While some free agents shied away from signing with the Lakers, Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer said they welcome the chance to play with Kobe Bryant. “He’s one of the all-time greats, arguably the best ever,” Lin said before Friday’s preseason game in Las Vegas.
Faith Lutheran linebacker Alex Giuliani’s 88-yard fumble return turned things around for the Crusaders as they knocked off host Spring Valley, 17-8, to close out the regular season.
The first play of the game Friday could not have gone worse for the Coronado football team as the Cougars allowed an 80-yard touchdown pass.
Clark took the field for its regular-season finale Friday night at Cheyenne knowing a victory alone would not be enough to secure one of four playoff berths in the Division I-A Sunset League.
UNLV will try to build on its victory two weeks ago against Fresno State when the Rebels visit Utah State on Saturday. The Aggies are down to their third-string quarterback, so there is an opportunity for the Rebels to pull off the upset.
When Roscoe Smith told UNLV coach Dave Rice last spring he was not coming back for his senior season and was going pro, many ridiculed Smith’s decision. Come Tuesday, he may have the last laugh
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Houston has holes — particularly quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. But the running of Arian Foster and a defense led by J.J. Watt should be enough to cover against a Titans team led by rookie Zach Mettenberger.
Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.
Kobe Bryant said he’s sad that Steve Nash won’t play but he’s not giving up on the Lakers’ upcoming season. Bryant didn’t suit up for Friday’s preseason finale in Las Vegas.