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Timbers draw with Philadelphia

CHESTER, Pa. – The Portland Timbers continued their strong play on the road with a scoreless draw against the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. The Timbers (8-2-10) improved to 2-1-8 on the road and moved within three points of Real Salt Lake for first place in the Western Conference. Portland also pushed its all-time mark to...
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Franklin’s grand slam takes Mariners past Houston

HOUSTON – The last time Felix Hernandez had a 7-0 lead, everything fell apart for Seattle’s ace. This time around things were much different. Nick Franklin hit his first career grand slam in Seattle’s big second inning to back up a scoreless start by Hernandez, and the Mariners rolled past the Houston Astros 12-5 on...
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Gems finish on right side of another slugfest with Humboldt

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — In the team’s final non-league game of the year, the Klamath Falls Gems outlasted the Humboldt Crabs for a 17-12 victory on Thursday Night at Kiger Stadium. There were 27 combined hits the night after Humboldt’s 20-9 win the night before. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman wraps up the...
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49ers LB Brooks won’t face charges

SAN FRANCISCO – The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office said Thursday it won’t pursue assault charges against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks because of insufficient evidence in the case. Assistant District Attorney Karyn Sinunu-Towery said that Brooks will not face prosecution after further investigation into allegations that Brooks repeatedly hit a teammate on...
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Kings sign guard Ray McCallum

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Sacramento Kings have signed second-round draft pick Ray McCallum. General manager Pete D’Alessandro announced the move Thursday.
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LA Kings, Dustin Brown agree to 8-year extension

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to an eight-year contract extension with Dustin Brown that will keep the team captain around through the 2021-22 season. Brown had one year left on his current deal. He joins nine other Kings who have been signed to long-term deals, including Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Jonathan...
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Seahawks’ Okung runs with bulls

In the grand scheme of this NFL offseason, there were worse places for Russell Okung to be last week than running through the streets of Pamplona, Spain — being chased by bulls. So while the Seattle Seahawks weren’t thrilled with the idea of their franchise left tackle being one slip or mistake away from...
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NCAA won’t renew deal with EA Sports

Hang on to NCAA Football 2014, all you video game fans. It will be a collector’s edition. The NCAA said Wednesday it will no longer allow Electronic Arts Inc. to use its logo starting next year. The move ends a lucrative business deal with the gaming industry giant and comes as the NCAA fights...
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Gems win big for first victory over Bend

BEND, Ore. — A five-run second inning helped the Klamath Falls Gems build a sturdy lead en route to a 16-8 win over Bend at Vince Genna Stadium. The home team Elks were leading the West Coast League’s South Division entering play Tuesday night. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman summarizes the Gems win...
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Local Little League softball team plays for state title

SCAPPOOSE, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Little League 9-10-year-old softball team is in the state tournament championship game after a 3-1 victory over Tigard on Monday night.     Little League softball coach Dan Spoon The team will face La Grande in the state title game at 6 p.m. on Tuesday night. State is...
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