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Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach (1)

September 30, 2014 — 

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders have promoted offensive line coach Tony Sparano to interim coach to replace the fired Dennis Allen. General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the move Tuesday, …

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Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen (2)

September 30, 2014 — 

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Dennis Allen arrived in Oakland as the fresh-faced, defensive mastermind who was supposed to be completely different than the parade of coaches during late owner Al Davis’ …

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Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest (3)

September 30, 2014 — 

BALTIMORE — Olympic champion Michael Phelps is apologizing for his latest brush with the law, saying he is “deeply sorry to everyone I have let down” with an arrest early …

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Raiders fire Allen (4)

September 29, 2014 — 

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen on Monday night four games into his third season. The decision was announced soon after the Raiders (0-4) returned from …

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A’s clinch AL wild card with 4-0 win at Texas (5)

September 29, 2014 — 

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Oakland Athletics waited until the last day of the regular season to finally clinch their third consecutive playoff berth. Adam Dunn’s wait to make the postseason …

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Giants beat Padres 9-3, gear up for wild-card game (6)

September 29, 2014 — 

SAN FRANCISCO — At the end of a long and sporadic regular season for the San Francisco Giants, Hunter Pence held the microphone to his mouth and gave fans at …

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Injury-hit Raiders lose again, fall to Miami 38-14 (7)

September 29, 2014 — 

LONDON — The Oakland defense still needs plenty more improvement, and both sides of the ball could do with fewer injuries. After a morale-boosting performance in defeat against the New …

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Gore powers 49ers past Eagles to avoid 3-game skid (8)

September 29, 2014 — 

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Frank Gore has assured his coaches and teammates he’ll do anything, as much as needed or as little. He will help groom rookie Carlos Hyde, he …

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Fajardo leads Nevada to comeback win vs. Spartans (9)

September 28, 2014 — 

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cody Fajardo’s second rushing touchdown, a 2-yard run to start the fourth quarter, lifted Nevada to a 21-10 over San Jose State in the Mountain West …

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Prep roundup: Delgado shines at Stanford Invitational (10)

September 28, 2014 — 

STANFORD — Eveline Delgado continued her stellar running with a 10th place finish in the Division I girls race at Saturday’s Stanford Invitational at the Stanford Golf Course. Delgado covered …

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Hudak moment for Carson (11)

September 28, 2014 — 

RENO — Lauren Hudak was at a loss to explain her first goal of the season. Hudak scored on a rebound shot in the 60th minute to break a scoreless …

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September 28, 2014 — 

The Carson City Little League Board will host its annual general meeting and 2015 board election at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the indoor facility at Governors Field. …

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Carson’s Nevers fifth in return to Fernley track (13)

September 27, 2014 — 

The Associated Press HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — For Tony Stewart, there was no greater joy than escaping his everyday life and climbing behind the wheel of a sprint car. He loves …

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Prep roundup: Carson girls tennis falls to Reno (14)

September 27, 2014 — 

Northern Nevada power Reno High rolled to a 15-3 win over Carson High in girls tennis on Friday in Reno. Preeta Amin won in singles for Carson (3-5) 6-1 while …

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Fallon explodes against Dayton (15)

September 27, 2014 — 

FALLON — In a battle of undefeated league records, Fallon showed why it is once again a favorite to claim the Division I-A state title. The Greenwave rolled visiting Dayton, …

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Douglas is no match for Reed (16)

September 27, 2014 — 

SPARKS — Reed scored on four straight possessions to start the game and never looked back on its way to a 56-12 homecoming victory against Douglas. Matt Denn threw a …

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Carson High Football Notebook: Brown, Shine combine in passing attack (17)

September 27, 2014 — 

RENO — When you think about Colby Brown, you think of him in terms of running the football and not catching the ball. Brown gained 125 yards rushing, but he …

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Carson defense puts the squeeze on Hug in victory (18)

September 27, 2014 — 

RENO — When things got tough in the second half, Carson High didn’t wilt under the pressure. Instead, the Senators dug in their heels and fought back to hold off …

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Prep roundup: Dayton, Carson post big v-ball wins (19)

September 26, 2014 — 

DAYTON — Dayton High’s volleyball team topped Fallon, 3-1, in a Northern Division 1A match Thursday night. Dayton won the first two sets by identical 25-19 scores, lost the third …

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Locals should believe in the Wolf Pack (20)

September 26, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning... Do you believe in this Nevada Wolf Pack football team yet? Why not? The Wolf Pack is 2-1 and arguably as good or better …

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