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Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016
Tony Sanchez arrived at the Lied Athletic Complex during his initial days as the UNLV football coach in late 2014, looked around at the outdated facility and immediately started working on the transformation. He insisted that to consistently win games, the program ...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016
The games here are famous for their intensity. If you plan to take your shot, you’d best come ready.
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016
The NBC cameras focused on the winner of the race at the Rio Olympics, and rightfully so. Adam Peaty of Great Britain set a world record in the 100-meter breaststroke finals at the Rio Olympics. In the background, though, a swimmer from Las Vegas shared the spotlight. You couldn’t help hearing Cody Miller wildly celebrate ...
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015
Once again, the season begins with no reason the Rebels shouldn’t win games.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Here are talented fighters poised to be the next great draw.
- Breaking News
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015
Jerry Tarkanian, the towel-biting, head-shaved, raspy-voiced coach who built the UNLV basketball program into a powerhouse and led the Rebels to the 1990 national championship, died today. He was 84. During ...
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
The Rebels’ team changes each season, but this voice is the one constant.
- NASCAR Weekend
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
You can be part of NASCAR race weekend in Las Vegas without opening your wallet. If you aren’t going to Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, there are still plenty of ways to be involved. And they are free.
- As We See It
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
The son of Armenian immigrants, Jerry Tarkanian was urged by his stepfather to become a barber. His true calling, of course, was basketball.
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013
The countless winter evenings spent at the Thomas & Mack Center during my childhood helped fuel an unreachable dream: I wanted to play for the hometown Rebels. Thinking back, it was sure fun imagining myself in the Rebels’ scarlet and gray and slamming home an alley-oop pass from Mark Wade. That’s why Ishe Smith's rise to prominence as a championship boxer is easy to appreciate. If you thought it was difficult getting one of a handful of roster spots at UNLV, imagine the long odds of becoming a boxing champion ... at age 35.