Jade Corkill’s Final-Night Comeback Highlights Dramatic WNFR

LAS VEGAS – Team ropers split the world championship. The outcome simply wasn’t the one that appeared most likely. The possibility of a header from one team winning the world championship with a heeler from another partnership became more and more real as the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo wore on, but in a final-round stunner, [...] Read More

Gold Buckle Races Head for Photo Finish

LAS VEGAS – One final night will decide who brings home the gold. Eight world champions will be crowned on the final night of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo on Saturday night – and not a moment sooner. While two races have much heavier favorites to win gold buckles than the others at the Thomas [...] Read More

Wrangler NFR Rookies Continue to Turn Heads in Las Vegas

So much for rookie jitters. The 29 first-timers at this year’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo have pulled their weight through the first eight rounds. Bradley Bynum, the only NFR rookie in the tie-down roping this year, and saddle bronc rider Tyrell Smith each put together eighth-round victories Thursday night to keep the newcomers’ momentum rolling [...] Read More

Jesse Wright Inches Closer to First World Championship

Jesse Wright may not leave here with multiple Wrangler National Finals Rodeo records like he did a year ago. But the saddle bronc rider may take something much shinier home to Milford, Utah. Wright won the seventh round – the third time this week that he’s won at least a share of a round title [...] Read More

Ten for Trevor! Brazile Wraps Up 10th All-Around Gold Buckle

LAS VEGAS – Any more all-around world championships and Trevor Brazile will be forced to start counting with his toes. The Decatur, Texas, cowboy clinched his record 10th all-around gold buckle during the fifth round of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo on Monday night thanks to a third-place go-round finish in team roping. It’s Brazile’s [...] Read More