UNR quarterback Cody Fajardo is exactly the type of quarterback the Rebels don’t want to see. They will try to keep him from making big plays on the ground and in the air when the teams meet Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
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This week, of course, is the big one against Reno, and it’s going to be a great day.
Overeating and betting against the Lions have been Thanksgiving traditions for years, but one of those trends was interrupted last season, and it had nothing to do with turkey.
Five players to watch when UNLV’s football team plays UNR at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Matt Youmans, Kelly Stewart and Ken Thomson preview the college football and NFL week by offering 12 plays.
Stephen F. Austin won 29 straight games and 32 overall last season in Brad Underwood’s first year as coach. It was the final game of that win streak that vaulted the school from Nacogdoches, Texas, into the college basketball spotlight.
Oklahoma State also has started quickly. The Cowboys are 6-0 after a 73-58 victory on Tulsa on Wednesday night in the championship game of the MGM Grand Main Event in front of 1,712 at the MGM Grand Garden.
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney hospital on Thursday after being struck by a ball and suffering a severe head injury two days earlier.
I would think fairness should matter to all athletic conferences across the country when it comes to membership and ensuring everyone within the framework has an equal opportunity at success. In this sense, the Mountain West and its TV contract for football has failed miserably for many schools, particularly UNLV.
An anonymous, hand-written note threatening damage to trees and shrubs on the University of Mississippi campus ahead of a major intra-state football game was turned over to federal investigators on Wednesday, the school said in a statement.
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When told a preliminary diagnosis indicated his chest discomfort was due to lymphoma, Eric Berry’s reaction explained a lot about how the Kansas City Chiefs safety is mentally and emotionally wired. Berry wanted to play in Sunday’s big AFC West division showdown with the Denver Broncos.
The NFL runs dozens of computers for 24 hours a day for 12 weeks to evaluate its millions of possible schedule combinations. The puzzle is determining which week each game will be played, and which TV slot it will slide into.
With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media.
DeMarco Murray’s huge lead in the NFL rushing race isn’t a surprise to last year’s winner. Philadelphia’s LeSean McCoy figured the Dallas back just needed to get the ball. And Dallas is giving Murray the ball — a lot.
That loud sound you heard around 4:05 p.m. Tuesday from Huntington, W.Va., was a shriek of joy from Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick. That loud sound you heard at 4:05:01 was Hamrick hitting the floor.
Five key questions as UNLV’s football team prepares for Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. game against UNR at Sam Boyd Stadium.
The Las Vegas Bowl likely will get Boise State or Colorado State out of the Mountain West, a team that should be ranked at the time of the Dec. 20 kickoff. The field is wide open in the Pac-12 Conference.
LAKE MEAD — Colder temperatures in the early mornings have discouraged some anglers, but those who have braved the conditions report better fishing along with less competition. Vegas Wash has been a popular spot for more and bigger fish than in the recent past. Stripers are taking lures, Sassy Shad and jigs. The fish are hitting everywhere from deep water to shallows at depths of 2 to 4 feet. Black bass fishing has been a cause of frustration for many anglers. Even when the fish are found, they are not easily fooled.
The dossier read like this: a 23-12 record, a conference tournament title and a trip to the NCAA Tournament. Also, the team’s top player was selected in the lottery of the NBA Draft. But in the world of college basketball, maintaining that kind of quality is a challenge, especially at the midmajor level.
The Washington Redskins plan to start Colt McCoy instead of Robert Griffin III in Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts, ESPN.com reported Tuesday, based on information from a team source.
UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck spoke this week about the letter of the law, which means obeying the literal interpretation of a rule.
A New Jersey couple is suing the Philadelphia Little League organization that’s the home of star pitcher Mo’ne Davis.
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