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49ers: Harbaugh blames offense as a whole

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Anytime a quarterback throws for just 91 yards and is unable to lead a touchdown drive in a defeat in which his defense allows just 10 points, he will hear criticism.  And San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick heard his share of grumbling Monday morning, a day after the visiting Carolina Panthers beat the...
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HS Sports: Henley seeks boys soccer championship game

The Henley Hornets boys soccer team is the last Basin team standing in the OSAA postseason. They play this afternoon against North Bend in the semifinals of the 4A tournament. With a win, Henley will play for the state title for the first time since 1996, when Rod Husain’s team lost to Marist 2-1....
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OIT basketball returns home for doubleheader

Tonight, there’s a doubleheader of basketball at Danny Miles Court as the Oregon Tech men’s and women’s teams host Simpson. For the women, they’ll try to start the season 5-0 after two wins vs NCAA teams (Humboldt State and Holy Names) and one 74-63 on Saturday against a top 25 NAIA Div. I team,...
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Trail Blazers down Pistons 109-103

PORTLAND, Ore. — It’s unusual for the Trail Blazers to talk about being frustrated with a win. But Portland, which ended last season with a 13-game losing streak, is off to a 5-2 start and taking a hard look at its early success — with an eye on improvement. After a 109-103 victory over...
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49ers: Harbaugh blames offense as a whole

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Anytime a quarterback throws for just 91 yards and is unable to lead a touchdown drive in a defeat in which his defense allows just 10 points, he will hear criticism.  And San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick heard his share of grumbling Monday morning, a day after the visiting Carolina Panthers beat the...
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Seahawks: Harvin may play, but Browner is out

RENTON, Wash. — The Seahawks could get all three offensive line starters back this week for the home game against the Minnesota Vikings, along with the likely debut of receiverPercy Harvin.  That’s the good news. But it’s also possible the team has lost cornerbackBrandon Browner for the season after what coach Pete Carroll called “a significant...
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RSL takes 2-goal lead to Portland

SANDY, Utah — Robbie Findley scored the go-ahead goal in the first half and had an assist in the second half, leading Real Salt Lake to a 4-2 victory over the Portland Timbers in the first leg of the Western Conference finals on Sunday night. Chris Schuler, Devon Sandoval and Javier Morales also scored...
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Panthers grind out win over Niners for 5th straight victory

SAN FRANCISCO — The Carolina Panthers can now say they have that signature win everybody has been waiting to see: on the road, against the reigning NFC champions, in November. While facing one of the NFL’s brightest young quarterbacks, to boot. Carolina’s swarming, opportunistic defense stopped Colin Kaepernick in his tracks. Drayton Florence intercepted a pass by Kaepernick in...
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Seahawks rout Falcons to improve to 9-1

ATLANTA — Now that’s more like it for the Seattle Seahawks. Shaking off some sluggish performances, the Seahawks put it all together against theAtlanta Falcons on Sunday. Russell Wilson threw a pair of touchdowns passes, Marshawn Lynch ran for 145 yards and Seattle romped to a 33-10 victory in a one-sided rematch of last season’s playoffs. “It’s the best...
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Oregon State drops opener to Coppin State

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Sterling Smith had a career-high 21 points and Coppin State defeated Oregon State 78-73 on Sunday for the Eagles’ first-ever victory over a Pac-12 school. The Eagles, who led by as many as 13 points, went into the game 0-16 against Pac-12 teams, including an 83-64 loss at California in their season opener...
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