Imagine the prospect of a pigskinless Sabbath. A report circulated last week that the NFL owners and players are close to reaching a Collective Bargaining Agreement that would end the 2011 lockout.
For the last three years, UNM fans have known — scratch that — been informally introduced to Scott Galetti on the radio. Galetti, UNM’s play-by-play announcer for men’s basketball, football and baseball, recently signed a multi-year deal to remain the voice of the Lobos.
There’s never a dull moment in UNM Athletics, even on the field, which is why this column is about a month overdue. With the unexpected four-game winning streak of the UNM baseball team at the Mountain West Conference tournament at the end of May, I stalled on a “2010-11 in review” of Lobo sports. But the time to look back on Athletics this past year has finally presented itself. UNM Women’s Soccer First, I’d like to give a round of applause to the UNM women’s soccer team. The team advanced to its first NCAA tournament appearance in its history in 2010. They won the MWC regular-season championship for the first time in school history.
UNM football player Deshon Marman has yet to play a single down for the Lobo football team, but he’s already made a name for himself. San Francisco Police said Marman — a junior college transfer defensive back — was arrested at the San Francisco International Airport for sagging his pajama pants while boarding a US Airways flight back to Albuquerque on Wednesday. San Francisco Police Sgt.