Before each round of the National Finals Rodeo, rookie bull rider Joe Frost has called his college coach — nine-time NFR qualifier Craig Latham — who has been battling cancer since 2011.
Maybe the price tag attached to Jon Lester was too high, but that’s irrelevant. It’s only money, and the Chicago Cubs have plenty more of it. Timing is what matters, and in this case it’s perfect.
Liberty girls basketball coach Chad Kapanui would have liked to have seen a little more offense out of his team Thursday.
BRIAN BLESSING THE LINEMAKERS SPORTINGNEWS.COM (8-6)
I could go on for hours about the four-team College Football Playoff and how the Big 12 Conference was snubbed. The Las Vegas bookmakers agree. Baylor and Texas Christian are out, Ohio State is in, and we’ll see how it all plays out.
When the UFC announced the formation of a women’s strawweight division early this year, the name Rose Namajunas often came up as someone who eventually could win the belt. The future could be now.
The Arizona Cardinals lost another quarterback and won another game.
The animals that are part of the Wrangler NFR — from the bucking stock and the steer wrestling, tie-down roping, team roping and barrel racing horses, to the steer wrestling and team roping steers and tie-down roping calves — help make the rodeo the best of its kind. If they don’t perform well, the event suffers, and if they suffer, it hurts the sport even more.
Tony Sanchez becomes UNLV’s 11th football coach since the program’s inception in 1968. Here’s how the other 10 fared:
If enough people say something and their stories match up, one might tend to believe they’re telling the truth. Bring up Diego Chaves’ name to boxers who have fought him and the response is the same — he’s a dirty fighter.