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Penny shines for SDSU in win over Nevada Wolf Pack

November 19, 2017 — SAN DIEGO — Rashaad Penny had a San Diego State-record 429 all-purpose yards and scored four touchdowns to help San Diego State beat Nevada 42-23 on Saturday night. Penny finished with 24 carries for 222 yards and 2 touchdowns, 201 yards and two scores on

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Nevada Wolf Pack Notebook: Stay in the Bay pays off

November 18, 2017 — STOCKTON, Calif. — Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman kept his team in the Bay Area after Wednesday's romp over Santa Clara, and it paid dividends in performance and rest. "I made the decision about 10 days ago," Musselman said after Nevada's 89-74 win over winless

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Nevada Wolf Pack sets 3-point record in win at Pacific

November 18, 2017 — STOCKTON, Calif. — It was raining 3s at the Spanos Center on Saturday night. Nevada knocked down a school-record 17 3-pointers, and Josh Hall scored a career-high 25 points as the Pack improved to 4-0 with a 89-74 win over Pacific before a crowd of

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Darrell Moody: Bruins are doing the right thing

November 18, 2017 — I tip my hat to UCLA for its handling, so far, of the shoplifting incident in China. When the school decided to suspend indefinitely LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, I clapped for several minutes. Right now, the players aren't allowed to join team

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Former Dayton High star Madison Foley’s college career ends as Boise State drops Nevada Wolf Pack in volleyball

November 18, 2017 — RENO — The Nevada volleyball team (10-20, 8-10 MW) fell in straight sets Saturday to Boise State (17-13, 10-8 MW), 25-22, 25-23 and 25-17. Senior Madison Foley, a Dayton High graduate, led things for the Pack with 16 kills and a .417 hitting percentage. Sophomore

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A’s hire Carson City Matt Williams as 3rd base coach

November 18, 2017 — The Oakland Athletics have hired former San Francisco Giants star Matt Williams as their new third base coach. The A's announced Friday that Williams will join manager Bob Melvin's staff. Melvin was a coach in Arizona for two seasons late in Williams' career with the

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Roger Diez: It’s championship weekend in NASCAR racing

November 17, 2017 — And then there were four. The field for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Series championship finale was set at Phoenix last Sunday. With three drivers already locked in, five contenders vied for the final berth. Jimmie Johnson's blown tire and collision with the wall ended

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Mountain West preview: New-look New Mexico can score the ball

November 17, 2017 — A new coach and a lot of new faces. Welcome to the 2017-18 version of the New Mexico Lobos. Craig Neal was jettisoned after last season's fifth-place finish in the conference and a one and done effort in the conference tournament. Neal was 76-52 in

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Nevada Wolf Pack hopes to be tough enough against San Diego State

November 17, 2017 — Jay Norvell is going to find out just how tough his Nevada Wolf Pack football team truly is Saturday in San Diego. "It's going to be a physical game," said Norvell of the Wolf Pack's Mountain West contest against the San Diego State Aztecs. "This

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Joe Santoro: Crazy talk already OK with this Nevada Wolf Pack team

November 16, 2017 — The men's basketball season couldn't have started any better for the Nevada Wolf Pack. The Wolf Pack, which finished 28-7 a year ago with a Mountain West championship and a NCAA tournament appearance, has already answered all of our questions this season after just three

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Mountain West notebook: Nevada, Wyoming post big early wins

November 16, 2017 — The non-conference basketball season started a little less than two weeks ago, and the Mountain West has done very well. The Mountain West has compiled a 21-2 record. The only schools to lose a game are Utah State and San Jose State. Utah State lost

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Mountain West preview: Fresno State always tough, physical

November 16, 2017 — Play Fresno State, and you better bring your A game. Anything less and you will leave the arena with a loss. The Bulldogs have turned into one of the toughest, most physical squads under the tutelage of coach Rodney Terry, who has been at the

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Nevada Wolf Pack moves to 3-0 with win at Santa Clara

November 15, 2017 — Nevada used a 20-2 first-half run en route to a 93-63 win over Santa Clara on Wednesday night at Leavey Center in Santa Clara, Calif. The road win upped Nevada's record to 3-0. The Pack closes out the two-game road swing Saturday at Pacific at

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Mountain West preview: Wyoming coming off CBI title

November 15, 2017 — Mountain West Conference basketball teams have won the last two College Basketball Invitational tournaments. For Nevada, the 2015-16 winner, winning the CBI brought renewed interest to the program and that resulted in more season tickets the following year. For first-year Wyoming coach Allen Edwards, it

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Mountain West preview: Falcons hope versatility paves way for success

November 15, 2017 — Air Force has never gotten a ton of respect when it comes to the Mountain West media poll, and this year was no exception. The Falcons, who finished 12-21 last year including 4-14 in Mountain West play, were picked to finish last. Ten of those

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Nevada Wolf Pack basketball team hits the road

November 14, 2017 — Nevada didn't have much time to savor its big win Monday night against Rhode Island. The Wolf Pack, 2-0, headed over the hill Tuesday for its first road game of the season as it faces Santa Clara, 1-0, today at 7 p.m. The Broncos are

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Mountain West preview: UNLV hopes to put last year behind it

November 14, 2017 — It was a train wreck in Sin City from start to finish. The Runnin' Rebels got a late start when it took way too long to hire Marvin Menzies last year, and that put the veteran coach behind the 8-ball when it came to recruiting.

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Caroline, Pack outlast Rhode Island

November 14, 2017 — RENO – Rhode Island was every bit as good as advertised. Nevada was just a little bit better. Despite being outshot by seven field goals, Nevada used a 36-10 advantage at the foul line to carve out an 88-81 win over the Atlantic 10 favorite

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Nevada Wolf Pack notebook: Martin says win will help team later in season

November 14, 2017 — RENO – Cody Martin believes Monday's 88-81 win over Rhode Island could bode well for the Nevada men's basketball team's future. The 6-foot-7 swingman said it helped the team to have a game like this early in the season. "I think it helps," he said.

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Joe Santoro: Newest Nevada ghost town features a football team

November 13, 2017 — It might be time to add Mackay Stadium to the list of Nevada ghost towns. Don't be surprised if the next time you pass by the Nevada Wolf Pack's erector set stadium if you see a huge vacancy sign on the gates or a needy

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