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Is San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner a legitimate Cy Young candidate?

Whiffing 11 batters over seven brilliant innings, Giants ace Madison Bumgarner led San Francisco to a 4-1 win against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night in St. Petersburg, Florida. Yielding only two earned runs or fewer in nine consecutive starts, the 24-year-old Bumgarner (11-6, 2.69 ERA) is one of the primary reasons San Francisco hasn’t become one...
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Klamath Falls power show takes Gems to series win over Victoria

VICTORIA, British Columbia — A grand slam by Adam Daymude paced a five RBI night for the Gems catcher as Klamath Falls took their second straight win over the Victoria HarbourCats 11-6 on Thursday night at Royal Athletic Park. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman summarizes the power show on Thursday Cam Newell stroked...
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Beavers coach Mike Riley preps for fall camp

Inevitably the first question Beavers coach Mike Riley faces these days is about who is going to start at QB, Sean Mannion or Cody Vaz. Both players traded off often last season when the Beavers went 9-4 and finished third in the Pac-12 North. And both will compete for the starter’s job when fall...
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Red Sox score six in 9th, stun M’s

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox trailed by five runs when Daniel Nava walked to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning, and the hopes of a second consecutive walkoff win were too remote to consider. “I don’t think anybody saw that coming,” Nava said, describing the “tempered excitement” in the dugout as the...
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Reports: 49ers’ Culliver out for year

According to reports, the 49ers have lost conerback Chris Culliver for the season due to a knee injury. Reports from ESPN.com and NFL.com say Culliver tore his left ACL during Thursday’s workouts and will undergo surgery that will keep him off the field for the season. No date has been set for the surgery,...
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Gems take second game of series with Victoria

VICTORIA, British Columbia — Three solo home runs by Cam Newell, Nick Fisher and Cole Trezek led the Gems to a 9-6 victory over the Victoria HarbourCats on Wednesday night at Royal Athletic Park. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman tells of the Gems 9-6 win over Victoria Ian Buckles (4-2) came on in...
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Oregon State suspends 2 forwards

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State basketball players Devon Collier and Eric Moreland have been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules. Coach Craig Robinson declined to say which rules were violated when announcing the suspensions this week. Collier and Moreland, who both play forward, can participate in workouts with the team while attending summer classes. Collier,...
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Kelly says referees won’t slow down Eagles

PHILADELPHIA – Before Chip Kelly even calls his first play in the NFL, there’s plenty of talk about slowing down his up-tempo offense. Could defenses get help from referees? ”It isn’t an issue with us whatsoever,” Kelly said when asked if referees will allow his offense to play at a fast pace. ”We understand the...
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Raiders new-look defense tries to get on same page

NAPA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders probably should wear name tags in the defensive huddle in training camp. With nine projected starters coming from outside the organization, getting on the same page is the top priority this summer. Coach Dennis Allen and coordinator Jason Tarver are placing a premium on communication to make sure that...
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Red Sox down Mariners in 15

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox are back in first place after a 15-inning win that began in July and ended in August. Stephen Drew finally got the decisive hit that lifted Boston to a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners in a game that ended 14 minutes after midnight on Thursday. All it took...
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