Wrangler NFR 2013: Six-time world champion Cody Ohl rebounds to set record

Cody Ohl rebounded from an aggressive mistake with a record-setting run in the third round of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, and hopes that momentum carries through his final seven days of the sport’s Super Bowl. Ohl broke the barrier in round two – incurring a 10-second penalty that kept him from placing third – [...] Read More

Wrangler NFR 2013: Caleb Bennett Victory Sends Wise Guy Out on Top

As Caleb Bennett drove to his second Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, he was calm and confident. That changed when he got to Las Vegas. “I saw the draw and automatically got nervous,” said Bennett, who qualified for his first WNFR in 2012. “I gave it a second glance just to make sure. It was exciting.” [...] Read More

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