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If there was a common focus among the manufacturers’ exhibits at the 2013 edition of ICAST — the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades — it was the umbrella rig, or products like it. From the Booyah Bait Co. to the rod builders at G. Loomis, nearly all the major players and many small companies introduced some product designed either to mimic the umbrella rig design or facilitate its use.
■ LAKE MEAD — Spinnows have been the lure of choice for many striper anglers in recent weeks. This lure has been productive when jigging in up to 60 feet of water. Those fishing the backs of coves also have had success with largemouth bass. A variety of swim baits have been effective for these fish. The best fishing is found during the early morning and evening.
BALTIMORE — Jonathan Ogden spent his entire 12-year career with the Baltimore Ravens, played in 11 Pro Bowls, won a Super Bowl ring and earned a Hall of Fame berth.
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Tyler Burdett tossed a five-hit shutout to help the Las Vegas Aces of Desert Oasis High roll to a 4-0 win over Centennial in a losers’ bracket game of the American Legion state tournament Wednesday at UNLV’s Wilson Stadium.
■ WINNING/LOSING PITCHER: Sounds, Jesus Sanchez (4-2); 51s, Greg Burke (2-2)
Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sport’s latest drug scandal, according to a person familiar with the discussions.
The brother of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has put a bounty on Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper after a video surfaced of Cooper using a racial slur at a Kenny Chesney concert.
A new name is on the list of Matt Ryan’s top receiving targets. It’s Steven Jackson.