The UNLV logo that bore a striking resemblance to Western character actor Sam Elliott now is going the way of Khalil Mack Raiders jerseys.
Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat reporter Mark Anderson break down the monumental win over UNR this past Saturday as well as preview the Runnin’ Rebels upcoming games.
In a five-part series titled “Rebels in Ruins,” the Las Vegas Review-Journal analyzes UNLV’s downward trajectory in the revenue sports, how expansion and television revenues have widened the gap between the Power Five and Group of Five conferences, and what, if anything, the Rebels can do to expedite a return to prominence.
One of the main problems with UNLV athletics, perhaps the central one, is the fact it either doesn’t realize or accept its place in today’s world of collegiate athletics.
The gap between the Power Five and Group of Five conferences continues to grow. It leaves schools such as UNLV in a difficult spot.
Review Journal sports anchor Cassie Soto and UNLV beat writer Mark Anderson discuss UNLV’s recent loss to Hawaii and how the Runnin’ Rebels are shaping up three games into the season.
Tom Spousta and Mark Anderson discuss UNLV’s loss to Air Force, Tony Sanchez’s future with the team, and the upcoming UNLV Basketball season.
Sexual harassment allegations triggered an investigation of Eric Toliver, then-compliance director for UNLV’s athletic department, by an outside law firm earlier this year. Toliver quit Feb. 9 and hasn’t been heard from since.
The Boyd Gaming Corp. has pledged $5 million to UNLV’s athletic department over a multiyear period. It is the largest corporate gift ever for UNLV athletics.
UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois saw a lot of positives in her first year, with five conference championships coming from Olympic sports. But she knows most of the focus is on football and men’s basketball.