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UNM football, combat sports and whatever else is worth blogging about on a given day

Teresa Tapia briefly married to actor

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

Johnny Tapia’s widow briefly was married to actor-singer Darius McCrary after the Albuquerque boxer’s death in May 2012, Teresa Tapia… more »

UNM football: 3 games on national TV

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

Three University of New Mexico football games will be telecast nationally this fall, the Mountain West Conference announced Tuesday. The… more »

ESPN’s Jon Jones story

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

Linked to here is ESPN’s story on Albuquerque-based MMA champion Jon Jones’ apparent involvement in a hit-and-run car crash on… more »

Boxer Alan Sanchez dies

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

Albuquerque boxer Alan Sanchez was killed early Thursday in a car crash in the North Valley. Sanchez was 25. His… more »

Url: Doesn’t matter where you’re from

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

Former UNM All-American and Chicago Bears All-Pro Brian Urlacher was the guest speaker recently at a banquet in Montana. His… more »

Aztec’s Hegarty leaving Notre Dame

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

Let the courting begin. Former Aztec High School football star Matt Hegarty, who overcame a stroke to become a starter… more »

Region X karate tournament upcoming

By Rick Wright / Journal Staff Writer

The AAU Region X traditional karate tournament is scheduled for March 14 at UNM Continuing Education, 1634 University NE. Competition… more »

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