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  • UNLV Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy confers with Deputy Athletic Director Darryl Seibel as the Rebels face Fresno State in the Mountain West tournament Thursday, March 10, 2016, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
    UNLV Athletics bracing for difficult budget situation this year
    Aug. 26, 2016
    UNLV Athletics has reported a balanced budget for the second straight year, although athletics director Tina Kunzer-Murphy is already projecting a probable shortfall for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Three things in particular helped UNLV’s total revenues: an extra …
  • Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux, right, and brother Greg Maddux confer in the dugout before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif.
    Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux seeks out advice before UNLV job
    Aug. 6, 2016
    Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux had a request for Oklahoma City Dodgers pitching coach Matt Herges before Thursday's game against Round Rock. He wanted to know how to teach a slider ...
  • Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux is joining the UNLV baseball coaching staff, the university announced July 6, 2016.
    Greg Maddux to join UNLV baseball as volunteer assistant
    July 6, 2016
    Hall of Famer Greg Maddux will join the UNLV baseball program next season as a volunteer assistant, Rebels coach Stan Stolte announced today. Maddux, who retired in 2008, was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014 after a 23-year career that saw him win ...
  • UNLV senior Dana Finkelstein won three straight Mountain West Golfer of the Year and has a chance to leave the Rebels with the all-time lowest scoring average.
    Former Rebel keeping busy chasing down LPGA status
    July 5, 2016
    Former Rebel Dana Finkelstein is in her first season of professional golf. And one of the first things she had to figure out about this stage of her career is which airline would best help her budget-conscious pursuit of a full LPGA Tour card.
  • PGA TOUR Professional Player and UNLV graduate, Charley Hoffman, and UNLV golf head coach Dwaine Knight pose for a photo with UNLV Hey Reb mustaches during media day.to present details of the 2010 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
    Dominance was the goal for Rebel golf team now entering hall of fame
    June 17, 2016
    Championship teams often have a turning point, a moment that must be conquered in order to realize the dream season. For the 1997-98 UNLV men’s golf team, it came early in the fall season.
  • The UNLV men's golf team poses with the Mountain West Championship trophy after winning the league title on April 24, 2016 in Tucson, Ariz. UNLV is the first school in conference history to win titles in men's golf, women's golf, men's tennis and women's tennis in the same season.
    UNLV’s golf, tennis programs take center stage with league titles
    May 6, 2016
    The omelet bar would have to wait, because the UNLV men’s golf team didn’t want a mess of plates messing up the shot when the Golf Channel cut to them Thursday morning sitting around table at the Las Vegas Country Club.
  • High-jumper Vashti Cunningham, 18-year-old daughter of former UNLV and NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham, holds a news conference with her dad at Remnant Ministries on Monday, March 21, 2016. Vashti Cunningham, a Bishop Gorman High senior, announced that she is taking an endorsement deal from Nike and turning professional.
    Las Vegas high-jumper Vashti Cunningham, 18, turning pro
    March 21, 2016
    A day after winning gold in the high jump at the world indoor track and field championships, Bishop Gorman High senior Vashti Cunningham announced she’s turning pro. At this point, the talented 18-year-old looks …
  • Fresno State guard Cezar Guerrero (12) yells in intimidation as UNLV guard Jerome Seagears (2) drives him off during their Mountain West Championship second game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, March 10, 2016.
    Mountain West reverses course, will stick with 11-team tourney format
    March 11, 2016
    Mountain West Conference presidents have abandoned a plan to reduce its men's and women's basketball tournaments to eight teams after the conference's coaches ...
  • UNLV mascot Hey Reb poses on a second-level patio overlooking the baseball field during the grand opening of the Anthony and Lyndy Marnell III Baseball Clubhouse at UNLV Monday, March 7, 2016.
    New baseball clubhouse expected to ‘do wonders’ for Rebels
    March 8, 2016
    Less than a year after gathering a few hundred feet away to announce a new clubhouse for UNLV baseball, a similar group reconvened for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday as the Rebels officially opened the Anthony and Lyndy Marnell III Baseball Clubhouse.
  • UNLV baseball players practice at Earl E. Wilson Baseball Stadium Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015.
    Take 5: UNLV baseball aiming to surpass expectations as 2016 season begins
    Feb. 19, 2016
    It’s been an offseason of change, both good and bad, for the UNLV baseball program, and as they prepare to start the 2016 season the Rebels are hoping their coaching shakeup can spark a breakthrough year.
  • Coach Tim Chambers watches players during UNLV baseball practice at Earl E. Wilson Baseball Stadium Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015.
    2 months after DUI arrest, UNLV baseball coach Chambers resigns
    Dec. 18, 2015
    Tim Chambers has resigned as the UNLV baseball coach after five seasons, the university announced today. Chambers, who has been on indefinite leave since July 9, stepped down for health reasons and to spend more time with ...
  • Coach Tim Chambers watches players during UNLV baseball practice at Earl E. Wilson Baseball Stadium Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015.
    UNLV to part ways with baseball coach Tim Chambers
    Dec. 9, 2015
    The coaching carousel was thought to be wrapped up a couple of weeks ago, but there’s more news coming in as D1Baseball.com has learned that UNLV intends to ...
  • UNLV volleyball asst. coach Marshallah Farokhmanesh talks strategy with players as they face New Mexico in the Cox Pavilion on Thursday, November 12, 2015. He is the one assisting the team in making their calls and communicating on court using Farsi.
    She said what? Farsi is UNLV’s ace in the hole
    Nov. 22, 2015
    The language, spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, parts of Russia and elsewhere, is the native tongue of assistant coach Mashallah Farokhmanesh. UNLV players use the language to communicate on the court without tipping their hand to opponents.
  • Dylan Gonzalez, left, and twin sister Dakota are as popular online as they are on the basketball court for UNLV.
    Lady Rebels’ twin stars of Instagram are not just pretty faces
    Nov. 8, 2015
    Sophomores Dylan and Dakota Gonzalez, twin sisters on the UNLV women’s basketball team, are social media sweethearts, with thousands of fans and celebrities following them on Instagram. But they are also talented basketball players expected to …
  • UNLV men's soccer head coach Rich Ryerson watches soccer practice at UNLV Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.
    Record crowd watches UNLV soccer against Seattle
    Oct. 24, 2015
    The UNLV soccer program set a record for attendance Friday with 1,740 fans at Peter Johann Memorial Field for a 3-2 loss to nationally ranked Seattle. ...
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