Dolphins quarterback Jacoby Brissett found a rhythm in the fourth quarter, converting three key fourth downs to help Miami force overtime against the Raiders.
Sam Gordon was born and raised in Minneapolis and is back for his second stint with the Review-Journal. He’s covered the NFL, NBA, the Big Ten, the Mountain West and prep sports for various publications during his professional tenure. Gordon, a University of Minnesota graduate, is a basketball junkie who coached high school basketball for three seasons.
The pupils may have changed, evolving from kids in Fargo to professionals in the NFL, but Gus Bradley’s enthusiasm for football remains as impactful as ever.
UNLV led by two scores in the first quarter and a point in the fourth before succumbing to Fresno State en route to its 10th consecutive loss under coach Marcus Arroyo.
UNLV’s Charles Williams has had some of the best games of his career against Fresno State, his hometown team, rushing for 153 yards in 2016 and 121 in 2018.
Rob Rivera, a longtime Raiders fan, was inspired to found the Black Hole after seeing the Cleveland Browns’ Dawg Pound fan section during a broadcast during the 1994 season.
Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant will fight Nov. 6 at MGM Grand Garden for the undisputed super middleweight championship.
The Aces earned the No. 2 seed in the playoffs and thus have secured a double bye into the WNBA semifinals, which begin for them on Sept. 28 at Michelob Ultra Arena.
Rebels redshirt freshman quarterback Doug Brumfield was a full participant in Monday’s practice, per UNLV football coach Marcus Arroyo, and there is optimism that he’ll play Friday against No. 22 Fresno State.
The All-Star center returned Sunday after missing five games with COVID-19. The Aces eked out a 84-83 road win over the Phoenix Mercury in the regular-season finale.
In the last six quarters of play, UNLV has utilized four quarterbacks as it searches for consistency from its signal callers.
Starting a different quarterback for the third consecutive game, UNLV managed only 130 yards of offense against Iowa State on Saturday night at Allegiant Stadium.
The two franchises will revisit their legendary rivalry on Sunday at Heinz Field, having not forgotten about the heated history between them.
Riquna Williams led the way with 22 points, and Kelsey Plum continued her Sixth Woman of the Year campaign by scoring 16 of her 20 in the second quarter for the Aces.