Matt Fyle, who has made his mark in the realm of strength and conditioning, leads that part of UNLV’s program, a major reason the Rebels have become bigger, faster and stronger.
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The Aces on Saturday night took care of business and then some, eliminating Phoenix from these WNBA playoffs 117-80 before 9,126 at Michelob Ultra Arena.
Raiders starting quarterback Derek Carr didn’t play for the second straight preseason game Sunday, a victory over the Minnesota Vikings at Allegiant Stadium.
With starting goalie Robin Lehner lost for the season, the Golden Knights no longer should be considered a Stanley Cup contender to begin the 2022-23 season.
Raiders coach Josh McDaniels officially denied it Monday, insisting his team has no plans to trade running back Josh Jacobs, who played in the preseason opener last week.
The Rebels, who lost six games last season by one score or less, think they have improved enough to turn such defeats into victories this season.
Much of Carr’s film study in learning the Raiders’ new offense is watching when Tom Brady ran it in New England.
Kenyon Drake is in a seventh NFL season and still owns a skill set for which his career has been defined — run it, catch it, whatever is asked.
It’s unknown how things have improved up front from last season for the Raiders, when its line was ranked one of the worst in the NFL.
Also a special teams standout, Mack Hollins is big on having teammates join him for an after-practice, after-lifting, after-workout mile run.
Duron Harmon, a 10-year veteran with ties to the Patriots, has helped to shape a Raiders secondary in need of such tutoring.
Josh McDaniels and his Raiders team prefer any preseason hype remain where it exists for now — far from their practice facility and those involved in the process.
The idea that a school must be good in football for Power Five inclusion is an antiquated notion in what is now a television revenue-driven world.
The resume of new Raiders president Sandra Douglass Morgan carries the day — it couldn’t be more impressive.
Eight new faces — many of them known for their ability at the defensive end — highlight UNLV’s basketball roster under second-year coach Kevin Kruger.