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UFL’s Tuskers Cease Operations

Written by Joe Buda The United Football League’s Florida Tuskers ceased operations today.  In a statement explaining the move, UFL Commissioner Michael Huyghue said, ““Orlando was a great market, but the big driver was the size of the venues available to us.  We need appropriately sized stadium venues as much as we need non-NFL markets […]

Vegas Kings Names New Head Coach

Written by Joe Buda *Bill Miller promoted to Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer The Vegas Kings Head Coach John Isola, also referred to as Coach “Ice”, has decided to step down.  Isola has been coaching football at various levels since 1989. Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator Terry Tarver has been named to replace […]

Fredette Dominates in Rebels Loss to Cougars

Written by Joe Buda UNLV started their conference play this season with a loss to BYU.  BYU’s Jimmer Fredette had a dominating game, scoring 39 points in the BYU Cougars 89 – 77 victory over the UNLV Rebels on Wednesday, January 5, 2010 at the Thomas and Mack Center.  This was the first time Fredette […]

Chuck Liddell Retires from UFC® Competition, Joins UFC as Executive Vice President of Business Development

Article by PRNewswire UFC President Dana White started today’s live press conference for the lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard at UFC 125 with a surprise announcement regarding one of the sport’s most respected icons. In front of assembled media and fans at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, White broke […]

Eleven Vegas Kings Players Selected for LCFL All Star Game

file photo of David Sosa Written by Joe Buda The Vegas Kings are sending eleven players to the LCFL (Labelle Community Football League) All Star game.  The players will represent the Kings as part of the LCFL Southeast Conference team.

Rebels Rout Chippewas Despite Sluggish First Half

Written by Joe Buda The UNLV Rebels defeated the Central Michigan University Chippewas on Thursday night at the Thomas and Mack Center with a final score of 73 – 47, despite a slow start for the Rebels in the first half of play. Coming off a win over the Kansas State Wildcats last week, the […]

Wranglers Fall in Midnight Match

Written by Joe Buda The Las Vegas Wranglers fell to the Utah Grizzlies on December 28 at the Orleans Arena in their annual midnight game. The first period was slow, as the Wranglers accounted for the only score, when Right Wing Vince Bellisimo scored 7:12 into the first period, with an assist from Craig Switzer.

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Wranglers Defeat Steelheads

Written by Joe Buda The Las Vegas Wranglers defeated the Idaho Steelheads Sunday, December 19 at The Orleans Arena with a final score of 6 – 3. The Steelheads took an early lead when Junior Lessard scored 1:53 in the first period. 

Wranglers Defeat Steelheads…Again

Written by Joe Buda The Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL Ice Hockey team defeated the Idaho Steelheads at The Orleans Arena on December 18 with a final score of 4 – 1.  The Wranglers dominated the Steelheads throughout the game and started scoring early.  Goalie Michael Ouzas kept the Steelheads from scoring throughout most of the […]

UNLV Blows Out Southern Utah

Written by Joe Buda The UNLV Rebels Basketball team defeated the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds on Saturday night at the Thomas and Mack, with a final score of 72 – 50. The game started slow as poor shooting hurt both teams.  The Rebels were up 5 – 4 after 5:32 of play. Afterwards, the Rebels […]

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