UNLV started seven seniors and two juniors on defense, so the constant narrative we hear about the Rebels being young and inexperienced while rebuilding certainly doesn’t apply to that side of the ball.
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He speaks like a man intent on when and not if, on beginning the process of relocating the Raiders to Las Vegas in a timely but aggressive manner.
NFL owners desire specific numbers on things such as potential corporate support and how strong a fan base Las Vegas could create to support the Raiders over the long term.
Love or hate his team, Jerry Jones owns the most juice of all NFL owners when the doors close and major decisions are to be made.
Five days after a special legislative session to consider public financing for a $1.9 billion domed stadium began, Las Vegas stood far closer to landing an NFL franchise than anyone ever imagined possible.
Up to this point, it seems as though the projected expansion and renovation of the Las Vegas Convention Center has been viewed by many during a special legislative session as more middle child.
When the call came from UNR basketball coach Eric Musselman about Dave Rice possibly joining his staff, too much made sense, professionally and personally, not to listen.
The process of the Oakland Raiders relocating to Las Vegas took another step forward Tuesday when the Nevada Senate voted 16-5 in favor of Senate Bill 1.
A rent of $250,000 per game — $1.5 million over a traditional season of six home games — has been floated as a possible number. It’s also a price that falls in line nationally with other college programs that play in NFL stadiums.
If there is one thing UNLV has lacked more times than not against San Diego State, it’s an inability to match up physically along the lines.
This is the calm before the storm, the appetizer before T-Mobile Arena next season hosts the main course of the town’s first major league professional sports franchise.
UNLV meets San Diego State on Saturday, and on the staff opposing the Rebels are a few names who know well the gargantuan hurdles that have faced those who have sat in the head coach’s office.
No one could have imagined back in 1928 the pot of gold the NFL would become, nor how exclusive and valued a franchise would be to those cities hosting them. If such a truth is going to find Las Vegas, this is certain: It must happen now.
UNLV ran past Fresno State 45-20 on Saturday night at Sam Boyd Stadium and in the process offered the sort of quarterback play from Dalton Sneed that wins games far more times than not.
Marvin Menzies is now coaching a program with a far more profound sense of history in a town whose annual expectations for UNLV basketball exist somewhere between unrealistic and foolish.
Consider: Since the 2012 season, Mountain West teams are a combined 304-330. But the telling part, the absolutely eye-opening and ridiculous part, comes against Power 5 schools, in which the conference is 17-81 over that time.
Progress can be defined countless ways, and this includes how many reacted across social media to the Rebels falling as a two-touchdown favorite at home to a team destined for the Football Championship Subdivision level.
At what age are those children mirroring Colin Kaepernick’s actions able to understand theirs, and how young is too young to involve kids in political statements?
The Vandals meet UNLV on Saturday night at Sam Boyd Stadium at 6, and will continue playing this season and next at the Football Bowl Subdivision level before dropping to the Football Championship Subdivision.
I have known someone for nearly three decades who can’t stand Vin Scully. Hates him. Loathes every last word in every beautifully paced and woven narrative.
I’m certain the Mets inked Tebow to a minor league deal and paid him $100,000 because they’re convinced a 29-year old who hasn’t played competitive baseball since his junior year in high school can get quickly up to speed.
Those who know John Bonamego best insist he’s the toughest sort you will ever encounter, and that it’s this level of inner strength that defines his Central Michigan program.
The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee unanimously agreed to recommend financing for a proposed $1.9 billion domed stadium, and perhaps the most surprising moment of the proceedings was which member motioned to approve a public investment of $750 million.
Given all the coverage Bill Foley has received on the matter, I was sure the happenings would be included in those intelligence briefings given to Trump and Clinton.
In a time when bells and whistles of extravagant and opulent levels define the arms race within college football, UNLV on Tuesday took a gigantic leap in terms of relevance and commitment to success in announcing the single largest gift in program history.
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