Oscar Bellfield has helped steer the Rebels to an 11-2 record as they conclude the nonconference schedule against Central Michigan today at the Thomas & Mack Center. Bellfield takes plenty of constructive criticism from coach Lon Kruger and assistant Steven Henson, but he realizes that’s necessary for him to continue developing in his role as point guard.
Chuck Liddell has accepted the position of UFC executive vice president of business development. The 41-year-old announced Wednesday he was officially retiring from fighting, ending a 12-year career that included a stint as light heavyweight champion.
PHILADELPHIA — Fox analyst Tucker Carlson says Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick “should have been executed” for his role in a dogfighting ring. Carlson led a panel discussion about President Barack Obama commending the owner of the Eagles for giving Vick a second chance.
NEW YORK — Brett Favre will be fined but not suspended for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy after the league’s investigation into allegations he sent inappropriate messages and lewd photos to a former New York Jets game hostess, The Associated Press has learned. A person familiar with the decision says the league plans to announce its decision within the next 48 hours.
Mini Kiss and the Midnight Wranglers. A match made in Las Vegas hockey heaven for a season-high crowd of 5,505 that turned out at the Orleans Arena for the Wranglers’ eighth annual midnight game. Las Vegas lost 5-3, but the game was almost an afterthought to the promotion itself.
They played a men’s college basketball game at South Point Arena on Tuesday and there wasn’t one dunk over the 40 minutes. There was half a dunk.
Albany dropped an 88-64 decision at Xavier on Tuesday night, largely because of an 18-point effort from Musketeers guard Mark Lyons.
Practice had just ended, and as the Mississippi State players left the floor at the Orleans Arena on Tuesday, everyone appeared to be in a jovial mood.