Head-to-head. The debate seems much clearer today, which isn’t good news for Baylor’s football team.
The NBA season finally has begun for reigning MVP Kevin Durant — seven weeks late — but the league’s top scorer last season made no excuses for the New Orleans Pelicans’ 112-104 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder Tuesday night at the Smoothie King Center.
UNLV fans who haven’t paid much attention to Arizona State this season will have to be thrilled when they see the Sun Devils take the court and Jahii Carson is nowhere to be seen. The cupboard is not bare for Herb Sendek’s team, though.
Whatever the coach wants, Patrick McCaw says he’s willing to do it. All players say it, and some actually mean it. McCaw means it, because he was raised as the son of a coach.
UNLV wide receiver Devonte Boyd was named freshman of the year in Mountain West on Tuesday. Brett Boyko was named all-conference second team.
Florida has targeted Colorado State’s Jim McElwain to fill its coaching vacancy.
Jim Fassel is the experience in this equation. The one whose credentials wouldn’t be scrutinized. His is a name that has been widely associated with the coaching job at UNLV, vacant since Bobby Hauck announced his resignation Friday.
NASCAR champ Kevin Harvick grew up wanting to be Rick Mears, the four-time Indy 500 champ from Bakersfield. “I was fortunate to have grown up in a racing town,” Harvick says. “It’s a place that has dirt tracks, asphalt, ovals, go-kart tracks, drag strip … always well supported.”
UAB pulled the plug on its football program Tuesday. University president Ray Watts told the team in a meeting Tuesday afternoon that the school decided to disband the sport after the current season.
Ultimate Fighting Championship has signed a major partnership deal with sports clothing retailer Reebok to exclusively outfit all UFC fighters in Reebok gear in the octagon and at fight-related events.