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Deer hunt starts slowly and gets worse

When the sun came up on the fourth day of my 2014 deer hunt I was sitting in front of a computer at our dining room table instead of glassing a remote hillside in central Nevada. Not because I wanted it that way, but because unforeseen circumstances had whittled away at what was supposed to be a 10-day hunting trip. Now it would last no more than three, and the jury was still out as to whether I would make it into the field at all.

Tangled playoff picture remains

The regular season concludes Thursday, and there are all sorts of potential outcomes in the Sunrise Region. Green Valley (Southeast League) and Las Vegas (Northeast League) control their own destiny for the No. 1 seeds, but after that it gets pretty tricky.

5 things about the World Series ahead of Game 6

Here are five things we know going into Game 6, which will be played Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, with Royals rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura starting against Giants right-hander Jake Peavy. It is a rematch of Game 2, won 7-2 by the Royals.

Don’t cry for Mike Sanford

The football coach was run out of UNLV after posting back-to-back 5-7 seasons and then out of Louisville. But he’s doing fine at Indiana State, which is 5-3 with three wins over ranked teams.

A look back at NFL Week 8

Ben Roethlisberger won his 100th career game in grand fashion, setting team records with 522 passing yards and six touchdown tosses to guide the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 51-34 win over the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field on Sunday. Here’s a look back at NFL Week 8.