By Lucas Peltier. From the NBA to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the COVID-19 pandemic has put mainstream sports to a standstill. Stadiums, ballparks and arenas across the globe (which would be crowded around this time with eager spectators) are shut down because of the coronavirus. But aside from all of the doom and gloom the […]
Following Conference play head coaches for the Mountain West vote on All-Conference teams, coach & players, newcomer, sixth man, freshman, and defensive accolades. Bryce Hamilton’s breakout year and impressive stat line thus far has proved he deserves a spot on First-Team All-Conference this season.
Saturday afternoon the Runnin’ Rebels defeated the undefeated in the Mountain West Conference, taking down the Aztecs, 66-63, in the Viejas Arena. The No. 4 ranked Aztecs were the highest-ranked opponent UNLV has defeated on the road since 1991. This was a revenge win for the Rebels after falling just short to the Aztecs at home in late January, 71-67.
By: Darrell Harris Walking off their home floor following a loss in the Mountain West conference tournament, a certain somber Runnin’ Rebels squad was headed for an off-season with more questions than answers. Would coach Menzies be brought back? What will the roster look like next season? When will the Rebels be back in the […]
How Political Correctness is Changing Comedy By. Brandon Skorzanka The organizers of the event flocked to the stage mid performance. Comedian Nimesh Patel looked confused and they began talking over his performance. They tried to play it cool, saying “There has been a change of plans for a dance marathon, and we have to end […]
By: Darrell Harris The Conference Semifinals are upon us, of what has been a truly unique NBA season. This year’s playoffs are in stark contrast to what the rest of the 2010s have resembled. The young Nuggets roster features just three players who have been in more than 8 playoff games. The Milwaukee Bucks ended […]
By Darrell Harris Hard to believe as it is, there is still a strong contingent of basketball fans not yet abreast with Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks. Every season, NBA General Managers are given a poll asking who’s the one player they’d start a franchise with. The winner this year – no surprise, it […]
By: Darrell Harris The eye test is an age-old measuring system used to analyze talent and potential. While the eye test is far from conclusive, first impressions are everything as they say. Michael Jordan possessed eye-popping athleticism to complement a killer competitive drive. Shaq was a mammoth of a man disguised in shorts and sneakers. […]