Sharing some Thanksgiving traditions

I always spend Thanksgiving morning at Piero’s Restaurant serving food with some of the other community leaders. Freddie (Piero’s owner, Glusman) feeds people who are down on their luck and I’ve been helping him do this for about 25 years. It’s a big Thanksgiving dinner with all of the side stuff.

Continue reading...

Players on championship team always worked hard

It was great getting everyone back together from the national championship team the last few days for a reunion. They are just wonderful kids and the community has seen over the years how great they are.

Continue reading...

I like transfers, especially from the Pac-10

I hear all the time how fans of the Rebels want to get back to the big time, back to where we had the program.

Continue reading...

Ole Miss football, more Larry Johnson and that cat

I am going to the Arkansas-Ole Miss football game this weekend in Oxford, Miss., with about six friends from Fresno and we’re looking forward to having a great time.

Continue reading...

Rebels are runnin’, politics & Ole Miss

I recently stopped by a UNLV hoops practice with Charlie Spoonhour, and I really liked what I saw. They’ve been doing a lot of conditioning drills, but I did get to see them scrimmage for a little bit.

Continue reading...

Little Jerry, Roy Williams & that damn cat

I just got back from West Virginia and San Francisco, and it was good getting out. It was the first time I’d really been out since my accidents and surgeries.

Continue reading...

Not quite from the other side

I’m hearing from my family that I was really, really goofier than hell when I was in the hospital. They said I was talking like I was already dead. “How ...

Continue reading...

New AD needs to embrace Larry Johnson

I like all three names that I hear in regards to the permanent UNLV athletic director’s job. Jerry Koloskie, the interim, I’ve always liked. He’s really good. And I like ...

Continue reading...

Condolences to the Fertitta family

I was so saddened to hear about the passing of Frank Fertitta Jr. I remember when he took over Station Casinos. He never once turned me down for any request we made relating to anyone in the program.

Continue reading...

Guest Byte: From Lois, with love

My life with Jerry? It’s been like a rollercoaster, with a lot of sweetness in there, too. We’ve been married 54 years and we will celebrate his 79th birthday tomorrow, ...

Continue reading...

A very, very close call

Wow. What a rough three weeks it’s been. I am still at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., where I was moved to its rehabilitation center last week. I am in my hospital bed right now, and I’m just trying to put the bits and pieces back together about what has happened to me over the past few weeks.

Continue reading...

Jacuzzi 2, ribs 0

Here I am in San Diego. I got to my condo in Pacific Beach on Friday, and it had been so comfortable. The weather, as usual, is absolutely perfect. So ...

Continue reading...

A memorable trip to Armenia

BASS LAKE, California – As I sit here, near Yosemite National Park, with 38 other Tarkanians on our annual retreat, I take a lot of pride in family and can’t ...

Continue reading...

Take that, Abilene and Eastern Washington

I’ve been asked if I feel the NCAA has changed much since I was coaching at UNLV, and I’m not so sure if it has. I’m going to wait and ...

Continue reading...

Recruiting, small-town Vegas and where’s Rafer?

That was a heart-breaking loss for Orlando last night against the Lakers. The Magic gave it away. I couldn’t believe how stupid they played at the end. Dwight Howard’s two ...

Continue reading...

Next Game: Men's Basketball
UNLV

  • Date/Time: Today at 8:30 p.m. (PT)
  • Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV
  • Tickets: UNLV Tickets

Follow the Rebels