Brett Favre’s confidence might be getting better with age, even if his throwing arm is not.
If this NFL thing doesn’t work out, J.J. Watt can always get a job doing security.
The state attorney’s office in Tallahassee issued a warrant for suspended Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson, who is accused of punching a 21-year-old woman in a bar on June 24.
New York Giants’ punter Steve Weatherford targeted the Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback corps of Sam Bradford, Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow during a radio interview last week.
An astounding six of the Mountain West’s 12 football-playing schools are under new leadership at a time of tremendous challenge for the flagship football league among the so-called Group of Five. UNLV’s Tina Kunzer-Murphy, at the helm since July 2013, is one of the senior ADs in the conference.
The Las Vegas Outlaws will look to stay in the chase for an Arena Football League playoff spot when they host the Portland Thunder at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Thomas & Mack Center. If the season ended today, the 4-8 Outlaws would make the playoffs.
The UNLV-Michigan game on Sept. 19 was one of 165 games on the board Friday when the Golden Nugget opened college football lines on the season’s most intriguing matchups. The Wolverines opened as 33-point favorites over the rebuilding Rebels.
The fact that Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh had no problem taking his shirt off recently during a football camp and running around the field with a bunch of teenagers — while still wearing his signature khaki pants — didn’t surprise Delanie Walker one bit.
Utah State football players — nose guard Travis Seefeldt, linebacker Adewale Adeoye and defensive ends John Taylor and Edmund Faimalo were injured in a car accident Friday, some seriously. Former Aggies softball player Sarah Vasquez was the driver, and she reportedly was hurt, too.
The NFL is researching potential temporary venues that could host a team or teams in Los Angeles for the 2016 season.