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October 29, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
As expected, the Nevada Gaming Commission has voted to list convicted sports fixer Richard Perry in its "black book" of unsavory people barred from Nevada casinos.
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March 29, 1989 | ROBYN NORWOOD, Times Staff Writer
Nevada Las Vegas basketball players Moses Scurry and David Butler reportedly received cash last October during a lunch at Caesars Palace with a man who twice has been convicted of sports bribery, according to a story in Time magazine's April 3 edition, which was on newsstands Monday. But Butler said by telephone from the UNLV basketball office Tuesday that he did not receive any money at the Oct. 18 lunch with a man he knew only as Sam Perry, who coached Scurry as a youngster in New York City.
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October 6, 1992 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although Jerry Tarkanian, former Nevada Las Vegas basketball coach, testified Monday that he repeatedly warned UNLV players to avoid associating with convicted sports fixer Richard Perry, new information obtained by The Times indicates that some of Tarkanian's players had stronger ties to Perry than has previously been reported.
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June 26, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian of Nevada Las Vegas denied Tuesday that he had signed ticket request forms for convicted sports fixer Richard Perry. A Las Vegas television station reported Monday night that an investigation by the Nevada attorney general's office will reveal a new link between the Rebel program and Perry. Photos have been published showing three former Rebel players in a hot tub with Perry.
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July 16, 1989 | BILL BRUBAKER, The Washington Post
Last fall, Rayful Edmond III, the alleged leader of a murderous Washington, D.C., drug gang, was observed fraternizing with two Georgetown University basketball players, John Turner and Alonzo Mourning. The athletes were interviewed by FBI and DEA agents and warned to stay away from Edmond. "Stupid and dangerous," Georgetown President Rev. Timothy Healy said recently of the athletes' association with Edmond. "Dangerous as all get-out."
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October 6, 1992 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although Jerry Tarkanian, former Nevada Las Vegas basketball coach, testified Monday that he repeatedly warned UNLV players to avoid associating with convicted sports fixer Richard Perry, new information obtained by The Times indicates that some of Tarkanian's players had stronger ties to Perry than has previously been reported.
SPORTS
February 14, 1992 | DANNY ROBBINS and GENE WOJCIECHOWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal authorities are investigating whether Nevada Las Vegas basketball players shaved points last season as a result of their dealings with convicted sports fixer Richard Perry, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Thursday. The newspaper, quoting an unnamed federal law enforcement officer close to the case, said the inquiry covers the entire 1990-91 season, including UNLV's loss to Duke in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament at Indianapolis.
SPORTS
June 8, 1991 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an apparent compromise worked out between Jerry Tarkanian and University of Nevada Las Vegas officials, Tarkanian will spend one more season as UNLV's basketball coach before leaving the job he has held through nearly two decades of triumph and turmoil. Tarkanian's plans were announced Friday after two days of talks between Tarkanian and university President Robert Maxson.
SPORTS
February 20, 1992 | GENE WOJCIECHOWSKI
They smile at you as if they were best friends. There, on a miniature billboard inside a terminal at Las Vegas' McCarron Airport, is a publicity shot featuring President George Bush and photo-op-for-a-moment, former UNLV point guard Greg Anthony. Taken shortly after the Rebels won the 1989-90 NCAA championship, the picture is the centerpiece of an ad campaign extolling the virtues of a university short on positive images.
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July 23, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A 33-year-old Las Vegas man says he is the anonymous source who provided photos of three former Nevada Las Vegas players socializing with convicted sports fixer Richard Perry to a Las Vegas newspaper last year. Publication of the photos, which showed the players and Perry in a hot tub and playing basketball at Perry's Las Vegas home, led to Jerry Tarkanian's resignation as UNLV basketball coach.
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February 20, 1992 | GENE WOJCIECHOWSKI
They smile at you as if they were best friends. There, on a miniature billboard inside a terminal at Las Vegas' McCarron Airport, is a publicity shot featuring President George Bush and photo-op-for-a-moment, former UNLV point guard Greg Anthony. Taken shortly after the Rebels won the 1989-90 NCAA championship, the picture is the centerpiece of an ad campaign extolling the virtues of a university short on positive images.
SPORTS
February 14, 1992 | DANNY ROBBINS and GENE WOJCIECHOWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Federal authorities are investigating whether Nevada Las Vegas basketball players shaved points last season as a result of their dealings with convicted sports fixer Richard Perry, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Thursday. The newspaper, quoting an unnamed federal law enforcement officer close to the case, said the inquiry covers the entire 1990-91 season, including UNLV's loss to Duke in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament at Indianapolis.
SPORTS
June 26, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian of Nevada Las Vegas denied Tuesday that he had signed ticket request forms for convicted sports fixer Richard Perry. A Las Vegas television station reported Monday night that an investigation by the Nevada attorney general's office will reveal a new link between the Rebel program and Perry. Photos have been published showing three former Rebel players in a hot tub with Perry.
SPORTS
June 8, 1991 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an apparent compromise worked out between Jerry Tarkanian and University of Nevada Las Vegas officials, Tarkanian will spend one more season as UNLV's basketball coach before leaving the job he has held through nearly two decades of triumph and turmoil. Tarkanian's plans were announced Friday after two days of talks between Tarkanian and university President Robert Maxson.
SPORTS
October 29, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
As expected, the Nevada Gaming Commission has voted to list convicted sports fixer Richard Perry in its "black book" of unsavory people barred from Nevada casinos.
SPORTS
June 4, 1991 | DANNY ROBBINS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The status of Nevada Las Vegas basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian was unchanged Monday after a five-hour, closed-door meeting involving Tarkanian and members of the University of Nevada System Board of Regents.
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