Spring Valley girls basketball coach Billy Hemberger doesn’t like to alter his up-tempo style based on the opponent.
Drew Brees threw three short touchdown passes, and the New Orleans Saints took over first place in the NFC South by crushing the Chicago Bears 31-15 Monday night.
Rafael dos Anjos appears to be next in line to fight UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, thanks in part to an injury to top contender Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Mauricio Sulaiman, who watched his father rule the World Boxing Council for nearly 40 years, hopes to restore credibility and build a bigger fan base for the sport. “We have to get the people’s trust back in boxing,” he said.
Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray, the NFL’s leading rusher, was scheduled to have surgery Monday to repair a broken bone in his left hand, team vice president Stephen Jones said.
Nebraska interim football coach Barney Cotton will be UNLV’s offensive coordinator. Cornhuskers offensive line coach John Garrison also is expected to join the staff.
Sometimes late at night Bobby Florence will stop by the main gaming floor at the Gold Coast where people are wagering money on a new baccarat game called Rabbit’s Play. He’ll get a little twinkle in his eye, as he did when he scored 35 points in one half against Saint Mary’s 40 years ago.
Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, said referees got it wrong when the San Francisco 49ers were called for a crucial roughing-the-passer penalty against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Italian Premier Matteo Renzi announced Monday that Rome will propose a cost-conscious bid to host the 2024 Olympics that will take advantage of IOC President Thomas Bach’s newly approved reforms allowing events to be held outside the host city.
The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the National Football League on Monday challenging an arbitrator’s decision to uphold the league’s suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.