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Texas roper leads Mayfield at NFR

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Texas roper Caleb Smidt moved a little closer to his fourth world championship on Thursday and Friday nights at the National Finals Rodeo.

Clovis’ Shad Mayfield, who came into the NFR in first place among tie-down ropers, finished s...