Among the five leagues that play tournaments in Las Vegas, only the Western Athletic Conference has not announced its intentions.
Mark Anderson has been at the Review-Journal since January 1999. He covered UNLV football for 17 seasons before moving to the men’s basketball beat in January 2016, and was president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2016. Anderson returned to the football beat in 2017 and still covers men’s basketball. Before coming to the R-J, he covered UNR football for five seasons at the Reno Gazette-Journal and was the high school sports reporter for the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat from 1988-94. He is a native of Tallahassee and a graduate of the University of Florida.
Golden Knights owner Bill Foley said he wanted to keep goalies Marc-Andre Fleury and Robin Lehner even though having both created salary-cap problems.
UNLV has made the past two Mountain West tournament championship games, but still is looking to break through. The Rebels’ season last year was canceled because of COVID-19.
The Mountain West and Big West are the first of five conferences with tournaments in Las Vegas to announce its policy on fan attendance.
UNLV’s season-opening baseball series against New Mexico State at Wilson Stadium was canceled Thursday because of a positive COVID-19 test in the Aggies’ program.
New Aces owner Mark Davis met with the media Wednesday to discuss his vision for the franchise. The Raiders owner said he has big plans.
Wayne Nunnely also was the first UNLV alumnus to become the head football coach. He coached the Rebels from 1986 to 1989.
Lindsay Allen became expendable when the Aces recently signed three-time All-Star Chelsea Gray to play point guard.
Five conferences are scheduled to play their basketball tournaments next month in Las Vegas. One, the Big West, is temporarily relocating from Anaheim, California.
Tom Flores was given the news by Raiders owner Mark Davis and Hall of Fame president David Baker. The video is a more complete version of what the NFL posted Saturday.
Bill Bayno went 94-64 from 1995-2000 with UNLV with two NCAA Tournament appearances.
Allan Walsh tweeted a video of his client, Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, personally dropping off an autographed jersey.
Silverado High School product Drew Robinson has played for the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals. He signed a minor-league contract with the San Francisco Giants.