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Taylor Bern

UNLV Sports Reporter

Taylor, who covers UNLV sports, is a 2010 graduate of the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas. He worked for newspapers in Iowa, Kansas and Missouri before moving out to the desert, working seven months on the sports desk at the Arizona Republic before joining the Sun in November 2011. His outside passions include good books, bad coffee and the search for adequate leg room.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • UNLV

    Sunday, March 27, 2016

    In one season, Arkansas-Little Rock’s Chris Beard took the Sun Belt Conference by storm. The Rebels are betting that, in time, he can do the same thing in ...

  • Sports

    Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

    Dave Rice's photo is on the ticket for Tuesday’s home game against New Mexico, but that’s the only appearance he will make. Rice is out as UNLV's head basketball coach 16 games into his fifth season, with the official word from the university being that the former Rebel bench player resigned. Third-year assistant coach Todd Simon will take over as the interim coach, and terms of Rice’s buyout ...

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

    This year’s UNLV basketball team differs from recent rosters due to its balance of youth and experience.

  • Sports

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    The final steel beam is in place for the building that will one day host a weekend of the NCAA basketball tournament. Probably. The topping off ceremony the Las Vegas Arena project is a milestone moment, one of many to be checked off since officials broke ground on ...

  • Sports

    Monday, May 4, 2015

    Stephen Zimmerman was wooed by college basketball’s elite programs, among them Kentucky, Kansas, UCLA and Arizona. But the Bishop Gorman High School 7-foot center turned them ...

  • Sports

    Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

    He still has lots of room to grow, and if he does so quickly, he might not be around for long.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

    There's no shortage of hoops action this week.

  • Features

    Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

    For the first time ever, the Runnin' Rebels will run on Las Vegas Boulevard.

  • Features

    Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

    The Rebels welcome in eight new players, six of whom are eligible this season.

  • Betting

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    Florida seems to have the easiest path.