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Plouffe leads Twins over Angels 6-3

MINNEAPOLIS – Staring down the wrong end of history, the Minnesota Twins would much rather have seen a pitcher other than Jered Weaver, who no-hit them in 2012 and dominated them most recently on July 24. Yet the Twins did just enough against their nemesis to beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Monday night,...
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Dodgers slug past Diamondbacks to end losing skid

LOS ANGELES – Juan Uribe is enjoying this season infinitely more than his first two with the Dodgers. For one, Los Angeles is heading toward a division title. For another, he’s been playing a major role on both sides of the ball. Uribe homered in each of his first three trips to the plate, and...
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Boldin’s memorable 49ers debut leads team to win

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Anquan Boldin sprinted off the field for the locker room following a memorable 49ers debut, then insisted afterward that’s just how he rolls. He gets paid to catch footballs, and he approaches each game as a job from the moment he steps onto the field to the way he exits the...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants win on Belt’s game-ending hit in 10th

SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Giants will not repeat as champion of the NL West, and it’s a pretty safe bet the defending World Series champs will be eliminated from playoff contention altogether fairly soon. They’re not going quietly, however. Brandon Belt’s RBI single with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning...
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High School Scoreboard – Sept. 6-9

FootballKlamath Union 14, Ridgeview 12Gilchrist 50, Hosanna Christian 16Lakeview 29, Modoc (Calif.) 7Weed (Calif.) 45, Bonanza 0Cascade Chr. 17, Henley 14Chiloquin 18, Riddle 16 Grant Union 32, Lost River 7Yreka (Calif.) 28, Mazama 8Camas Valley 62, Triad 32  VolleyballMazama def. Klamath Union Klamath Union def. HenleyMazama def. BonanzaBoys SoccerKlamath Union 2, Ashland 1 Girls SoccerKlamath Union...
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No. 2 Oregon stomps Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Marcus Mariota and No. 2 Oregon wasted no time showing Virginia all that speed the Ducks bring is more than just talk. Mariota ran 71 yards for a touchdown on the Ducks’ sixth play from scrimmage, turning a third-and-5 that had the crowd jacked up for a defensive stop into a demoralizing...
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Oregon State downs Hawaii 33-14

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Sean Mannion threw for 372 yards and four touchdowns and Oregon State rebounded from a stunning loss in their season opener with a 33-14 victory over Hawaii on Saturday. Brandin Cooks had seven catches for 92 yards and two scores for the Beavers (1-1), who fell 49-46 at home last week to...
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Kearse’s TD catch helps Seattle beat Carolina 12-7

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Seattle Seahawks keep coming up with new weapons on offense – and keep winning games. The Seahawks, coming off an 11-5 season last year, got a huge play from second-year wide receiver Jermaine Kearse on Sunday to beat the Carolina Panthers 12-7 in the season opener. Kearse hauled in a 43-yard...
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Oakland Raiders

Pryor’s miscues cost Raiders in 21-17 loss at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – Terrelle Pryor threw for 217 yards, one touchdown and broke a franchise record Sunday. That wasn’t good enough for Oakland’s new quarterback. After watching Andrew Luck scramble 19 yards for the go-ahead score with 5:20 to go, Pryor made two costly mistakes on the Raiders’ final series. Oakland wound up losing 21-17 at...
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Fan falls, dies at Candlestick Park

SAN FRANCISCO – A football fan fell to his death from an elevated pedestrian walkway Sunday at Candlestick Park during the 49ers’ final season opener at the San Francisco stadium, police said. The death came just after kickoff at about 1:30 p.m. in the 49ers’ 34-28 win over Green Bay, police said, and multiple witnesses...
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