Little was expected last year of New Mexico, a football program coming off three consecutive one-victory seasons. Then new coach Bob Davie found a way to muster four victories and beat that three-year total in one season.
In this age of $100 million athletes and high-profile coaches, it’s refreshing to hear about a player or coach who isn’t above hanging out with fans in an informal setting.
The man who has been at Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s side throughout his preparation for the biggest fight of his career will not be at his side Saturday.
UNLV’s football team has a man in Bobby Hauck coaching for his job this season and a starting quarterback who is playing like a shaken fighter pilot in “Top Gun.” It’s not the most ideal situation.
The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, beating Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night on second-half goals by Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan before a raucous red-white-and-blue-clad crowd that stood and chanted from start to finish.
Boosters and assistant coaches at Oklahoma State handed out tens of thousands of dollars to players for at least a decade as the program grew into a national power under coaches Les Miles and then Mike Gundy, according to a Sports Illustrated article released Tuesday.
Oscar De La Hoya has admitted himself to a treatment facility as he continues to fight his substance abuse.
Most people know Kurt Busch as one of NASCAR’s best and most controversial drivers, a supercharged guy who gets out of bed every morning going 190 mph.