Jake Shields won a split decision over Demian Maia in the main event of the UFC Fight Night 29 card in Sao Paulo on Wednesday night.
■ LAKE MEAD — Due to the federal government shutdown, all national recreation areas are closed.
For a few brief moments that felt like an eternity to Tigers fans on Tuesday evening, it appeared the name John Bendzinski might be added to a select list in baseball history.
As I sit down to write this column, the smell of bacon hangs in the air, the breeze is blowing through the juniper trees, and the ragged cliffs of the Schell Creek Range rise up to the east. Around remains of what once was the morning’s cooking fire sit three of my friends, men I enjoy spending time with in the field. Not everyone fills the bill.
It’s the officially unofficial halfway point of the prep football season, which means it’s time for me to hand out a few midseason awards.
Hannah Tatlock had every reason to walk away from Mojave High School and never look back.
During his illustrious boxing career, Juan Manuel Marquez was tempted to do a few things, such as buying a lot of cars and a few houses. But when it came to who would train him, Marquez never thought about working with anyone other than Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain.
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He’s a four-time NBA All-Star and may be a future Hall of Famer. But at age 33 and despite an impressive resume, Pau Gasol has a lot to prove. Not to the world. To himself.
When I heard UNLV had tacked on another year to Tina Kunzer-Murphy’s contract as UNLV’s interim athletic director, my first thought was good for her. My second thought was if this gets back to Pat Dye, he’s probably not going to like it.