How can a guy like the Pro Bowl wide receiver, who works so hard on his craft — more committed and diligent and driven than anyone, says head coach Jon Gruden and quarterback Derek Carr — also be so contentious about something like which helmet he wears?
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Ashton Cave was everything you want in a leader of youth, executing a perfect balance of work and enjoyment for his 14 players at the 2014 Little League World Series.
It was a tepid beginning overall to the HBO series this season, not compelling by most any standard, with some punchy one-liners and the much publicized hot air balloon ride.
Banks died in his sleep early Sunday morning at the age of 57, alone in a hotel room in Canton, Ohio, having attended the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies and earlier filing his first story for the Review-Journal.
The Rebels need junior college star linebacker Vic Viramontes to translate his confidence off the field to a huddle.
It seemed as if the Knights never had a solid plan in terms of getting a deal done with the 27-year-old forward, which at best is shocking and at worst nearing inexcusable.
With several new faces around him on offense, odds favor Carr still running things when the Las Vegas Era kicks off in 2020.
The Cimarron-Memorial High product signed a one-year deal with the team this season, and hopes to remain a Raider when the team moves to Southern Nevada in 2020.
A Super Bowl champion with the Patriots last season and then made the highest paid offensive lineman in NFL history by the Raiders, Brown at right tackle will be among those protecting quarterback Derek Carr.
The four-time Pro Bowl guard, who has battled mental health and locker room issues, spoke publicly for the first time Saturday since signing with the team in May.
Jon Gruden wants the Raiders to be tough and smart and versatile, able to adapt to any situation, prideful in the details of work. But this is a team coming off a 4-12 season.
The man in charge of building the new NFL stadium in Las Vegas doesn’t know much about football, but his history with the Raiders has earned him an invaluable level of trust.
Moving game to Las Vegas stadium for 2020 and 2021, in a time when National Finals Rodeo owns the city in early December, won’t guarantee a spike in interest.
The Rebels will have to prove history and the Mountain West preseason media poll wrong, a forecast that has UNLV finishing fifth in the six-team West Division.