TODAY AT SANTA ANITA PARK
The surgery had been finished for only a few hours when Jake Ozuna received the bad news.
The UNLV women’s basketball team beat instate rival UNR 66-61 on Wednesday night in a Mountain West matchup in Reno.
Columnist Ed Graney says the Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Lewis is like cyclist Lance Armstrong in that to appreciate his athletic skills, you first must understand the separation between supreme athlete and questionable character.
In the case of Armstrong, it’s hard to divide humanitarian from cheating superstar. As for Lewis, there is no debating his greatness on a football field, a 17-season career that will end against the 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday.
Questions about the Mountain West Conference’s viability have disappeared, having re-established its strength and stability with Boise State and San Diego State deciding to stay. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t face other questions regarding its future.