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The NFL season opened with a dud, just like last season ended. But for those betting on the Seattle Seahawks — and it’s a big mistake to bet against them — easy money comes with no complaints.
On the final $1 beer night of the season at Cashman Field, Reno left-hander Andrew Chafin crashed the party, silencing the 51s’ bats and the crowd of 3,063 in a masterful performance.
First there was Johnny Football. Soon, there will be Johnny Cleveland. The Browns rookie quarterback has filed the name Johnny Cleveland with the intention of using it on sports apparel, according to records with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
UNLV’s reputation took a hit because of what once was a low Academic Progress Rate score, but 10 football players have graduated and six more are scheduled to receive diplomas in December.
The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks started 2014 the same way they finished last season, with a convincing blowout win. Marshawn Lynch rushed for 110 yards and a pair of touchdowns, Percy Harvin had 100 combined yards rushing and receiving, and the Seahawks stymied Aaron Rodgers’ up-tempo offense in a 36-16 win over the Green Bay Packers to kick off the regular season.
One of the nation’s largest newspapers says it will no longer use the name Redskins when writing about Washington’s NFL team.
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The former fiancee of Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims in a civil lawsuit that the superstar boxer beat her during their relationship and later publicly humiliated her by posting on social media a sonogram of her pregnancy and saying they broke up because she got an abortion.
The “Bone Game” is the state’s longest standing rivalry. Unfortunately, this one’s not likely to be close.