Keith Whitfield as university president is now taxed with replacing Desiree Reed-Francois, who departed for Missouri of the Southeastern Conference.
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There’s a reason UNLV athletic director Desiree-Reed Francois was listed among candidates for essentially all Power Five openings the past year or so: Climbers want to climb.
Friday was another step on the journey for Carl Nassib, speaking publicly for the first time since coming out in June as the first openly gay active player in the NFL.
It’s difficult to unearth anything lacking in execution from Derek Carr, the team’s quarterback, who has looked terrific early in training camp.
NFL teams still own a hold-your-breath attitude about the virus, despite 27 being at an 85 percent or better vaccination rate.
A team that ranked eighth in yards and 10th in offense across the NFL last season fell flatter than a can of non-carbonated soda in the red zone.
The third-year safety finds himself in that all-too-important window when teams often determine a player’s long-term value.
James as the team’s new starting center inherits all that three-time Pro Bowler Rodney Hudson meant and then some.
The Golden Knights needed to clear some salary, even if it meant trading the face of the franchise and a future Hall of Famer. Welcome to the harsh reality of pro sports.
The offense has held its own when compared across the league, ranked eighth in yards and 10th in scoring at 27.1 points per game last season.
The Montreal series was more than an opportunity lost for the Golden Knights. It was an especially forgettable six games for the team’s best player, and Mark Stone knows it.
The Oakland City Council approved an amended counter proposal in regard to a Bay Area waterfront ballpark Monday, rejecting the A’s proposal.
Raiders owner Mark Davis said it was Marc Badain’s decision to resign as team president and that he neither requested nor desired it. He spent three decades with the organization.
Former coach Tom Flores and defensive back Charles Woodson will be the latest Raiders enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 8 in Canton, Ohio.
Cody Glass on Saturday was sent to Nashville, becoming the last of the Golden Knights’ three first-round picks from its inaugural draft in 2017 to be traded.