Super bantamweight champion Angelo Leo is one of three Las Vegans fighting Saturday on Showtime’s first card of 2021, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
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.
Junior wing Bryce Hamilton scored eight straight points late in the second half Monday night to propel UNLV to a victory over New Mexico at the Thomas Mack Center.
Mbacke Diong scored 20 points for the Rebels, who played without starting point guard Marvin Coleman, who is out for the season with a stress fracture in his right leg.
The nine-time Pro Bowl defensive back is a first-time finalist. Former Raiders defensive end Richard Seymour and coach Tom Flores are also finalists. Inductees will be annouced Feb. 6.
Lock is 4-8 during his first full year as Denver’s starter. His lack of production says plenty.
Waller is ready to put the finishing touches on one of the greatest individual seasons in franchise history, needing only seven catches Sunday to establish a franchise record.
The Broncos’ Melvin Gordon said his first season in Denver was “not really the season I wanted.” But he can still salvage something with 107 rushing yards Sunday against the Raiders.
Despite his obvious flaws, Abram is someone the Raiders still believe can grow into an impact player. They say he’s too talented, too passionate for them to let him fail.
Ryan Fitzpatrick replaced Miami starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa with 9:47 to play and engineered three scoring drives — including the game-winning one in the final minute.
Las Vegas resident Anthony Fields is the vice president of basketball operations for the Vanguard Sports Group, an emerging agency that represents NBA players.
The Raiders drafted Bowden, college quarterback and wide receiver, in the third round of the 2020 NFL draft. They tried to convert him to running back, but traded him before the season.
The defending Super Bowl champions are finalizing yet another outstanding season. They clinched the AFC West earlier this month and sport NFL’s best record at 13-1.