The sports landscape in Las Vegas will change permanently with the arrival of the Raiders to their new home, a $2 billion structure of 65,000 seats.
Raiders backup quarterback Mike Glennon played for new UNLV head coach Marcus Arroyo when both were with the Buccaneers. Glennon believes the Rebels made the right choice.
Offensive tackle Tyrell Crosby played at Green Valley High School and for Oregon under then-offensive coordinator Marcus Arroyo, who was hired to become UNLV’s coach.
Critics still upset with the Raiders move to Las Vegas are stirring up issues on bolts used to attach the stadium roof and the UNLV’s non-conference football schedule.
The snag in the scheduling of three UNLV non-conference football games at Allegiant Stadium is boiling down to priorities and the interpretation of five words.
UNLV was expected to move into Allegiant Stadium full time next season, but its games against Louisiana Tech on Sept. 5 and Arizona State on Sept. 12 might be played at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Stadium company chief operating officer Don Webb remains confident Allegiant Stadium will be completed by July 31, even though the building won’t be enclosed until April.
Construction crews on Thursday continued the slow process of raising a net of multi-ton steel cables that will support a translucent roof for the Raiders Allegiant Stadium.
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, operator of a casino property 60 miles east of Los Angeles in San Bernardino County, has signed a partnership with the Raiders.
The Clark County Commission on Wednesday postponed action on a request from the Raiders for waivers to development standards on signs at Allegiant Stadium.