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Current Athletics News

Mia Bell coaching players before game.
People | January 6, 2020

Mia Bell on her greatest moments as a player, and now assistant coach, for the Lady Rebels.

Students in red shirts walking outside on campus
Business and Community | December 30, 2019

A collection of news stories from 2019 highlighting UNLV's impact in Southern Nevada and beyond.

UNLV professor Matthew Lachniet works in his lab on campus.
People | December 27, 2019

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV faculty and students who made the news in 2019.

Man at microphone with UNLV logo
Athletics | December 13, 2019

Former University of Oregon offensive coordinator and assistant head coach introduced as 12th coach of UNLV football.

football players look up at fireworks display
Campus News | December 2, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

People preparing to cut ribbon on new Fertitta Complex
Campus News | November 1, 2019

A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.

Athletics In The News

Los Angeles Times
December 23, 2019

In ever-evolving Las Vegas, you can expect the city to look different next year. The NFL’s Raiders will be moving in (sorry, Oakland) and Gordon Ramsay’s sixth restaurant will open along the Strip. Here’s a look at what’s to come, starting with two must-sees set to launch just before the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve.

El Tiempo
December 17, 2019

While the Raiders were playing their last home game on Sunday in Oakland against the Jacksonville Jaguars, the one that will soon be their home, Allegiant Stadium, is nearing completion 550 miles away in the desert.

UFC
December 13, 2019

On Thursday, December 12, UFC made a donation of $10,000 to the UNLV Wrestling program in honor of the inaugural QUINTET Ultra 5-on-5 grappling tournament that was held at Red Rock Casino Resort in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 25, 2019

After 49 years of calling Sam Boyd Stadium home, UNLV football closed out the stadium with a thrilling 38-35 victory over San Jose State. Rebel Nation crew Cassie Soto and Mark Anderson breakdown how the Rebels were able to hold off the Spartans in the final seconds of the game.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 25, 2019

Former UNLV quarterbacks Randall Cunningham and Kenny Mayne were in attendance for the final football game at Sam Boyd Stadium. The two reflect on the memories they had at the stadium that has been home to UNLV football for 49 years.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
November 23, 2019

It's the final goodbye to Sam Boyd Stadium. The UNLV Rebels will play their last home game Saturday.

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...