title fight.
All of the credit for the New England Patriots’ offensive prowess does not go to Tom Brady, although it starts with the quarterback. Brady is complemented by some big-time weapons, none bigger than 6-foot-6-inch, 265-pound tight end Rob Gronkowski.
Back home in New Hampshire, my buddy’s father, “Big Pete,” was a bookie. After our group of friends graduated from high school, he was gracious enough to take our action and, most of the time, our money.
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Moapa Valley advanced to the state football championship game four straight years from 2009 to 2012 and didn’t come away with a title.
The Meadows football coach Frank DeSantis had no complaints about his team’s effort after Saturday’s state final at Bishop Gorman High School.
Ishe Smith didn’t mind waiting to get what he wanted. The former world junior middleweight champion from Las Vegas was supposed to get a shot at Erislandy Lara on May 2, but Lara bypassed Smith to fight Canelo Alvarez on July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden.
It didn’t take Frankie Edgar long to realize he was in for a battle against Cub Swanson in the standup game during their main event bout on an Ultimate Fighting Championship card in Austin, Texas, on Saturday night.
LaDainian Tomlinson’s record stood for 15 years. Melvin Gordon’s lasted a week. Samaje Perine ran for 427 yards on Saturday, scoring five touchdowns on a rain-soaked field to lead the No. 23 Oklahoma Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday.
UNLV is a 3.5-point underdog against Temple in the consolation game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at the Barclays Center today at 4 p.m.
Desert Pines is up 20-6 over Moapa Valley in the second half of their Division I-A title game. Follow the game on our live blog on nevadapreps.com. Yerington defeated The Meadows, 45-14, for the Division III State Championship earlier Saturday.
Blake Decker has replaced Jared Lebowitz at quarterback, and he has thrown three touchdown passes to put the Rebels up, 35-31, over Hawaii with 15 seconds left in the game.
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