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  1. Gunner Crazy

    Joe Kusek

    Jesse Peterson claims that his steer wrestling horse Gunner is not an once-in-a-lifetime horse, but a once-in-forever horse. You'd get no argument from Luke Branquinho, who rode Peterson's prize to his first world championship in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2005
  2. Hardly Second-Rate

    Joe Kusek

    Rarely in sports does finishing second come with accolades. But in rodeo, if you can't win a world title, grabbing the aggregate at the Wrangler NFR ain't too shabby.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2004
  3. Old School

    Joe Kusek

    Complete with shaggy hair and baggy pants, bareback riding has become a young man's game. But don't go sizing veterans like Jason Jeter (31) and Larry Sandvick (38) for rocking chairs just yet.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2004
  4. Get An Eraser

    Joe Kusek

    It's back to the drawing board for bull rider Cody Buller whose preseason financial projections for a Wrangler NFR invite are worthless after a hot first half that has him ahead of schedule.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2004
  5. Keep 'Em Guessing

    Joe Kusek

    Team roper Shane Schwenke has more than one trick up his sleeve for getting his hands on some free beer. And don't be surprised if the wanna-be magician asks for your wedding ring.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2004
  6. Pen To Paper

    Joe Kusek

    Signing autographs only takes a few seconds. But the memories those various John Hancocks provide can last a lifetime for many fans including those with off-the-wall requests.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2004
  7. Chemistry Test

    Joe Kusek

    With only four days of practice before the Wrangler NFR, Shain Sproul and Boogie Ray proved to be perfect lab partners winning more in 10 days than they had all season.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2003
  8. One Sizzling Summer

    Joe Kusek

    Getting hot at the right time of year has Birch Negaard just $6,263 behind standings leader Shawn Greenfield in one of the tightest steer wrestling races in Wrangler NFR history, with less than $13,000 separating the top five.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2003
  9. Glutton for Punishment

    Joe Kusek

    After three major injuries and the loss of sight in one eye, it looks like a little good luck is creeping into Jeffery Willert's professional life. Just don't give him the keys to your car, yet.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2003