UNLV hired Jonathan Krause, a graduate assistant at Oregon the past three seasons, as its wide receivers coach.
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. 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.
Aviators president Don Logan said he didn’t know if the 142-game schedule would be shortened.
Five conferences will hold men’s and women’s basketball tournaments this week and next in Las Vegas. Unlike last year, all are expected to be played to their conclusions.
Derek Carr is one of three professional athletes to serve as grand marshal for the NASCAR races this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Among the five leagues that play tournaments in Las Vegas, only the Western Athletic Conference has not announced its intentions.
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.