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Never can get enough UNLV analysis and chatter? Then this is the stop for you. Join the Sun sports staff in The Rebel Room for your fix.

Never can get enough UNLV analysis and chatter? Then this is the stop for you. Join the Sun sports staff in The Rebel Room for your fix.
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Las Vegas, NV

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Never can get enough UNLV analysis and chatter? Then this is the stop for you. Join the Sun sports staff in The Rebel Room for your fix.

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@TaylorBern

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English

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Episodes

2016 Football Season Preview

8/30/2016
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Kickoff is almost here, so Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern get together to diagnose the Rebels' quarterback situation, the improvements from last season and their chances of going over the 5.5 win total at most sports books.

Duration:00:33:14

Football's Over; Duck Hunting Begins

11/30/2015
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Was this a successful debut season for UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez? Is this going to be a successful stretch, starting with Friday's game against the Oregon Ducks, for UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice? Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and sports writers Case Keefer and Taylor Bern get into that and much more on this week's episode.

Duration:00:34:32

Moral of the Story

9/8/2015
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The Rebels said they won't accept moral victories after a season-opening 38-30 loss at Northern Illinois, but it's OK for fans to feel OK about it. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and writers Case Keefer and Taylor Bern break down UNLV's initial performance and if we're in for something similar or far more lopsided this week vs. No. 13 UCLA.

Duration:00:24:34

Is UNLV football on the rise?

7/27/2015
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Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Taylor Bern and Case Keefer ask Ray Brewer to explain why he's all in on the Tony Sanchez era for UNLV football, and what that will look like both in year one and down the road.

Conference Tournament Week

3/9/2015
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Four men's conference basketball tournaments take over three Las Vegas arenas this week, including the Mountain West tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center. Las Vegas Sun sports writers Ray Brewer and Taylor Bern discuss UNLV's outlook as the No. 7 seed.

Duration:00:22:36

Mystery box

2/23/2015
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Las Vegas Sun sports writers Ray Brewer and Taylor Bern have given up trying to predict UNLV's performances as the Rebels responded from an ugly home loss to go win by eight at New Mexico.

Duration:00:22:45

The Tark episode

2/17/2015
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Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer shares his memories of following Jerry Tarkanian's UNLV teams as a kid in Las Vegas and then Brewer and beat writer Taylor Bern get into the latest issues with this year's team and what to expect in Wednesday's game vs. Boise State.

Duration:00:23:51

No benefit of the doubt

2/10/2015
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A one-point loss at Colorado State is no shame, except when it comes on the heals of an already middling Mountain West slate. Las Vegas Sun sports writers Ray Brewer and Taylor Bern get into UNLV's latest setback and the perception of the team at 13-10.

Duration:00:21:53

#HeyReb

2/3/2015
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Football coach Tony Sanchez is set to announce his first recruiting class at UNLV, something he's teased out with #HeyReb tweets each time the Rebels get a commitment. Las Vegas Sun sports writers Ray Brewer and Taylor Bern get into the players he's been going after and also discuss whether or not to buy into UNLV basketball's three-game winning streak.

Duration:00:24:55

Another shot at Reno

1/26/2015
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Las Vegas Sun sports writers Ray Brewer and Taylor Bern get into the Rebels' chance for vengeance at UNR after the Rebels managed to finally win a close game. Also, Brewer breaks down some of UNLV football's commits.

Duration:00:21:15

The Downward Slide

1/19/2015
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UNLV has lost two straight and five of the last six, so Las Vegas Sun sports writers Ray Brewer and Taylor Bern discuss reasons for the skid and what hope remains for the rest of this season.

Duration:00:31:55

Has UNLV learned its lesson?

1/12/2015
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It's a pivotal week for UNLV basketball with two road games at Boise State and San Diego State. Las Vegas Sun sports writer Taylor Bern is skeptical in the wake of the Rebels' loss to UNR while sports editor Ray Brewer is ready to crown UNLV as Mountain West tournament champs.

Duration:00:22:10

How will UNLV rebound?

12/22/2014
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After a third double-digit loss to a Pac-12 school, and with another one coming in Tuesday, Las Vegas Sun sports writers Ray Brewer and Taylor Bern dig into UNLV's offensive issues and how the Rebels might respond during this difficult stretch of games.

Duration:00:19:14

Calm Before the Storm

12/15/2014
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Las Vegas Sun sports writers Ray Brewer and Taylor Bern dig in to Tony Sanchez's first moves as UNLV's football coach and discuss what lessons we learned from Rebel basketball's victory at South Dakota ahead of a very difficult stretch.

Duration:00:15:52

Movin' on Up: Sanchez to UNLV

12/9/2014
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Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer gives us all the lowdown on UNLV's newest football coach, Bishop Gorman High's Tony Sanchez. Then Sun sports reporter Taylor Bern gets into the issues plaguing UNLV basketball this season.

Duration:00:26:41

Life After Hauck

12/1/2014
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With coach Bobby Hauck done at UNLV, Las Vegas Sun sports writers Ray Brewer and Taylor Bern discuss his tenure and what's next for the Rebels.

Duration:00:21:21

Reno Week

11/25/2014
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The Battle for the Fremont Cannon is in Las Vegas this week so Las Vegas Sun sports writers Ray Brewer, Case Keefer and Taylor Bern predict its paint color and break down the basketball team's weekend in New York.

Duration:00:19:44

UNLV's Got (Don't Say) Talent

11/10/2014
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On this episode of UNLV's Got Talent, Rebels beat writer Taylor Bern tells colleagues Ray Brewer and Case Keefer why they need to stop using that word as the go-to for UNLV's basketball program.

Duration:00:18:54

Time for UNLV Football to Move On?

11/3/2014
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Following UNLV's home loss to lowly New Mexico, Las Vegas Sun reporters Ray Brewer, Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss whether coach Bobby Hauck should stick around past this season.

Duration:00:26:25

Jerry Tarkanian Statue

4/26/2013
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Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and UNLV beat writer Taylor Bern discuss the recent news about UNLV's plans for a statue of the legendary coach outside of the Thomas & Mack Center.

Duration:00:11:32