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Raiders acquire QB Matt Flynn from Seahawks

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders are changing directions at quarterback once again. The Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, bringing an end to Carson Palmer’s brief tenure as starter in Oakland even before they are done paying the steep price they dealt to acquire him. ”Matt’s one of those...
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OIT baseball’s postseason hopes take a hit

ATHERTON, Calif. – Oregon Tech baseball’s postseason chances took a hit as the Owls were swept by Menlo this past weekend. After losing 7-5 and 6-1 on Friday, OIT fell 8-3 and 4-0 on Saturday. The top five teams in the NAIA West make the conference tournament, and the weekend losses by Oregon Tech dropped the...
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Pac-12 Baseball: Ducks sweep Washington

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oregon State’s Danny Hayes scored the first two runs of the game before the University of San Diego opened up its offense to win the series finale against the Beavers 13-3 on Saturday to take the series from No. 2 OSU. The loss pushed Oregon State’s record to 22-4 overall. The Beavers...
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San Francisco Giants

Dodgers open season against rival Giants

LOS ANGELES – It won’t take long for the Los Angeles Dodgers to find out how their $215 million payroll stacks up against baseball’s elite. They’ll test it out against the World Series champion San Francisco Giants on Monday, when former Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw makes his third straight opening-day start against Matt...
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Felix Hernandez gears up for opener at Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. – His usual carefree self, Felix Hernandez danced in the visitors clubhouse to his techno ”house music” Sunday. It’s fitting that Hernandez will make his season debut and first outing since landing a $175 million, seven-year contract against the Oakland Athletics. The Seattle ace always faces them to start, or so it seems...
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Ducks’ season capped by run in the NCAA tourney

For E.J. Singler, Oregon’s run in the NCAA tournament was a sweet way to end his college career. Sure, he would have liked to play for a title but the Ducks’ surprising success this season made for a satisfying ride. Oregon wrapped up its season 28-9 with a 77-69 loss to Louisville Friday in...
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Diamond Sports: OIT blows lead to fall to La Sierra

ATHERTON, Calif. – The Oregon Tech Owls baseball team was on the road for a non-league match with La Sierra Thursday night. With OIT leading 7-2 through seven, La Sierra scored seven runs in the final two innings to win 9-8. Tech’s Dylan Rogers homered for the first time this season in the game. Oregon...
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Mazama’s Reynolds, Morris make 4A All-State teams

PORTLAND, Ore. — Coaches from throughout Oregon have chosen the 4A Girls Basketball All-State teams. The votes from the coaches were tabulated by the Oregonian.  MyBasin.com was told by Mazama athletic director Randy Rose last week that Mazama senior Hannah Reynolds was the Player of the Year. Her coach, Joy Lease, was chosen Coach...
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Oregon-Louisville Preview

INDIANAPOLIS – The speed. The quickness. The penchant for causing chaos and mayhem. The ability to take a manageable game and turn it into a blowout in a matter of seconds. Yeah, Dana Altman and his Oregon Ducks know exactly what they’re up against with Louisville and that hair-on-fire defense. They’ve been watching the Oregon...
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Oregon is in the Sweet 16 in 3 years under Altman

In three seasons, the Oregon Ducks have progressed over the array of post-season tournaments, from the CBI, to the NIT and now the NCAA. Dana Altman has guided Oregon over those three seasons of improvement. On Friday, the surprising 12th-seeded Ducks (28-8) will face top-seeded Louisville (31-5) in the round of 16 in Indianapolis....
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