Since its arrival in 1985, the National Finals Rodeo has been the darling of December in Las Vegas. The 10-day blowout, aptly nicknamed the Super Bowl of Rodeo, draws tens of thousands of fans from all over the United States, Canada and points beyond.
Steven Jones has quite a sense of irony. During testimony last week before the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline, the suspended Family Court judge said he was “exceedingly offended” by the conduct of a deputy district attorney who suspected Jones had an inappropriate relationship with a fellow prosecutor. That attorney used a cellphone to snap a photo of him from under a restaurant table at a party in 2011.
Sunday brought a new milestone — and much relief — to the UNLV football program. The Rebels accepted an invitation to the Heart of Dallas Bowl, the team’s first bowl game since 2000.