As expected, Marshawn Lynch took a seat on the bench during the national anthem. How Lynch looked in his first exhibition action was more prudent, and the running back didn’t disappoint Saturday in a 24-21 loss to the Rams.
The Raiders’ defensive and offensive starters flashed ability Saturday in their most extensive action of the preseason. They also committed blunders, a good balance to build from in a 24-21 loss to the Rams.
Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch once again sat during the national anthem.
Wide receiver Darren Palmer is a 26-year-old junior walk-on who made the Rebels after impressing coaches at an open tryout and then during spring ball.
UNLV is counting on many freshmen and sophomores this football season. But the Rebels also are counting on playing in the postseason.
Several reserves received prominent playing time in Saturday’s UNLV football scrimmage at Rebel Park. Coaches are looking for players to provide quality depth.
Dan D’Uva makes the jump from Syracuse to the expansion Golden Knights and earns praise from a Las Vegas author of a hockey broadcasting book.
Floyd Mayweather could potentially earn a $300 million payday for his fight with Conor McGregor. But he will face a handful of challenges even with McGregor’s boxing skills not being at the top of the list.
Perhaps the biggest obstacle facing UFC star Conor McGregor in his boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather is his lack of experience. But McGregor says that could be his biggest asset because he will be so unpredictable.
The Muhammad Ali-Antonio Inoki match in 1976 was disastrous, as the Japanese crowd was livid about the lack of action. Could that be the outcome for the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena?