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.
With the Raiders natural grass turf laid out two weeks ago its UNLV football’s turn to get in on the action at Allegiant Stadium.
The Review-Journal will livestream Las Vegas Stadium Authority board meeting that begins at 1 p.m.
Construction updates, UNLV’s home schedule, a suite-use policy and the authority’s 2020-21 fiscal year budget are among the topics to be reviewed with the board meets.
The Review-Journal’s Cassie Soto and Rick Velotta talk about the roof, new seats and work to complete the 9,500-ton field tray in the Vegas Nation Stadium Show.
More than 2,000 laborers are at work at Allegiant Stadium where work has begun to install the translucent plastic polymer roof of the home of the Las Vegas Raiders.
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.
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.