In 1985, the year the National Finals Rodeo arrived in Las Vegas, the No. 1 movie was “Back to the Future” and the top team ropers were Jake Barnes and Clay O’Brien Cooper.
Marty Yates balled his fist, slammed it repeatedly against his chest and then slung his hat into the middle of the Thomas & Mack Center arena.
A listing of today’s National Finals Rodeo events and entertainment.
Nearly a year ago, it seemed like everyone had a beef with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, the Colorado Springs, Co.-based organization that sanctions the National Finals Rodeo. This year, the dust-ups of 2013 are a distant memory.