Mountain West presidents are expected to vote this week on an eight-game fall football season, and a person with ties to UNLV is cautiously optimistic about playing.
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.
Raiders coach Jon Gruden declared Saturday that he wasn’t in the mood to get too deep or philosophical about the significance of the first game at Allegiant Stadium.
The NFL approved artificial crowd noise during the 2020 season amid the coronavirus pandemic, but it can’t exceed 70 decibels.
Hill is the fourth Pocatello native to play in the NFL in the league’s 100-year history and is flourishing with the Saints as one of its most unique players
The 26-year-old Jalen Richard scored his first career touchdown in a Raiders’ victory over the Saints in 2016.
The Panthers went away from their best player, allowing the Raiders to make a key fourth-down stop.
Christian McCaffrey begins his fourth NFL season at 10 a.m. Sunday against the Raiders with lofty goals — and the richest contract ever awarded to a running back.
UNLV said in a news release that it expected to save $1.2 million by taking such a step. The action was taken because of the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
Matt Rhule coached at Baylor last year with defensive coordinator Phil Snow, who hasn’t worked in the NFL since 2008. Offensive coordinator Joe Brady was at LSU.
There is one newcomer poised to help Kansas City in its quest for a second straight Super Bowl. He’s rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire.
WBO and WBA lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko will fight IBF champion Teofimo Lopez on Oct. 17 inside Top Rank’s bubble at the MGM Grand.
The coach said Wednesday that Williams could have attempted to wear a harness and play through the shoulder injury.”