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  • Bulls and Broncs takes over at Tri-County Fair
    Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Bulls and Broncs Rodeo made its return to the Winnemucca Events Complex on Saturday, Sept. 5, as part of the Labor Day Tri-County Fair and Stampede. Riders competed in bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding.

  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Los Angeles Lakers are going to the conference finals for the first time in a decade, ending the longest drought in franchise history.
    LeBron James is going there for the first time since 2018. For him, that also qualifies as ending a drought.
    James scored 29 points and the Lakers wrapped up their first trip to the Western Conference finals since 2010 by topping the Houston Rockets 119-96 on Saturday night in Game 5 at Walt Disney World.
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:00 AM
    Whether it was at Winged Foot where Phil Mickelson lost his best chance to win the U.S. Open is up for debate.
    It certainly was the most memorable, if not spectacular.
    A tee shot off the hospitality tent that caromed into yellow grass that had been trampled by a week’s worth of spectators. A 3-iron that struck a tree. A shot that started between hospitality chalets and trees and hooked only far enough to catch a buried lie in the bunker left of the green. An explosion shot that raced off the green into 6 inches of rough.
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:00 AM
    While other high school sports have to wait to 2021 to start the Nevada High School Rodeo Association opened its 2020-21 season and the Battle Mountain Rodeo Club had a number of strong finishes in Gardnerville on Aug. 28-30.
    Emma Lemaire and Gracie Lou Holman were first and second, respectively, in the girls cutting average. Lemaire had an average of 142 points to win, In addition, she claimed the top spot in the first performance and was runner-up in the second performance. Holman scored 138.5 points, including a second-place finish in the first performance.
  • NFR moving to Arlington, Texas for 2020
    Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:00 AM
    The marquee National Finals Rodeo is moving this year from Las Vegas to Arlington, Texas, due to coronavirus restrictions, event officials announced Wednesday.
    Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association and Texas Rangers officials said the Western horse sports championship will be held Dec. 3-12 at Globe Life Field, a retractable-roof stadium that opened this year and seats more than 40,000 people.
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:00 AM
    Steve Nash was one of the NBA’s most entertaining point guards, the engineer of a high-scoring team that helped usher in a new era of basketball.
    Now the Brooklyn Nets want to see what he can do as a coach.
    The Nets hired Nash on Thursday, putting the Hall of Famer in charge of the team that hopes to have Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving together next season.
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:00 AM
    It’s tempting to pick against the New England Patriots this year. It really is.
    The up-and-coming Buffalo Bills have emerged as a popular pick to dethrone Bill Belichick’s bunch atop the AFC East. And, on paper, it certainly seems reasonable.
  • Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:00 AM
    Signing Tom Brady was just a start for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who continue to assemble a star-studded cast around the six-time Super Bowl champion.
    Leonard Fournette is the latest high-profile addition to an already potent offense bolstered by Brady luring his favorite target, Rob Gronkowski, out of retirement. Former Eagles, Bills and Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy decided he’d like to help the three-time NFL MVP be successful with his new team, too.
  • Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:00 AM
    The heat is on — and the games haven’t even kicked off yet.
    That’s life in the NFL for some coaches who enter the regular season knowing they need to guide their squads through what will be a most unusual regular season, and at least keep them in playoff contention into December.
    Some might even need to reach the postseason to avoid the unemployment line.
    While there’s still so much uncertainty outside the football fields because of the coronavirus pandemic, these coaches can count on getting plenty of attention for their work on NFL sidelines this season:
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2020 1:00 AM
    The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived running back Leonard Fournette, a stunning decision that gets the team closer to purging Tom Coughlin’s tenure.
    The team spent months trying to trade the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft. But no one expected Jacksonville to part ways with him less than two weeks before the opener.
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