Rodeo Refrigerator

With the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo all wrapped up, it’s time to get in a couple still-fresh leftovers from the rodeo refrigerator. So here we go. * I’ve met country music legend Charlie Daniels face-to-face twice in my life, both times at the Thomas & Mack Center during the Wrangler NFR, in 2015 and then […]

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Best quotes

One of the greatest things about covering rodeo is that these contestants – all these great cowboys and cowgirls – provide some of the best quotes. But you know who provides better quotes? Rodeo fans. Without question, hands down, bar none, Katy bar the door, I get the best comments when I’m talking to those […]

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A great quote

There’s no question that Sage Kimzey is a spectacular bull rider. The cowboy from Strong City, Okla., has won three consecutive PRCA world championships, and he’s in great position to make it four in a row this week at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. But hey, from the perspective of the media, I don’t just […]

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Clear Bag Policy

OK, we all know that pretty much nobody likes dealing with TSA checks at the airport. All those rules and regulations about sizes and types of luggage and carry-ons. And don’t get me started about the lines and the body scanners and the dreaded, “We’re gonna need to take you over here for more personal […]

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No. 59

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a cowboy or cowgirl who doesn’t exude humility. But Bill Tutor arguably takes it a step further. He’s humble about being humble. That’s what made him the perfect contestant to help the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo give proper tribute to the terrible event that unfolded here in Las Vegas on […]

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