Aaron Rodgers asking for tequila on ESPN Deportes is incredible (Video)

Aaron Rodgers asking ESPN Deportes for some celebratory tequila is priceless. After helping the Green Bay Packers get their first win of the season, all quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants in return is some tequila from ESPN Deportes to celebrate the momentous occasion. In the post-game, Rodgers was asked to give...
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El Paso’s Aaron Jones Flashes 9-1-5/EP Strong in Career Day Monday Night Football Game

The Green Bay Packers got their first dub Monday night (9/20), and El Paso's Aaron Jones got his first TD. And his second. And third, and fourth. The Detroit Lions game was Jones’ first home game since his father Alvin Jones Sr. passed away in April from COVID-19. Sadly, after the second trip to the end zone, Jones lost the chain he wears containing his father’s ashes. More on that in a bit.
El Paso News

Gas price spike? Local expert explains El Paso’s high prices for fuel

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – With gas prices in El Paso higher than most cities in the state, a local expert said one of those reason has to do with the processing of migrants. “Numerically we are at the top of the pack, but we are really not that much different than everywhere else in the region,” said Tom Fullerton, a UTEP Professor of Economics.
El Paso Times

Three things learned at UTEP football practice

As coach Dana Dimel hinted a day earlier, UTEP is getting closer to full health. The Miners had close to full participation Tuesday, with Justin Prince and Andrew Meyer the two notable exceptions. The center Meyer, who has an ankle injury, was involved, shadowing offensive line drills. He is still hopeful to play against New Mexico.
Scarlet Nation

Texas Basketball: 2021-22 Biggest Conference Games of the Season

Last week, the Texas Longhorns dropped their 2021-22 basketball conference schedule, with some real challenges on it. One of their first major games of the conference campaign will be one of the rowdiest possible environments - on the road to play Chris Beard's former school, Texas Tech. In the same week, they play host to unanimous top-five Kansas. We'll learn a lot about this team in that six-day span.
Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico State football plays the first of two meetings against Hawaii

LAS CRUCES - Scheduling as an independent football program has produced a number of unique situations for New Mexico State. Among them is playing the same team twice in the same season - something the Aggies did in 2018 and 2019 against Liberty. The Aggies play host to Hawaii on Saturday at 6 p.m., in the first of two games against the Rainbow Warriors.

SMU Football players trying to light a fire under the Iron Skillet

The Iron Skillet game means more to SMU than TCU these days. Decades of dominating a rivalry will make it, well, less of a rivalry, and that’s what the Horned Frogs have done since Gary Patterson took over the football program in Fort Worth. As has been well documented here and elsewhere, the Mustangs have won just three times in the past 20 meetings, and most of those games haven’t been close: 44-0, 56-0, 33-3, and 42-12 stand out among the dozen plus blowouts over the span.

UTEP Athletics to hold inaugural Select-A-Seat event at Don Haskins Center

Fans are invited to join UTEP Athletics and some special guests for the inaugural “Select-A-Seat” event for the upcoming 2021-22 UTEP men’s and women’s basketball seasons from 5:30 p.m-7:30 p.m. at the Don Haskins Center on Thursday, October 7. “I’m excited about the upcoming ‘Select-A-Seat’ event on Oct. 7,” UTEP...

UTEP President highlights accomplishments in 2021 State of the University address

EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — The University of Texas at El Paso President Heather Wilson presented the annual State of the University address on Tuesday. In Wilson's address, she detailed UTEP's recent success including strong fundraising, a record number of sponsored research projects and healthy student engagement during her annual state of the university address at the 2021 Fall Convocation ceremony, a news release from UTEP stated.

Lobos Add Arizona, Maine to Future Schedules

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico has added a pair of games to the upcoming 2022 and 2024 schedules, as UNM will host Maine, an FCS program, in 2022 and travel to Arizona in 2024. The meeting with Maine will be the first between the Lobos and the...

Lobos and UTEP Renew Rivalry on Saturday

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Danny Gonzales had two distinct things to talk about this week when meeting with the media, one about the week prior, and one about the week ahead. “We are putting that one in the rearview mirror” was the basic gist of the Texas A&M game wrap-up. As for UTEP? “We should play this one every year.”

UTEP prepares for game against UNM this weekend

The Miners (2-1,0-0) are coming off 51-13 a loss to Boise State University Friday night. Their next opponent is the University of New Mexico on Sept 25. UNM comes into this game with an offense that is complex. Last year they finished with a 0-0 record due to a cancelation of their 2020 season because of the pandemic, which also affected other teams throughout the country.

A look into Miners Homecoming game against Old Dominion

UTEP football faces off against Old Dominion University (ODU) at the Sun Bowl Stadium on Oct. 2 to close off UTEP’s Homecoming week. After canceling Homecoming last year due to COVID-19 the Miners are planning on making this night one to remember. The Miners have back-to-back home games as the week before they hosted the University of New Mexico Lobos for Texas Western night.

Recapping Props from Monday Night Football

Monday night was another fruitful day in the props market for over bettors. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn’t go over his passing yards prop, but he did surpass his passing touchdown prop with four in the ball game. Three of those went to his running back, Aaron Jones, who also added one rushing touchdown on the day.