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.