It has been 44 years since Hall of Fame guard Tom Mack was called for illegal procedure with the Rams perched about a foot from the Minnesota Vikings’ end zone in the 1974 NFC Championship Game. He says he still hasn’t moved.
It was 2 p.m. on the eve of Super Bowl Eve. In a little while, Brent Musburger would be ensconced in the VSiN broadcast booth at the South Point sports book, counting down the hours to the 52nd installment of The Big Game.
“Pawn Stars” marked its 500th TV episode, and so a lot of people told “Pawn Stars” stories, and one or two told Chumlee stories.
Former Las Vegas Outlaws star Rod Smart parlayed his XFL notoriety into a Super Bowl assignment for the Carolina Panthers.
It’s this time of year when Mike Cofer is reminded of having twice kicked a football on the game’s biggest stage, and also that people can be (expletives) sometimes.
With so many West Coast events to attend — Tournament of Roses Parade; NCAA national championship football game in Glendale, Ariz.; Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, Calif. — the world famous Clydesdales have become among Michael Gaughan’s most pampered guests.
Austin Maul, who kicked field goals at Rancho High, played tuba before the Super Bowl. Then he slipped into a 14-foot palm tree costume and danced behind Katy Perry at halftime.
You know how radio DJs always are doing something crazy to attract attention? Well, the hosts of the Morning Show at KOMP 92.3-FM did something a little more philanthropic before the Super Bowl to call attention to themselves. They made four proposition bets on the big game for homeless Las Vegans. Two of the bets paid off.
It is 90 minutes before kickoff of one of the worst Super Bowl games ever played. Three XLVIII-sized boxes are sitting with their lids open on a stainless steel countertop next to the hulking pizza oven at Rosati’s Authentic Chicago Pizza.
It was a little more than 35 years ago when Miss November — Miss Linda November, a Jewish kid from Brooklyn with a lilting soprano singing voice — walked into a drab sixth-floor office at the famous Mayfair Studios at 47th Street and 7th Avenue on a sweaty day in Manhattan.