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Patrick Everson

Freelance reporter

Patrick Everson covers sporting events as a freelance writer in Las Vegas.

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J.R. Vezain’s injury opens NFR door for Will Lowe

Vezain was set for his sixth Wrangler NFR trip in the past seven years. But on the last weekend of the regular season, in late September, he suffered a broken back and had no feeling from the waist down.

Fans flock to Las Vegas for NFR parties, not just rodeo

Perhaps the best thing that ever happened to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo was event officials deciding it would be agood idea to make the nightly go-rounds available on a live TV feed to hotel properties all over Las Vegas.

NFR cowboys attend ‘Grant A Gift’ event for autistic kids

Kids across the autism spectrum, some very young, some in their teens, get the opportunity to have a very different experience from their regular therapy sessions at Grant a Gift. And the world-class rodeo athletes can sense the importance of that experience.