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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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OSAA Football: Ridgeview wins title; Only loss to KU

HILLSBORO, Ore. — A 14-12 loss to Klamath Union will serve as the Ridgeview Ravens only loss from their 2013 championship season. Ridgeview defeated Cottage Grove 50-31 to claim the OSAA 4A Football State Championship final at Hillsboro Stadium last Saturday.  According to JayReeseSports.com’s Facebook page, Ridgeview won the title in only its second...
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Timbers’ Porter chosen MLS Coach of the 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...
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Saints-Seahawks Preview

The timing probably couldn’t be worse for the surging Seattle Seahawks to be without two defensive backs with the NFC’s most prolific passer coming to town. The numbers say that Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have plenty of incentive to end Seattle’s franchise-record 13-game home win streak. The conference’s top teams are separated by one game as they...
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Blazers hold off furious Lakers rally for 12th win in 13 games

LOS ANGELES — Portland’s enormous fourth-quarter lead dwindled to a single point before the Trail Blazers finally figured out how hold off the Los Angeles Lakers‘ patchwork lineup. Wesley Matthews thinks the harrowing experience will be good for the Blazers as they try to cement their spot among the NBA’s elite. LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and...
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Oregon Rolls Past Cal Poly

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon is off to its best start in seven years, and the players say they are still getting used to each other.  A team with seven transfers is searching for its identity, and the No. 14 Ducks’ 82-61 victory over Cal Poly showed they might have it.  It was its third...
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Anquan Boldin’s big day helps lead 49ers by Rams

SAN FRANCISCO – Colin Kaepernick let his guard down just enough to razz Michael Crabtree about not scoring on a flashy 60-yard catch and run in his season debut. At last, Kaepernick has his receiving corps intact, just in time for the stretch run. Crabtree’s return opened up the field all the more for Anquan Boldin – not to mention Vernon...
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Ducks slide past Oregon State in final minute

EUGENE, Ore. – Marcus Mariota gave Josh Huff all the credit for the 12-yard touchdown pass with 29 seconds left that swung another Civil War rivalry game Oregon’s way. “Quite frankly, it was a bad throw,” Mariota said. “Huff made a great catch. I said, ‘Thank you, man, that would’ve looked bad.’” Huff laughed. “It was the best...
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Hustlin’ Owls can’t top No. 4 SOU

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Sub-35 percent shooting hindered the Oregon Tech men’s basketball team in last night’s non-league game with Southern Oregon. The Hustlin’ Owls fell 75-59 after shooting 32 percent, while SOU, the nation’s No. 4 team, was 55 percent from the floor. OIT coach Danny Miles saw his team go 7 of 29...
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