UNLV is tied for second in the Mountain West, four games back of New Mexico in the loss column, and what felt like a certainty a few weeks ago when it came to NCAA at-large chances for the Rebels isn’t all that assured now. Which in no way has their head coach worried.
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On the cover of the new book Jerry Reuss finally got around to writing is a picture of him standing on the pitcher’s mound looking mostly irritated, and of Tommy Lasorda, looking mostly blurry, in the foreground. Blurry Lasorda, it can be assumed, is about to remove irritated Reuss from the ballgame.
The Cleveland Browns aren’t accustomed to winning. So anything that’s remotely positive connected to the franchise is going to get the team’s attention. In this case, it was quarterback Brian Hoyer winning a cooking contest last weekend.
Perhaps no fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship has so quietly put together as good a resume as light heavyweight Phil Davis. He has clearly decided the time has come to make some noise.
Of all the ways to measure the health of Keola Paragas’ pitching arm, the number six does it best. As in, six starts this season for the Green Valley baseball team.
Four batters into Wednesday’s game at Liberty, Foothill softball coach Tom Mayes already had an inkling that it might be a good day for his Falcons.
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers. A full schedule for the upcoming season was announced by the league on Wednesday.
Through 19 games, former Bonanza High star and top Chicago Cubs prospect is hitting .303 with 4 homers and 10 RBIs.
Floyd Mayweather Jr., boxing’s pound-for-pound king, plans to fight his usual patient, smart fight when he faces Marcos Maidana May 3 at the MGM Grand Garden. He said if Maidana gets reckless, it will cost him.
I’m not sure if winning leads to more dialogue. Or if larger crowds translate to the opening of minds and doors in and around City Hall. Or if success on a scoreboard means more in a board room.