San Diego State senior running back Donnel Pumphrey is the nation’s active leader in rushing yards (4,272), rushing touchdowns (45) and all-purpose yards (5,145). He attended Canyon Springs High School.
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It’s no secret to followers of UNLV football that the energy level of strength coach Keith Belton and his assistant, Jeff Eaton, is off the charts. Their infectious enthusiasm also is no longer a secret to the outside world.
Veronica Joels, a junior at The Meadows High School, orally committed to the UNLV women’s golf team for the class of 2018. She would be one of the program’s most heralded recruits.
If things break right this season, Boise State might be the first Group of Five team to crash the College Football Playoff party. The Broncos were picked to win the Mountain Division of the Mountain West.
Las Vegas sports books might expect the UNLV football team to improve on last season’s 3-9 record — the Rebels’ 2016 win total is 4.5 — but the Mountain West media does not.
Several topics will be discussed at the Mountain West Football Media Days, which will take place Tuesday and Wednesday at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
The Blue Devils are favorites to win the NCAA championship at 7-2 odds. UNLV lost its top seven scorers from last season. Duke opened as a 15½-point favorite on Dec. 10.
UNLV coach Marvin Menzies and Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski stood shoulder to shoulder on Thursday, but they will be on opposing sidelines in December. The programs meet for the first time since Duke upset the Rebels in the 1991 national semifinals.
The golfer, who was a senior last season, is one of 212 players to earn the honor in Division I this year.
Athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy said the school was monitoring what is happening with Big 12 expansion, but the Rebels aren’t actively promoting themselves as candidates.
Chicago has five players who are expected to join Dwyane Wade, who left Miami to sign as a free agent, on the regular-season roster. The Bulls are led by forwards Bobby Portis and Denzel Valentine.
The final day of the 2016 NBA Summer League will feature the championship game in the Thomas & Mack Center.
The 10th day of the 2016 NBA Summer League will exclusively be in the Thomas & Mack Center. There will be two semifinal games, with the winners advancing to Monday’s championship.
Becky Hammon, the first woman to coach a men’s team to a championship, was unable to repeat as NBA Summer League champions with the San Antonio Spurs. But she said the week in Las Vegas was successful despite coming up short of a second title.
Play has begun at Cox Pavilion and Thomas & Mack Center for Day 8 of the NBA Summer League, the final day of the Summer League eight-game schedule. We’re live-blogging from the arena’s all day.
The eighth day of the 2016 NBA Summer League will match losers of Wednesday’s and Thursday’s games against each other. There will be eight games in total — four in the Thomas & Mack Center and four in the Cox Pavilion.
UNLV’s home football game against Idaho on Sept. 24 will kick off at 6 p.m. PT at Sam Boyd Stadium but won’t be televised, the school announced Friday.
Marking 30 years as a heart transplant recipient, Simon Keith joins former U.S. surgeon general, Nobel Prize winner on White House Organ Summit speaker list.
Play has begun at Cox Pavilion and Thomas & Mack Center for Day 7 of the NBA Summer League, the first day of the Summer League’s elimination tournament. We’re live-blogging from the arena’s all day.
For the second straight year, UNLV junior wide receiver Devonte Boyd has been named to the official preseason watch list for the Biletnikoff Award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top pass catcher.
The seventh day of the 2016 NBA Summer League will match seeds 1-8 against the winners of Wednesday’s games.
Play has begun at Cox Pavilion and Thomas & Mack Center for Day 6 of the NBA Summer League, the first of the Summer League’s elimination tournament.
UNLV offensive tackle Kyle Saxelid is one of 81 Football Bowl Subdivision nominees for the 2016 Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.
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