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.
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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.
Commissioner Rob Manfred has said Las Vegas is a viable market for a team. I’m not sure it is, but that won’t stop billionaire suits from looking this way.
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.
The 40-year-old was as relentless and quick as a decade ago, handing Keith Thurman his first professional loss in split-decision fashion Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden.
Already, the new UNLV football complex has paid off with several commitments for the 2020 recruiting class, pledges from the sorts of players who likely would have never considered the Rebels if not for such dedication to an on-campus facility.