Today's Sports

  • Baylor QB snares another honor

    By Stephen Hawkins
    AP Sports Writer
    WACO, Texas — Robert Griffin III played football for years simply because he was good at it.
    Then Baylor’s exciting dual-threat quarterback tore the ACL in his right knee and missed the last nine games of the 2009 season. While stuck on the sideline watching, he realized just how much he loved the game.

  • Stu Clark tourney begins...

    When they take the hardwood floor of the Wilson Complex on Wednesday, the Robertson Cardinals begin their quest for a third consecutive trip to the Stu Clark Tournament championship game. And head coach David Bustos and his club will be seeking their second Stu Clark trophy in that three-year span.

  • Sports In Brief:

    Taos’ Lady Tigers defeated West Las Vegas 51-24 in the fifth-place game of the Ben Lujan Tournament Thursday in Jacona. Marissa Cordova had nine points for the Lady Dons. Española won the girls’ tourney, beating host Pojoaque 67-38.

  • Sports: Looking ahead Dec. 25,...

    No varsity events scheduled

    • Robertson girls at Goddard tournament, TBA, Roswell

    • NMHU men vs. Northern New Mexico, 9 p.m., TBA
    • Stu Clark Tournament: Moriarty vs. Silver, 1 p.m., Capital vs. St. Pius X, 3 p.m., Bernalillo vs. West Las Vegas, 6 p.m., Portales vs. Robertson, 8 p.m.; Wilson Complex
    • Robertson girls at Goddard tournament, TBA, Roswell


  • New concussion protocol for NFL

    The Associated Press

    NEW YORK — The NFL is changing how it handles concussion examinations after Browns quarterback Colt McCoy went back into a Dec. 8 game without being tested for one.

  • Rodgers: AP’s Male Athlete of...

    By Chris Jenkins
    AP Sports Writer

    GREEN BAY, Wis.  — When Aaron Rodgers needs to rekindle the feelings that drove his rise from a junior college quarterback to Super Bowl MVP, he doesn’t have to look too far.

    Rodgers held on to the many rejection letters he received from marquee college programs as he was coming out of high school. Even today, he leaves a few of them sitting out at his house.

  • Abreu, Arguello, Bustos: All-...

    Dalan Abreu — like most of his Robertson football teammates — learned how to labor as a two-way player, getting little rest because his playmaking ability was employed on both offense and defense.

    Abreu’s work on the gridiron paid off by helping the Cardinals win the District 2-3A title and get back to the state playoffs. It also earned him dual all-state recognition from the New Mexico High School Coaches Association.

  • Stu Clark’s final day to feature...

    The Stu Clark Tournament, which tips off this coming Wednesday at the Wilson Complex, will have a modified schedule to incorporate a special New Mexico Highlands University hoops doubleheader on Friday.

    In the opening session of the annual boys’ high school basketball holiday tourney, Moriarty plays Silver at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Then Capital takes on St. Pius X at 3 p.m. The Wednesday evening session sees Bernalillo square off against West Las Vegas at 6, followed by Portales vs. Robertson at 8.

  • Ben Lujan Tournament
  • Mayweather KO’d by 90-day jail...

    By Ken Ritter
    The Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a perfect 42-0 in the ring and has dodged significant jail time several times in domestic violence cases in Las Vegas and Michigan.

    But his courtroom streak came to an end Wednesday when a Las Vegas judge sentenced him to 90 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to a reduced battery domestic violence charge and no contest to two harassment charges.