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TE Mundt makes a splash for No. 2 Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. – Freshman tight end Johnny Mundt had already impressed his Oregon coaches and teammates with his work ethic. Against Tennessee, he impressed everyone else, too. Mundt subbed for absent tight end Colt Lyerla against the Vols on Saturday and had five catches for 121 yards and two touchdowns. The Ducks defeated Tennessee 59-14...
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McFadden, Raiders run past Jags for 19-9 victory

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Jacksonville Jaguars were intent on not letting Terrelle Pryor beat them with his legs. So Pryor was more than content to put the ball in Darren McFadden’s hands and watch him run. McFadden ran for 129 of Oakland’s 206 yards on the ground and the Raiders went on to beat the...
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Seattle sets stadium noise record

SEATTLE – The fan group attempting to set a Guinness World Records mark for loudest stadium says it has established a record during Sunday night’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers. The group, called Volume 12, announced on its Facebook page it had set the mark late in the first quarter. The...
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Seattle takes NFC West lead in 29-3 win over 49ers

SEATTLE – Richard Sherman and his teammates took notice of all the attention being focused on San Francisco after the 49ers looked so impressive in Week 1. The Seattle Seahawks were determined to strike the first blow in the NFC West fight. ”We did what we expected to do,” Sherman said. ”I think you guys...
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49ers’ Harbaugh says loss “wasn’t finest hour”

SEATTLE – Jim Harbaugh’s postgame mood was as dark as the storm that delayed San Francisco’s game at Seattle. Harbaugh had reason to be sullen: the defending NFC champions fell 29-3 to the Seahawks on Sunday night in a sloppy performance the intense coach said ”wasn’t our finest hour.” ”It wasn’t good football,” he said,...
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Highlights: Mariota, Ducks dominate Tennessee

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon’s Marcus Mariota had no idea he had thrown for more than 400 yards against Tennessee until he got to the locker room after the game and some of his teammates pointed it out. The low-key sophomore finished with a career-high 456 yards passing, including four touchdowns, in the second-ranked Ducks’ 59-14...
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Mannion passes Oregon State past Utah in OT, 51-48

SALT LAKE CITY – Sean Mannion saved his best plays for the moments when Oregon State faced the most pressure. Mannion converted two crucial fourth downs in the fourth quarter and then threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Brandin Cooks in overtime to push the Beavers past Utah 51-48 Saturday night. Mannion completed 27 of...
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Sacramento State beats Southern Oregon 63-56 in OT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Garrett Safron threw a career-high seven touchdowns, including the 14-yard game-winner to DeAndre Carter, to rally Sacramento State past Southern Oregon 63-56 in overtime on Saturday night. Southern Oregon’s Melvin Mason broke loose for a 59-yard touchdown to put Southern Oregon up 56-49 with 1:48 to play in regulation. Sacramento State (1-2)...
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HS Gameday Wrap: Henley faces Sisters in weekend soccer match-ups

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Henley boys soccer was a guest on yesterday’s High School Gameday show (Thursdays at 4 p.m. on 960 the Sports Legend). Senior goalkeeper James Goheen summarized the season so far heading into their game with Sisters on Friday. Henley senior James Goheen Link: Henley girls soccer was also a guest on...
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Tennessee’s Couch ineligible against No. 2 Oregon

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee coach Butch Jones says defensive lineman Maurice Couch has been ruled ineligible for Saturday’s game against No. 2 Oregon while the university investigates allegations he was one of five Southeastern Conference players to receive improper benefits. Jones said during his weekly interview Thursday with Nashville radio station 104.5 said that ”right...
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