The Vandals meet UNLV on Saturday night at Sam Boyd Stadium at 6, and will continue playing this season and next at the Football Bowl Subdivision level before dropping to the Football Championship Subdivision.
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I have known someone for nearly three decades who can’t stand Vin Scully. Hates him. Loathes every last word in every beautifully paced and woven narrative.
I’m certain the Mets inked Tebow to a minor league deal and paid him $100,000 because they’re convinced a 29-year old who hasn’t played competitive baseball since his junior year in high school can get quickly up to speed.
Those who know John Bonamego best insist he’s the toughest sort you will ever encounter, and that it’s this level of inner strength that defines his Central Michigan program.
The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee unanimously agreed to recommend financing for a proposed $1.9 billion domed stadium, and perhaps the most surprising moment of the proceedings was which member motioned to approve a public investment of $750 million.
Given all the coverage Bill Foley has received on the matter, I was sure the happenings would be included in those intelligence briefings given to Trump and Clinton.
In a time when bells and whistles of extravagant and opulent levels define the arms race within college football, UNLV on Tuesday took a gigantic leap in terms of relevance and commitment to success in announcing the single largest gift in program history.
UNLV offered far too many errors and missed way too many tackles to think it could depart the Rose Bowl a winner, falling to UCLA 42-21 before an announced crowd of 63,712.
Tony Sanchez is thankful Saturday for the depth his roster appears to feature in the backfield. In routing Jackson State by 50 points to open its season last week, UNLV had five backs gain at least 30 yards.
For those proposing to build a domed stadium with the aid of $750 million in public funding that could deliver Las Vegas an NFL franchise, it will be anything but an unimpeded jog home.
The latest USA Today Super 25 poll includes two prep teams from Las Vegas, rankings that are topped by Bishop Gorman and also list Liberty at No. 23 after victories over Texas teams two weeks in a row.
Greg Rogers transferred to Arbor View from Centennial for his senior season and will choose from a list of UCLA, Oklahoma,Colorado, Arizona State and Southern California on where to attend college.
You never argue with confidence wins defined by video game numbers. They’re part of the process, too, along with recruiting better players and building better facilities and instilling a better mindset when believing success is possible.
There is first another 12-game schedule to navigate, and UNLV is hardly an easy book in which to predict an ending. The Rebels will be deeper than last season because it’s impossible not to be.
The arms race that has become an ocean the size of the Pacific in terms of opulence and luxury and extreme indulgence when it comes to facilities used to entice the egos of 18-year-olds has no foreseeable ending.
Few matchups reach the epic stage of combat sports, but that’s exactly where the Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz rivalry now exists after McGregor evened the score with a majority decision Saturday at T-Mobile Arena.
With less than two weeks before the Rebels open their second season under Tony Sanchez, it remains undecided who will assume the starter’s role at the most critical position when Jackson State visits Sam Boyd Stadium on Sept. 1.
This is about the haves and have-nots of college athletics, and which side everyone wants to be on before the landscape changes forever and those not included are shoved aside for good.
When it comes to last week’s announcement about the formation of the Professional Fighters Association to represent the collective interests of UFC fighters, that old line about a union only being as strong, effective and powerful as its members who participate isn’t necessarily true.
The smiles of joy and tears of happiness across the faces of young boys from two years ago were instead those of overwhelming sadness and heartache Saturday when Mountain Ridge lost 1-0 in the West Regional final.
Tony Samuel is intent on making things much better for the Rebels up front defensively, he being the only change this season to the staff of second-year coach Tony Sanchez.
The stand taken against doping this week at the Rio Olympics by American swimmer Lilly King is a far more important moment than any medal ceremony involving Michael Phelps or Simone Biles.
The preparation now is for three exhibition games in a popular cruise-ship stop. But the work that probably will define how UNLV fares under first-year coach Marvin Menzies began in earnest last month.
I ranked locations based purely on one criteria: How each might play for an NFL fan, in case Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis received the votes needed to relocate his franchise.
Keith Belton will have as much to say about how improved the Rebels are this season and beyond as anyone else, his responsibility to grow the physiques of boys into men and men into bigger men.
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