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In the wake of Oregon’s success, Pac-12 hurries up

Taking a cue from Oregon’s success with the blur offense, a majority of the Pac-12 has moved to some type of hurry-up, no-huddle system. Washington and Utah installed up-tempo offenses this season, joining the other teams that had already jumped on the bandwagon. Cal brought in new head coach Sonny Dykes, whose Bear Raid...
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Pirates beat Reds in wildcard

Francisco Liriano showed up at PNC Park on Tuesday afternoon in a suit with his suitcase packed for a trip St. Louis. The message reverberated through the Pittsburgh Pirates clubhouse. After 21 years away from the playoffs, it was time for the best story in baseball to become something more than a novelty act. Liriano tossed seven...
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HS Preview: Amos & Smith reunite at Modoc Field

Wayne Amos stepped away from coaching the Klamath Union football team in 2008, ending his tenure as the school’s longest-tenured and winningest coach.  His replacement was protege Tom Smith, who has totaled 30 wins in his first four seasons with the program. Mentor and mentee meet tonight at Modoc Field as Smith’s Pelicans host...
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49ers regain footing, rout Rams

ST. LOUIS – After getting only 11 carries last week, Frank Gore never made a public stink about it. Coach Jim Harbaugh noted he wasn’t the only unhappy player after the San Francisco 49ers lost their second straight game. But Gore’s touches went way up, and yards, too. And the offense kicked into gear in...
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5 things to know: Week 5 in college football

If you decided to skip college football last weekend, almost everything is right where you left it. The rankings hardly changed at all. Texas and Southern California fans are still disgruntled with their coaches, even after victories. Johnny Manziel is still the Heisman front-runner. A lot can change this week, with plenty of high-profile...
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Raiders QB Pryor limited at practice

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday, three days after being knocked out with a concussion, and his status for Sunday’s game remains in question. Pryor passed a concussion test Wednesday that allowed him to return to practice, but he still must be cleared for contact...
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California-Oregon Preview

After breezing through its first three games and enjoying a week off, Oregon can focus on carrying over that early non-conference success to league play. The second-ranked Ducks begin what they hope is another successful Pac-12 season Saturday night looking for a fifth consecutive victory over visiting California, which is facing its second straight...
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Henley freshmen pair win Henley Invitational

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Henley High School hosted the Henley Invitational cross country meet on Tuesday and a pair of Henley freshmen beat out the rest of the field that included Klamath Union and Mazama High Schools. 960 the Sports Legend had a chance to talk with both winners. Boys winner: Henley freshman Hunter...
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Cal’s defense faces huge challenge in No. 2 Oregon

BERKELEY, Calif. – California coach Sonny Dykes sees a lot of similarities between the Golden Bears’ offense and the one being run by No. 2 Oregon. There is a striking difference between the two teams, however. The high-scoring Ducks are backed by a defense that has allowed only three touchdowns all season, leading to a...
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Beavers bounce back despite adversity

Last season they were Team Turnaround. This season they’re the Bounce-back Beavers. Oregon State was stunned in the season opener by lower-tier Eastern Washington but since then the team has won three straight. The latest two victories, against Utah and San Diego State, were late-game comebacks. ”I don’t know if I can take this...
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