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San Francisco Giants

Cain, Pence lead Giants to LA sweep

SAN FRANCISCO – Giants ace Matt Cain didn’t make much of his first victory this season, even though it completed a series sweep of divisional rival Los Angeles. Ending a two-week drought by San Francisco’s starting pitchers meant more to the three-time All-Star. Cain pitched into the eighth inning to end the longest winless-streak of...
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Blue Jays clobber Seattle

TORONTO – For a Blue Jays team that hasn’t had much to smile about this season, this was the laugher they’ve long been waiting for. Mark DeRosa hit a three-run homer, Melky Cabrera added a solo shot and Toronto snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Seattle Mariners 10-2 on Sunday. ”We were desperate...
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Sharks

Sharks manhandle Schneider, Canucks

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Logan Couture and Patrick Marleau took 9 seconds to turn a tight game into a laugher and move the San Jose Sharks to the brink of their first playoff sweep in franchise history. Couture and Marleau scored in rapid succession in the opening minutes of the third period to spoil Cory...
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Whisler’s consecutive walk-offs help KU to sweep of North Valley

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — It’s one thing to hit a walk-off in one’s lifetime, let alone in a year. On Saturday, Klamath Union’s Joe Whisler hit walk-off singles in back-to-back games to help his Pelicans to much-needed Skyline Conference victories over North Valley. While it wasn’t without some help – from his teammates and North Valley...
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Pac-12 Baseball: Beavers look to continue dominance of Cal

California at Oregon State The Beavers swept USC in a three-game series for the first time in school history and hope to keep the good flow going hosting California for three starting tonight. OSU is 14-13 against Cal in Corvallis with the Beavers winning the last four series between the teams at Goss Stadium....
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Diamond Sports: Henley, Mazama tangle in Friday games

Things are tight atop the Skyline Conference softball standings, as the Henley Hornets and Mazama Vikings are nearly identical twins this season, including only having one league loss. The main difference though? Mazama’s 6-5 extra innings victory in the first meeting between the two earlier this month. Henley looks to get one or two...
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OIT needs to win three to claim CCC title

SALEM, Ore. — Melissa Logan hit her 11th home run of the season, but Oregon Tech’s seventh inning rally came up short as the Owls lost to No. 4 seed College of Idaho 3-1 on Thursday in the Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships. Mike Garrard/960 the Sports Legend The defeat means No. 3 Oregon Tech...
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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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Angels

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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