To the editor:
Since its arrival in 1985, the National Finals Rodeo has been the darling of December in Las Vegas. The 10-day blowout, aptly nicknamed the Super Bowl of Rodeo, draws tens of thousands of fans from all over the United States, Canada and points beyond.
Steven Jones has quite a sense of irony. During testimony last week before the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline, the suspended Family Court judge said he was “exceedingly offended” by the conduct of a deputy district attorney who suspected Jones had an inappropriate relationship with a fellow prosecutor. That attorney used a cellphone to snap a photo of him from under a restaurant table at a party in 2011.
Almost once a game, an NFL player absorbs an illegal blow to the head or neck that could put his career — or worse — at risk.
Las Vegas High’s basketball team was due a break around the basket on Tuesday. Reserve forward Will Loche gave them one.
The prep football season ended last weekend, but not all of the helmets and shoulder pads have been put away yet.
It’s easy to forget that college football’s bowl season is, first and foremost, programming for ESPN. And the Neal Smatresk Bowl apparently is not TV gold.
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, which stages the popular National Finals Rodeo, will let Las Vegas know within 30 days whether it will accept a 10-year deal to stay in the city beyond the 2014 NFR event, PRCA Commissioner Karl Stressman said Tuesday.