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UNLV SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Rebels Earn CSCAA Academic Team Honors

10 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  UNLV MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SWIMMING BOTH EARN CSCAA ACADEMIC RECOGNITION Rebel women honored as a top-five academic team in the nation The success for UNLV swimming and diving was not limited to just the pool this past season, as both the men’s and women’s teams were recognized by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as their 2014 Spring Scholar All-America Team Awards (sponsored by Nike Swim) were…

Las Vegas 51s Host Albuquerque Isotopes in 3-game, 2-day series (Fri-Sat, July 11-12)

10 Jul 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s HOST THE ALBUQUERQUE ISOTOPES TRIPLE-A AFFILIATE OF THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS IN A THREE-GAME, TWO-DAY SERIES ON FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JULY 11-12 51s BUCKET HAT NIGHT (JULY 11, 5:05 DOUBLE-HEADER) LV 51s WALLY BACKMAN REPLICA JERSEY NIGHT (SATURDAY, JULY 12) TRIPLE-A ALL-STAR BREAK (JULY 13-16) The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern…

Las Vegas 51s Host Salt Lake Bees from June 30 – July 3 (Fireworks Extravaganza)

30 Jun 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s HOST THE SALT LAKE BEES IN A FOUR-GAME HOMESTAND AT CASHMAN FIELD FROM JUNE 30 – JULY 3 SMITH’S VALUE MENU MONDAY (JUNE 30) THE ANNUAL FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA/BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, JULY 3) The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open a brief four-game homestand on…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: 2014 Coaches Vs. Cancer® Classic Championship Round Matchups Set

25 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  2014 COACHES VS. CANCER® CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND MATCHUPS SET The UNLV men’s basketball team will face Stanford on Nov. 21 in Brooklyn, then either Duke or Temple on Nov. 22 with all four games televised on truTV  The matchups for the championship round of the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer® Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y., were announced on Wednesday morning by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer…

MGM GRAND Hotel and Casino Entertainment Listings

19 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in Comedy, Music, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

MGM GRAND Hotel and Casino Entertainment Listings MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA CANELO ALVAREZ VS. ERISLANDY LARA The two best junior middleweights in the world will meet to decide 154-pound supremacy Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KOs) will square off against WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs) in a 12-round bout. A former world…

Las Vegas Legends to Join Major Arena Soccer League (MASL)

19 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

Las Vegas Legends to Join Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) Press conference to unveil new professional alliance on Monday, June 23 at 11 a.m.   WHAT: Las Vegas has a new professional sports team as the Legends join the Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) as the league’s 24th team. The Las Vegas Legends will deliver an official MASL soccer ball to Mayor Carolyn Goodman to launch this international affiliation. WHO:…

Las Vegas 51s Host Nashville Sounds and Memphis Redbirds in 8-Game Homestand June 17th – 24th

16 Jun 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST NASHVILLE AND MEMPHIS FROM JUNE 17-24 BUDWEISER DOLLAR BEER NIGHT (THURSDAY, JUNE 19) FIREWORKS (FRIDAY, JUNE 20) LV 51s PINK PINSTRIPE JERSEY/KOMEN NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 21) The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open an eight-game homestand against the…

Gun Garage Offers a Father’s Day Promotion For Dads and Kids to Enjoy Together

06 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

Gun Garage Offers a Father’s Day Promotion For Dads and Kids to Enjoy Together Fire Up Your Father’s Day at the Shooting Range Gun Garage will be offering a special incentive to amp up your Father’s Day plans! Bring your child with you to Gun Garage for a one of a kind family experience on Sunday, June 15. Gun Garage is offering a complimentary Kids Experience (a $39.95 value) with…

UNLV ATHLETIC NEWS: Jenn Wolfe Named 2013-14 Bill Ireland Award Winner

05 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports, Video

UNLV’S WOLFE SELECTED AS 2013-14 BILL IRELAND AWARD WINNER Senior forward’s golden goal lifted women’s soccer to last-minute victory  Jenn Wolfe, a recent UNLV graduate and member of the women’s soccer team, was selected as this season’s winner of the Bill Ireland Award the UNLV Athletics Department announced on Thursday. The award coincides with the Governor’s Series presented by NV Energy and sponsored by Barrick Gold, and is given annually…

Las Vegas 51s Host Intrastate Rivals Reno Aces and Fresno Grizzlies From May 31st – June 8th

30 May 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s RETURN TO CASHMAN FIELD FOR EIGHT-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST INTRASTATE RIVALS RENO ACES AND FRESNO GRIZZLIES FROM MAY 31 – JUNE 8 KIDS CARNIVAL (SATURDAY, MAY 31) 51s HAT NIGHT/CLUB RIDE NIGHT (FRIDAY, JUNE 6) 51s T-SHIRT NIGHT (SATURDAY, JUNE 7) The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Announce 2014 Schedule

28 May 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

    UNLV MEN’S SOCCER ANNOUNCES 2014 SCHEDULE Rebels will host three tournaments in the month of September, season begins Aug. 29 on the road Online version of 2014 UNLV Men’s Soccer Schedule Four games against teams that advanced to the second round of last year’s NCAA Tournament highlights the 2014 UNLV men’s soccer slate, which was released by the athletics department on Wednesday. The Rebels will play a total…

24 TEAMS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SAMSUNG NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2014 AT THE COX PAVILION AND THOMAS & MACK CENTER

27 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

TWENTY-FOUR TEAMS  TO PARTICIPATE IN SAMSUNG NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2014 – Utah Jazz to Make First Appearance –  Twenty-four teams, including the Utah Jazz, which will be making its first appearance, will compete in this year’s Samsung NBA Summer League July 11-21, at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Jazz will join 22 other NBA teams and…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Add Cornish To Roster

22 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

      RUNNIN’ REBELS ADD CORNISH TO ROSTER 6-foot-6-inch guard from New Orleans is the sixth student-athlete to sign with UNLV men’s basketball for 2013-14 season  The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed financial aid agreement from Jordan Cornish, head coach Dave Rice announced Thursday. Cornish, a 6-foot-6-inch, 215-pound guard, will enroll at UNLV as a freshman this summer. A native of New Orleans, he attended Brother…

Las Vegas 51s Host Sacramento in Four-Game Homestand over Memorial Day Weekend – May 23rd – 26th

22 May 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

THE “FIRST-PLACE” 51s HOST THE SACRAMENTO RIVER CATS IN FOUR-GAME HOMESTAND OVER THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND FIREWORKS/MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT (FRIDAY, MAY 23) ALUMNI T-SHIRT NIGHT (SATURDAY, MAY 24) SMITH’S VALUE MENU MONDAY (MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 26) The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets & 2013 Pacific Southern Division Champions, will open a brief four-game homestand over the…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Patrick McCaw Signs With Runnin’ Rebels

07 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS ADD ANOTHER FOR 2014-15 SEASON Patrick McCaw has signed a national letter of intent and will enroll at UNLV this summer The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed national letter of intent from Patrick McCaw, head coach Dave Rice announced Wednesday. McCaw, a 6-foot-6-inch, 190-pound guard, will enroll at UNLV as a freshman this summer. Originally from St. Louis, Mo., he attends Montrose Christian High…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Rebels Headed To NCAA-Record 26th Straight Regional

05 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  REBELS HEADED TO NCAA-RECORD 26TH STRAIGHT REGIONAL UNLV’s men’s golf earns No. 5 seed in Sugar Grove, Ill., play begins May 15 The UNLV men’s golf team will be the No. 5 seed at the NCAA’s Sugar Grove Regional, which will be played at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., beginning Thursday, May 15, the NCAA announced Monday. The invitation marks UNLV’s 26th straight appearance in a NCAA…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Three Rebels Earn All-Mountain West Honors

01 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  THREE REBEL GOLFERS EARN ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST HONORS Jonson, Kitayama and Thomas all named to all-conference team for first time For the first time since 2008, three UNLV student-athletes have been selected to the 10-person All-Mountain West Men’s Golf Team, as the conference announced its 2013-14 awards on Thursday. Juniors Carl Jonson and Kurt Kitayama, and sophomore Zane Thomas were the three Rebels named to the squad, all for the…

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Entertainment Listings

01 May 2014, Posted by admin in Music, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Entertainment Listings   MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS: LAST COWBOY STANDING The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) will bring the fourth annual Last Cowboy Standing competition to the Mandalay Bay Events Center May 9 – 10. For this event, a rider must stay on his bull until the eight-second buzzer in order to advance to the next round. At the end of the event,…

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Entertainment Listings

01 May 2014, Posted by admin in Comedy, Music, Sports

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Entertainment Listings   MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA THE MOMENT: FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MARCOS MAIDANA Ten-time and Five-Division World Champion and current WBC Welterweight World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather (45-0, 26 KOs) will face Argentine power-puncher and WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (35-3, 31 KOs) Saturday, May 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mayweather has fought and won some of his most…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Registration Open For Dave Rice Basketball Camps

28 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in Family, News, Sports

  REGISTRATION OPEN FOR DAVE RICE BASKETBALL CAMPS Individual day camps will be held June 9-11 and June 16-18 Registration is now open for this summer’s Dave Rice Basketball Camps. Two individual day camps will be offered. The first one will be held June 9-11, while the second will take place June 16-18. Both camps will have two sessions: session 1 will be from 9 a.m. – noon (ages 8-10)…

Golf 4 The Kids Tournament June 2, 2014

28 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in Celebrity, News, Sports

Second Annual Golf 4 The Kids Tournament June 2 at Red Rock Country Club  144 Golfers to Experience Play at Red Rock Country Club’s Private Mountain Course   It’s the perfect combination! Golfers get the chance to do what they love most, while at the same time help raise funds to assist Nevada’s children who are affected by cancer or inherited bleeding disorders.  The Golf 4 The Kids tournament takes…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Coach Rice’s Extension Official

25 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  COACH RICE’S EXTENSION OFFICIAL Board of Regents approve UNLV men’s basketball head coach’s contract through at least 2018-19 season UNLV men’s basketball head coach Dave Rice’s contact extension was approved by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents on Friday during its meeting on campus. Rice’s contract has been extended two years through the 2018-19 basketball season and includes an incentive package based upon academic and athletic…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Khem Birch Will Declare For NBA Draft

25 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  UNLV’S KHEM BIRCH WILL DECLARE FOR NBA DRAFT Runnin’ Rebel junior forward was two-time MW Defensive Player of the Year and finished second in the nation in blocks this season UNLV men’s basketball junior forward Khem Birch will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2014 NBA Draft, head coach Dave Rice said Thursday. Birch averaged a double-double with 11.5 points and 10.2 rebounds per game, and led…

The World’s Top Bull Riders Return to the South Point Arena During Championship Bull Riding Tuff Hedeman Shootout

18 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

The World’s Top Bull Riders Return to the South Point Arena During Championship Bull Riding Tuff Hedeman Shootout   What: The South Point Arena showcases some of the world’s most exciting bull riding action during the Tuff Hedeman Shootout, presented by Boot Barn. Sanctioned by Championship Bull Riding (CBR), and benefitting Cox Charities, the event is the 13th of 14 stops on CBR’s Road to Cheyenne Tour where the world’s…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Sign Two During First Week Of Spring Signing Period

17 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS SIGN TWO DURING FIRST WEEK OF SPRING SIGNING PERIOD Rashad Vaughn and Cody Doolin will enroll at UNLV this summer The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed national letter of intent from Rashad Vaughn and a signed financial aid agreement from Cody Doolin during the first week of the spring signing period, head coach Dave Rice announced Thursday. Both student-athletes will enroll at UNLV this…

COACH MICHAEL WOODSON TO HOST INAUGURAL GOLF AND LIFESTYLE EXPERIENCE IN LAS VEGAS TO BRING FRIENDS TOGETHER OFF THE COURT

17 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

COACH MICHAEL WOODSON TO HOST INAUGURAL GOLF AND LIFESTYLEEXPERIENCE IN LAS VEGAS TO BRING FRIENDS TOGETHER OFF THE COURT Golf, Fashion and Music Will Coincide with 2014 NBA Summer League July 20-22, 2014 Coach Mike Woodson of the New York Knicks and professional golfer Seema Sadekar will host Las Vegas’ inaugural summer golf and lifestyle experience, The Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational, from Sunday, July 20 until Tuesday, July 22….

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 24 Rebels To Play In Tournament At Ohio State This Weekend

11 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  NO. 24 REBELS TO PLAY IN TOURNAMENT AT OHIO STATE THIS WEEKEND UNLV men’s golf, which has won two of its last four events, to compete at Robert Kepler Intercollegiate, Saturday-Sunday, April 12-13 The No. 24 UNLV men’s golf team will compete this weekend at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate, which will be held Saturday-Sunday, April 12-13, at The Ohio State University Golf Club’s Scarlet Course (par 71, 7,455 yards)…

UNLV MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Five Named Academic All-WAC

09 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

  UNLV PLACES FIVE ON WAC MEN’S SWIMMING ALL ACADEMIC TEAM For the second straight year, five members of the UNLV men’s swimming team earned academic honors as the Western Athletic Conference announced its 2013-14 academic all-conference squads on Wednesday afternoon. Earning repeat academic honors for their careers were juniors Balint Batka and Joe Rigget, both of whom were named MPSF All-Academic Scholar Athlete during the 2012-13 season. First-time honorees…

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Announce Summer Camp Dates

07 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES SUMMER CAMP DATES   Lady Rebels will host three camps this summer The UNLV women’s basketball program is announcing three summer camps it will be hosting over the last two weeks of June. First up will be the Lady Rebel Individual Camp, running from Sunday, June 22-Wednesday, June 25. That will be followed by the Elite Camp on Thursday, June 26, and then the Lady Rebel…

Brian Urlacher and Roger Clemens Team Up To Win 13th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational At Shadow Creek In Las Vegas

07 Apr 2014, Posted by Jay in Celebrity, Entertainment, Family, Hotels, Interviews & Coverage, News, Sports

BRIAN URLACHER & ROGER CLEMENS TEAM UP TO WIN 13TH ANNUAL MICHAEL JORDAN CELEBRITY INVITATIONAL AT SHADOW CREEK IN LAS VEGAS   More than $500,000 Raised for Charity During 2014 Tournament Hosted by ARIA Resort & Casino   Former Chicago Bears All-Pro Linebacker Brian Urlacher and former All-Star New York Yankees & Houston Astros Pitcher Roger Clemens ran away from the 19-team field on Sunday to win the 13th Annual…