A potential site for a College Football Playoff championship game will soon host the NFL and UNLV football, along with a new-and-much-improved Las Vegas Bowl.
The introduction of a list of new acronyms is on the horizon with Wednesday’s scheduled final approval of recommendations on how Southern Nevada should coordinate to attract special events to fill the new Las Vegas stadium.
With the NHL having arrived, the NFL on its way and perhaps the NBA after that, UNLV’s quest to remain relevant is only just beginning, according to athletic directors at other NCAA Group of Five schools in major league markets.
It was eerily quiet at the Las Vegas stadium construction site Monday. Construction workers were able to take the Veterans Day holiday off on a day of the week usually filled with pounding, pouring and moving tons of steel into position for the next job sequence.
It was the longest of long weekends for Las Vegas sports fans. But there’s a long way to go to catch Cleveland.
If Southern Nevada were to form an organization to attract marquee sporting events to Las Vegas, it would need to consider whether attracting an event might displace a long-term major existing convention or trade show.
It’s fairly easy to see the progress made by the 450 construction workers who are on the site of the $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat indoor football stadium being built in Las Vegas by a subsidiary of the Oakland Raiders.
After six weeks of high-intensity meetings with generous high-fiving for the delivery of a comprehensive stadium development deal for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority got down to more mundane work Thursday.
Former UNLV star Randall Cunningham, a pastor at Remnant Ministries, opened his service last week speaking about his past profession as the quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles.
It seems that every corner of U.S. Bank Stadium has some meaningful function that provides an advantage to the hometown Minnesota Vikings. It should be no different at the 65,000-seat Las Vegas stadium for the Raiders and UNLV Rebels.