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EWU upsets No. 25 Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The last time Oregon State started the season with a loss to an FCS team, it sent the Beavers off to a terrible season. After losing to Eastern Washington on Saturday, the Beavers vowed to let that happen again. Vernon Adams passed for 411 and ran for 107 to lead Eastern Washington...
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No. 3 Oregon handles Nicholls 66-3 in opener

EUGENE, Ore. – Marcus Mariota only had his game ball for a few moments. The quarterback for the third-ranked Oregon Ducks threw for a touchdown and ran for two more in a 66-3 rout of lower-tier Nicholls on Saturday, earning the postgame honor. But he quickly gave the ball away to someone he said was...
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No. 24 USC opens with 30-13 win over Hawaii

HONOLULU – Southern California still doesn’t have a clear starting quarterback and coach Lane Kiffin is already taking criticism from fans after an unimpressive win in Thursday night’s season opener. But Kiffin says it’s most important that the Trojans started their season with a win, giving him more time to evaluate Cody Kessler and Max...
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Wilson leads Utah to win in opener

SALT LAKE CITY – It’s not as easy as it used to be, but Travis Wilson made sure Utah is back to beating Utah State again. Wilson threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns to help Utah edge Utah State 30-26 in the season-opener on Thursday night. Wilson, a sophomore who was unexpectedly pressed into...
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Vargas goes 7 innings, Angels beat Rays 2-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Rays are heading out on a long road trip in a little slump. Jason Vargas allowed two hits over seven innings and the Los Angeles Angels held off the Rays 2-0 on Thursday. Tampa Bay has lost four of five, and are on top of the AL wild-card...
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5 things we know about 49ers, Chargers

SAN DIEGO – The San Francisco 49ers were the second NFC West powerhouse to come into San Diego and embarrass the Chargers. If San Diego’s starters had played, maybe it would be competitive. But the 49ers, like the Seattle Seahawks earlier this month, proved to be much deeper than the Chargers in a 41-6 victory...
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Mariners end 6-game skid with 3-2 win over Houston

HOUSTON – A big night by Franklin Gutierrez had Seattle manager Eric Wedge wondering what might have been. ”It’s hard not to imagine how much better we’d be as a ballclub if we had him all year or for the last three years for that matter,” Wedge said. Gutierrez hit a two-run homer after Nick...
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Tigers stun A’s on Hunter home run

DETROIT – Max Scherzer was roughed up, and Miguel Cabrera left with an injury. It made for a quiet scene in the ninth inning at a mostly empty Comerica Park. Then Torii Hunter turned it around with one big swing for the Detroit Tigers. Hunter hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth,...
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Seattle set for season, Raiders have QB question

SEATTLE – Nothing that happened during the preseason damaged the notion that the Seattle Seahawks are Super Bowl contenders. And nothing the Oakland Raiders did persuaded anyone into thinking they won’t finish near the bottom of the league. The Seahawks wrapped up a perfect preseason Thursday night with a 22-6 victory over Oakland, where Seattle’s...
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2013 Basin Football Tour – Chiloquin Panthers

960 the Sports Legend visited the fall camp of the Chiloquin Panthers football team as part of the 2013 Basin Football Tour.
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