NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Michael Crabtree refused to remove the black 49ers beanie and reveal his hair. Nope, not going to do it.
Carson wrestling coach Tim McCarthy freely admits that he has a different mindset heading into this weekend's Northern Division I tournament at Reno High School than he did at this time last year.
The Douglas High boys basketball team took another large step forward toward clinching its second consecutive league title Tuesday night, defeating a scrappy McQueen squad 63-45 in Minden.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Making the game safer is making NFL players unsure what's a legal hit.
Seven winners at the Knights of Columbus Council #4781 Free-Throw Championship were from Carson City, and they will compete in the upcoming district event in Gardnerville.
It takes a lot to impress Carson High basketball coach Carlos Mendeguia, and his basketball team did him proud Tuesday night.
It was a preview of a first-round playoff game, and if Tuesday night's game is any indication, Carson High's stay in the playoffs will be brief.
Western Nevada College dropped two more games in Henderson on Sunday to fall to 0-6 on the season.
With the Super Bowl a week away, there are several things I would love to change about the NFL.
For the first time in program history, Western Nevada College's baseball team has started 4-0.
AUBURN, Calif. — Carson High’s wrestling team compiled a 4-1 record at the 12-team Placer Duals Saturday.
RENO - The Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team made a verbal commitment to each other on Saturday afternoon.
RENO - Brian Polian's task of assembling his first coaching staff as Nevada Wolf Pack head football coach is almost complete.
The Douglas boys basketball team took full control of the Sierra League
The 2013 racing season officially starts today when the green flag waves for the start of the 51st Rolex Daytona 24 endurance race.
For Cole McCarthy and Jordan Luhrs, Senior Night was a pleasurable experience.
RENO - One of the game's best third basemen and the only player to hit home runs for three different teams in the World Series came back to the Silver State to help keep sports afloat at Western Nevada College.
RENO - The San Diego State Aztecs taught the Nevada Wolf Pack a difficult lesson Wednesday night at Lawlor Events Center.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Bernard Pollard likes to talk and loves to hit.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Chicago Cubs scout Sam Hughes watches Colin Kaepernick nowadays and still wonders what the strong-armed NFL quarterback might look like on a pitching mound, as a power arm in the pros. It's hard not to, seeing the zip and accuracy on each throw, the competitive fire and fierce focus.
Carson High has nearly doubled its win total from last year, and a major reason why is the offensive play of Rafe King.
MINDEN - When it was all said and done Wednesday night, there was little fanfare.
NEW YORK (AP) - Sean Payton is back as coach of the New Orleans Saints.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Former Oakland coach Bill Callahan has denied allegations made by two of his former players that he "sabotaged" the Raiders in their Super Bowl loss to Tampa Bay 10 years ago.
David Carter expects to see the San Diego State Aztecs at their best tonight.
SPARKS - It's tough enough to play a competitive game against Reed when you're at full strength, but when you are missing most of your guard contingent it's makes the job that much harder.
SPARKS - Despite tremendous offensive games by Rafe King and Chris Lopez, Carson High's boys basketball team dropped its third straight game.
The Carson Middle School 8th grade boys basketball team finished its season with a 22-0 record by winning the South Tahoe Optimist Winter Classic.
Carson High’s ski teams finished sixth and seventh, respectively, at Monday’s meet at Homewood Ski Resort.
RENO - Carson High girls basketball coach Nathan Tolbert said he was concerned that his team might come out lethargic against Galena after Friday's emotional win over Douglas.
RENO - Carlos Mendeguia, Carson High boys basketball coach, didn't pull any punches. He was straight to the point and right on in his assessment.
FERNLEY - Carson High's wrestling team finished third at the Fernley tournament over the weekend.
I'm totally disgusted with the Maloofs, the family that owns the Sacramento Kings. Simply put, they are screwing the NBA fans in Sacramento.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Reigning NL MVP and batting champion Buster Posey is among four San Francisco Giants to reach agreement on one-year contracts that avoided salary arbitration.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Carlos Rogers had one word to describe what his homecoming in Atlanta will be like when the San Francisco 49ers face the Falcons in Sunday's NFC championship.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Police are investigating a sexual assault allegation involving 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree, authorities said Friday.
MINDEN --One of the few constants that has emerged out of the ever unpredictable Carson-Douglas basketball rivalry over the past several years is a simple, understandable fact: Each school struggles in the other's home gym.
The Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team has been a thrill ride this season.
DAYTON — Jessie Evans scored 23 points to lead Dayton to a 46-38 win over Silver Stage in a Northern IA boys basketball game Friday night.T
MINDEN - It was Carson High head coach Nathan Tolbert's first rivalry game as a head coach and the same for sophomore guard Madison Preston. No doubt both are glad to get it out of the way.
I had the opportunity last week to sit down with Dan Simpson, the new managing director of the race track in Fernley, which has been renamed Reno Tahoe Fernley Speedway.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Not once but twice after he supposedly discovered his online girlfriend of three years never even existed, Notre Dame All-American linebacker Manti Te'o perpetuated the heartbreaking story about her death.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars have an energetic head coach to go along with their brash general manager.
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma's defamation lawsuit against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in connection with the bounty case was dismissed by a federal judge on Thursday.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals have filled the NFL's final head coaching vacancy by hiring Indianapolis offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Michael Turner's trademark high-pitched laugh filled the Falcons' locker room.
Carson High's boys basketball team faces one of its toughest stretches of the season when it faces Douglas, Galena and Reed in a span of five days.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Mike Nolan's 3 1/2-year tenure as coach for the San Francisco 49ers offered few highlights on the field.
AUSTIN, Texas — “Emotional” doesn’t come close to describing Lance Armstrong’s
MINDEN - The Douglas boys basketball team never trailed in a 68-49 win over Bishop Manogue Tuesday night in a Sierra League contest.
The Nevada Wolf Pack football program doesn’t have Chris Ault anymore
RENO —Brian Polian has never been afraid of a recruiting challenge.“I’ll never forget the time at Notre Dame when Charlie Weis told me,
SANTA CLARA, Calif - Running back Frank Gore arrived for work Monday ready to push through another tough week of game preparation and do everything he can to keep his team playing right into February.
The Nevada Wolf Pack learned once again Saturday afternoon that it simply cannot live by Deonte Burton alone.
There's good news and bad news from the Preseason Thunder test at Daytona.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The unproven kid thoroughly beat the former Super Bowl champion and reigning MVP.
Just once I'd like to hear a coach tell the media that despite his happiness in his current school he's keeping his options open for the future.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The anxiety-filled green room and draft day seem so long ago now to Aaron Rodgers.
Lowry 43, Dayton 28 WINNEMUCCA - Lowry High blanked Dayton in the first quarter en route to 43-28 Division I-A girls basketball win on Friday night.
It took all of about five minutes for Carson High's girls basketball team to take control of the game.
Fans stayed away in droves Friday night because of the late afternoon snowfall that blanketed Carson City.
RENO - The Nevada Wolf Pack's undergraduate classes in Mountain West basketball have begun.
PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) - Major League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and increase efforts to detect abnormal levels of testosterone.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Notre Dame nose tackle Louis Nix III capture the emotion of just about everyone who follows the Fighting Irish with a simple tweet: "Didnt see that coming!"
NEW YORK (AP) - No one was elected to the Hall of Fame this year. When voters closed the doors to Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa, they also shut out everybody else.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Even at less than full strength, Justin Smith's presence on the San Francisco defensive line is enough to instill plenty of fear in opposing offenses.
It's just about baseball season at Western Nevada College, and that usually means there is snow on the ground.
The Douglas boys basketball team capitalized on a solid first half Tuesday night to walk away with a 61-51 win at Damonte Ranch.
RENO - For the first 15 minutes of the first half, the Carson High girls played down to the level of their competition.
Carson City The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All suspects are innocent until proved guilty in court:
If you believe a blogger at cbssports.com, the University of Nevada has offered its head football job to Brian Polian, son of long-time NFL executive Bill Polian.
RENO - Bishop Manogue's girls like to run with the basketball, and Carson was ill-equipped to deal with the running.
LIVERMORE — Kyle Sharp won the 120-pound title and Cole McCarthy was second at 132 to lead Carson High to the championship in the Granada Mat Classic on Saturday at Granada High School.Forty-five teams were entered in the event.
Race fans still have a few weeks to wait until the 2013 racing season cranks up with the Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 26-27 followed by the Bud Shootout on Feb. 16 and the Daytona 500 a week later. But there are some interesting things taking place in the off-season.
The Carson Senators were in a good situation. Down 48-47 with 27.4 seconds left against the Hug Hawks. The Senators were going to decide their own destiny, and that's all any sports team wants.
Carson's High's offense was off and on Friday afternoon, but the one constant was its defense.
Coming off a 1-3 effort down in San Diego, the Carson High boys basketball team hosts Hug at 3 p.m. today at Morse Burley Gym in a Division I crossover game.
Western Nevada College Softball coach Leah Wentworth has some new decisions to make this year as she nears the start of the 2013 season
DAYTON - For the first 25 minutes of the game, the inexperienced Dayton Dust Devils gave Truckee all it could handle.
Nevada Wolf Pack football is in Chris Klenakis' coaching blood.
The Nevada Wolf Pack is in serious jeopardy of falling off the football cliff.
EUGENE, Ore - Carlos Emory and Tony Woods had 13 points each for Oregon, which will take a perfect home record into the new year following a 56-43 win against Nevada on Monday night.