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BREAKING NEWS: Indianapolis Colts hire Josh McDaniels as head coach

ESPN – INDIANAPOLIS — The Colts had to wait for more than five weeks, but they finally named New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as their new head coach — landing the man they plan to pair with quarterback Andrew Luckfor years to come. McDaniels, 41, replaces Chuck Pagano, who was fired on Dec. 31 after six...
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Late Rally Falls Short At Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. – Oregon State made a second-half rally but fell short in an 80-71 loss to Stanford on Thursday night at Maples Pavilion. Drew Eubanks led the Beavers (11-10, 3-6 Pac-12) with 19 points, going 8-for-9 from the field and 3-for-5 from the free throw line. He added six rebounds and two blocked shots. Tres Tinkle scored in...
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Nick Foles basketball star? ‘He was just drop-step dunking on people’

ESPN – As the legend goes, there was a day back in 2010 when a group of University of Arizona football players including Nick Foles took the court in a pickup game against most of the Wildcats basketball team. They not only held their own, but won both games that were played. The score of the...
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Why Super Bowl teams mix in some Z’s with their X’s and O’s

ESPN - THE PATRIOTS’ DYNASTY began with a yawn. In 2002, a few hours before kickoff at Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans, Tom Brady wandered off inside the Superdome and found a quiet, isolated area, where the Patriots quarterback nodded off for perhaps the most legendary nap in sports history. Out cold for almost two hours, Brady...
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Oregon Tech’s Hootie the Owl Advances to Mascot Challenge Finals on Monday

LA GRANDE, Ore. – No. 3 Hootie the Owl from Oregon Tech upsets the reigning three-time Mascot Challenge Champion, No. 2 Yote the Coyote, and will be taking the first spot in the finals. Hootie set a new record for votes and took 53% of the 1,312 votes or 696. College of Idaho’s Yote the...
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Fink Hits Career High 42 Points to Lead Owls Over Raiders

ASHLAND , Ore.– – Mitchell Fink scored 29 of his career-high 42 points in the second half to rescue Oregon Tech in an 86-79 win against Southern Oregon, ending the Raiders’ five-game winning streak Wednesday night at Mountain Avenue Gym. A 20-6 Raider run capped by Aaron Borich’s four-point play put the Owls (18-8 overall, 11-5 Cascade Conference)...
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Beavers to Compete at 2018 Paradise Jam

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Oregon State men’s basketball team will compete at the 2018 U.S Virgin Islands Paradise Jam, tournament directors announced Wednesday. The 19th annual event begins Friday, Nov. 16 and continues through Monday, Nov. 19 and will be held at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center on...
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Barnwell’s Super Bowl LII preview: Do Wentz-less Eagles have a shot?

ESPN – Perhaps it’s fitting that the NFL’s Year of Attrition is guaranteed to end with a suitable winner in Super Bowl LII. If the New England Patriots prevail, the story will be that the one MVP candidate left standing amid a season overrun by injuries to superstars, Tom Brady, will have been enough for New England...
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Super Bowl LII officiating guide: Ref’s record suggests there could be lots of flags

ESPN – MINNEAPOLIS — We have nearly completed the process of dissecting every angle of Super Bowl LII, from the matchups to personal stories of key players to the ratio of Starbucks to Caribou Coffee shops in the host state. But one thing remains, and it’s pretty significant: the officials who are in position to impact the outcome of the...
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Beavers Set to Host DAM Cancer Meet

CORVALLIS, Oregon - THE MEET• The Beavers face No. 12 Arizona State Saturday afternoon in OSU’s 13th annual DAM Cancer meet presented by The Corvallis Clinic. The meet is set for a 2:30 p.m. start.• Oregon State moved up five spots to No. 13 in this week’s rankings according to RoadToNationals.• OSU has a 2-1...
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