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Barry Zito gears up for another strong year

SAN FRANCISCO – Barry Zito is coming off his biggest season in years, a redeeming, comeback season. Yet he sees absolutely no reason to be nostalgic about anything he accomplished during the Giants’ 2012 championship run. Not even that season-saving Game 5 win he pitched in the NL championship series against St. Louis. The Cardinals...
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Athletics 8, Mariners 2

OAKLAND, Calif. – After getting off to an 0-for-10 start with his new bushy beard, Josh Reddick was happy to silence those critics calling on him to shave. Reddick homered in his first at-bat and drove in four runs to lead the Oakland Athletics to an 8-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. ”I...
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OIT baseball hosts critical series this weekend

The Oregon Tech baseball team has a crucial series with College of Idaho starting Saturday at Kiger Stadium. The Owls enter the weekend four games behind COI, Corban and Concordia for fourth in the NAIA West standings. The top five teams get into the league postseason. For the Owls, late game leads have been...
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Diamond Sports: Tulelake dominates Dunsmuir

TULELAKE, Calif. – Tulelake welcomed in Dunsmuir for both softball and baseball doubleheaders on Wednesday. Coming soon: Videos from Tulelake’s games against Dunsmuir The Honkers softball team was dominate in back-to-back 10-0 victories over Dunsmuir, helping Tulelake improve to 8-1 this season, the first under coach Debbie Gribble. Tulelake softball coach Debbie Gribble Team captain...
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Grizzlies 94, Trail Blazers 76

PORTLAND, Ore. – While guard Mike Conley says the Memphis Grizzlies are pushing for home court advantage in the playoffs, coach Lionel Hollins maintains it doesn’t really matter. History tells Hollins so. ”The players may think about it but I just want us to play well,” he said. ”We had some court last year and...
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Giants win despite Lincecum’s 7 walks

LOS ANGELES – Tim Lincecum walked seven, matching a career worst, yet still managed to get the win when Pablo Sandoval and Hunter Pence homered to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night in the rubber game of their season-opening series. Lincecum (1-0) threw 91...
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Seattle signs Portis, McDaniel, re-signs McDonald

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks turned to a familiar name to try and add depth at quarterback, signing former practice squad QB Josh Portis to a two-year contract on Wednesday. The signing of Portis came after the team earlier in the day officially announced the signing of free agent defensive tackle Tony McDaniel and...
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OIT Round-Up: Swanson earns CCC honor, Softball signs recruit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After a week off, the Oregon Tech softball team returns to Cascade Collegiate Conference play against Eastern Oregon and College of Idaho this weekend and the Owls will do so two spots higher in the national rankings. OIT moved from No. 15 to No. 13 in the latest NAIA Softball...
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Diamond Sports Scoreboard – Apr. 2-3

Tuesday Scores BaseballHenley 7, Eagle Point 0Rogue River 13, Lost River 2 (5)Summit 10, Mazama 8Bonanza 5, Lakeview 0Bonanza 14, Lakeview 4 SoftballMazama 8, Summit 3- Kaylee Grigsby went 3-for-3 with an RBI for Mazama Bonanza 13, Lakeview 3Bonanza 18, Lakeview 10Rogue River 18, Lost River 2 (5)Chiloquin 24, North Valley JV 15Chiloquin 19,...
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Oregon opens spring practice under Helfrich

EUGENE, Ore. – The Oregon Ducks began spring practice Tuesday under new coach Mark Helfrich. The team’s former offensive coordinator, who was promoted to head coach in January after Chip Kelly left for the Philadelphia Eagles, called his first practice at the helm ”weird, at points.” Oregon is coming off a 12-1 season that was...
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