After an offseason of playing defense, the NFL returns to action tonight, the bright stadium lights in Denver illuminating a sport in the midst of change, on and off the field.
In the past nine seasons, three schools have made an appearance in the Sunset Region boys tennis tournament final.
There is good news for hunters who have been waiting for opening day of Nevada’s waterfowl season. According to the 2013 Report on Trends in Duck Breeding Populations, hunters can expect to see bird numbers similar to those of last year. The overall duck population is about 45.6 million birds, according to the report published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
When longtime soccer coach Jose Gomez left Legacy after the 2012 season, many questions suddenly arose regarding the powerful program’s future.
Glover Teixeira floored Reno native Ryan Bader with a combination of punches and followed him to the ground to finish him off with a flurry of shots late in the first round to solidify his spot as top contender in the light heavyweight division.
After being up four match points in the Sunset Region semifinals last season and eventually losing to rival Centennial, it’s understandable that Palo Verde girls volleyball coach Greg Siqueiros says his team’s main goal this season is to stay humble.
■ LAKE MEAD — Mark Eddison had a theory that the larger stripers were hanging out in deep water. Luckily for him his theory panned out when he reeled in a 30-pound striper. Eddison caught his trophy on a pink Spinnow in 60 to 70 feet of water near Sand Island. Top-water action remains good and many anglers are returning with full coolers. Those fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass have had success working coves with jerkbaits or crankbaits in about 20 to 40 feet of water. With the new moon, anglers can take advantage of the dark night by fishing under a light or using submersible lights.
SALT LAKE CITY — Moments after Salt Lake’s dramatic 4-3 win over Las Vegas in Game 1 of the Pacific Coast League playoffs Wednesday night, 51s manager Wally Backman managed a weak smile.
Hand it to Billy Shakespeare. The guy really knew his stuff.
The “Boardwalk Empire” (9 p.m. Sunday, HBO) roster has always been overstuffed.