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UNLV ditches planned stadium location, may pursue off-campus site
Thu, Jun 12, 2014 (2 a.m.)
The university is now looking for a new site for its 50,000-seat stadium. Alternative stadium locations include the parking lot of the Thomas & Mack Center and 40 acres of ...

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UNLV junior at ease with leap into NCAA track championships
Rebels track and field:
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
From the outside, it looks like Krystal Wharton is flying. How else to describe the path she takes from jumping board to a landing spot more than 20 feet away?

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UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers during a media availability day Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014
More Rebels, local preps selected on Day 3 of MLB Draft
UNLV baseball:
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Gabe Gonzalez has a decision to make. The 6-foot-4 right-handed pitcher out of Arbor View High was selected in the 13th round today on Day 3 of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft.

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UNLV baseball pitchers, from left, Erick Fedde, Kenny Oakley, Bryan Bonnell and John Richy stand at Earl E. Wilson Stadium on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
Another UNLV pitcher selected early in MLB Draft
Rebels quick hits: John Richy's selection gives UNLV two draft picks in the first 100 for the first time in program history
Friday, June 6, 2014
A breakthrough season on the Rebels’ mound is showing results in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft. After top starter Erick Fedde went No. 18 overall to the Washington Nationals on Thursday night, fellow junior right-hander John Richy went this morning in the third round (No. 98 overall) to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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UNLV baseball pitcher Erick Fedde throws in the bullpen during a media availability day Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014.
Washington Nationals select UNLV’s Erick Fedde 18th overall
Rebels baseball:
Thursday, June 5, 2014
UNLV junior Erick Fedde became the highest Rebel draft pick in 24 years today as the Washington Nationals selected the right-handed pitcher 18th overall in the first-year ...

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UNLV baseball pitcher Erick Fedde throws in the bullpen during a media availability day Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014.
Bern’s-Eye View: Injured UNLV pitcher still in for big payday
analysis:
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Major League Baseball’s first-year player draft starts at 4 p.m. today. UNLV pitcher Erick Fedde won’t be healthy for about a year, but before the sun goes down he’ll hear his name called and become an instant millionaire.

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Nevada’s higher education needs increased tuition and fees
other voices:
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
On Friday, the Board of Regents will vote on whether to increase state college and university registration fees from 2 to 4 percent in each of the next four academic years. While no one wants to make it more expensive for Nevada students to go go to college, decreasing state support and increasing demands leave us few options.

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Oregon's Ben Carter, center, celebrates with teammates and fans on the court after the upset 64-57 win over Arizona in an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Rebels officially add two transfers to heralded incoming class
UNLV quick hits: Oregon's Ben Carter and Rutgers' Jerome Seagears officially sign financial aid agreements and will enroll at UNLV this summer
Monday, June 2, 2014
Two transfers made their commitment to UNLV official with the program announcing it received signed financial aid agreements from ...

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Rebels’ bats remain silent as season ends with loss to top-seeded Oregon State
UNLV quick hits:
Sunday, June 1, 2014
One of the Rebels’ biggest concerns heading into their NCAA regional was the recent lack of offense. That proved costly in all three games, and after a 6-1 loss to top-seeded Oregon State today in Corvallis, Ore., UNLV baseball’s season is ...

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UNLV shortstop Matt McCallister throws to first for a double play after putting out North Dakota State's Andy Wicklund during an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, May 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Ylen)
UNLV baseball staves off elimination to play again Sunday afternoon
Rebels quick hits:
Saturday, May 31, 2014
UNLV baseball lives to play another day. The Rebels held on to defeat North Dakota State 2-1 today, eliminating the Bison and setting up another elimination game ...

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UNLV's Patrick Armstrong (34) celebrates his two-run home run with teammates Morgan Stotts (44) and Erik Vanmeetren in an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game against UC Irvine in Corvallis, Ore., Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Ylen)
UNLV baseball drops opening regional game to UC Irvine
Rebels quick hits:
Friday, May 30, 2014
UC Irvine took a big lead with a five-run fifth inning and UNLV wasn’t able to mount a comeback, losing 10-3 today in its opening game of the NCAA regional. The regional is double elimination, so ...

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UNLV baseball pitchers, from left, Erick Fedde, Kenny Oakley, Bryan Bonnell and John Richy stand at Earl E. Wilson Stadium on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
Take 5: UNLV baseball’s keys to success in the NCAA regionals
Analysis:
Friday, May 30, 2014
When UNLV baseball players talked before the season, it was clear that anything short of a regional appearance would be a disappointment. Of course, now that the Rebels are there, they have a little more in mind. the Rebels were selected for a regional in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since ...

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Head coach Bobby Hauck watches a play during UNLV football's Spring Showcase Friday, April 11, 2014.
UNLV football adds 13th game to the 2014 schedule
Rebels quick hits: The Rebels also learned the season opener at Arizona on Aug. 29 will air on ESPN
Thursday, May 29, 2014
UNLV football has added a game to the schedule and also learned it will open the season on ESPN, the school announced today. The Rebels will play...

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Members of UNLV's baseball team react to seeing their team make the NCAA Tournament field at a watch party at the Mendenhall Center on Monday, May 26, 2014. It's their first trip to a regional since 2005.
UNLV baseball headed to NCAA regional at Oregon State
Rebels baseball:
Monday, May 26, 2014
UNLV is in an NCAA regional for the first time since 2005. The Rebels are a No. 2 seed in the first group revealed during ESPNU’s broadcast and will play UC Irvine in their first game Friday. The region also includes ...

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UNLV pitcher Brayden Torres throws against San Diego State in the Mountain West tournament championship on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Earl E. Wilson Stadium.
Rebels fall short of tournament title but expect good seed in NCAAs
UNLV baseball:
Sunday, May 25, 2014
The moment was straight out of a baseball player’s daydreams. Bottom of the ninth, tying runner on third with two outs. Full count. Tournament championship and automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on the line. ...

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