Rarely in life does one get a second chance, much less a third shot at redemption. Horse racing might just get a third chance, namely in key national television exposure.
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos waited eight long months, then another 33 minutes, to get the season started. A record-tying seven touchdown passes — something no one had done in 44 years — made it worth the while.
The commitment was in place before Rich Rodriguez agreed to become Arizona’s football coach in November 2011.
Another major fight has been added to UFC 167 as Alistair Overeem will fight Las Vegan Frank Mir at the MGM Grand on Nov. 16.
Within hours of UNLV throwing away a game at Minnesota on opening night of the college football season, I received an offer for two free tickets, essentially, for the Rebels’ “marquee” game against Arizona Saturday night. This was remarkable on various fronts.
Joe Flacco looms larger than life in Denver, and not just because he engineered the stunning playoff upset with his 70-yard touchdown throw to Jacoby Jones that tied it at 35 with 31 seconds left in regulation.