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Ron Kantowski

Ron Kantowski

Ron Kantowski is a sports columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, covering a variety of topics and the Las Vegas sports scene.
rkantowski@reviewjournal.com … @ronkantowski on Twitter. 702-383-0352

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At Johns Hopkins, SAT is the only score that counts

At a school such as Johns Hopkins, it is impossible to study medicine and set ball screens at the same time. This even holds true for the big men on the Baltimore campus who carry lacrosse sticks.

Fresno State defense rises again in Las Vegas Bowl

Fresno State’s defense initially was ignored for the part it played in the Bulldogs’ 31-20 victory over Arizona State before an announced crowd of 37,146 in Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium.

Baseball’s Sudden Sam McDowell, 76, still earning saves

Bernie Carbo hit one of the biggest home runs in Boston Red Sox history, a three-run, pinch-hit shot in the bottom of the eighth inning during epic Game 6 of the 1975 World Series. In 1989, Sam McDowell saved his life.

Bobby Grich hopes to deliver in clutch at Baseball Winter Meetings

Bobby Grich arrived in Las Vegas as they still were hanging banners for the Baseball Winter Meetings. The six-time All-Star wants to raise awareness in the Association of Professional Ball Players of America, a charity of which he recently became president.

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