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Who can be the national title game-changer?

ESPN – SAN ANTONIO — On Monday night, Michigan and Villanova will battle for the national title at the Alamodome. The conclusion of the 2017-18 season will feature one of the nation’s best offensive teams against one of its top defensive squads. This is a team game. And John Beilein and Jay Wright will...
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Tiger Stands, Still

ESPN – It’s hard to watch Tiger Woods play golf right now. I don’t mean that in the sense that it’s hard to watch him, at 42 years old, try to recapture the glories of his astonishing, but now distant, prime. Quite the contrary. Yes, watching and writing about Tiger at his peak was...
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Oregon Tech’s Danny Miles Named to National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –  The National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2018, featuring six former standout players and a pair of decorated former coaches. The 2018 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, presented by Nike, will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18 in Kansas City. Arkansas’ Otis Birdsong,...
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Gameday: Beavers Vs. Utah

Game 24 • Road Game 5Oregon State (20-3, 5-2) vs. Utah (5-19, 2-2)March 30, 2018 • 5:00 p.m. PTSalt Lake City, Utah • Smith’s Ballpark The GameOregon State and Utah continue their three-game series Friday night at Smith’s Ballpark in Salt Lake City. First pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m. PT (6 p.m. in...
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Beavers Edged in Series Opener

SALT LAKE CITY – Trevor Larnach hit his second grand slam of the season and Oregon State had the tying run at third in the ninth but the Beavers dropped the series opener at Utah, 8-7, Thursday night at Smith’s Ballpark. The Beavers put runners on second and third with one down in the ninth, down two....
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Ten things I like and don’t like, including Boston without Kyrie

ESPN – We went wild and included 11 things this week. 1. The fightin’ Celtics — and one looming problem With about 6 minutes, 45 seconds left in the Boston Celtics‘ stirring win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday — the injury-ravaged Celtics’ third win in eight days over a superior-on-paper Western Conference team — the Jazz...
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What’s real and what should you forget? Your guide to Opening Day’s outcomes

ESPN – “That was cool, man.” Yes, it was, Giancarlo Stanton. Yes, it was. It’s the first 2018 regular-season edition of Real or Not, and Mr. Stanton immediately lived up to the hype. In his first game that mattered with the New York Yankees, Stanton hit two home runs, including an opposite-field blast in his first...
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Owls Drop Two of Three from No.7 Corban

MEDFORD, Ore. – Needing to play a tripleheader in Medford due to poor field conditions and bad weather in Salem over the course of the last week, the now No. 7-ranked Corban University softball team took two of three from now No. 24-ranked Oregon Tech on Tuesday, taking the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) series...
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Beavers Trek to Utah for Three

Game 23 • Road Game 4Oregon State (20-2, 5-1) vs. Utah (4-19, 1-2)March 29, 2018 • 5:00 p.m. PTSalt Lake City, Utah • Smith’s Ballpark The GameOregon State and Utah open a three-game series Thursday night at Smith’s Ballpark in Salt Lake City. First pitch is scheduled for 5 p.m. PT (6 p.m. in...
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Opening Day survey: $400 million for Harper? A Yankees letdown? MLB execs size up 2018

ESPN - Clayton Kershaw wrapped up spring training with a 0.00 ERA, while Madison Bumgarner left camp with three pins in the broken pinkie of his pitching hand. Ronald Acuna begins the season in the minors, while Scott Kingery has a spot on the Philadelphia Phillies’ roster and a guaranteed $24 million in his future....
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