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.
Seven UNLV sports broke or tied their previous Academic Progress Rate highs, according to data released by the NCAA on Wednesday.
The NCAA has at least temporarily changed its policy toward legalized sports betting, clearing the way for Las Vegas to bid on championship events such as the Final Four.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a nationwide ban on single-game legalized sports betting outside of Nevada. That could help Las Vegas’ case to host NCAA championship events, which currently is prohibited.
UNLV hired Eric Nepomuceno to be in charge of compliance for the athletic department. Athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois also has restructured the compliance office, so Nepomuceno will report to her as well as the president’s office.
UNLV could have had its logo redesigned by Nike for free, according to the school’s apparel contract with the world-famous shoe company, but opted to pay almost $50,000 to use the Denver firm Adrenalin.