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UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Patrick McCaw Out For Saturday’s Game

05 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

PATRICK MCCAW OUT FOR SATURDAY’S GAME UNLV men’s basketball freshman guard diagnosed with concussion after suffering injury during two-point loss to San Diego State on Wednesday   UNLV men’s basketball freshman guard Patrick McCaw was diagnosed with having a concussion Thursday morning and has been ruled out for Saturday’s game at San José State.   McCaw was injured during the second half of the Runnin’ Rebels two-point loss to San…

MGM GRAND Hotel Entertainment Listings

03 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in Music, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

MGM GRAND Entertainment Listings MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA PAC-12 MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena March 11 – 14. Some of the nation’s top men’s teams will compete for the Pac-12 Championship and an automatic berth in the national championship tournament. The Pac-12 Conference has a tradition as the “Conference of Champions,” earning more than 175 NCAA team titles over…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Senior Night “White Out” Wednesday At 8 PM Vs. San Diego State

03 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  SENIOR NIGHT “WHITE OUT” WEDNESDAY AT 8 PM Giveaways include senior posters, t-shirts and rally towels; Runnin’ Rebels to face San Diego State with seven scholarship players because of injuries, game televised by CBS Sports Network   The UNLV men’s basketball team will host San Diego State at the Thomas & Mack Center in its final regular-season home game of the year on Wednesday, March 4, at 8 p.m….

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Wyoming Visits Runnin’ Rebels Saturday At 5 PM

27 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

WYOMING VISITS UNLV SATURDAY AT 5 PM Runnin’ Rebels down to seven scholarship players because of injuries, game televised by CBS Sports Network   The UNLV men’s basketball team will host Wyoming at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m., after returning from its recent road trip – splitting games at New Mexico (W, 76-68) and at Utah State (L, 83-65). The Runnin’ Rebels, who…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels At Utah State Tuesday Night

23 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS AT UTAH STATE TUESDAY NIGHT AT 6:30 P.M. PT UNLV men’s basketball down to seven scholarship players because of injuries, game televised by CBS Sports Network   The UNLV men’s basketball team is coming off a 76-68 win at New Mexico on Saturday, its first since leading scorer Rashad Vaughn went down to injury, and will now travel to Logan, Utah, for its second straight road game…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Vaughn A Finalist For Jerry West Award

19 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RASHAD VAUGHN A FINALIST FOR JERRY WEST AWARD UNLV men’s basketball freshman guard on watch list for new honor that will go to nation’s top shooting guard   UNLV men’s basketball freshman guard Rashad Vaughn is one of 16 candidates named to the watch list for the 2015 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday. Named after Hall of…

Boyd Gaming Delivers High-Octane Events and Promotions Throughout NASCAR Weekend in Las Vegas

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, Sports

Delivers High-Octane Events and Promotions Throughout NASCAR Weekend in Las Vegas NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon, along with other drivers, to appear at various Boyd Gaming properties Drivers, start your engines! Boyd Gaming – sponsor of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 race – is the place to be during Las Vegas’ NASCAR Weekend 2015. Boyd Gaming properties throughout the Las Vegas Valley will be hosting special events and promotions for the race, including NASCAR driver appearances, live…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Host Boise State Wednesday At 8 PM, Pregame Tarkanian Tribute Planned

17 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS HOST BOISE STATE WEDNESDAY AT 8 PM UNLV men’s basketball down to seven scholarship players because of injuries, pregame tribute to Coach Tarkanian planned   The UNLV men’s basketball team, winner of four of its last six games, is coming off a 73-61 win vs. Fresno State and a 76-75 loss at Air Force in its two games last week. The Runnin’ Rebels will now host Boise State…

UNLV WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Rebels Open Conference Championship Action Wednesday

17 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING COMPETES IN THIS WEEK’S MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPIONSHIPS   Rebels looking to improve on last year’s finish   Thanks to a strong underclassmen group, the UNLV women’s swimming and diving team has high hopes on improving on its finish from a year ago as the Rebels start competition in the 2015 Mountain West Championships on Wednesday in San Antonio. This year’s conference meet will once again…

Western Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships Return to the Orleans Arena March 11-14

16 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Sports

  Western Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships Return to the Orleans Arena March 11-14 WHAT:   The Western Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships return to the Orleans Arena, featuring action-packed NCAA Division I college basketball match-ups. Teams include Bakersfield, Chicago State, Kansas City, New Mexico State, Seattle University, Texas – Pan American and Utah Valley. WHEN:    Games begin on Thursday, March 11. The tournament continues through to the championship games on Saturday, March 14. WHERE:    Orleans…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Travel To Air Force Shorthanded

13 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS TRAVEL TO AIR FORCE SHORTHANDED UNLV men’s basketball to play Falcons in early Saturday game without leading scorer Rashad Vaughn   The UNLV men’s basketball team, winner of four of its last five games, is coming off a 73-61 win vs. Fresno State on Tuesday and will now travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., to face Air Force on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 12 p.m. MST/11 a.m. PST…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Host Fresno State Tuesday Night At 7 PM

09 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

    RUNNIN’ REBELS HOST FRESNO STATE TUESDAY NIGHT UNLV men’s basketball back at Thomas & Mack Center at 7 p.m. on Feb. 10   The UNLV men’s basketball team, which had its three-game win streak snapped with a one-point loss at Colorado State (83-82) on Saturday, will be back at home at the Thomas & Mack Center to host Fresno State on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. The…

Sirius XM Host Jason Ellis Set To Fight Former UFC Fighters In Main Event Of EllisMania 10 With Dr. Drew Pinsky In His Corner

06 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Sports

Sirius XM Host Jason Ellis Set To Fight Former UFC Fighters In Main Event Of EllisMania 10 With Dr. Drew Pinsky In His Corner Fans have been eagerly anticipating the return of Sirius XM host JASON ELLIS’ annual Ellismania boxing event to see what the radio host has planned next. This year, Ellis and his team have put together their most bizarre and hilarious bill of fights yet, as this year’s event will includes Michael Catherwood (co-host Loveline), Forrest…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels At Colorado State Saturday At 1 PM On CBS Sports Network

06 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS AT COLORADO STATE SATURDAY UNLV men’s basketball opens second half of Mountain West play on CBS Sports Network at 1 p.m. PT   The UNLV men’s basketball team, winner of three straight games, has had a week without a game since defeating Air Force (74-63) at home last Saturday. The Runnin’ Rebels will now open their second half of Mountain West play this Saturday, Feb. 7, at Colorado…

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Incoming Recruit Michaela Morris Named Gatorade Nevada Girls Player Of The Year

06 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV INCOMING RECRUIT MICHAELA MORRIS NAMED GATORADE NEVADA GIRLS SOCCER PLAYER OF THE YEAR  Incoming UNLV women’s soccer recruit Michaela Morris has been named the 2014-15 Gatorade Nevada Girls Soccer Player of the Year, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, announced on Thursday. Gatorade is in its 30th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, and Morris becomes the second honoree from Nevada…

UNLV SOCCER NEWS: Home Game Feb. 13 Against Colorado Rapids Kicks Off UNLV Men’s And Women’s Spring Schedules

06 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV SOCCER HOSTS COLORADO RAPIDS FEB. 13 TO KICK OFF SPRING SCHEDULE Rebels announce men’s and women’s spring schedules   The UNLV men’s and women’s soccer teams have announced their 2015 spring schedules, which begin next week as the Rebel men will host MLS squad Colorado Rapids on Friday, Feb. 13 at 12 pm at Peter Johann Memorial Field. All home games during the spring season for the men and…

UNLV ATHLETIC NEWS: UNLV To Host National Girls And Women In Sports Day Saturday

04 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Family, News, Sports

UNLV TO HOST NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY ON SATURDAY   Event will host over 300 kids for a free multi-sport clinic prior to that day’s Lady Rebel game vs. Colorado State The UNLV Lady Rebels and the UNLV Athletic Department will hosting over 300 kids at a free sports clinic on Saturday in the 29th annual celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, which will…

Future Stars of Wrestling ‘One for the Ages’ Comes to Sam’s Town Live! on Sunday, February 15

03 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Sports

Future Stars of Wrestling ‘One for the Ages’ Comes to Sam’s Town Live! on Sunday, February 15   WHAT/WHEN:  Professional wrestler Matt Hardy brings Future Stars of Wrestling (FSW) to Sam’s Town Live! for ‘One for the Ages’: the biggest match in FSW history. Matt Hardy will defend the FSW Heavyweight Championship against #1 contender Brian Cage in a match format he created in his long wrestling career – the “tables, ladders and chairs match.”  No limits champion…

MGM Grand Hotel ~ Monthly Entertainment Listings for February 2015

03 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, Nightlife, Sports

MGM GRAND MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA PAC-12 MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena March 11 – 14. Some of the nation’s top men’s teams will compete for the Pac-12 Championship and an automatic berth in the national championship tournament. The Pac-12 Conference has a tradition as the “Conference of Champions,” earning more than 175 NCAA team titles over the past…

The Papillon Group offering limited helicopter seats for this Sunday’s Big Game

29 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

LIMITED SEATS REMAIN FOR SUNDAY’S BIG GAME VIA PAPILLON GRAND CANYON HELICOPTERS Need a ride for Sunday’s Big Game? A few seats remain for The Papillon Group’s privatized helicopter experience. The Seattle Seahawks will face the New England Patriots this Sunday at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. and there is a small window of opportunity to book this incredible ride to the biggest game of the year….

Safe and Natural Winter Detox: SuperFood for the Super Bowl and Beyond – Guacamole Recipe

29 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Business, Food & Dining, Health, Medical, News, Sports

Detox the Natural Way This Winter with a Little Help from PINES “Oh Baby, it’s cold outside!” For most of us in the snowbelt, we can say that almost every day during this coldest time of the year (January and February). The thought of hibernation frequently enters into our minds, especially those of us who may not be winter sports enthusiasts. Just the thought of stepping outside to face the…

Wally Backman Returns For Third Season As Manager of the Las Vegas 51s

29 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

  WALLY BACKMAN RETURNS FOR THIRD SEASON AS MANAGER OF THE LAS VEGAS 51S FOR THE 2015 CAMPAIGN JACK VOIGT NAMED HITTING COACH FRANK VIOLA RETURNS AS PITCHING COACH     The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets and the 2013 & 2014 Pacific Conference Southern Division Champions, announced today, in conjunction with the Mets Media Relations…

The Ultimate “Souper” Bowl Pulled Pork – Make Your Super Bowl Party A Big Hit With This Easy Recipe From Boulder Organic

28 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Business, Entertainment, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, Sports

It’s the week before the Super Bowl and you’ve been tasked with bringing a dish to pass around for the Sunday afternoon festivities. While bringing a bag of chips and a jar of salsa is your typical M.O., the Super Bowl calls for a little more sustenance. Boulder Organic! (www.boulderorganicfoods.com) knows that for busy families, professionals and football fans, it can be hard to find the time to track down…

The Voice Winner Craig Wayne Boyd to Highlight Kobalt 400 Pre-race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

27 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Sports

The Voice Winner Craig Wayne Boyd to Highlight Kobalt 400 Pre-race   Craig Wayne Boyd will put a smile on race fans’ faces prior to the start of the Kobalt 400 on March 8 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The most recent winner of The Voice, Boyd will perform during pre-race festivities for the 18th annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at LVMS. “Holy wow! Getting to be a part…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Travel To Reno For Tuesday Governor’s Series Game

26 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS TRAVEL TO RENO FOR TUESDAY GAME Governor’s Series contest set for 7 p.m. on ESPN3   Coming off a 79-77 overtime win at home against Utah State on Saturday, the UNLV men’s basketball team will head north to Reno to face the Wolf Pack of Nevada, Reno, on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. at Lawlor Events Center. The game is part of the Governor’s Series, presented by…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Host Utah State Saturday At 5 PM

23 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS HOST UTAH STATE SATURDAY Game scheduled for 5 p.m. at Thomas & Mack Center   The UNLV men’s basketball team will be at home at the Thomas & Mack Center for the second straight game as it hosts Utah State on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 5 p.m. The Runnin’ Rebels have lost three straight games – at Boise State on Jan. 13 in overtime (82-73), at San…

No Deflated Balls Here – Why Not Let Ole Smoky Moonshine Quarterback Your Super Bowl Party

23 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Business, Food & Dining, Marketing, News, Nightlife, Sports

  OLE SMOKY MOONSHINE QUARTERBACKS YOUR SUPER BOWL PARTY Super Bowl XLIX is making its way to the Southwest this year, but Ole Smoky Moonshine is ready to tackle the party. Ole Smoky has come up with the perfect party drink to keep your crew going strong through all four quarters – The Phoenix Fumble!   The Phoenix Fumble Recipe: 1.5 oz. of Ole Smoky Apple Pie Moonshine dropped in…

Big League Weekend – Oakland A’s vs Chicago Cubs, March 13-14 Individual Game Tickets On Sale Monday January 26th

21 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, On The Strip, Sports, Travel

  2015 BIG LEAGUE WEEKEND OAKLAND A’S VS. CHICAGO CUBS FRIDAY-SATURDAY MARCH 13-14 CASHMAN FIELD INDIVIDUAL GAME TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, JANUARY 26 AT NOON   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 that individual game tickets for the Major League Baseball exhibition games featuring the…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Host New Mexico Wednesday At 8 PM

20 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS TO HOST NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY NIGHT Game at Thomas & Mack Center at 8 p.m.   After playing two straight games on the road, the UNLV men’s basketball team will be back at home at the Thomas & Mack Center to host New Mexico on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. 5,000 Rally Towels, presented by Cox Communications, will be given to fans. The Runnin’ Rebels lost…

UNLV WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Wong Named MW Women’s Swimmer Of The Week

20 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV’S JESSICA WONG NAMED MW WOMEN’S SWIMMER OF THE WEEK UNLV junior Jessica Wong was named the Mountain West Swimmer of the Week on Monday after leading the Rebels to a six-point win over UC Santa Barbara last week, the league office announced today. It’s the first weekly honor of Wong’s career, and she is the first swimmer from the women’s squad to earn weekly honors this season.   A…