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Huff hopes for positive legacy at No. 3 Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. – Receiver Josh Huff hopes to remake his legacy in his final season at Oregon. Huff has had a rocky career for the Ducks. He’s been dogged by injuries. He’s been in an offense that puts more emphasis on the run than the pass. And he still worries that an arrest that resulted...
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Rookie safety Reid earns starting job with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Veteran safety Donte Whitner has insisted all along that rookie Eric Reid possesses the skills and mentality to be a hard-hitting defender. The hope is he can also fill the void left by Dashon Goldson’s departure from the San Francisco 49ers in free agency. Apparently, coach Jim Harbaugh and defensive coordinator...
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Nevada-UCLA Preview

Considering the sputtering state of the UCLA program he took over, Jim Mora’s first season as a collegiate head coach couldn’t have been much more impressive. With key players returning as well as the arrival of an acclaimed recruiting class, he thinks his second year could be even better. The 21st-ranked Bruins open Saturday...
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2013 Basin Football Tour – Lost River Raiders

960 the Sports Legend visited the fall camp of the Lost River Raiders football team as part of the 2013 Basin Football Tour.
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2013 Basin Football Tour

View videos from all the Basin-area high school football camps Aug. 19-30.
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Mannion to start at QB for Oregon St.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State coach Mike Riley has named Sean Mannion the starting quarterback for the No. 25 Beavers ahead of their season opener Saturday against Eastern Washington. The announcement Monday was the culmination of the fall camp competition between Mannion and Cody Vaz, who both played at quarterback last season. Both players shared...
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Pick 6: BCS projections and predictions

This season, the B might as well stand for buh-bye. The BCS is going away for good after January, and for the most part any tears shed by college football fans about its pending extinction are filled with joy. That’s not totally fair, of course. The BCS was a step in the right direction....
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Report: LB Haralson traded to Saints

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The San Francisco 49ers traded linebacker Parys Haralson to the Saints on Monday to fill a big need for New Orleans, a person with knowledge of the deal said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday night because neither team had announced the trade. It wasn’t clear what compensation the...
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WR Malcom Floyd returns to practice

SAN DIEGO – Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd returned to practice Monday, two weeks after straining his right knee in a collision with cornerback Shareece Wright. ”It felt good,” Floyd said. ”It felt like I was actually at work today rather than on the side relaxing. It felt good to be out there with the...
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Kaepernick, 49ers down Vikings

SAN FRANCISCO – Aside from a handful of boneheaded penalties Jim Harbaugh will most certainly address this week, the San Francisco 49ers looked rather familiar in Week 3 of the preseason. That winning formula that carried San Francisco back to the Super Bowl last season for the first time in 18 years is on display...
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