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Nevada's Zheng, Cholodovskis earn weekly honors

Coming off of a dual win over UNLV, senior Sharae Zheng has been named Mountain West Diver of the Week, while sophomore Andressa Cholodovskis earned CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major Swimmer of the Week honors. The award for Zheng is her second of the season, whereas this marks the first time Cholodovskis has received the accolade.

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt are among the five finalists for the NFL Players Association's Byron "Whizzer" White Award.

Wolf Pack Athletics, Girls on the Run-Sierras, the Reno Bighorns, the Reno Aces and Reno 1868 will join forces to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Lawlor Events Center on the campus of the University of Nevada.

Outfielder Curtis Granderson has signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Caroline Wozniacki has advanced to the semifinals at Melbourne Park with a 6-0, 6-7 (3), 6-2 win over Carla Suarez Navarro in an early Wednesday morning finish at Rod Laver Arena.

Nadal retires from match, out of Australian Open

Wolf Pack ranked No. 23 in AP Top 25 poll

Cousins has historic night in Pelicans' win

TCU beats No. 7 West Virginia

Kings lose eighth straight game

Va Tech upsets No. 10 North Carolina

Giants signing Austin Jackson to two-year deal

Wooster grad Durfee to be inducted into NIAA Hall of Fame

Pack's Bergman picked for national coaching program

Redmon named Nevada's Athlete of the Week

Cardinals hire Steve Wilks as head coach

Chun hired as Washington State's athletic director

Djokovic eliminated from Australian Open

Patriots early Super Bowl favorite over Eagles

Eagles top Vikings, earn trip to Super Bowl

Bighorns win 6th straight

Patriots defeat Jags to return to Super Bowl

Martin lifts Nevada over Boise State

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