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UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels To Face No. 14 Utah At MGM Grand Saturday Night

19 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS TO FACE NO. 14 UTAH AT MGM GRAND SATURDAY NIGHTUNLV men’s basketball’s first game on Las Vegas Strip begins toughest stretch in program history   For the first time in program history, the UNLV men’s basketball team will be playing on the Las Vegas Strip as it competes in the 2014 MGM Grand Showcase on Saturday, Dec. 20. The event, which also features No. 15 Oklahoma and…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Back At Thomas & Mack Center Wednesday Against Portland

16 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS BACK AT THOMAS & MACK CENTER ON WEDNESDAYUNLV will host Portland at 7:30 p.m. in first game at home arena since Nov. 29, part of doubleheader with women’s basketball   Now that the National Finals Rodeo has completed, the UNLV men’s basketball team (6-2) will be back in the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. against Portland (7-2). The game is part of…

Win Private Concert from Recording Artist Aloe Blacc in Starkey Hearing Foundation’s Video Contest – New PSA From Seattle Seahawks Fullback Derrick Coleman

13 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Celebrity, Charity Events, Family, Giveaway, Medical, News, Sports, Video

Listen Carefully Contest Challenges Students to Create a PSA About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, Which Affects 1 in 6 American teens   To raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss in teens, Listen Carefully, a Starkey Hearing Foundation program, launched a national video contest today challenging middle school and high school students (ages 13-18) to create public service announcements (PSAs) about the importance of hearing protection. The winning student(s) and their school…

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: Rebels Ready For Tuesday’s Winter Commencement

12 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

REBELS READY FOR TUESDAY’S WINTER COMMENCEMENT 19 UNLV student-athletes eligible to walk in graduation ceremony at Thomas & Mack Center  Nineteen UNLV student-athletes are eligible to take part in Tuesday’s annual Winter Commencement Ceremonies on campus. The list includes Rebels who wrapped up their course work this semester or will in Spring 2015. Some graduates, such as Andrew Oberg (football) and Jordan Hardy (track & field), have remaining eligibility and…

HELLYEAH BLOOD FOR BLOOD TOUR KICKS OFF IN LAS VEGAS FEBRUARY 6TH 2015 AT BROOKLYN BOWL WITH SPECIAL GUESTS DEVOUR THE DAY AND LIKE A STORM

11 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Music, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports, Travel, Video

Heavy hitting HELLYEAH is headling their 2015 BLOOD FOR BLOOD tour in support of their 2104 release. Working on the undercard last year HELLYEAH will come out swinging hard in 2015 with support from Devour The Day and Like A Storm. There’s no better way to get this raucous tour started than to kick it off at Brooklyn Bowl in Sin City February 6th 2015. Presale tickets are available from http://hellyeahband.com/ and http://vegas.brooklynbowl.com/ and…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Head Back Out On Road To Play South Dakota Saturday

10 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS HEAD BACK OUT ON ROAD TO PLAY SOUTH DAKOTAUNLV and Coyotes will play at Sioux Falls’ Sanford Pentagon on Saturday   After defeating Saint Katherine, 113-53, on Friday, Dec. 5, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, the UNLV men’s basketball team (5-2) has had a week without games to concentrate on final exams. The Runnin’ Rebels’ “Rodeo Road Trip” will continue this weekend with a game in…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels To Play Saint Katherine Friday Night At Orleans Arena

05 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS TO PLAY SAINT KATHERINE FRIDAY NIGHTTip is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Orleans Arena   After having its two-game win streak snapped on Wednesday night at Arizona State, the UNLV men’s basketball team won’t have to wait long to get back on the court. The Runnin’ Rebels will play Saint Katherine on Friday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.  The Runnin’ Rebels, who…

National Finals Rodeo – Ram Rodeo Series In Las Vegas December 4th through 13th – Visit The Ram Truck Center Onsite – Thomas and Mack Center

02 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Entertainment, Family, News, Nightlife, Sports, Travel

  The Ram Rodeo Series Rides Into Town From Horses To Horsepower – Saddle Up With The Ram Truck Brand For over 30 years the Ram Truck brand has been an avid sponsor of the sport of rodeo. The Ram Rodeo Series was established in 1981 to assist U.S. Ram Truck dealers in showcasing new products through the venue of rodeo. Ram does more than sponsor rodeos on behalf of…

Updated Event Schedule At South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa

24 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Sports

EVENT SCHEDULE AT SOUTH POINT HOTEL, CASINO & SPA     EVENTS PRCA Convention Events – Dec. 1 & 3 To kick start “Vegas Cowboy Central” festivities, South Point Hotel will host the 6th Annual Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Hall of Fame Gold Buckle Gala in the Grand Ballroom on Monday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. In addition, all PRCA members and NFR competitors will be honored at the…

2015 BIG LEAGUE WEEKEND FEATURES OAKLAND A’S VS. CHICAGO CUBS ON FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MARCH 13-14 AT CASHMAN FIELD

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

  The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, announced today the schedule for the 2015 Big League Weekend at Cashman Field.   The Chicago Cubs will make their 11th straight appearance to Las Vegas for two games against the Oakland A’s on Friday and Saturday, March 13 and…

Boyd Gaming Entertainment Listings Update

21 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Comedy, Entertainment, Sports

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE Valid December 1 – January 31 Schedule is subject to change. The Orleans Hotel and Casino 4500 W. Tropicana Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89103 702.365.7111 www.orleanscasino.com DATES ATTRACTIONS TIMES TICKETS* December 2 Las Vegas Legends Soccer vs. Ontario Fury 7:05 p.m. Adults – $20Children** – $9 December 5 UNLV Men’s Basketball vs. Saint Katherine College 7 p.m. From $13 December 913 The Orleans Team Roping Championship Varies FREE…

Las Vegas Legends to Host “Opportunity Village Game Day” on Sunday, November 23 with Partial Proceeds Benefitting Las Vegas’ Favorite Charity

15 Nov 2014, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, Entertainment, Family, News, Sports, Travel

OVIP, Alyssa Thayler, to Sing National Anthem at Las Vegas Legends vs. San Diego Sockers Game Fans can arrive early to cheer on local high school soccer Players in All-Star Game The Las Vegas Legends, Las Vegas’ only current major league sports team, announces the team will challenge its rival, the San Diego Sockers, on November 23 at 3:05 p.m. at the Orleans Arena. The game marks a special day…

#UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Sign Jalen Poyser

15 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS SIGN POYSER DURING EARLY PERIOD Point guard from Toronto will join the UNLV men’s basketball program for the 2015-16 season as a freshman  The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed national letter of intent from Jalen Poyser, head coach Dave Rice announced.   Poyser, a 6-foot-4-inch, 180-pound point guard from Toronto, Canada, will enroll at UNLV next fall as a freshman.   “We are excited about…

PLAYSTUDIOS Partners with Las Vegas Motor Speedway to Provide a New Entertainment Experience for myVEGAS Players

14 Nov 2014, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Entertainment, Hotels, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports, Travel

myVEGAS Players Can Redeem Loyalty Points for a Richard Petty Ultimate Driving Experience and Tickets to Events at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway   PLAYSTUDIOS, a premier game developer of free-to-play casual games for mobile and social platforms, announced a partnership with the Las Vegas Motor Speedway to provide new in-game rewards for myVEGAS players.  For the first time, players will be able to redeem their loyalty points for a Richard Petty Ultimate Driving Experience and tickets to events at the Las…

#UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Announce Radio Coverage For 2014-15

13 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES RADIO COVERAGE FOR 2014-15 Lady Rebels open regular season Friday against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi The UNLV Athletics Department announced details for season-long radio coverage of the Lady Rebels on Thursday, which will compliment all 14 regular-season home games being available for free via a live video stream through the Mountain West Network at UNLVRebels.com.This season’s radio package will see a total of 15 regular season games…

#UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Open Regular Season Friday At 7:30 PM

13 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS OPEN REGULAR SEASON FRIDAY AT 7:30 PMUNLV men’s basketball hosts Morehead State at Thomas & Mack Center as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Coming off a win in its only exhibition game of the season, the UNLV men’s basketball team will open its 2014-15 regular season on Friday, Nov. 14, against Morehead State at 7:30 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center. The lid-lifter of UNLV’s…

Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic Basketball Tournament Delivers College Hoops Action to the Orleans Arena December 22-23

12 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

Delivers College Hoops Action to the Orleans Arena December 22-23   WHAT:   The Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic basketball tournament returns to the Orleans Arena, featuring action-packed college basketball team match-ups. This year teams include Texas Tech, Boise State, Houston, Loyola-Chicago, Abilene Christian, South Carolina State, Southern Utah and Arkansas-Pine Bluff. WHEN:    Games will take place on Monday, December 22 and Tuesday, December 23, beginning at 12 p.m. Game schedules will be available online closer to event…

Friday Night Fights, 1984 Olympic Boxing Team Reunion to come to Orleans Casino beginning November 21

10 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Sports

Friday Night Fights, 1984 Olympic Boxing Team Reunion to come to Orleans Casino beginning November 21 Presented by Platinum Entertainment in association with Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing, “Friday Night Fights” will be held at the Orleans Hotel & Casino on Friday, November 21. The main event will feature two former female World Champions: Layla “Amazing” McCarter of Las Vegas will square off against Miami’s Melissa “Huracan” Hernandez. Next on the card is Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing’s own undefeated prospect, Eric…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Khamvongsa Named WAC Defensive Player Of The Week

10 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV’S JASON KHAMVONGSA NAMED WAC MEN’S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Rebel junior had an assist and a goal in UNLV’s 2-1 victory at Grand Canyon on Sunday UNLV’s Jason Khamvongsa has been named the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. This is the first weekly honor of Khamvongsa’s career, and he is the fourth Rebel to earn weekly honors…

The Venetian® And The Palazzo® Present Las Vegas’ Exclusive Viewing Parties For The Clash In Cotai II: Pacquiao Vs Algieri

04 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

THE VENETIAN® AND THE PALAZZO® PRESENT LAS VEGAS’ EXCLUSIVE VIEWING PARTIES FOR THE CLASH IN COTAI II: PACQUIAO VS ALGIERI     WHAT: The Venetian and The Palazzo will be the only resorts on the Las Vegas Strip to offer the real-time closed-circuit HBO Pay-Per-View broadcast of The Clash in Cotai II: Pacquiao vs. Algieri, live from the Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macao. The bout will be available for…

Las Vegas Legends to Challenge Monterrey, Mexico this Sunday During Military Appreciation Game

04 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

Las Vegas Legends to Challenge Monterrey, Mexico this Weekend Public Meet-and-Greet this Saturday, November 8; Game Sunday, November 9 In Honor of Veterans Day all Military Can Purchase 2-for-1 Tickets and All Military Children Get in for Free The Las Vegas Legends, Las Vegas’ only current major league sports team, announces the team will challenge Monterrey Express from Mexico on November 9 at 3:05 p.m. at Orleans Arena. In honor…

Alexis DeJoria Unveils ‘Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness’ Race Car – Kicks-Off Free Mammograms for the Fans Campaign – FREE MAMMOGRAMS FOR FEMALE RACE FANS AT NHRA TOYOTA NATIONALS IN LAS VEGAS

30 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, Health, Medical, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports, Travel

         NHRA Funny Car racer Alexis DeJoria, in partnership with Nevada Health Centers and The Patrón Spirits Company Three time race winner and quickest female in NHRA Funny Car history, drag racer Alexis DeJoria will kick-off her ‘Free Mammograms for the Fans’ program by unveiling a special one-weekend-only ‘Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness’ livery on her 10,000-horespower Patrón XO Cafe Toyota champion race car The unique hot pink,…

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: NCAA Releases Graduation Rates

28 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NCAA RELEASES GRADUATION RATES    UNLV Athletics’ most recent numbers reflect GSR of 76 percent and FGR of 60 percent  The NCAA released its most recent Graduation Success Rate and Federal Graduation Rate data on Tuesday. UNLV’s GSR for student-athletes in 2013-14 was 76 percent and its FGR for student-athletes was 60 percent. FGR assesses first-time, full-time freshmen in a given cohort and only counts them as academic successes if they…

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Entertainment Listings

20 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Comedy, Music, On The Strip, Sports

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Entertainment Listings **Just Added** World Championship Boxing: Timothy Bradley vs. Diego Chaves and Herrera vs. Benavidez – Dec. 13 Eric Church with special guest Halestorm – Jan. 16 & 17 Billy Idol with special guest Broncho – Feb. 21 Tickets on sale Friday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. PDT The Chelsea Inspired by some of the world’s most iconic venues, The Chelsea is a 40,000 square-foot…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 24 Rebels To Close Out Fall Season In Florida

17 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 24 UNLV MEN’S GOLF TO CLOSE OUT FALL SEASON IN FLORIDA Rebels will play at Tavistock Collegiate Invitational in Orlando, Sunday-Tuesday, Oct. 19-21  2014-15 Season Statistics The No. 24 UNLV men’s golf team will close out its fall season at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational, which is being held at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club (par 72, 7,200 yards) in Orlando, Fla., Sunday-Tuesday, Oct. 19-21. Hosted by UCF and…

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Picked Sixth In MW Preseason Poll

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PICKED SIXTH IN MOUNTAIN WEST PRESEASON POLLLady Rebels bring back three starters from last season The UNLV women’s basketball team was picked to finish sixth in the 2013-14 Mountain West preseason poll, which was released by the league office on Tuesday morning. Voting on the preseason poll, as well as the preseason all-conference team, were all 11 head coaches as well as select media members.   Colorado…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Take Over As Region’s Top Squad

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER RISES TO No. 1 RANKING IN WEST REGION Rebels host key contest Friday night with Air Force UNLV men’s soccer made an impressive jump in the NSCAA West Region rankings on Tuesday, jumping all the way from sixth to No. 1 after a 2-0 weekend on the road against a pair of regionally ranked WAC opponents.   The Rebels also nearly broke into the NSCAA Top 25…

Future Stars of Wrestling Comes to Sam’s Town Live! on Friday, October 24

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

Future Stars of Wrestling Comes to Sam’s Town Live! on Friday, October 24 WHAT/WHEN:  Professional wrestler Matt Hardy brings his Future Stars of Wrestling to Sam’s Town Live! for the “Moment of Truth” show. FSW stars Tyshaun Prince, Brian Cage, Willie Mack, Disco Inferno and more will appear for a smack down of entertainment. This show is all ages. Doors open at 6 p.m. and a meet & greet opportunity (available for $15 in addition to price of admission)…

Las Vegas Invitational Basketball Tournament Brings Select College Teams to Orleans Arena November 27-28

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

Las Vegas Invitational Basketball Tournament Brings Select College Teams to Orleans Arena November 27-28 TICKETS ON-SALE NOW WHAT/WHEN:  The action-packed Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational basketball tournament returns to the Orleans Arena November 27-28. This year’s teams include Illinois, Baylor, Memphis, Indiana State, Stephen F. Austin, Brown, Austin Peay and Prairie View. To view the complete game schedule, please visit www.orleansarena.com/event-calendar/lvi. WHERE:    Orleans Arena 4500 West Tropicana Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89103 TICKETS:    Tournament package prices range…

Copper Mountain Launches the Ultimate Beginner Deal: Ski and Ride School University

12 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Entertainment, Family, Fitness, News, Sports, Travel

Includes three lessons plus lift tickets, rentals, close-in parking and lunch for $199 Complementary 2014/2015 Copper Mountain Season Pass upon graduation Bonus: upon graduation guests receive 50 percent off the 2015/2016 Copper Mountain Season Pass COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. Just in time for winter season, Copper Mountain complements its beginner terrain-based teaching offerings with the launch of Ski and Ride School University. Ski and Ride U offers newbies a hassle-free way…