Tie-down roper Shane Hanchey has won more than $44,000 through the first four rounds of the National Finals Rodeo, but he’s more excited about the $1,800 he pocketed Saturday on a $300 three-team college football parlay.
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How to define a great day for UNLV football: That some 13 years after the school qualified for its last postseason game, the Rebels on Sunday accepted an invitation to play North Texas in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on New Year’s Day.
It was not quite a blizzard, but it was bizarre. A thick white blanket covered the field in Philadelphia, and in elements better suited for a sled dog race in Alaska, LeSean McCoy seemed to run from Anchorage to Nome.
As college football prepares for the final Bowl Championship Series, featuring a Florida State-Auburn championship game, it’s easy to see why the coming four-team playoff won’t solve all the postseason problems.
Matt Tassone and Eddie DelGrosso scored consecutive third-period goals for the Wranglers, but San Francisco countered with two goals in the final 78 seconds to punctuate a 6-2 victory over Las Vegas on Sunday afternoon at the Orleans Arena.
Have you ever wanted to see a basketball court turn into a rodeo stage? Well, now you can.
Denver kicker Matt Prater kicked an NFL-record 64-yard field goal as the first half expired in the Broncos’ game against Tennessee on Sunday.
UNLV will play in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on New Year’s Day against North Texas.
About a year ago, Bobby Hauck sat at his desk as reporters asked him about his tenuous future as UNLV’s football coach. He was upfront, telling them he probably needed to get the Rebels bowl eligible to keep his job.
Fresno State and Southern California have each accepted bids to play in the Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium on Dec. 21.