A year after being selected to sing the national anthem at the National Finals Rodeo, Ohio farm girl Candace Muir saluted America and her own perseverance.
Ron Kantowski is a sports columnist and covers auto racing for the Review-Journal. He has won multiple writing awards and in 2016 was named Nevada Sportswriter of the Year. Prior to beginning a long career in Las Vegas sports journalism, Kantowski attended Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M., where he played for the baseball team. He is a native of Whiting, Ind.
The NFR daysheet has provided the only update on the condition of bull rider Reid Oftedahl since a brief statement was issued Saturday. OUT it says next to Oftedahl’s name.
Go-round winners Zeke Thurston and Logan Hay lead a six-man contingent from Canada in saddle bronc riding at the National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas & Mack Center.
There are bigger battles being fought than those in the arena, says world champion cowboy Stetson Wright.
Kansas bareback rider Jess Pope is seeking his third consecutive average title and first world championship at the National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Two-time world steer wrestling champion Hunter Cure has bounced back from a concussion and retirement talk to join the championship chase at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rodeo great Ty Murray and former UNLV basketball player Larry Johnson were once friends in junior college. Now they’re both in the rafters at the Thomas & Mack Center.
NFR veteran Kaycee Feild has struck early in pursuit of his unprecedented seventh bareback riding world championship, as he tries to hold off the whippersnappers.
Tie-down roping champion Shane Hanchey and wife Taylor are one of the few married couples who have competed at the National Finals Rodeo.
When the NFR and I were still new to Las Vegas, most of what I knew about horses is the really fast ones ran in the Kentucky Derby.
Having won three all-around titles by age 22 and hailing from a long line of NFR cowboys, Stetson Wright is on his way to becoming pro rodeo’s next great thing.
Martha Angelone, of Stephenville, Texas, held off challengers with a strong second day to claim the women’s National Finals Breakway Roping title at the South Point.
The National Finals Rodeo begins its 10-day run Thursday at the Thomas & Mack Center with a record payout of $14.1 million — $10.9 million of which will go to competitors.