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Owls lose Div. I showdown with Nevada

RENO, Nev. — The Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls men’s basketball team played NCAA Division I University of Nevada tough for a full 40 minutes in an 86-75 loss at the Lawlor Events Center Tuesday. The Owls put four players in double figures led by Mihajlo Matic’s 19 points on five three-pointers. Josh Wiseman scored...
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Kenjon Barner rushes into Heisman consideration

Kenjon Barner modestly said No. 2 Oregon did ”pretty well” in its big win over USC. As for his own record-setting effort, the ever-humble running back credited his teammates. So it fell to former Ducks running back and good friend LaMichael James to come right out and say it: Barner has proven he’s one...
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Oregon St.-Stanford Preview (Sat. – 1150 KAGO)

When this season began, neither Kevin Hogan nor Cody Vaz figured to be starting in a critical Pac-12 matchup. The quarterbacks could be needed to shoulder heavy burdens Saturday when Hogan and No. 16 Stanford host Vaz and No. 13 Oregon State. Any chance these teams have of catching unbeaten and second-ranked Oregon in...
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Hogan named Stanford’s starting QB vs OSU

STANFORD, Calif. — Even though Kevin Hogan grew up the son of a lobbyist and attended high school six blocks from the Capitol building, nobody had to do any politicking for him to be Stanford’s starting quarterback. The way Hogan has played made him a nearly unanimous choice. In one of the smoothest and...
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California may use backup QB vs. No. 2 Oregon

BERKELEY, Calif. — Allan Bridgford prepares each week as if he is the starting quarterback for California. The difference this week is he could likely get that chance for the Golden Bears against No. 2 Oregon because starter Zach Maynard is hampered by an injured left knee. Bridgford took the majority of practice snaps...
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Mayo leads Mavericks to win over Blazers

DALLAS — It’s been more than four years since O.J. Mayo has scored 30 points in back-to-back NBA games. But he’s now done it in two consecutive outings for his new Dallas Mavericks team, performances that allow the birthday boy in Monday’s 114-91 victory over the visiting Trailblazers to stake his claim as the...
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Seahawks use Lynch, strong finish to snap skid

RENTON, Wash. — Pete Carroll called it a textbook example of how the Seattle Seahawks want to close out a victory, with the ball in their hands and the final seconds ticking away. ”Finishing” is one of the terms the Seahawks’ coach constantly preaches. And his team’s 30-20 win over Minnesota on Sunday was...
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McFadden, Goodson have sprains

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders have been struggling to run the ball with a healthy Darren McFadden for most of this season. Now that McFadden and backup Mike Goodson are both dealing with high ankle sprains that put their status in doubt for this week, the Raiders could have even more concerns. Coach...
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Trail Blazers-Mavericks Preview

The Dallas Mavericks’ new backcourt duo is helping to pick up the slack in Dirk Nowitzki’s absence. Meanwhile, the Portland Trail Blazers’ point guard may be the most impressive newcomer in the league thus far. Three of the most promising young guards in the NBA match up when Dallas hosts Portland on Monday night....
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Oregon passes Notre Dame in BCS

One down, one to go for Oregon. The Ducks moved up a spot and passed Notre Dame in the BCS standings on Sunday, moving into third place behind Alabama and Kansas State. Oregon is coming off its biggest victory of the season, winning 62-51 at Southern California on Saturday night. That result, combined with...
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