12/7/2013

See the 2013 WNFR Scoreboard.

Read about Shane Proctor scoring his second straight win at the WNFR.

Read about bulls dominating the second round of the WNFR.

Read the latest updates from twisTEDrodeo.

Read the latest updates from the WPRA.

Las Vegas Review Journal
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/rodeo
WNFR article index
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/trio-wright-brothers-battling-gold-buckle
Trio of Wright brothers battling for gold buckle
http://www.reviewjournal.com/entertainment/aaron-lewis-national-finals-rodeo-ride
Aaron Lewis in for National Finals Rodeo ride
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/nfr-photos-its-all-about-teamwork
NFR Photos:  It's all about teamwork
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/barrel-racer-taylor-back-nfr-after-15-year-absence
Barrel racer Taylor back in NFR after 15-year absence
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/fantasy-rodeo-pays-big-bucks
Fantasy rodeo pays big bucks

Las Vegas Sun
http://www.lasvegassun.com/vegasdeluxe/2013/dec/07/2013-wrangler-nfr-photos-round-2-action-moves-past/
Round 2 action moves past winners up rankings for possible gold buckles
http://www.lasvegassun.com/photos/galleries/2013/dec/06/2013-wrangler-national-finals-rodeo-round-2-unlv/
2013 Wrangler NFR:  Round 2

Great American Country
http://blog.gactv.com/blog/2013/12/06/watch-aaron-watsons-july-in-cheyenne-video-honoring-lane-frost/
Watch Aaron Watson's "July in Cheyenne" Video Honoring Lane Frost
http://blog.gactv.com/blog/2013/12/07/wrangler-nfr-2013-shane-proctor-scores-second-straight-win/
Wrangler NFR 2013:  Shane Proctor Scores Second Straight Win

Ellensburg Daily Record
http://www.dailyrecordnews.com/members/minor-brothers-still-in-command-after-friday/article_456ccf4e-5f0a-11e3-be53-001a4bcf887a.html
Minor brothers still in command after Friday
http://www.dailyrecordnews.com/members/minor-brothers-bringing-national-finals-rodeo-experience-to-vegas/article_968981e0-5dd6-11e3-b183-001a4bcf887a.html
Minor brothers bringing National Finals Rodeo experience to Vegas

Lubbock Avalanche Journal
http://lubbockonline.com/sports-columnists/2013-12-05/hoffman-gray-happy-be-back-nfr
Hoffman:  Gray happy to be back at NFR

Ocala Star Banner
http://www.ocala.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013131209775
Williston native competing in National Finals Rodeo

Albany Times Union
http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Locals-to-protest-of-Albany-rodeo-5044174.php
Locals to protest of Albany rodeo
http://blog.timesunion.com/opinion/bull-riding-treats-animals-cruelly/26766/
Bull-riding treats animals cruelly

Reno Gazette Journal
http://www.rgj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013131206027&nclick_check=1
Local rodeo student has strong season

Global News
http://globalnews.ca/news/1014303/bull-riding-tips-from-canadian-champion-ty-pozzobon/
Bull riding tips from Canadian champion, Ty Pozzobon

12/6/2013

Read about Shane Proctor eyeing the NFR prize.

Read the latest updates from twisTEDrodeo.

Read the latest updates from the WPRA.

Read the CBR’s wrap-up of Night 1 of the WNFR bull riding. Read about CBR stars being ready to shine in Vegas at the WNFR.

Las Vegas Sun
http://www.lasvegassun.com/blogs/kats-report/2013/dec/06/its-been-long-ride-wnfr-renew-its-commitment-las-v/
It’s been a long ride for the Wrangler NFR to renew its commitment to Las Vegas

Sports Illustrated
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2013/more/wires/12/05/2080.ap.national.finals.rodeo.1st.ld.writethru.0738/
Knowles takes lead in steer wrestling standings

Stephenville Empire Tribune
http://www.yourstephenvilletx.com/opinion/columns/article_6b8b528b-81a6-53dc-bb84-b54f4c13dcc4.html
Ten professional cowboys in the WNFR

Black Hills Pioneer
http://www.bhpioneer.com/local_news/article_c2f57948-5e9c-11e3-8e8d-001a4bcf887a.html
Days of ’76 brings home the buckle – again

LaJunta Tribune Democrat
http://www.lajuntatribunedemocrat.com/article/20131206/NEWS/131209946/1994
Colletti cashes in during first night

Marana News
http://www.maranaweeklynews.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&page=72&story_id=4695
Cervi continues winning ways at Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

KVOA
http://www.kvoa.com/news/marana-cowgirl-sherry-cervi-takes-round-1-at-the-nfr/
Marana cowgirl Sherry Cervi takes Round 1 at the NFR

Salt Lake Tribune
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57225668-77/third-wright-bennett-finals.html.csp
Jake Wright, Caleb Bennett win at National Finals Rodeo

Spokane Spokesman Review
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/dec/06/proctor-rides-to-win-in-first-round-of-nfr/
Proctor rides to win in first round of NFR

Columbus Republic
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/00fcaa368002465f88051b5f05282ce8/National-Finals-Rodeo
Trevor Knowles had 3.1-second run to take lead in steer wrestling standings

Missoulian
http://missoulian.com/sports/rodeo/knowles-takes-season-steer-wrestling-lead-at-nfr/article_2578fb3c-5e41-11e3-a993-001a4bcf887a.html
Knowles takes season steer wrestling lead at NFR

Bismarck Tribune
http://bismarcktribune.com/sports/local/breuer-competing-at-nfr/article_f31cbed8-5e38-11e3-9b79-0019bb2963f4.html
Breuer competing at NFR

Ogden Standard Examiner
http://www.standard.net/stories/2013/12/05/bennett-wright-knowles-fast-starts-nfr
Bennett, Wright, Knowles off to fast starts at NFR

Great Falls Tribune
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20131205/SPORTS/312050045/NFR-Davis-Bird-Tryan-earn-checks-Round-1
NFR: Davis, Bird, Tryan earn checks in Round 1

Examiner
http://www.examiner.com/article/2013-wrangler-national-finals-rodeo-tie-down-roping-preview
2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo tie down roping preview

UT San Diego
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/dec/05/national-rodeo-results/
National Rodeo Results

Riverfront Times
http://blogs.riverfronttimes.com/dailyrft/2013/12/how_tuffy_missouris_racist_rod.php
Why Tuffy, Missouri’s “Racist Rodeo Clown,” Thought About Giving Up, Working at Walmart

Rapid City Journal
http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/communities/belle_fourche/little-britches-northern-hills-rodeo-runs-in-rapid-city/article_1f4719ae-a628-5015-ba37-01d1da1758ed.html
Little Britches Northern Hills Rodeo runs in Rapid City

Denver Post
http://www.denverpost.com/television/ci_24655757/rodeo-girls-ride-into-primetime-amp-es-reality
“Rodeo Girls” ride into primetime on A&E’s reality TV series

Vancouver Sun
http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/rodeo+queen+joins+reality+series/9255064/story.html
B.C. rodeo queen joins reality series

Timaru Herald
http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/9486907/Rodeo-with-all-the-fun-of-the-Fare
Rodeo – with all the fun of the Fare

See the 2013 WNFR Scoreboard.

Read about Round One of the WNFR.

Las Vegas Review Journal
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/rodeo
WNFR article index
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/national-finals-rodeo-charges-out-chute-2013
National Finals Rodeo charges out of the chute for 2013
http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/rodeo-champ-brazile-hopes-round-more-business-nfr
Rodeo champ Brazile hopes to round up more business at NFR
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/bull-rider-lands-his-feet-thanks-charity
Bull rider lands on his feet, thanks to charity

Las Vegas Sun
http://www.lasvegassun.com/vegasdeluxe/2013/dec/05/country-stars-and-fans-pack-las-vegas-start-10-day/
Country stars and fans pack Las Vegas for start of 10-day National Finals Rodeo

News 3
http://www.mynews3.com/content/news/story/National-Finals-Rodeo-2013-Las-Vegas/8X4d1addMUidIp1fwu-X9Q.cspx
Vegas welcomes competitors, fans for National Finals Rodeo

Las Vegas Weekly
http://www.lasvegasweekly.com/ae/music/2013/dec/06/national-finals-rodeo-country-music-highlights/?_ga=1.106520192.245732336.1382387352
Scoping out NFR Week’s Country Music Highlights

Odessa American
http://www.oaoa.com/sports/local/article_3b4a9650-5e23-11e3-af0a-0019bb30f31a.html
Rodeo: Pecos native Matthews presented with broadcast journalism award

Black Hills Pioneer
http://www.bhpioneer.com/local_news/article_2eaf2e52-5dcd-11e3-9c41-001a4bcf887a.html
Larsen to perform National Anthem at NFR

Ravalli Republic
http://www.ravallirepublic.com/news/local/article_5b362958-5e1d-11e3-8a00-001a4bcf887a.html
Rodeo raises $4,000 for mammography fund

12/5/2013

Read how JB Mauney was mentally prepared for the PBR World Finals.

Read about the decade of dominance for Smith Pro Rodeo. Read the news and notes for Round One of the WNFR. Read a free WNFR Preview of the ProRodeo Sports News.

See the day sheet for the December 5th performance of the WNFR.

Columbus Ledger Enquirer
http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/2013/12/04/2837366/meet-the-bulls-of-pbr.html
Meet the bulls of the PBR

Las Vegas Review Journal
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/rodeo
WNFR article index
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/veteran-steer-wrestler-martin-aims-win-first-world-title-nfr
Veteran steer wrestler Martin aims to win first world title at NFR
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/gearing-national-finals-rodeo
Gearing up for National Finals Rodeo
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/shada-brazile-no-stranger-nfr
Shada Brazile no stranger to NFR
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/rodeo/nfr/guest-columnist-back-saddle-give-r-j-readers-behind-scenes-view-rodeo
Guest columnist back in saddle to give R-J readers behind scenes view of rodeo

Las Vegas Sun
http://www.lasvegassun.com/vegasdeluxe/2013/dec/05/country-stars-and-fans-pack-las-vegas-start-10-day/
Country stars and fans pack Las Vegas for start of 10-day National Finals Rodeo

Las Vegas Weekly
http://www.lasvegasweekly.com/as-we-see-it/2013/dec/04/national-finals-rodeo-bull-riding-gear/
From Buckles to Helmets, the Gear It Takes To Ride Bulls in the National Finals Rodeo

Iowa Farmer Today
http://www.iowafarmertoday.com/news/regional/bob-barnes-hall-of-fame-rodeo-producer-dies/article_a5940098-5dc7-11e3-afb5-0019bb2963f4.html
Bob Barnes, Hall of Fame rodeo producer, dies

DRG News
http://www.drgnews.com/2013/12/05/3-south-dakotans-entered-in-wrangler-nfr-finals/
3 South Dakotans Entered in Wrangler NFR Finals

Spokane Spokesman Review
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2013/dec/05/las-vegas-gears-up-for-national-finals-rodeo/
Las Vegas gears up for National Finals Rodeo

Lexington Leader
http://www.lexingtonleader.com/news/2013-12-05/Front_Page/Jacob_wins_the_2013_Womens_Professional_Rodeo_Asso.html
Jacob wins the 2013 Women’s Professional Rodeo Association Rookie of the Year

Billings Gazette
http://billingsgazette.com/sports/rodeo/never-let-up-attitude-has-brazile-chasing-rodeo-history/article_be1a8058-e746-5aba-8a73-d48db60dd1fb.html
Never-let-up attitude has Brazile chasing rodeo history

Great Falls Tribune
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20131204/SPORTS/312040030
Pro Rodeo: Jessy Davis hopes to be riding high at NFR

Casper Star Tribune
http://trib.com/lifestyles/announcements/obituaries/paul-michael-latham/article_9b399b99-2686-50c9-b121-036a764fd01c.html
Paul Michael Latham obituary

Calgary Herald
http://www.calgaryherald.com/sports/Cochrane+bulldogger+Straws+Milan+representing+Canadian+hopes+National+Finals+Rodeo/9248647/story.html
Cochrane bulldogger Straws Milan representing Canadian hopes at the National Finals Rodeo

12/4/2013

Global News
http://globalnews.ca/news/1009225/jerome-davis-the-legend-behind-bull-riding/
Jerome Davis: The legend behind bull riding

Read the latest entry in Ann Robinson’s Women of the PBR blog.

Read about Championship Bull Riding chute reporter Ali Dee winning an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Sports Programming.

Read the latest updates from twisTEDrodeo.

Read the latest updates from the WPRA.

Las Vegas Review Journal
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/rodeo/nfr/nfr-related-events-and-activities
NFR-related events and activities
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/2013-national-finals-rodeo-qualifiers
2013 National Finals Rodeo qualifiers

Las Vegas Sun
http://www.lasvegassun.com/photos/galleries/2013/dec/03/NFRPrep/#/0
2013 NFR Preparations Begin

Marana News
http://www.maranaweeklynews.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&page=72&story_id=4686
Marana residents to compete in National Finals Rodeo starting Thursday

Pomerado News
http://www.pomeradonews.com/2013/12/04/poway-resident-set-to-be-official-timer-at-rodeos-biggest-event/
Poway resident set to be official timer at rodeo’s biggest event

Cody Enterprise
http://www.codyenterprise.com/news/sports/article_0ab87674-5d15-11e3-94f0-001a4bcf887a.html
Neuens fills key role as chute boss at finals rodeo
http://www.codyenterprise.com/news/people/article_885617dc-5d18-11e3-b338-001a4bcf887a.html
“Rodeo Girls” debuts December 11

Rapid City Journal
http://rapidcityjournal.com/sports/local/oelrichs-duo-leads-south-dakota-contingent-at-national-finals-rodeo/article_30a0f332-d0e7-582e-88b0-6f983f245e9e.html
Oelrichs duo leads South Dakota contingent at National Finals Rodeo

Examiner
http://www.examiner.com/article/2013-wrangler-national-finals-rodeo-steer-wrestling-preview
2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo steer wrestling preview

Sheridan Press
http://thesheridanpress.com/?p=15138
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Starts Thursday
http://thesheridanpress.com/?p=15141
Sheridan’s Chet Johnson Returns to NFR

Cowboys and Indians
http://www.cowboysindians.com/Cowboys-Indians/December-2013/Open-Range-Fashions-Tuf-Stuff/
Open Range: Western Fashion’s Tuf Stuff

Houston Business Journal
http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/blog/2013/12/how-i-use-digital-savvy-to-help-the.html
How I use digital savvy to help the Houston Rodeo

Santa Maria Times
http://santamariatimes.com/news/local/businessman-rodeo-parade-icon-dies/article_2af0d24e-5cb4-11e3-accb-0019bb2963f4.html
Businessman, Rodeo Parade icon dies

Kalispell Daily Interlake
http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_a17f4dfa-5c78-11e3-8818-0019bb2963f4.html
Prep rodeo finals coming to Kalispell for two years

Vandalia Leader
http://www.vandalialeader.com/?p=11421
Harrower races to success in rodeo

Western Advocate
http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/1951625/oberon-rodeo-goes-from-strength-to-strength/?cs=12
Oberon rodeo goes from strength to strength

Las Vegas Review Journal
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/rodeo
WNFR article index
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/rodeo/nfr/nfr-roundup-1
NFR Roundup
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/nfr-overview
NFR Overview
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/10-all-around-nfr-titles-brazile-relishes-achievements-lofty-status-prca-history
With 10 all-around NFR titles, Brazile relishes achievements, lofty status in PRCA history
http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/elko-steer-wrestler-eldridge-thrilled-fulfill-nfr-dream
Elko steer wrestler Eldridge thrilled to fulfill NFR dream
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/helldorado-days-events-move-symphony-park-may
Helldorado Days events to move to Symphony Park in May

Missoulian
http://missoulian.com/sports/rodeo/nd-prca-title-within-tryan-s-grasp/article_062ebd28-5cb3-11e3-ac37-001a4bcf887a.html
2nd PRCA title within Tryan’s grasp

Great Falls Tribune
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20131203/SPORTS/312030037
National Finals Rodeo: Rasmussen boys living large in Las Vegas

Madisonville Meteor
http://www.madisonvillemeteor.com/sports/article_12526e12-5c52-11e3-a6e8-0019bb2963f4.html
Lovell, Davis compete on national stage

Rapid City Journal
http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/communities/belle_fourche/tommie-turvey-will-be-specialty-act-at-roundup-rodeos/article_c191f4fb-cb8f-5b51-8e73-b8d8276d647d.html
Tommie Turvey will be specialty act at Roundup rodeos

12/3/2013

Read about Asteroid competing at three or four PBR events in 2014. Read about Guilherme Marchi bringing confidence into 2014. Read about PBR rider Ty Pozzobon experiencing Australia.

Billings Gazette
http://billingsgazette.com/sports/rodeo/after-near-miss-in-miller-eager-for-return-to-finals/article_e8d94937-1a85-5df6-9dc9-1f22516bae06.html
After near-miss in 2012, Miller eager for return to Finals

Great Falls Tribune
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20131202/SPORTS/312020037/Pro-Rodeo-Family-tradition-continues-Las-Vegas?nclick_check=1
Pro Rodeo: Family tradition continues in Las Vegas

Shreveport Times
http://www.shreveporttimes.com/article/J7/20131203/SPORTS/312030014/Taking-aim-Fallon-s-Corkill-going-back-back-world-rodeo-titles-starting-Thursday
Taking aim: Fallon’s Corkill going for back-to-back world rodeo titles

Pueblo Chieftain
http://www.chieftain.com/sports/2051589-120/rodeo-colletti-nfr-bareback
Pueblo cowboy returning to PRCA national finals

Reno Gazette Journal
http://www.rgj.com/viewart/20131202/SPORTS/312020034/Elko-cowboy-Dakota-Eldridge-rarity-national-rodeo-category
Elko cowboy Dakota Eldridge a rarity in national rodeo category

Rapid City Journal
http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/communities/sturgis/smeenk-competes-for-miss-rodeo-america/article_ad39dd05-7f3e-5056-84e9-453a333b7e4e.html
Smeenk competes for Miss Rodeo America

Sandhills Express
http://sandhillsexpress.com/BuySell/BuySellDetails/tabid/108/ArticleId/9944/Miss-Rodeo-America-Peoples-Choice-Contest-Samantha-Chytka.aspx
Miss Rodeo America – People’s Choice Contest – Samantha Chytka

County 10
http://county10.com/2013/12/02/landers-rodeo-grounds-relocation-project-halted-abruptly-state-feds-decline-fund-future-costs/
Lander’s rodeo grounds relocation project halted abruptly after state and feds decline to fund future costs

Easton Star Democrat
http://www.stardem.com/news/local_news/article_648d7faf-07c5-5d81-8ea7-5ba203a648c6.html
Local rodeo champ receives Touch of Class Award

Daily Advertiser
http://www.dailyadvertiser.com.au/story/1947817/rosewood-rodeo-attracts-comeback-star/?cs=12
Rosewood rodeo attracts comeback star

12/2/2013

Las Vegas Magazine
http://lasvegasmagazine.com/2013/12/02/rodeo-royalty/
Rodeo Royalty

Oklahoman
http://newsok.com/texas-group-purchases-lazy-e-arena-and-ranch/article/3906484
Texas group purchases Lazy E Arena and Ranch

Billings Gazette
http://billingsgazette.com/sports/rodeo/bird-s-nd-straight-trip-to-nfr-was-montana-made/article_d406f9c3-83cd-5461-9c99-6806b542b156.html
Bird’s 2nd straight trip to NFR was Montana-made
http://billingsgazette.com/sports/rodeo/second-world-title-within-tryan-s-grasp-at-nfr/article_d62c62c5-a389-5589-9de3-f477a12d89bb.html
Second world title within Tryan’s grasp at NFR
http://billingsgazette.com/sports/rodeo/kusek-column-long-standing-partnership-taking-its-last-loop-at/article_8aa3ebc4-c165-5f90-b173-7268657aa9a0.html
Kusek column: Long-standing partnership taking its last loop at NFR

Grand Lake News
http://grandlakenews.com/rodeo/article_2c01666d-d833-565b-b6a1-9068e8f2a5db.html
Jay’s Graves looks for run at world title

Dallas Business Journal
http://www.bizjournals.com/dallas/blog/morning_call/2013/12/ticket-office-opens-for-fort-worth.html
Ticket office opens for Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo

KTVN
http://www.ktvn.com/story/24106516/elko-cowboy-makes-national-rodeo-steer-wrestling
Elko cowboy makes National Rodeo steer wrestling

Sandhills Express
http://sandhillsexpress.com/BuySell/BuySellDetails/tabid/108/ArticleId/9940/2013-Miss-Rodeo-Nebraska-Samantha-Chytka-Competing-in-2014-Miss-Rodeo-America-Pagaent.aspx
2013 Miss Rodeo Nebraska Samantha Chytka Competing in 2014 Miss Rodeo America Pageant

KWTX
http://www.kwtx.com/ourtown/home/headlines/Waco-Mutton-Bustin-Registration-Opens-234117341.html
Waco: Mutton Bustin’ Registration Opens

Amarillo Globe News
http://amarillo.com/sports/sports-columnist/2013-12-01/hoffman-tarin-rice-force-cutting-horse-events
Hoffman: Tarin Rice a force in cutting horse events

Helena Independent Record
http://helenair.com/sports/rodeo/east-helena-rodeo-wins-award/article_6694c5f2-5b16-11e3-8a2d-001a4bcf887a.html
2013 East Helena Rodeo wins award

Columbus Republic
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/1fb720c6487d4950be662e0fa5b537c4/KY--Rodeo-Team
University of Kentucky’s new rodeo team needs help getting started