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Key Seattle numbers at the bye week

RENTON. Wash. — Some key numbers for the Seahawks after Sunday’s 41-20 victory over Minnesota: Seattle’s 13-game home winning streak, a franchise record, also is the longest active home streak in the NFL. Denver has won 12 in a row at home. Marshawn Lynch now is tied with Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson with nine rushing touchdowns this season....
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49ers: What to watch in Kaepernick contract talks

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers and the agent of Colin Kaepernick will surely talk about a contract extension in the offseason.  Let’s look at the situation:  Why he’s up for a deal: Kaepernick was a second-round pick in 2011. His contracts runs through 2014. He is set to be an unrestricted free agent in March, 2015. ...
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Seahawk’s Pete Carroll’s message: Be responsible

RENTON, Wash. — Before giving the Seahawks a much deserved week off, coach Pete Carroll had a message for the players: Relax, have some fun, but most importantly, be responsible in what you do and how you act.  “That includes being conscious that they’re Seahawks,” Carroll said. “Take advantage of that and have great...
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HS Recap: Butte Valley will play for sectional title

REDMOND, Ore. — The Henley Hornets saw both the football and boys soccer seasons come to a close last weekend. Four second half interceptions by Henley helped Ridgeview to a 28-21 OSAA 4A Football State Championship quarterfinal win. Henley had scored on all three of its first half possessions before getting shutout in the...
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Cooks sets record, but Beavers lose to Arizona State

TEMPE, Ariz. — Arizona State’s offense stagnated, its defense was on its heels. A blocked field goal turned the momentum back on the Sun Devils’ side and Robert Nelson sealed it with another big play in the fourth quarter. Next up: A showdown with No. 13 UCLA with the Pac-12 South title on the...
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Ducks bounce back with win over Utah

EUGENE, Ore. — Marcus Mariota is more concerned about his Oregon teammates than he is about his knee. “They would have to pull me off the field before I wouldn’t play,” the sophomore quarterback said after throwing for 288 yards and three touchdowns in a 44-21 victory over Utah on Saturday. Questions remain about...
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Blazers top Raptors in OT for 6th straight win

TORONTO — A steady hand and cool demeanor helped Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers. Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge each scored 25 points, Nicolas Batum added a season-high 24, and the Trail Blazers won their sixth straight with a 118-110 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. Lillard was 3 for 3 from...
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Seahawks move to league’s best record

SEATTLE — Every chance he got during the week, Percy Harvin got into Pete Carroll’s ear and asked for a chance to not just make his awaited debut in Seattle, but do it both as a wide receiver and a kick returner. And every time Harvin pleaded, Carroll said no. With less than a...
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McGloin wins first start for Raiders over Houston

HOUSTON — Oakland rookie Matt McGloin was so good in a victory over the Houston Texans that it raised questions about whether Terrelle Pryor will get his job back when he’s healthy. The undrafted free agent threw three touchdown passes in his first NFL start and the Raiders extended Houston’s franchise-record skid to eight...
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Hartley’s third field goal carries Saints past 49ers

NEW ORLEANS — Staggered by a shoulder pad to the head and ripped down by a forearm hit across the neck, Drew Brees was crumpled on the turf with blood on his chin. Yet the vicious sack by San Francisco’s Ahmad Brooks also drew a flag that canceled out Brees’ lost fumble with 3:12...
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