UNLV cruised to a 38-7 victory over Western Illinois tonight at Sam Boyd Stadium, reaching .500 for the first time under fourth-year coach Bobby Hauck.
It’s premature to proclaim the Green Bay Packers finally have found balance in their offense. Aaron Rodgers’ right arm shows up each week, but the running attack is nowhere near as reliable.
UNLV made sure, emphatically in fact, this would be no repeat of Southern Utah or Northern Arizona.
When most people think of the boxer Ken Norton, who lived out his final years in Henderson and died there last week, they probably think of his cross-armed, crab-like style of coming forward that gave some of the greatest heavyweights of his generation — of all time, really — major fits. Or they think of him breaking Muhammad Ali’s jaw at decrepit San Diego Sports Arena in the first installment of their indelible trilogy.
One of the things that has made the Ultimate Fighting Championship so successful is a marketing machine so good at selling fights they could have convinced the masses Godzilla and Tokyo were an even match.
Three games into the football season, and so much is still unknown. Some questions will be answered Saturday night.
Michigan State is in its preferred role this week. During coach Mark Dantonio’s seven-year tenure, the Spartans have thrived as road underdogs, compiling an 11-3 spread record.