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Oregon Ducks fall to 6th in BCS standings

The BCS standings are a lot clearer this week after Oregon fell from the ranks of the unbeaten. Before losing to Stanford on Thursday night, the Ducks had been neck and neck with Florida State for second in the BCS and a spot in the VIZIO BCS National Championship. Now Oregon is No. 6 — looking up at No. 4...
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Stanford silences Oregon for three quarters, holds off rally

STANFORD, Calif. — Stanford squashed Oregon’s national championship hopes again, schooling the Ducks in power football. Florida State might want to send the Cardinal a thank you card. Tyler Gaffney ran for 157 yards, and No. 5 Stanford hammered No. 3 Oregon for three quarters before holding off a furious rally by the fast-paced Ducks...
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Timbers stave off Sounders to advance

PORTLAND, Ore. — The semifinal victory over the rival Seattle Sounders was barely over when Portland Timbers supporters started chanting, “Beat Salt Lake!” Making their first trip to the playoffs, the Timbers held off the late-charging Sounders 3-2 on Thursday night to advance to Major League Soccer’s Western Conference finals. The Timbers, who won...
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Kings-Trail Blazers Preview

While the Portland Trail Blazers and Sacramento Kings appear to have different defensive issues, they’ve led to a common theme: too many points for the opposition. Both clubs will try to patch up their shaky defenses when they meet Friday night in Portland before reconvening Saturday in Sacramento. The Trail Blazers (2-2) missed an opportunity to win a...
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Kaepernick-Newton play for first time

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Cam Newton was the No. 1 overall pick of the 2011 draft. The San Francisco 49ers had no chance to move up and get him. They happily took quarterbackColin Kaepernick 35 picks later.  Sunday, the two dynamic young quarterbacks will play against each other in the NFL for the first time as the Carolina Panthers visit San...
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Like old times for Kearse and Trufant

RENTON, Wash. — Going head-to-head with Atlanta cornerback Desmond Trufant Sunday will be nothing new for Seattle receiver Jermaine Kearse.  “I think the first time was fourth grade,” Kearse said. “We were in the same youth football league.”  They’ve been going at it ever since, through their high school years in Tacoma and on to the University...
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HS Sports: Defenses have taken Henley, Banks to OSAA postseason

Last weekend, the Douglas Trojans football team visited Klamath Falls with an average offensive output of 34 points per game.  Against Henley, they scored six. Henley football head coach Wayne Amos Defense has been the staple of Henley’s victories this season, including the 20-6 play-in victory over Douglas. In all seven of the Hornets’...
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Why Stanford can stop Oregon again

Since the start of last season, Oregon is 20-1 and has averaged an FBS-high 51.9 points per game. The Ducks’ only loss during that stretch was a 3-point loss to Stanford. They scored 14 points in that game, their lowest since scoring eight against Boise State in the 2009 season opener in Chip Kelly’s...
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Marshall takes Oregon RB reins

EUGENE, Ore. — When running back Byron Marshall signed to play football at Oregon two years ago, he knew he’d have to compete in a crowded backfield. Kenjon Barner was Oregon’s bona fide star in the backfield last season, and speedy sophomore De’Anthony Thomas was one of the country’s most explosive players. Barner ran for 1,767 yards with...
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