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Washington names interim coach

SEATTLE — Washington has selected Marques Tuiasosopo as its interim head coach for the Huskies’ upcoming bowl game after Steve Sarkisian left to take the head-coaching job at USC.  Washington athletic director Scott Woodward announced the decision Wednesday afternoon. Tuiasosopo was Washington’s quarterbacks coach this past season and met with Woodward on Wednesday.  Tuiasosopo,...
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Lady Owls earn highest-ever national ranking

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Oregon Tech Lady Owls are the 16th-ranked team in the entire country after the NAIA Div. II Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll came out on Tuesday. Off a program-best 10-0 start, Oregon Tech ascended from the receiving votes category to No. 16, the team’s best-ever ranking. OIT is also the highest-ranked...
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Marcus Mariota to return to Oregon

Quarterback Marcus Mariota will bypass the 2014 NFL draft and return for his junior season at Oregon, it was announced Tuesday. Mariota, a first-team All-Pac-12 selection for the second straight year, has completed 227 of 360 attempts for 3,412 yards with 30 touchdowns and four interceptions. The redshirt sophomore set a Pac-12 record from the end of...
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Thunder-Trail Blazers Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers have started to establish themselves as a legitimate threat in the Western Conference. Beating the surging Oklahoma City Thunder would only further their claim. Seeking a seventh straight home win, Portland tries to avoid an eighth consecutive loss to the Thunder as these Northwest Division rivals meet Wednesday night. After finishing 33-49 last season,...
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Should 49ers worry about running game?

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The way this season is going for the San Francisco 49ers, there seems to always be something amiss with the offense.  Star receiver Michael Crabtree made his season debut Sunday and the result was the 49ers passing game came alive. However, the run game, which has been the focus of the offense, continued...
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Seahawks can clinch at Candlestick

RENTON, Wash. — Who would have thought it?  In only the 13th game of the season, the Seahawks will go to San Francisco this weekend with a chance to clinch in the NFC West title at Candlestick Park against their bitter rivals. And the 49ers are just trying to stay in the playoff picture. ...
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Seahawks dominate Saints, clinch playoff spot

SEATTLE — A couple thousand Seahawks fans were crowded in front of the television stage when Russell Wilson walked out of the locker room still in full uniform. Instantly, the chant started. “MVP! MVP!” Hard to argue against Wilson after a performance like Monday night’s. Wilson threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns, and the Seahawks...
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Trail Blazers Deal Pacers Second Loss

PORTLAND, Ore. — After Portland had withstood a late barrage from the Indiana Pacers andPaul George, the Trail Blazers gathered at midcourt and raised their hands together. It might be early in the season, but this was a statement win for the Blazers. LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 10 rebounds, and Portland downed Indiana 106-102 on...
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Timbers: Caleb Porter Coach of Year

NEW YORK — New England defender Kevin Alston has been voted Major League Soccer’s Comeback Player of the Year after returning from treatment for leukemia, and Portland’s Caleb Porter has been selected Coach of the Year. Alston took a leave of absence in April and returned July 27 to play in five of his team’s final...
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49ers’ offensive line remains in flux

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — There is a chance the San Francisco 49ers will have one of their standout offensive linemen back for a crucial game against visiting Seattle on Sunday.  Niners coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday left guard Mike Iupati, who is undergoing an exam on Monday, could play in the game. Harbaugh said Iupati, who has...
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