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Heisman shaft for Pac-12

The hits keep coming for the Pac-12. First, the nation’s deepest and most ambitious conference in terms of scheduling gets just one BCS bowl team. Then it doesn’t have a Heisman Trophy finalist, even with two candidates who are superior to the players who were invited.  Arizona RB Ka’Deem Carey is the nation’s best running back. He...
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Seahawks: Pete Carroll sees costly offensive penalties

RENTON, Wash. — Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Sunday’s 19-17 loss at San Francisco was the kind of physical game he expected, but some offensive penalties at key moments had a major impact on the outcome.  “We had nine drives, but three of them had major penalties they really affected positive plays for us,”...
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Pac-12 Football Bowl Schedule

A record nine teams from the Pac-12 are eligible to play in postseason football bowls. Click here for the list.
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Blazers get past Jazz, off to best start since 1990-91

SALT LAKE CITY — Blowing out Utah for a second time this month was not in the cards for Portland. With the Jazz making a fourth-quarter rally, the Blazers struggled to fight through offensive sluggishness and escape with a win. Nicolas Batum and Damian Lillard provided the lifeline in the final minute. Batum drained a 3-pointer to...
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Ducks start snowball fight gone bad

Oregon has suspended starting tight end Pharaoh Brown for the Valero Alamo Bowl for his role in a snowball fight.  Unidentified players reportedly organized the snowball fight and more than 100 students participated. According to a video that went viral Monday, the group stopped several cars and pelted them with snowballs and dumped containers of snow on windshields....
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Dallas loss helped 49ers’ cause

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers’ chances of clinching an NFC playoff berth in Week 15 improved Monday night.  Part of the 49ers’ puzzle included a Dallas Cowboys loss at the Chicago Bears on Monday night and that’s what happened. The Bears won 45-28.  According to ESPN Stats & Information, these are now the scenarios by...
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Concerns in Seattle’s run defense

RENTON, Wash. — Do the Seahawks still have a problem in stopping the running game?  The San Francisco 49ers rushed for 163 yards in Sunday’s 19-17 victory, but 137 of those yards came before contact, averaging 4.3 yards per carry before a Seattle player touched the runner.  Both numbers are the worst this season for the...
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Oregon Tech basketball sweeps conference-opening weekend

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Kyle Waits scored the first 16 points of the second half and finished with a game-best 24 points and 15 rebounds as Oregon Tech defeated No. 13 Concordia 93-88 to end the first weekend of Cascade Collegiate Conference basketball at Danny Miles Court. Bobby Thompson/ESPN 960 & 92-5 KLAD Josh...
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HS Agenda: Weekend hoops tournaments conclude

High School Scores & Schedule Boys Basketball FridayMazama 42, Yreka 25Triad 73, Chiloquin 48Butte Valley 61, Bonanza 51Tulelake 57, Laytonville 55Burns 59, Lakeview 46La Pine 57, Lost River 35 SaturdayTriad 68, Butte Valley 44Mt. Shasta 56, Mazama 53Lakeview 61, Lost River 35 MondayAustralia at Mazama – 7:30 p.m. TuesdayAustralia at Klamath Union – 7...
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49ers Stun Seahawks Late

SAN FRANCISCO – Frank Gore saw a huge hole with the clock ticking down and his team trailing, and went for it with everything he had. Maybe not a season-saving 51-yard burst, but darn close to it. The San Francisco 49ers are far from ready to hand over their two-year division reign — and certainly not on their...
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