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49ers LB Brooks won’t face charges

SAN FRANCISCO – The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office said Thursday it won’t pursue assault charges against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks because of insufficient evidence in the case. Assistant District Attorney Karyn Sinunu-Towery said that Brooks will not face prosecution after further investigation into allegations that Brooks repeatedly hit a teammate on...
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Kings sign guard Ray McCallum

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento Kings have signed second-round draft pick Ray McCallum. General manager Pete D’Alessandro announced the move Thursday.
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LA Kings, Dustin Brown agree to 8-year extension

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to an eight-year contract extension with Dustin Brown that will keep the team captain around through the 2021-22 season. Brown had one year left on his current deal. He joins nine other Kings who have been signed to long-term deals, including Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Jonathan...
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Seahawks’ Okung runs with bulls

In the grand scheme of this NFL offseason, there were worse places for Russell Okung to be last week than running through the streets of Pamplona, Spain — being chased by bulls. So while the Seattle Seahawks weren’t thrilled with the idea of their franchise left tackle being one slip or mistake away from...
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NCAA won’t renew deal with EA Sports

Hang on to NCAA Football 2014, all you video game fans. It will be a collector’s edition. The NCAA said Wednesday it will no longer allow Electronic Arts Inc. to use its logo starting next year. The move ends a lucrative business deal with the gaming industry giant and comes as the NCAA fights...
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Gems win big for first victory over Bend

BEND, Ore. — A five-run second inning helped the Klamath Falls Gems build a sturdy lead en route to a 16-8 win over Bend at Vince Genna Stadium. The home team Elks were leading the West Coast League’s South Division entering play Tuesday night. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman summarizes the Gems win...
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Local Little League softball team plays for state title

SCAPPOOSE, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Little League 9-10-year-old softball team is in the state tournament championship game after a 3-1 victory over Tigard on Monday night.     Little League softball coach Dan Spoon The team will face La Grande in the state title game at 6 p.m. on Tuesday night. State is...
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Gems take finale from Victoria

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — On the day he was chosen for the West Coast League All-Star Game, Klamath Falls Gems designated hitter Cody Hough followed up his fourth-inning home run with a double in the three-run eighth to help Klamath Falls to a 7-4 win over Victoria to salvage the series finale with the...
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Cespedes steals show, wins HR Derby

NEW YORK – The Home Run Derby champion didn’t even make the All-Star team. Yoenis Cespedes won baseball’s power-hitting competition with a dazzling display Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the crown. The Oakland Athletics slugger beat Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round at reconfigured...
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Washington TE pleads guilty to DUI

SEATTLE – Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of driving under the influence stemming from his arrest after crashing his car in March. Seferian-Jenkins made the guilty plea in Seattle Municipal Court during what was supposed to be a pre-trial hearing on his case. Seferian-Jenkins was sentenced to 364 days...
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