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Red-hot UNLV football halfway to bowl game after trouncing Utah State

It’s all coming together for UNLV football. The Scarlet and Gray added another tally to the win column on Saturday, as they traveled to Logan as 3-point road favorites and toppled Utah State, 34-24 ... → Read More

Live coverage: Brumfield puts UNLV ahead of Utah State, 14-7

Doug Brumfield got hot late in the first quarter, and UNLV suddenly has a 14-7 lead at the end of the first quarter ... → Read More

‘We’re just getting started’: Las Vegas gets its parade as Aces bring first pro sports title home

On Sunday, the Las Vegas Aces delivered the city its first major league sports championship. On Tuesday, the city delivered for the Aces, as several thousand fans packed the area around the Bellagio fountains for the team’s historic title celebration. The atmosphere was one of triumph as the Aces rallied ... → Read More

A'ja Wilson, Aces reach championship summit

A’ja Wilson has come a long way in her five years in the WNBA, and she has brought the Las Vegas Aces with her ... → Read More

Las Vegas Aces win WNBA championship

The Las Vegas Aces capped a dominant season with a 78-71 win in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals, closing out the series behind brilliant performances from guards Riquna Williams and Chelsea Gray to earn the franchise's first championship ... → Read More

Connecticut shoots 55% to stave off Aces, force Game 4

Defense wins championships, and the Las Vegas Aces didn’t play any on Thursday. Connecticut shredded the Aces to the tune of 55 percent shooting from the floor, handing Las Vegas a 105-76 loss and extending the WNBA Finals for at least one more ... → Read More

Don't put all blame on Raiders' offensive line for Week 1 loss

Offensive line has been a concern for the Raiders throughout the entire offseason. Aside from stalwart left tackle Kolton Miller, the team is aiming to get by with fill-in and replacement-level players across the rest of the line, and the results in preseason ... → Read More

UNLV misfires late in frustrating 20-14 loss at Cal

UNLV had five chances to win on Saturday. Trailing at Cal, 20-14, UNLV’s defense came through in a big way, holding Cal scoreless in the fourth quarter. That gave the Scarlet and Gray five crucial offensive possessions down the stretch, needing only a ... → Read More

Live coverage: UNLV football aiming for upset at Cal

There’s a lot at stake for the Scarlet and Gray today when they take the field against Cal, (1 p.m., Pac-12 Now, Fubo TV) ... → Read More

Here’s how the Raiders can get to the playoffs

Coming off last year’s one-and-done wild-card playoff appearance, the Raiders didn’t stand pat. The franchise hired one of the most coveted head coaches on the market, then added superstar talent ... → Read More

UNLV football fans looking forward to Notre Dame trip

It’s not surprising that when the UNLV football program scheduled a road game at Notre Dame, interest piqued among some of the program's supporters. → Read More

Start of practice drawing near for UNLV basketball

By the end of the month, UNLV basketball will be on the court for the official start of practice. It’s been a long, busy offseason for the program ... → Read More

UNLV basketball schedule complete with release of MWC slate

A couple weeks after we learned UNLV’s non-conference opponents, the Mountain West filled in the rest of the blanks on Wednesday by releasing the 2022-23 conference slate ... → Read More

Prep coaches: UNLV football falling short in recruiting at local schools

UNLV football has not been bolstered by local talent during Marcus Arroyo’s tenure, with five scholarship players on the roster that are products of Las Vegas-area high schools. And according to area prep coaches and players, it stems from a lack of interest ... → Read More

What we learned from UNLV basketball's Canada exhibition trip

UNLV wrapped its preseason exhibition trip through Vancouver on Friday with a 91-70 win over the University of the Fraser Valley. The victory allowed the Scarlet and Gray to escape the country with a 2-1 record, but aside from the results ... → Read More

Tom Brady to Raiders was 'almost a done deal' in 2020

Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski were poised to join the Raiders for the franchise’s first season in Las Vegas until then-head coach Jon Gruden called off the deal at the last minute ... → Read More

McDaniels, Raiders move to 3-0 in preseason with win at Miami

It wasn’t exactly a star-studded affair, as both teams chose to sit most of their starters, but there was still plenty to be learned as the Raiders topped the Dolphins in Miami, 15-13, in the penultimate preseason game ... → Read More

UNLV basketball finishes Canada trip with win

UNLV fought off a late challenge from the University of the Fraser Valley to secure a 91-70 victory in the third and final game of the team’s Canadian exhibition trip ... → Read More

More like it: Kruger's ball-hawking squad bounces back against Calgary

Twenty-four hours after a shocking loss in the opening game of their exhibition trip to Canada, the UNLV basketball team bounced back in a big way with a reassuring 104-74 victory ... → Read More

UNLV basketball stunned in exhibition loss to British Columbia

The clock is now ticking on the 2022-23 basketball season, and UNLV has three months to figure it out. Judging by the team’s performance ... → Read More