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Mariners win 8th straight

SEATTLE – Kyle Seager and Tom Wilhelmsen walked out of Cleveland in May feeling bitten by a run of bad luck that saw the Seattle Mariners lose twice in extra innings as part of a four-game sweep by the Indians. The luck seems to be evening out. Seager and Mike Zunino came up with clutch...
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Bochy wins his 1,500th game as Giants beat Reds

SAN FRANCISCO – It took a few more tries than Bruce Bochy would have liked to earn his 1,500th managerial win. He might remember this one for a while considering it came in the nightcap of a doubleheader wearing road gray uniforms while batting first as the home team. Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run double...
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Local state runner-up softball team reflects on season

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — After finishing second in the state, the 9-10-year-old Klamath Falls Little League softball team had a chance to reflect on the season during Monday’s Goofing Around at Lunch. Link: Hear the full GAAL podcast Three members of the team were in the 960 the Sports Legend studio with coach Rachel...
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Former Duck Jordan put on non-injury list by Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. – Already behind in preparations for his first NFL season, Miami Dolphins top draft pick Dion Jordan sat out the first training camp practice Sunday, and declined to predict when he might take the field. The defensive end and linebacker from Oregon wore uniform No. 95 but watched from the sideline because his...
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Camp Chip kicks off in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – Chip Kelly already made his mark on training camp before the Philadelphia Eagles even took the field. When rookies and certain veterans reported on Monday, they only had to drive to team headquarters in Philadelphia. That’s because soon after Kelly was hired to replace Andy Reid, the Eagles shifted camp from Lehigh University...
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Fox Sports: Klamath Falls native wins $250K

You’re wasting your time, they said. “Nerd!” they yelled. Get off the XBox, clean your room and do something with your life. Well $250,000 later, nobody is telling Justin Chavarria to go play outside. Chavarria is an Oregon student and one of those college guys who helps the women’s basketball team by practicing against...
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49ers confirm Wright failed physical

SAN FRANCISCO – Cornerback Eric Wright has failed his physical with the San Francisco 49ers and will return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh declined to say specifically what portion of the physical Wright failed.
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Three teams reportedly to watch Oden

Greg Oden is reportedly allowing three teams to watch him work out this week as the free-agent center nears his return to the NBA. According to ESPN.com, representatives from the Miami Heat, New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings will watch Oden work out. The San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks have also reportedly met...
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Babe Ruth coach talks about state championship

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The 13-year-old Klamath Falls Babe Ruth team won the state championship on Sunday at Leo J. Bocchi Field, beating Umpqua Valley No. 1 4-3 in a rematch of an earlier tournament game held. The team advances to this weekend’s Babe Ruth Regional Tournament in Centralia, Wash. Joe Hood is the...
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Medford sweeps Gems in final series before All-Star break

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems were swept by the Medford Rogues this weekend, as the home team smashed 16 hits and defeated the Gems 8-2 on Sunday afternoon at Harry and David Field. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman recaps Medford’s sweep of the Gems Klamath Falls (17-20) fell to fifth place...
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