Though too late to help Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., his positive test for marijuana a year ago wound up bringing about change in the Nevada Athletic Commission’s rules on the drug.
Gary Payton talked a lot of trash during his storied 17-year NBA career. But he didn’t have to talk his way into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. His play on the court did that for him.
The Rebels never had a chance Saturday night against Arizona, and if getting routed 58-13 wasn’t bad enough, the night was one big comedy of errors at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Arizona cruised to a 58-13 victory over UNLV tonight at Sam Boyd Stadium after scoring 45 points in the first half.
Wally Backman’s squad had no such luck on Saturday afternoon, as Salt Lake starter Billy Buckner — no relation to the former Red Sox first baseman — pitched 6 2/3 strong innings to help the Bees beat Las Vegas 4-3 and eliminate it from the Pacific Coast League playoffs before a spirited crowd of 1,342 at Cashman Field.
From the Big Ten Conference to the deeper and stronger Pac-12. From a lower-rung Big Ten foe in Minnesota to what should be a more competitive opponent in Arizona.
With his passing accuracy and ability to make plays out of the pocket, a strong argument can be made for Aaron Rodgers as the NFL’s most complete quarterback. At 29, he’s going to be at or near the top for a while.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. nicknamed himself “Money” for a good reason: He makes a ton of it.