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Ed O’Bannon doesn’t want to be recognized for his role in landmark NCAA ruling

In this April 3, 1995, photo, UCLA's Ed O'Bannon celebrates after his team won the NCAA championship game against Arkansas in Seattle.

Ed O’Bannon doesn’t want to be recognized for his role in landmark NCAA ruling
sports:
Sun, Aug 10, 2014 (2 a.m.)
Ed O’Bannon felt like the bad guy. When a friend called him last year and joked O’Bannon was at fault for a stop in production of popular college-sports video games, the star forward on UCLA’s 1995 national championship basketball team knew his friend ...

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Washington's Josh Shirley, center, Gregory Ducre, left, and Alameda Ta'amu celebrate a sack during the first half of the Alamo Bowl college football game against Baylor, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at the Alamodome in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Rebels add Washington transfer to defensive line
UNLV quick hits:
Friday, August 8, 2014
The Rebels’ defensive line got a big boost today with the addition of Washington transfer Josh Shirley.

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UNLV teammates Robert Waterman (79) and Jake Phillips (46) celebrate a touchdown in the second quarter against Western Illinois at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
As UNLV training camp commences, Robert Waterman still at center of it all
Rebels football:
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Robert Waterman has been at the center of UNLV’s offense for the past three seasons because, well, he’s the center. Since Sept. 1, 2011, Waterman has started 38 consecutive games, and in that time on the front lines he’s seen ...

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UNLV wide receivers Maika Mataele and Marcus Sullivan celebrate Mataele's touchdown reception against Utah State during their game Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Utah State won the game 28-24.
Warm reception: Rebels open camp with great confidence in deep receiving corps
UNLV football:
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Maika Mataele is bouncing around and nearly jumping out of his shoes on one practice field at Rebel Park. It’s a Tuesday morning, one day before UNLV holds its first official day of practice, and it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what has the senior receiver so excited ...

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UNLV assistant coaches Max Good, left, and Dave Rice talk before the Rebels play Fairfield at the Thomas & Mack Center Sunday, November 21, 1999.
Former coach Max Good returns to UNLV as special assistant
Rebels basketball:
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The move that’s been expected since the end of last season became official today, as Dave Rice announced Max Good is joining the staff as special assistant to the head coach. ...

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Bishop Gorman's Chase Jeter spins to the basket against  Centennial during their game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Bishop Gorman won the game 73-50.
Bishop Gorman senior Jeter selects Duke over UNLV, others
UNLV basketball:
Monday, August 4, 2014
Chase Jeter won’t be following in his father’s footsteps, and that’s just fine with both parties. Today in Los Angeles, Chase Jeter appeared on ESPNU and announced that ...

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UNLV takes on Utah State on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Sam Boyd Stadium. The university is working to enhance the game-day experience.
UNLV football season-ticket sales steady; officials pushing for more
unlv quick hits:
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Season-ticket sales for UNLV football are slightly ahead of last year’s figures with about one month until the Sept. 6 home opener against Northern Colorado. As of July 30, there have been 3,684 season tickets sold for the Rebels’ six-game home schedule. UNLV needs to average ...

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Bishop Gorman forward Chase Jeter dunks on Centennial during their game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Bishop Gorman won the game 73-50.
Bishop Gorman senior Jeter set to announce college decision on ESPNU
UNLV quick hits:
Friday, August 1, 2014
Bishop Gorman’s Chase Jeter is set to reveal his college decision to the country. Jeter, a top-10 player in the class of 2015, will announce his decision...

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UNLV running back Tim Cornett gets past Utah State linebacker Jake Doughty during their game Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Utah State won the game 28-24.
Rebels’ leading rusher signs free-agent deal with Houston Texans
UNLV quick hits:
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Former UNLV running back Tim Cornett will get a shot to make an NFL roster, and it’s coming in his backyard.

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Hey Reb leads the UNLV basketball team out of the tunnel for their game against Illinois Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Cetner.
Rebels begin Mountain West play on the road for 2nd straight season
UNLV basketball:
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The Rebels will open their Mountain West schedule at Wyoming on New Year’s Eve, it was announced today.

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A look at Sam Boyd Stadium during the 2014 Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl.
UNLV officials hope to replace turf at Sam Boyd Stadium
rebels quick hits:
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
UNLV officials might not be done making upgrades to Sam Boyd Stadium. Director of Athletics Tina Kunzer-Murphy said Tuesday they hope to replace the turf playing surface at the stadium, which hosts UNLV football games. The project is estimated at $400,000-$700,000 and would replace turf installed in 2003. In May, a new...

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Fans rush the court and UNLV guard Kevin Kruger following the Rebels' 60-50 victory over Air Force at the Thomas & Mack Center on Feb. 20, 2007.
Former Rebel guard joins coaching staff at Northern Arizona
UNLV quick hits:
Monday, July 28, 2014
Former Rebel Kevin Kruger is leaving his father’s staff at Oklahoma to become an assistant at Northern Arizona, Kruger announced via Twitter earlier today.

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Members of the media and the USA Olympic basketball team take over UNLV's Mendenhall Center Friday, July 6, 2012.
Rice happy to lend Mendenhall Center to Team USA Basketball
Rebels basketball:
Monday, July 28, 2014
This week, and only this week, a college coach other than UNLV’s Dave Rice will have free reign of the Mendenhall Center, UNLV’s two-and-a-half year old basketball training facility. Starting today ...

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Showtime Ballers Dwayne Bacon knocks the ball out of the hands of New Heights Djabril Diallo during their game at the Las Vegas Fab 48 tournament Friday, July 25, 2014.
Rebels expected to stay in the running for pair of Florida players
UNLV basketball:
Saturday, July 26, 2014
The long-term benefits of adding Ryan Miller to the coaching staff this offseason will bear themselves out over time. The immediate impact is easier to quantify, though ...

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Findlay Prep forward Horace Spencer fouls Bishop Gorman guard Noah Robotham during their game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at the South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime.
Findlay Prep forward likes what he hears from UNLV’s staff
Rebels basketball:
Friday, July 25, 2014
Keep coming with all those calls and texts, college coaches. Horace Spencer isn’t getting tired of them and he’s not turning off his phone anytime soon.

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