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Joe Santoro: Pack braces for Air Force rushing attack

September 25, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack football team has never stopped the Air Force Falcons. Four games. Four bare-knuckle, no-holds-barred brawls. Four painful, punch-to-the gut wars that have left the Wolf Pack defense battered, tattered and torn. And now they have to do it all over again

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Kickoff time set for Nevada-Fresno State game

September 24, 2018 — A kickoff of 7:30 p.m. has been set for the next home game for the Nevada football team, a showdown with rival Fresno State on Oct. 6 at Mackay Stadium. The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU. This will be the 50th all-time meeting

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Mountain West rankings: From riches to rags

September 24, 2018 — Coming off one of its most impressive weekends in recent years, the Mountain West had a football weekend to forget. After beating three Pac-12 teams a week ago, the Mountain West went out this past weekend and lost three of five non-league games, including a

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Joe Santoro: Pack defense better than it looks

September 20, 2018 — You might not have noticed it on the scoreboard this season, but the Nevada Wolf Pack defense is vastly improved this season. Honest. The Pack is allowing 32.7 points and 452 yards a game this year after three games, down slightly from the 33.9 points

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Nevada Wolf Pack seeks 1st road win under Jay Norvell

September 19, 2018 — Ty Gangi is well aware of the next challenge for his Nevada Wolf Pack football team. "If we want to be known as a good football team we have to be able to win on the road," the Wolf Pack quarterback said this week. The

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Almost all Nevada Wolf Pack basketball games on national TV

September 19, 2018 — RENO — The Mountain West conference has announced its television package and the University of Nevada men's basketball team will play on national television a minimum of 29 times which includes some road games that aren't part of the conference package. Road games with Pac-12

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Nevada Wolf Pack baseball to host national champs

September 18, 2018 — RENO — Nevada baseball coach T.J. Bruce announced the Wolf Pack's 2019 schedule on Tuesday. The defending Mountain West regular season champions will host the defending College World Series champion Oregon State Beavers at Don Weir Field at Peccole Park for a two-game series in

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Joe Santoro: Jay Norvell’s School of Football

September 18, 2018 — The Jay Norvell School of Football reduces everything to a basic, stern set of values. Grit. Grind. Grapple. Gruff. Growl. Grow. There's nothing fancy or pretentious about the Jay Norvell School of Football. No shiny computers and calculators. Just pencils, paper and erasers. No magical

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A new No. 1 in Mountain West rankings

September 17, 2018 — There's a new No. 1 team in the Nevada Appeal Mountain West football rankings. The San Diego State Aztecs upset the nationally ranked Arizona State Sun Devils, 28-21, last Saturday night in San Diego and now sit atop the rankings. Boise State fell one spot

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Kickoff time set for Nevada-Air Force football

September 17, 2018 — RENO — A kickoff time of 1 p.m. has been set for the Nevada football team's game at Air Force on Sept. 29. The game will be broadcast on ESPNNews and played at Falcon Stadium. Nevada (2-1) will be at Toledo this week before traveling

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Nevada Wolf Pack tops Oregon State, 37-35

September 15, 2018 — The football gods smiled upon the Nevada Wolf Pack Saturday night without a moment to spare. "There are a lot of ways to win a football game and a lot of ways to lose a football game," Wolf Pack head coach Jay Norvell said after

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Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack will win Saturday

September 13, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack football team will beat the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday at Mackay Stadium. Keep in mind this victory, over a Pac-12 bottom feeder, wouldn't be a program-changing victory for the Wolf Pack. It wouldn't point them in the direction of a

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Oregon State-Nevada to be televised

September 13, 2018 — RENO — Saturday's football game between Nevada and Oregon State will be aired on ESPNU. The game was previously scheduled for a digital broadcast on ESPN3. However, due to weather events on the east coast, ESPN networks have gone through programming changes and the Nevada-Oregon

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Nevada Wolf Pack can show what it learned

September 12, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack isn't going to allow a 41-10 loss at Vanderbilt last Saturday to put a damper on its entire season. "I'm disappointed but I'm not discouraged," Wolf Pack coach Jay Norvell said of the one-sided loss at Nashville last weekend. "All of

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Joe Santoro: No more Grab-bag Gangi for Wolf Pack

September 11, 2018 — It's time for Ty Gangi to put the Pack on his back. No more excuses. No more wait-and-see approach. No more learning curve. No more inconsistency. The time has come for Gangi to grab this Nevada Wolf Pack football season by the facemask and drag

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Mountain West rankings: Colorado State goes hog wild

September 10, 2018 — There's a sign of life in Fort Collins, Colorado, after all. The Colorado State Rams, outscored 88-47 in losses to Hawaii and Colorado to open the season, turned in one of the most impressive performances in the Mountain West this season so far by upsetting

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Vanderbilt’s offense clicks in 41-10 win over Nevada

September 10, 2018 — NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It's inevitable a football coach will claim his team's best football is ahead of them and that no matter the margin, things could be better. Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason insisted his team was "sloppy" Saturday despite an emphatic 41-10 victory over Nevada.

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Sac State downs Nevada Wolf Pack soccer

September 7, 2018 — SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Nevada soccer team (3-2-1) lost to Sacramento State (1-4-1), 3-2, on Friday. The match concluded a five-game stretch for the Wolf Pack away from home. Nevada trailed 3-0 with 40 minutes left in the second half, but goals by sophomore Hannah

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Joe Santoro: Mackay Stadium is Nevada’s latest ghost town

September 7, 2018 — Sports fodder . . . It might become increasingly difficult from here on out for Northern Nevada to keep ignoring Nevada Wolf Pack football. Mackay Stadium has been only slightly more lively than a Nevada ghost town over the first seven home games of the

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Nevada Wolf Pack knows Vanderbilt won’t be easy

September 6, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack football team had just beaten Portland State 72-19 last Friday night to open its season when head coach Jay Norvell fired a warning shot to the final 11 opponents on his schedule. "We're just scratching the surface of what we can

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