Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture each scored twice to spoil Cory Schneider's return to the nets for Vancouver and the San Jose Sharks won their third straight game to open the playoffs, beating the Canucks 5-2 on Sunday night.
Hunter Pence doubled twice and drove in four runs, Matt Cain pitched into the eighth inning for his first victory of the season and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a series sweep.
University of Nevada third baseman Brad Gerig hit the first pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning over the Peccole Park left field fence to give the Wolf Pack a 4-3 walk-off victory over San Diego State Sunday afternoon.
The University of Nevada (23-23, 10-13 MW) baseball team lost 4-3 in 10 innings to San Diego State (23-23, 13-10 MW) Saturday afternoon at Peccole Park. The loss dropped the Wolf Pack to 23-23 on the season and to 10-13 in MW play while the Aztecs improved to 23-23 and 13-10 in the league.
Some have called NBA player Jason Collins a role model for being the first man in a major U.S. professional sport to come out as gay. In some ways, young athletes and their supporters have helped pave the way for pros like Collins.
The Reno Bighorns will hold a summer basketball camp from Monday, June 7 to Thursday, June 10, the team announced today. Bighorns assistant coach and former Nevada star Garry Hill-Thomas will run the camp.
Kevin Durant scored 27 points and Kevin Martin added 25 to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 103-94 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night, sending them to the second round of the playoffs for the third straight season.
Mike Conley and Zach Randolph scored 23 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Clippers 118-105 on Friday night to take the first-round series 4-2 and advance to their second Western Conference semifinals in three seasons.
Ryan White started a three-goal second period and goalie Carey Price was back in top form with 29 saves and the Montreal Canadiens downed the Ottawa Senators 3-1 to even their playoff series on Friday.