The early betting lines and totals are out for the NFC Championship between the 49ers and Rams and the AFC Championship between the Bengals and Chiefs.
Mark Anderson has been at the Review-Journal since January 1999. He covered UNLV football for 17 seasons before moving to the men’s basketball beat in January 2016, and was president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2016. Anderson returned to the football beat in 2017 and still covers men’s basketball. Before coming to the R-J, he covered UNR football for five seasons at the Reno Gazette-Journal and was the high school sports reporter for the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat from 1988-94. He is a native of Tallahassee and a graduate of the University of Florida.
There has been plenty of national speculation regarding if Jim Harbaugh will become the next Raiders coach. Here is a sample of what’s been said.
Shaquille Murray-Lawrence, a running back on the Rebels’ football team in 2013 and 2014, is one of two alternates for Canada in the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Damon Arnette was drafted in the first round two years ago by the Raiders, but failed to perform on the field and had many issues off it.
Former UNLV sprinter Kaysha Love will compete for the U.S. bobsled team next month in the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
The Raiders didn’t go away without a fight, and their defense gave them a chance. But an underperforming offense and a tough noncall didn’t help.
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies are scheduled to meet March 18-19 in the second Big League Weekend at Las Vegas Ballpark.
The Raiders and Bengals have combined for 48 years without a playoff victory, the longest combined streak in a postseason matchup in NFL history.
Ickey Woods was a second-round draft pick out of UNLV in 1988, and he went on to have a sensational rookie season with the Cincinnati Bengals.
The College Football Playoff management committee must first determine the size of the 2025 postseason field before choosing the host city for the national championship.