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AP poll: defending champion Florida St is No. 1 (1)

August 18, 2014 — 

Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. The Seminoles will start the season No. 1 for the sixth …

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Notre Dame players under fire in alleged academic scandal (2)

August 18, 2014 — 

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly on Saturday dismissed talk that he needs to do a better job of recruiting players who are better students to avoid …

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Kap can silence critics with Super Bowl win (3)

August 14, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . Colin Kaepernick told Bleacher Report recently the criticism he received after signing a huge contract extension is because of stereotypes and …

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Friday Fodder: (4)

August 8, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... Brian Polian put Nevada Wolf Pack football into perspective this week. The second-year head coach said his idea of the perfect non-conference schedule …

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The Pack is back on the field (5)

August 5, 2014 — 

Brian Polian couldn’t do anything about the dark cloud that hovered over Northern Nevada on Monday as his Nevada Wolf Pack football team went through its first practice of summer …

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Wolf Pack football hits field for 1st time (6)

August 4, 2014 — 

Brian Polian couldn’t do anything about the dark cloud that hovered over Northern Nevada on Monday as his Nevada Wolf Pack football team went through its first practice of summer …

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Arnold wins prestigious Clovis event (7)

July 30, 2014 — 

Carson High graduate Mike Arnold didn’t win a new car, but he won a prestigious title in the pole vault, nonetheless. Arnold cleared 17 feet 9 3/4 inches to win …

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Joe Santoro: Nevada gets no respect in Mountain West media poll (8)

July 25, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning... If you believe the Nevada Wolf Pack football team was disrespected by the Mountain West’s media this week, well, you’re right. But the Wolf …

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Adam Whitt named to Cape Cod League all-star team (9)

July 20, 2014 — 

Carson High School alum and current University of Nevada pitcher Adam Whitt was named to the Cape Cod League’s 2014 West Division All-Star Team on Saturday. Playing for the Cotuit …

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No MLB — NBC now has the ACC (10)

July 18, 2014 — 

When NBC lost its contract with Major League Baseball and could no longer broadcast the games, it needed some events to take its place. Jon Miller, who ran programming for …

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Wolf Pack Hall of Fame class announced (11)

July 16, 2014 — 

The 1990 Wolf Pack football team, which played for the Division I-AA National Championship, along with two other football standouts, an All-American diver and a volleyball player who led the …

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NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice (12)

July 7, 2014 — 

The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit …

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Nevada must rejuvenate offense this year (13)

July 3, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... Which coach holds the key to this Nevada Wolf Pack football season? It’s not head coach Brian Polian. Polian is more CEO than …

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Bennett tearing it up in summer ball (14)

July 2, 2014 — 

Western Nevada College’s top returning hitter on the baseball team is mirroring the weather this summer – hot, particularly in the Midwest where he’s playing in the Prospect League. Champion …

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Whitt and Blueberg are off to strong starts (15)

June 29, 2014 — 

Adam Whitt, the former Carson High and current Nevada baseball standout, is off t0 a sensational start in the Cape Cod League. Whitt has appeared in six games for the …

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Jury is out on Nevada football program in ‘14 (16)

June 27, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... Athlon Sports predicts the Nevada Wolf Pack football team will improve by just two games in 2014. Athlon believes the Pack, 4-8 a …

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Dirickson to join Wave mates (17)

June 20, 2014 — 

After finishing his career as one of the school’s most prolific passers, Morgan Dirickson’s ready to make the same impression on the college gridiron. Dirickson, who quarterbacked the last three …

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Four former WNC players sign professional contracts (18)

June 19, 2014 — 

Anxious to launch their professional baseball careers, four former Western Nevada College players have signed contracts with Major League Baseball teams, less than two weeks after being drafted. Infielder Taylor …

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Carson City’s Colby Blueberg signs with San Diego Padres (19)

June 16, 2014 — 

The University of Nevada’s loss is the San Diego Padres’ gain. Colby Blueberg, former Carson High and University of Nevada baseball standout, agreed to terms on a contract during the …

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WNC quartet headed to D-1 schools (20)

June 12, 2014 — 

Four more Western Nevada College baseball players — Joey Crunkilton, Rayne Raven, Spencer Greer and Tony Roque — have accepted scholarship offers from Division I schools. Two other WNC standouts …

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