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Timbers, Revolution share spoils

PORTLAND, Ore. – Now that the Portland Timbers have tasted success, settling for a draw is more of a disappointment. The Timbers extended their unbeaten streak to seven matches with a scoreless tie against the New England Revolution on Thursday night. Portland kept Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth busy with 22 shots, but couldn’t find the...
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Golden State advances to next round

OAKLAND, Calif. – Draymond Green threw his arms in the air and ran to Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson for an emotional hug. Jarrett Jack squatted down, put his right hand on his head and closed his eyes. Stephen Curry wanted to see it all – teammates parading around the court, gold confetti in...
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Orioles’ Tillman stymies Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. – While his teammates were still flying to Southern California after a late game at Seattle, Chris Tillman was already in his own bed at his Fountain Valley home, resting up for his first start in the ballpark he used to frequent often while growing up. Tillman returned to his hometown and outpitched...
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Gems add players, while WCL announces expansion

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath Falls Gems season is less than a month away and the team’s roster is continuing to take shape. The Gems recently signed University of Portland players Zack McCoy and Chet Thompson. McCoy is a switch-hitting infielder from San Diego who started in 26 games his sophomore season. Thompson is...
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Wilcox to be honored as ‘Hometown Hall of Famer’

CANTON, Ohio – Former Oregon Ducks standout Dave Wilcox will be honored this weekend in Vale as part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s “Hometown Hall of Famers” program. Wilcox was a College All-Star while at the University of Oregon before being drafted in both the American Football League and National Football League in...
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Owls baseball rally comes up short

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Tech Owls baseball team rallied from a 3-0 deficit with three runs in the 8th inning to force extras, but the better-seeded Concordia Cavaliers escaped with a score in the 15th inning to win 4-3 and advance in the NAIA West Playoffs. Concordia built its three-run lead with scores in...
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Giants get after Arizona’s bullpen

PHOENIX – Coming off a three-game sweep at San Diego, the San Francisco Giants were looking for a way to finish off their road trip with something positive. A third straight comeback victory against Arizona should do it. Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied against...
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Mariners

Morse homers again as Mariners beat Baltimore

SEATTLE – Coming home from a miserable road trip, Seattle manager Eric Wedge got the response he wanted from a scuffling ball club. Taking five of seven and finally winning a series – two in fact – can quickly change the mood. ”I feel like our guys have taken significant steps and what you are...
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Rockies start slowly, but finish strong over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES – The Colorado Rockies got enough runs off Josh Beckett to overcome another mediocre start by Juan Nicasio and salvage the final game of a sub-.500 road trip. Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez each hit two-run doubles, and center fielder Dexter Fowler robbed Adrian Gonzalez of what would have been his second home...
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Portland’s Lillard wins NBA Rookie of the Year

In news that should come as a shock to no one, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will reportedly be named Rookie of the Year for the 2012-2013 NBA season, according to Blazers Edge. Lillard took the NBA by storm from the beginning of the season and swept the Rookie of the Month...
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