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Joe Santoro: Pack’s 6-11 freshman ‘trying to fit’ role

November 13, 2018 — The pup of the Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team is more than happy to take care of his wiser, older and more experienced pack leaders. "I'm just trying to fit my role," 6-foot-11 Wolf Pack freshman Jordan Brown said this week. "I just want

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Pack stays put, everybody else moves in MW rankings

November 12, 2018 — The Nevada Appeal Mountain West football rankings are still shaking. Just one team in this week's rankings — the Nevada Wolf Pack — stayed where it was heading into last week's games after a wild weekend. The rankings have a new No. 1 — the

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Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium construction on schedule

November 12, 2018 — LAS VEGAS — The Las Vegas stadium that will be the new home of the NFL Oakland Raiders appears to be on track with its construction schedule. The Las Vegas Sun reports that the steel skeleton of the future $1.8 billion venue is taking shape

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Nevada Wolf Pack basketball moves up to No. 6 in Associated Press poll

November 12, 2018 — RENO — After a 2-0 start to the season, the University of Nevada men's basketball team moved up one spot to sixth in the latest Associated Press poll released Monday. The No. 6 ranking is the highest in school history. The previous high was seventh

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Nevada Wolf Pack bowl eligible with 49-10 win over Colorado State

November 11, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack is going to a bowl game this season. The Wolf Pack became bowl eligible for the first time in three seasons on Saturday night with a resounding 49-10 victory over the Colorado State Rams in the final home game of the

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Carson High grad Vince Inglima leads resurgent San Francisco State

November 10, 2018 — Vince Iglima has enough perspective to know he's been fortunate to receive the opportunities he's gotten, but also knows enough the chances he's been given have been earned. And he's always done everything he can to take advantage of those opportunities he's earned and he's

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Roger Diez: Harvick team doesn’t accommodate rule book

November 10, 2018 — There are two major championships still on the line in the 2018 racing season, one in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and one in Formula One. Although Lewis Hamilton has clinched the F1 world drivers' championship, the constructor's title is still in play. With two

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No. 7 Pack uses three-point shooting to beat Pacific 83-61

November 10, 2018 — RENO — There is just something about the Pacific Tigers that brings out the best in the Nevada Wolf Pack's 3-point shooting. The Wolf Pack connected on 15 threes on Friday night to steamroll the Tigers 83-61 in front of a crowd of 10,561 at

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Joe Santoro: Time for the Pack to throw the ball

November 8, 2018 — The time has come for the Nevada Wolf Pack's Air Raid offense to really take flight. The first nine games saw the Pack develop a couple of young running backs (Toa Taua, Devonte Lee) and nurse quarterback Ty Gangi through a hip injury at mid-season.

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Pack ‘still trying to figure this thing out’

November 7, 2018 — Eric Musselman says his Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team is still a work in progress. "We're still trying to figure out who we are," Musselman said after Tuesday night's 86-70 season-opening victory over the Brigham Young Cougars in front of the 15th largest crowd

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Pack hopes to get bowl-eligible this week

November 7, 2018 — Jay Norvell isn't the least bit surprised about his Nevada Wolf Pack football team's accomplishments so far this season. "It's kind of what we expected," Norvell said this week as he prepared his Wolf Pack to meet Colorado State on Saturday (7:30 p.m., ESPNU) at

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No. 7 Nevada begins season with win over BYU

November 7, 2018 — RENO — It took a little more than one half but the college basketball team that is ranked No. 7 in the country finally showed up at Lawlor Events Center. Nevada shook off a sluggish first half on Tuesday night to storm past Brigham Young,

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Joe Santoro: Polian’s Waterloo leads to Pack success

November 6, 2018 — Brian Polian is the gift that just keeps on giving to the Nevada Wolf Pack football program. The former Nevada head coach won't grace Mackay Stadium on Saturday night with his presence when the Wolf Pack hosts the Colorado State Rams in its final home

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MW rankings: San Diego State getting healthy

November 5, 2018 — The San Diego State Aztecs are getting healthy for the Mountain West stretch run. The Aztecs, coming off a 28-24 loss at Nevada two weeks ago, got quarterback Christian Chapman and running back Juwan Washington back from injuries this past week and held on to

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Roger Diez: Hamilton scores Formula One title

November 3, 2018 — Congratulations to Lewis Hamilton on his fifth Formula One World Championship! Despite a lackluster race and a fourth-place finish in his Mercedes at the Mexican Grand Prix last Sunday, Hamilton scored enough points to put him over the top. With two races to go in

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Joe Santoro: No excuse for Pack to lose

November 2, 2018 — Sports fodder … There's absolutely no logical, rational or sane excuse for the Nevada Wolf Pack football team to lose any of its final three regular season games. Colorado State, San Jose State and UNLV are three of the worst Division I-A teams in the

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Joe Santoro: Pack defense better but not yet great

October 30, 2018 — Jeff Casteel knew his Nevada Wolf Pack defense would show improvement this season. "Watching spring practice, you could tell they were getting better," the Wolf Pack's second-year defensive coordinator said this week. "I've seen the kids improve from game one to Saturday night. I could

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Nevada kickoff for Colorado State game set

October 29, 2018 — RENO — A kickoff of 7:30 p.m. has been set for the final home game for the Nevada football team, a battle against Mountain Division foe Colorado State on Nov. 10 at Mackay Stadium. Nevada, which has a bye this weekend, is 5-4 overall and

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CHS grad leads San Francisco State men’s hoops team

October 29, 2018 — It didn't take long for Vince Inglima to make his mark as the interim head coach of the San Francisco State men's basketball team — and to remove the interim tag from his title. Ten games to be exact. The 2002 Carson High graduate was

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MW rankings: Pack, Rebels move in opposite directions

October 29, 2018 — The UNLV Rebels are now the worst team in the Nevada Appeal Mountain West football rankings. The winless San Jose State Spartans, losers of 17 of their previous 18 games, buried the Rebels 50-37 on Saturday. It is the most points the Spartans have scored

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