— The Rebels won’t play at Colorado State on Saturday while the Raiders placed seven more defensive players on the COVID-19 list.
Las Vegas was awarded a men’s basketball regional and hockey’s Frozen Four, and the city has its eyes on the Final Four and College Football Playoff National Championship.
UNLV’s football team hopes to play in front of fans this season at Allegiant Stadium. The future of other valley teams and events is more hazy.
The Raiders are cheering for the state to approve UNLV’s plan to have limited fan attendance at its home Mountain West Conference games at Allegiant Stadium this season.
The Golden Knights, Raiders and UNLV tweeted on the third anniversary of the Oct. 1 massacre that claimed 60 lives.
When it comes to return on investment, it would be hard to argue with the performance of Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas’ home for sports and entertainment for nearly 50 years.
UNLV hasn’t yet played a game at the pristine, $1.9 billion coliseum, but the football program is already reaping its rewards in recruiting.
Shane Steichen and Scott Turner were UNLV quarterbacks and teammates in the early 2000s. Steichen with the Chargers and Turner with Washington are NFL offensive coordinators.
Community nonprofit organizations may be able to use an Allegiant Stadium suite for fundraising under a policy adopted Thursday by the Las Vegas Stadium Authority.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, a member of the White House task force on the coronavirus pandemic, told CNN the NFL would need a centralized format to play this season.