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Mariners

Indians rally past M’s to earn sweep

CLEVELAND – After four losses, three on walk-offs by the Indians in four days, the Seattle Mariners couldn’t pack their bags and get to the airport fast enough. ”Glad to leave,” closer Tom Wilhelmsen said. ”Glad to leave Cleveland.” Talk about lost weekends. Despite hitting homers in the eighth, ninth and 10th innings, the Mariners...
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Track & Field: Lost River sweeps 2A titles

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Henley’s girls claimed the Skyline Conference track and field championship by over 60 points, helped by Willow Charlton’s wins in the 100- and 300-meter hurdles. Klamath Union’s boys finished behind champ North Valley and runner-up Hidden Valley. KU’s Tyler Butler claimed a title in the 300-meter hurdles. At the 3A meet,...
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OSAA Baseball & Softball Championships pairings

Wednesday Games BaseballSouth Umpqua at HenleyKlamath Union at North Marion (960 the Sports Legend)Lakeview at Pleasant HillUnion-Cove at Bonanza SoftballSweet Home at HenleyRegis at Bonanza
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Seahawks’ Irvin suspended four games

RENTON, Wash. – Seattle Seahawks defensive end Bruce Irvin was suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season on Friday after the league announced he violated the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances. Irvin will be eligible to participate in all offseason activities and preseason practices and games, but will be suspended without pay...
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Denver Broncos

Moore moving past mistake vs. Ravens

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Denver Broncos have moved on, even if their fans haven’t. That includes Rahim Moore, the safety whose big blunder led to Denver’s heart-wrenching loss in the playoffs four months ago. The Broncos gather Monday for their first full practice since that fateful, frigid night in Denver when Moore allowed Jacoby Jones’...
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San Francisco Giants

Rockies blank the Giants

DENVER – Juan Nicasio went from erratic all season to electric again simply by following orders. Before the game, veteran catcher Yorvit Torrealba told the young pitcher to ”pound the strike zone.” No cute or fancy stuff, just throw whatever Torrealba told him to throw. Nicasio paid attention and prospered.
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Los Angeles LA Dodgers

Ax to fall soon for LA’s Mattingly

I’ve seen the Dodgers twice in person this season, and both times came away thinking that the team would be OK, that manager Don Mattingly would survive. Now I’m convinced that Mattingly is going to get fired. And the sooner it happens, the better. The players like Mattingly. Club executives insist his lame-duck status...
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Mariners

Masterson masterful again in shutout

CLEVELAND – Cy Young himself wouldn’t want to mess with the Indians right now. Justin Masterson struck out a season-high 11 in seven shutout innings and Michael Brantley hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs off Felix Hernandez as Cleveland toppled yet another former Cy Young Award winner on Sunday with a 6-0...
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HS Sports: Henley players advance at state tennis

EUGENE, Ore. — Henley freshman Paige Hahn and doubles duo Jesse Vezo and Vanessa Matheson were among the day one winners at the OSAA Tennis State Championships at the University of Oregon. Hahn defeated Eliza Minculescu of La Salle 6-1, 6-0 to advance, as did her teammates Vezo and Matheson 6-3, 6-0 over a...
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Beavers and Ducks put Pac-12 focus on Oregon

CORVALLIS, Ore. – There’s a certain civility to the Civil War baseball rivalry between Oregon and Oregon State. Since the Ducks brought back baseball in 2009, the rivalry with the Beavers has been growing. But this season both teams are nationally ranked in the top 10 and sit 1-2 in the Pac-12 standings. The outcome...
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