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Kobe has 47, hits all 18 free throws, as LA beats Portland

It didn’t matter that it was the Rose Garden. The ”M-V-P!” chant for Kobe Bryant was loud and clear. Bryant scored a season-high 47 points and carried the Los Angeles Lakers closer to a playoff berth with a 113-106 victory over the short-handed but tenacious Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. The Lakers moved...
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Astros win second straight in Seattle

SEATTLE – Chris Carter could sense the Houston Astros were poised for another offensive outburst Wednesday night. Carter and Rick Ankiel each hit a two-run homer to help Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 before a crowd of 10,493, the smallest at Safeco Field since the ballpark opened 13 1/2 years ago. After losing 3-0...
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Dodgers 4, Padres 3

SAN DIEGO – After floundering in Boston in 2011 and playing only 31 games last year due to injuries, Carl Crawford is off to the fast start he knew he needed to have with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Crawford led off with an opposite-field homer and A.J. Ellis added a two-run shot to back Chad...
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Klamath Union works quickly in 11-2 defeat of Henley

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Union Pelicans built up seven runs in the second and fourth innings to earn an 11-2 win over the Henley Hornets in each team’s Skyline Conference baseball opener at Leo Bocchi Field Tuesday. The early difference was Klamath Union’s ability to hit in runs while Henley stranded its...
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Seahawks, Brady Quinn reach deal

SEATTLE – Brady Quinn is the new backup quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks after agreeing to terms with the club. Quinn’s deal was announced by the team on Tuesday. Quinn beat out three other quarterbacks: Matt Leinart, Seneca Wallace and Tyler Thigpen. The four QBs worked out for the Seahawks on Monday.
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Sparse crowd witnesses Astros hammer Mariners

SEATTLE – The breakout Houston manager Bo Porter kept saying was coming finally showed up. And it wasn’t just a little offensive outburst by the Astros. Jose Altuve drove in four runs and hit one of Houston’s five homers, and the Astros broke out of their slump with a 16-9 win over the Seattle Mariners...
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Giants 9, Rockies 6

SAN FRANCISCO – One bad inning ended up ruining Tim Lincecum’s start. Brandon Crawford and the rest of the San Francisco hitters made sure it wasn’t a wasted night for the Giants. Crawford started San Francisco’s rally from a four-run deficit that Lincecum created by hitting a three-run homer and Angel Pagan added a tiebreaking...
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High School Sports: Apr. 9

Tuesday Games BaseballHenley at Klamath Union – 4:30 p.m. (960 the Sports Legend – Listen Online) Henley baseball coach Tim ClelandHidden Valley at Mazama – 4:30 p.m.Modoc (Calif) at Lakeview (DH) – 2 p.m.Tulelake at St. Mary’s (Medford) – 4:30 p.m. SoftballHidden Valley at Mazama – 4:30 p.m.Modoc (Calif) at Lakeview (DH) – 2...
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Giants 4, Rockies 2

SAN FRANCISCO – Buster Posey makes it a point to take batting practice ahead of Hunter Pence, so he doesn’t have to try to keep up with all the home runs Pence hits. Pence provided an example Monday night, hitting a three-run drive deep into the left-center seats in the first inning, and Posey added...
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Seattle Seahawks sign WR Brett Swain

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks have added depth at wide receiver by signing Brett Swain to a two-year contract following a tryout. The Seahawks announced the signing on their website Monday.
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