Today's Sports

  • Denver’s Von Miller suspended...

    By Eddie Pells
    AP National Writer
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.  — Broncos linebacker Von Miller received a six-game suspension under the NFL’s substance-abuse policy Tuesday, taking away the best defensive player from a team many expect to make a run at the Super Bowl.
    The league wanted a longer penalty for the third-year linebacker, but the sides agreed to less than half the season, a person familiar with the negotiations between the linebacker and the NFL told The Associated Press.

  • Strong season still lacking

    By Doug Ferguson
    AP Golf Writer
    JERSEY CITY, N.J.  — This might be the best way to measure Tiger Woods’ season. Sam Snead is getting more attention than Jack Nicklaus.

  • Slugger honored

    New Mexico Highlands baseball player Javier Ledford was recently honored with selection to the 2013 Horizon Air Summer Baseball All-Series Second Team.  The Cowboys’ first baseman played with the Marysville Gold Sox over the summer, starting 41 of the 43 games he participated in.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Aug. 23...

    No local sporting events scheduled

    • Robertson girls at Belen, noon, Belen

    No local sporting events scheduled
    • West Las Vegas junior varsity vs. Taos, 4 p.m., WLV
    • Las Vegas city league championship tournaments, men’s and women’s division brackets, beginning at 6 p.m., city softball complex

    • Robertson girls vs. Goddard, 3 p.m., TBA

  • FYI - Sports - Aug. 23, 2013
  • Cowgirl spikers 12th in RMAC poll

    New Mexico Highlands University’s volleyball team is picked to finish tied for 12th out of 14 schools in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference this fall, according to a preseason coaches’ poll conducted by the league and released Monday afternoon.

    The Cowgirls are entering their second season under head coach Bryan Crawford. In 2012, they had a solid start but struggled in RMAC play, finishing 6-23 overall and 2-17 in the league — last in the RMAC West Division.

  • Isotopes’ August swoon continues

    Albuquerque Isotopes

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Bobby Doran allowed one earned run through seven innings and the Oklahoma City RedHawks extended their franchise-record winning streak at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark to 16 games on Monday night, scoring six runs in the first inning en route to a 6-2 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes.

  • City league tourneys under way

    A 12-0 record in the regular season has the Hackers again regular-season champs in the Las Vegas city softball league, men’s division.

    It’s a familiar position for the team, which looks to extend its run of division titles beginning tonight (Wednesday) with an opening-round playoff game against either the Vegas Boyz or the Bombers, depending on who won an eight-nine game late Monday.

  • Gold’s ring
  • Last chance to sign up