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Take 5: UNLV’s defense will have hands full with San Jose State’s Ervin

UNLV's Kurt Palandech (14) leaps for the pylon for UNLV's second touchdown of the the Mountain West game between the UNLV Rebels and the UNR Wolfpack at Mackay Stadium in Reno, Nevada.

Take 5: UNLV’s defense will have hands full with San Jose State’s Ervin
Rebels Football: The Rebels (2-3, 1-0) must try to contain the league’s top running back while trying to jump-start their own offense
Fri, Oct 9, 2015 (2 a.m.)
UNLV returns to Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday with the Fremont Cannon in its possession and a potentially big victory on the line. With a victory UNLV could move into ...

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UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez speaks during a cannon-painting ceremony Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at UNLV. The Rebels recovered the Fremont Cannon after defeating the Wolfpack 23-17 on Saturday in Reno.
Sanchez aims high for attendance as Rebels aim for third straight win
UNLV Football: QB Palandech will make his first career start while UNLV’s defense tries to game plan for do-everything San Jose State tailback Ervin
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The Fremont Cannon is due back from the university paint center Friday and it’s expected to return to Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday after a 10-month vacation up north. The Rebels (2-3, 1-0) host San Jose State (2-3, 1-1) at 6:05 p.m. Saturday looking to go 2-0 in Mountain West play for the second time in three years. Or the second time in 20 years. They’re both correct; it just depends on ...

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UNLV mascot Hey Reb! attends a cannon-painting ceremony Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at UNLV. The Rebels recovered the Fremont Cannon after defeating the Wolfpack 23-17 on Saturday in Reno.
Rebels paint Fremont Cannon red amid party atmosphere
UNLV football:
Monday, October 5, 2015
Keith Whitely put the finishing touches on his paint job and couldn’t contain the emotion swelling inside his 5-foot-9 frame. He turned away from the Fremont Cannon and let out a roar in the center of a crowd approaching 1,500, despite rainy conditions. Whitely, a junior running back at UNLV, is just so proud ...

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UNLV’s coach Tony Sanchez celebrates his first Fremont Cannon win during the Mountain West game between the UNLV Rebels and the UNR Wolfpack at Mackay Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Reno.
Bern’s-Eye View: Mountain West’s weakness could be UNLV’s strength
Analysis:
Monday, October 5, 2015
Today is the first official day of UNLV basketball practice, which often means it’s the unofficial end of football season for many in town. Somewhat surprisingly, that’s not really the case this year.

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UNLV's Ryan McAleenan (56) celebrates his pick six during the Mountain West game between the UNLV Rebels and the UNR Wolfpack at Mackay Stadium in Reno, Nevada.
Paint it red: Rebels take Fremont Cannon back to Las Vegas with 23-17 win
Rebels Football:
Saturday, October 3, 2015
When everything was against them, when ‘Here we go again’ could be read on the face of some among the red-clad section at Mackay Stadium, UNLV’s Jeremiah Valoaga stuck up his left hand and stopped UNR’s momentum like a crossing guard halting traffic. Valoaga …

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UNLV football players celebrate with the Fremont Cannon after defeating UNR 23-17 on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Reno.
Yunker, once with UNR, helps Rebels win back Fremont Cannon
Ray Brewer:
Saturday, October 3, 2015
He once celebrated when the UNLV football team lost to rival UNR. He was there when the blue Fremont Cannon was wheeled into the locker room, and hooted and hollered with teammates as they rejoiced beating their rivals. But Logan Yunker, a Las Vegas kid, didn’t feel completely right.

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UNLV's Ryan McAleenan (56) celebrates his pick six during the Mountain West game between the UNLV Rebels and the UNR Wolfpack at Mackay Stadium in Reno, Nevada.
Blog: UNLV makes big plays late and wins back the Fremont Cannon
Rebels Football:
Saturday, October 3, 2015
UNLV dominated and then had to survive, but they don't care how it comes. All that matters is the Fremont Cannon is going back to Las Vegas and looking at a new coat of paint after UNLV's 23-17 victory at Mackay Stadium.

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez yells instructions to his players as they face UCLA at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, September 12, 2015.
What’s in a name? Just ask fans of UNR, you know, the ‘University of Reno, Nevada’
Ray Brewer:
Saturday, October 3, 2015
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez insists his comment wasn’t intentional or premeditated. I wish he were lying. On the week of the UNLV football team’s annual Fremont Cannon rivalry game ...

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San Jose State's Tyler Ervin, left, runs against UNLV's Najee Johnson (43) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in San Jose, Calif.
Bern’s-Eye View: Mountain West football picks Week 5
Sports Betting:
Friday, October 2, 2015
San Jose State running back Tyler Ervin was the star of the Mountain West last weekend with 300 rushing yards against Fresno State. His performance was much needed in this space because that was the only game that I nailed.

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UNLV fans let their opinion of UNR be known Friday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Sam Boyd Stadium.
10 of the many reasons why Las Vegas is better than Reno
Fremont Cannon rivalry:
Friday, October 2, 2015
The Reno Gazette-Journal repurposed a story online Wednesday listing 10 reasons why Reno is better than Las Vegas. Seems comical, right? It’s the week of the Fremont Cannon rivalry ...

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UNLV fans show their pride Saturday while tailgating before the big game against UNR.
Take 5: Both teams’ most important game is up for grabs in Reno
Rebels Football: This year’s Battle for the Fremont Cannon kicks off at 4:05 p.m. Saturday and will stream online
Friday, October 2, 2015
UNR is expecting a sellout for Saturday’s Battle for the Fremont Cannon, and while Wolf Pack coach Brian Polian is excited about packing Mackay Stadium he’s hoping fans leave their obscenities at home.

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UNR players and coaches gather about the Fremont Cannon they have won from UNLV at Sam Boyd Stadium on Friday, November 29, 2014.
No TV coverage for in-state rivalry game ‘unfortunate’ for both sides
UNLV Football: For the second time in past three years, Battle for Fremont Cannon (4:05 p.m. Saturday) will be available only online
Thursday, October 1, 2015
UNLV Athletics Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy put in a call to the Mountain West to see if there was anything that someone could do to get the Battle for the Fremont Cannon on ...

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Mayor Carolyn Goodman gives her annual State of the City address from City Hall on Thursday, January 8, 2015.
Mayors wager football jersey for a day on UNLV-UNR game
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The mayors of Las Vegas and Reno are wagering the wearing of their home team colors when Nevada's two university football rivals take to the field on Saturday in Reno. Mayor Carolyn Goodman of Las Vegas is cheering for ...

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UNLV fans let their opinion of UNR be known Friday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Hot off the Presser: Sanchez prepares for first game vs. ‘University of Reno’
UNLV Football:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
It’s rivalry week at UNLV as the team readies for the Battle for the Fremont Cannon in Reno on Saturday, and one of many things coach Tony Sanchez said was ...

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UNR tackle Yates to miss UNLV game; 3rd suspension in 3 years
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Nevada will be without one of its top defensive lineman against intrastate rival UNLV on Saturday while senior tackle Rykeem Yates serves his third suspension in three years. The Mountain West Conference announced Tuesday that ...

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