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Jockey Gary Stevens calls Sunland Derby "Ideal Trip"

Hall of Famer Gary Stevens has been the winning jockey for three Kentucky Derbies and appears he may be the favorite to win a fourth after he and horse Firing Line blew away the field to win the 13th Sunland Derby by 15 length Saturday.

El Pasoan Hernandez added to USMNT U23 Team

U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will bring 23 players to Europe for important friendlies against Denmark and Switzerland in preparation for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Rhinos Advance With 8-1 Win Over Blazers

Should anyone think special teams aren¹t that important in hockey, the El Paso Rhinos could set you straight.

Report: Nevada courting ex-UTEP coach Barbee

Former UTEP head coach Tony Barbee could be targeted to take over at Nevada, according to CBSSports.com. CBS college basketball insider Gary Parrish reports the two sides are expected to meet early next week.

Favorite Firing Line takes top place at Sunland Derby

Victory doesn't come much easier than it did for Firing Line and jockey Gary Stevens on Sunday afternoon, winners of the 13th running of the $800,000 Sunland Derby.

Sunland Derby Preview: Why Two

The last time California based trainer Mike Machowsky was here, he took home the Sunland Derby trophy. It also helps to have a real chance and Machowsky believes Why Two has all the attributes of a good horse.

Sunland Derby Preview: Firing Line

Last fall, Firing Line was showing a string of fast workouts, maybe too fast. Trainer Simon Callaghan set out to teach his talented colt to relax.

Rhinos Storm Back to Tie Championship Series with 8-2 Win

Jeremy Rezaeepour scored a hat trick and the El Paso Rhinos roared back with an 8-2 win over the Oklahoma City Blazers to force a decisive Game Three in the WSHL’s Midwest Division championship series Sunday afternoon.

Four seniors reflect on Aggie careers

The clock struck midnight for the Aggies dreams of a Cinderella run in Big Dance yesterday falling at the hands of powerhoues Kansas. The loss also marks the end of a collegiate career for four outstanding seniors.

Wes Welker in Borderland for Sunland Derby

Texas Tech standout and now Denver Broncos and former New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker spoke at The 13th Annual Sunland Derby Gala, Saturday, at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, benefitting United Blood Services.

Miners Solid in Outdoor Debut

The UTEP men’s and women’s track and field teams opened the 2015 outdoor season at Kidd Field on Saturday with some very good showings. The Miners tallied 12 first-place finishes during the day-long meet.

NM State Drops Doubleheader to No. 17 Arizona

The New Mexico State softball team (23-11) lost a heartbreaking second game of a doubleheader against No. 17 Arizona (27-7) at the NM State Softball Complex in Las Cruces, N.M. as the Wildcats beat the Aggies 14-2 and 11-6 on the day.

Rhinos drop Game 1 in OT of Division Championship

Sam Mancini tapped in a short rebound at the crease for the game-winning power play goal in overtime and the Oklahoma City Blazers edged the El Paso Rhinos, 4-3, to take the pivotal first game of the best-of-three Midwest Division championship

NMSU women eliminated by 1-seed Maryland in NCAA Tournament

The New Mexico State women’s basketball team concluded its 2014-15 campaign with a 75-57 loss at the hands of No.

NMSU Women's Pre-Game NCAA Press Confererence Quotes

PREGAME PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES – NEW MEXICO STATE Mark Trakh, New Mexico State Head Coach