When bull rider Sage Kimzey won the All American ProRodeo Finals in Waco, Texas, in October, he was denied one of the prizes — a bottle of Pendleton Whisky — because he wasn’t old enough to drink it legally.
The game everyone expected to materialize between UNLV and Saint Katherine came to fruition by halftime Friday night at Orleans Arena. And Dantley Walker knew he would have a hand in the 113-53 smackdown the Rebels administered to the NAIA Firebirds.
Friday night’s game against UNLV was essentially a chance for the St. Katherine Firebirds to gain valuable experience on the court and bring some money into the fledgling school’s coffers. It also provided an opportunity for Basic High School alum Jaylen Rose to play a college game in Las Vegas.
UNLV guard Jordan Cornish, making a spot start on Friday night because of injuries to Jelan Kendrick and Rashad Vaughn, was phenomenal.
Marcus Mariota made his final case for the Heisman Trophy, and No. 3 Oregon left no doubt about whether the Pac-12 champions will get a chance to play for the national title.
Gilbert Melendez and Robbie Lawler have come about as close as possible to winning the ultimate prize in mixed martial arts without strapping an Ultimate Fighting Championship belt around their waists. Both fighters will get a shot at redemption at UFC 181 tonight at Mandalay Bay.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 181 today at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
All sorts of problems have surfaced for the Seattle Seahawks this season, but quarterback Russell Wilson never has been one. Even when the team was fraying around the edges, Wilson was smooth.
The last time bull rider Beau Hill competed at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, world standings leader Sage Kimzey was all of 10 years old.
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