In an effort to inspire his team, Jets coach Rex Ryan once threatened to punch Patriots coach Bill Belichick before a game between New York and New England.
■ LAKE MEAD — With the U.S. Open bass tournament taking place this week, anglers encountered a few extra boats on the water along with periodic thunderstorms. Launching out of Callville Bay, participating anglers reportedly found some “brutal” fishing conditions, but still managed to catch plenty of smaller bass. Many were using a drop shot technique or throwing crankbaits. Despite the difficult fishing and rough weather at times, anglers managed to catch some larger fish as well. Action for striped bass has been consistent in the past weeks, with jigging and top-water techniques catching fish.
Hold on to your hats, folks. Our western neighbor is about to step off the political and fiscal cliff, and no doubt there are some people who hope Nevada follows suit. If that happens, the state’s hunters and recreational shooters could end up paying much more for their hunting ammunition, but only if they can find enough to meet their needs, and if they can afford to buy it once they find it.
The best athletes for many high school football teams spend the majority of their time playing offense and looking to score. Not at Arbor View.
The concept of “Throwback Thursday” almost certainly wasn’t created with prep football in mind, but that’s not going to stop me.
UNLV coach Bobby Hauck prefers a balanced offense, and even when his football team quickly fell behind by 17 points Saturday against Arizona, he tried to maintain a commitment to the running game.
Just because Floyd Mayweather Sr. wasn’t seen at Wednesday’s final news conference to promote Saturday’s junior middleweight title fight between his son Floyd Jr. and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, it doesn’t mean he wasn’t heard.
Members of the Coronado girls golf team know their dreams for a Sunrise Region title and Division I state championship hinge on improving their short game.
Dannielle Lois Diamant, Jerry Tarkanian’s 6-foot-5-inch granddaughter, was caught in a whirlwind Saturday. She was scurrying from one function to the next in Springfield, Mass., to celebrate her grandpa’s long-awaited induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame when her cellphone lit up.