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Even the professor couldn’t help Pack

September 18, 2017 — It might be time for Governor Brian Sandoval to declare a state of football emergency in the Silver State. Alert the National Guard, donate to the Red Cross, get the Washington politicians to tour the state, view the destruction and use federal funds to clean […]

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Idaho State pulls off the upset, drops Nevada Wolf Pack to 0-3

September 16, 2017 — The Nevada Wolf Pack football team did the unthinkable. The Wolf Pack lost to the Idaho State Bengals of the Big Sky Conference, 30-28, on Saturday in front of a stunned crowd of 16,394 at Mackay Stadium. It is the Wolf Pack's first loss to […]

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Sessions leads this year’s class for Nevada Wolf Pack Hall of Fame

September 16, 2017 — Former Wolf Pack basketball player Ramon Sessions called his time at the University of Nevada, Reno special. Now in his 11th year in the National Basketball Association, Sessions played for the Wolf Pack for three years, earned Western Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year and […]

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Cureton next man up for Nevada Wolf Pack

September 15, 2017 — The Nevada Wolf Pack's quarterback carousel keeps spinning. Wolf Pack head coach Jay Norvell announced this week freshman Kaymen Cureton will start at quarterback today (4 p.m.) against Idaho State at Mackay Stadium. Cureton replaces Ty Gangi, who passed for 476 yards with four touchdowns […]

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Roger Diez: Honest moment for Truex after Richmond race

September 15, 2017 — Martin Truex Jr. had a bittersweet moment as he accepted the regular season champion's trophy after Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race at Richmond. His car had been dominant all evening, but he ended up in the wall and finished 20th after contact with […]

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Joe Santoro: Norvell mystery wrapped up in an enigma

September 14, 2017 — The first two-plus weeks of the Jay Norvell era have been, well, interesting. Norvell's performance so far as the Nevada Wolf Pack's head football coach has been only slightly less confounding as the decision to hire him was last December. The question back in December […]

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Nevada Wolf Pack basketball on national TV early and often

September 14, 2017 — RENO – The University of Nevada men's basketball team will make a minimum of 26 national television appearances this season. Additional televised road games may be announced at a later date. "The 26 games being televised shows the respect the Nevada basketball program gained nationally […]

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Repairs to fix seating problems at Reno stadium delayed

September 11, 2017 — RENO (AP) — The University of Nevada, Reno did not finish mending the stadium wheelchair seating problems that were scheduled to be completed before the first football home game. The Reno Gazette-Journal reported on Friday that the 50-year-old MacKay Stadium underwent $14 million in renovations […]

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Joe Santoro: Tough to ‘Grit’ Pack so far

September 11, 2017 — Jay Norvell promised to usher in a new era of Nevada Wolf Pack football. We had no idea this is what he meant. The Wolf Pack is now losing games because of its offense. Imagine that. The earth is now flat, the sun rises in […]

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Toledo spoils Nevada Wolf Pack coach Jay Norvell’s home debut

September 9, 2017 — The Nevada Wolf Pack football team continues to sputter down the highway. "We're not firing on all cylinders," Wolf Pack head coach Jay Norvell said after a 37-24 loss to the Toledo Rockets on Saturday in front of 18,617 fans at Mackay Stadium. "It's like […]

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Holy Toledo: Tough schedule continues for Nevada Wolf Pack

September 7, 2017 — The Nevada Wolf Pack's football schedule isn't getting any easier this week. "I really feel like Toledo is the most complete team of all our non-conference opponents," Wolf Pack coach Jay Norvell said of Saturday's game against the Toledo Rockets at Mackay Stadium (4 p.m.). […]

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Joe Santoro: Ty Gangi is Pack’s QB, but for how long?

September 4, 2017 — Jay Norvell has been a head coach for all of one week and he already might be headed straight into his first quarterback controversy. Only he won't admit it. "I thought Ty (Gangi) played well," Norvell said of his starting quarterback after a 31-20 loss […]

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Nevada’s Norvell hopes for happy return to Chicago

September 1, 2017 — Jay Norvell is certainly no stranger to the Chicago area. "It's neat," the rookie Nevada Wolf Pack football head coach said this week. "I've spent a lot of time there. I am very familiar with the city. Great food there." Norvell will make his head […]

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Joe Santoro: Finding out more about Camp Grit

August 31, 2017 — We finally got our first real glimpse into the real Jay Norvell this week. It took a while to get past all of the mindless clichés, such as Nevada grit and the coaches loving the players and the players loving each other, but we finally […]

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A new era for Nevada Wolf Pack football

August 31, 2017 — Jay Norvell isn't about to predict how many games his Nevada Wolf Pack football team is going to win this season. "Our expectations are very simple," the first-year Wolf Pack head coach said. "We want to get the most out of every one of our […]

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Nevada hoops to face difficult schedule

August 30, 2017 — RENO — The University of Nevada head men's basketball coach Eric Musselman and his staff have finalized a difficult non-conference schedule that includes six home games to bring the total number of home regular season contests to 15. The television schedule will be announced at […]

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Joe Santoro: Sleeping giant Pack still hibernating

August 17, 2017 — Jay Norvell might not know it yet but he has a specific challenge ahead of him. He needs to breathe life into the dormant Nevada Wolf Pack football program. When the Pack made the jump to Division I-A in 1992, it was considered a sleeping […]

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Thomson transfers to D-I Sac State

August 17, 2017 — The goal was to become a Division I athlete, even if the path wasn't as direct as he wanted. But for Tristen Thomson, all it took was one year running cross country and track at Concordia (Irvine, Calif.) before transferring to a Division I school […]

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Another transfer joins Nevada Wolf Pack men’s hoops

August 15, 2017 — Ciriaco's single leads Sacramento to 7-6 win over Reno RENO (AP) — Juan Ciriaco hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading the Sacramento River Cats to a 7-6 win over the Reno Aces on Tuesday. The single gave the River Cats a 7-6 […]

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Joe Santoro: 6-6 — and beating UNLV — would mean success

August 10, 2017 — What would be considered a successful season this year for the Nevada Wolf Pack football team under rookie head coach Jay Norvell? Keep in mind the standards are a bit low right now. Over the last six seasons the Wolf Pack has an uninspiring record […]

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