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Current Athletics News

A group of football players carry their coach on their shoulders
Athletics | February 17, 2021

Nunnely, who played fullback for UNLV, became the program's first Black head coach in 1986 before going on to long NFL career.

Exterior view of Thomas & Mack Center, Cox Pavilion and Mendenhall Center
Athletics | February 8, 2021

James J. Baumberger Estate gift of $8 million is the largest in UNLV Athletics history.

man sitting in front of display wall that says "We Are UNLV"
Campus News | November 10, 2020

A commitment to serve those who serve our country.

man sitting in front of display wall that says "We Are UNLV"
Campus News | October 29, 2020

Celebrating our role in Nevada as we look forward to Saturday's football rivalry game.

UNLV History | October 29, 2020

The winner of the annual rivalry game between Nevada's two universities gets one of college football's most memorable trophies.

A man holding a football looks out over an empty stadium
Athletics | October 23, 2020

Amid the natural upheaval of a new coaching regime, newcomer Marcus Arroyo had to navigate a team through a pandemic cut off from the usual rhythms of football.

Athletics In The News

Las Vegas Sun
January 22, 2021

UNLV football coach Marcus Arroyo sported a hat on the sidelines this fall with “Rebels” written in cursive across the front. It became so popular that supporters on social media wondered how they could get their hands on one.

January 19, 2021

The Clark County Commission has its hands full with public safety issues, the airport, University Medical Center, housing and planning.

January 15, 2021

UNLV student-athletes have shattered the department record for cumulative grade point average, the Athletics Department announced Thursday.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
January 15, 2021

UNLV student-athletes have shattered the department’s record for cumulative grade point average (GPA), the Athletics Department announced Thursday.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 16, 2020

UNLV’s football program has had multiple COVID-19 positive tests, the athletic department confirmed Thursday, but the positivity rate is low enough that it’s not concerning enough to postpone any games at this point.

October 16, 2020

UNLV Athletics has confirmed that some members of it football team and staff have tested positive for COVID-19.

Athletics Experts

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Recent Athletics Accomplishments

June 18, 2019
UNLV Athletics' marketing unit was recognized during the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators' Best Of Awards at the organization's 28th annual convention in Orlando, Florida, earlier this month. The Rebels' marketing department was awarded the silver medal in the Fan Engagement Video category for its "This is UNLV Athletics...
March 9, 2017
Nancy Lough, James Hines (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education), and Margo Malik (Athletics) participated in the Sport and Recreation Law Association's 30th annual conference in Las Vegas this month. Lough, the invited keynote speaker, titled her talk, "If We Build It, Will They Come? Considering 30 Years of Sport Law and Policy."...
April 1, 2014
Tina Kunzer-Murphy (Athletics) was honored in February as a "Women to Watch" by Vegas Inc. She was among 16 inspirational women throughout the Las Vegas Valley who were recognized for having an impact on the community. She was recognized for her achievements throughout her career and, most recently, for being named the first female athletic...
December 1, 2012
Cheryl Sgovio (Thomas & Mack) received the the 2012 Caterer of the Year Award from the Las Vegas chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) at a gala awards evening in November. The award is designed to recognize the caterer who has done the most to provide NACE-Las Vegas their time, energy, talents, leadership, and...
July 27, 2012
Lisa Kelleher (Intercollegiate Athletics) and Starr Wharton (Student Recreation and Wellness Center) attended the Step UP! Be a Leader; Make A Difference facilitator training at the University of Arizona. The pro-social behavior and bystander intervention program educates students to be proactive in helping others. It raises awareness of help...