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Boise State poised for fall

It’s not as if the crystal stemware has shattered into a thousand pieces. But there is a small chip or two, flaws only discernible to those who watched firsthand Boise State’s rise to college football prominence.

Rebels announce start times for three home football games

UNLV has announced the starting time for three of its home football games this season. The Sept. 6 home opener against Northern Colorado will kick off at 7 p.m., the Sept. 13 game with Northern Illinois will begin at 4 p.m., and the Nov. 8 game against Air Force will start at 1 p.m.

UNLV loses lineman to Arkansas

Offensive lineman Cameron Jefferson transferred to Arkansas. He can play right away because the Rebels are ineligible for a bowl bid because of a low Academic Progress Rate.

UNLV, San Jose State biggest names on NCAA banned list

Thirty-six Division I athletic teams will face postseason bans next fall because of sub-par scores on the NCAA’s annual Academic Progress Rate, which was released Wednesday. The biggest names on the list — UNLV football and San Jose State men’s basketball — had been previously reported.

Rice, Graham receive NFL tryouts

Former UNLV wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. will try out for the Baltimore Ravens this weekend, and ex-UCLA defensive end and Silverado High School graduate Keenan Graham will shot a shot with the Chicago Bears.