- The University of New Mexico moved its football team to Nevada after state COVID-19 regulations kept them from playing in New Mexico.
- About 140 members of the program are staying at a hotel outside of Las Vegas at the cost of $70,000 per week and playing at UNLV’s previous stadium.
- The hotel has a makeshift weight room and study hall, and players wake up an hour early to practice before attending virtual classes.
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The University of New Mexico’s football team now resides in Henderson, Nevada.
With New Mexico’s government banning gatherings of more than five people due to the coronavirus pandemic and unwilling to make exceptions for sports, the Lobos packed up and moved to Nevada to play its season.
According to The Athletic’s Nicole