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Column: The night the Runnin' Rebels were taken down

It wasn't that Anderson Hunt didn't want the ball. Shooting guards always want the ball. Larry Johnson had it to begin with, bringing it up the court in Indianapolis with an unbeaten season and the national title on the line for UNLV. But he paused just outside the 3-point line and, with Christian Laettner in his face, passed the ball back to a trailing Hunt. Hunt had already scored...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Members of 1990 UNLV championship team get matching tattoos to honor Jerry Tarkanian

Five members of the Jerry Tarkanian-coached 1990 UNLV NCAA champion men's basketball team gathered Wednesday night to get matching tattoos to honor their late coach who passed away on Feb. 11 at age 84. Former Runnin' Rebels Larry Johnson, Stacey Augmon, Anderson Hunt, Moses Scurry and Chris Jeter used this sketch as the basis for the bicep tattoos with some individual flourishes...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian dies in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) He couldn't stop fighting the NCAA any more than he could give up chewing towels courtside. Jerry Tarkanian built a basketball dynasty in the desert, but it was his decades-long battle with the NCAA that defined him far more than the wins and losses. The coach who won a national title at UNLV and made the school synonymous with basketball died Wednesday after several...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Key moments in Tarkanian's career: His Rebels ran and won

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- He chewed towels courtside, as his teams chewed through opponents. Jerry Tarkanian had a style unlike any other coach, and in the bright lights of Las Vegas his Runnin' Rebels were the biggest stars of all. Some things to remember about the basketball coach who turned UNLV into a national brand: THE TOWEL: Tarkanian was known for chewing on towels during games,...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Key moments in Tarkanian's career: His Rebels ran and won

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- He chewed towels courtside, as his teams chewed through opponents. Jerry Tarkanian had a style unlike any other coach, and in the bright lights of Las Vegas his Runnin' Rebels were the biggest stars of all. Some things to remember about the basketball coach who turned UNLV into a national brand: THE TOWEL: Tarkanian was known for chewing on towels during games,...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Court documents reveal new details of analyst Greg Anthony's arrest

  Court documents have revealed new details about the prostitution arrest of basketball analyst and former NBA player Greg Anthony in Washington. Court documents describe the conversation Anthony had with an undercover officer before his arrest Jan. 16 at a Washington hotel. The documents show the undercover officer told Anthony that intercourse would cost $80. Asked if he wanted...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Hall of Fame coach Tarkanian hospitalized with respiratory issues

Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian is back in the hospital for a third time since July 2013, this time battling respiratory problems, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. The 84-year-old Tarkanian, whose best work came with UNLV, a program he led to four Final Fours in 19 seasons, is said to be resting comfortably in a Las Vegas-area hospital intensive care unit. "He was having...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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