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Worker killed at new 49ers stadium

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Construction on the new San Francisco 49ers stadium has been stopped after a worker was found dead in an elevator shaft. The unidentified man was discovered around 6:50 a.m. Tuesday on the lowest level of the stadium edifice. Construction officials have not said how he died. State workplace safety officials are...
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Gems take series from Bellingham

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Gems starter Nick Sabo earned a victory in his first start, allowing five hits, two earned runs and striking out seven, as the Gems made it two straight wins with a 7-2 victory over Bellingham on Monday at Kiger Stadium. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman/960 the Sports Legend Bells...
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Beavers return to College World Series

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Beavers are headed back to Omaha. Danny Hayes hit a two-run home run in the second inning and Ben Wetzler limited Kansas State to three runs over 7 2/3 innings as the Beavers won the Corvallis Super Regional with a 4-3 victory Monday night at Goss Stadium. The win sends...
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Pistons hire former Blazers coach Cheeks

DETROIT – Maurice Cheeks is getting a third shot to be an NBA head coach. The Detroit Pistons are desperately hoping he makes the most of the opportunity he was given Monday, when they announced the hiring and did not disclose the length of his deal. Cheeks was 284-286 in the regular season and 5-11...
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Mariners get Ibanez home run to beat Astros

SEATTLE – Hisashi Iwakuma used all his pitches – and his imagination – during his latest splendid start. Iwakuma allowed an unearned run in seven innings and the Seattle Mariners beat Houston 3-2 on Monday night, sending the Astros to their fifth straight defeat. ”He has a great heartbeat,” Mariners manager Eric Wedge said. ”The...
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Diamondbacks rally off LA’s League in ninth

LOS ANGELES – When the Diamondbacks and Dodgers get together, it’s bound to be close. Six of their seven games this season have been decided by three runs or less, and the latest was even tighter. Willie Bloomquist put Arizona ahead with a bases-loaded, two-run infield single off Los Angeles closer Brandon League in a...
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Gems win first WCL of the year

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Gems starter Brandon Horth scattered three hits in six innings, striking out four, as his first start of the season propelled the Gems to their first victory of the year 8-2 over Bellingham at Kiger Stadium. Mike Coleman/960 the Sports Legend Pacing the Klamath Falls offense was Michael Tittle, whose solo...
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Oregon St. downs Kansas St. 12-4 to even series

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Michael Conforto and Dylan Davis hit back-to-back home runs in a five-run first inning and Oregon State beat Kansas State 12-4 Sunday night to force a decisive third game in the NCAA super regional series. Oregon State’s Tyler Smith and Kavin Keyes each had four hits and Oregon State (49-11) combined for...
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Stewart has RBI single helps Yankees over Seattle

SEATTLE – Chris Stewart was grateful for the opportunity to bat with a runner in scoring position in the ninth inning. Yankees manager Joe Girardi was pleased he came through. Stewart had a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth and David Phelps matched efforts with Felix Hernandez for six innings to help New York beat...
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Uggla’s two homers lift Braves

LOS ANGELES – Dan Uggla’s batting average is the last thing on his mind. The slugging second baseman prefers to concentrate on home runs, RBIs and the Atlanta Braves’ comfortable lead atop the NL East. Uggla had two homers and four RBIs in an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. It was...
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