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Curry returns to practice for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Linebacker Aaron Curry has returned to practice with the Oakland Raiders for the first time since May after dealing with nagging knee problems in recent months. Curry began the season on the physically unable to perform list and was unable to practice for the first six weeks. He made his first...
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San Francisco Giants

Cards take 2-1 over Giants in NLCS

ST. LOUIS — Matt Carpenter always tries to stay ready, keeping an assortment of gloves nearby. That’s his job. The St. Louis Cardinals’ utilityman took on a new role in Game 3 of the NL championship series: game-changer. Carpenter hit a two-run homer after subbing for Carlos Beltran and the Cardinals chased Matt Cain...
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Seahawks visit 49ers in key NFC West matchup

SAN FRANCISCO — Last October, the San Francisco 49ers were all alone in first place and already on their way to winning the NFC West title in commanding fashion in coach Jim Harbaugh’s first season. That’s hardly the case this year as they prepare for their division opener at home Thursday night against the...
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Triad getting national recognition for record performance

Triad Timberwolves (5-1)Last week: 106-66 win over ElktonThis week: vs Hosanna Christian (6-1) – Oct. 20 – 4 p.m. Conversation with coach Kyle Petrik from 960 the Sports Legend Your team wins 106-66, a score gaudy enough that even national media noticed, as it set a record for combined points in an Oregon eight-man football game. Describe the...
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OIT Round-up: Men’s soccer gets first win

The Oregon Tech basketball season starts Nov. 2 when the defending national champion men’s hoops team hosts UC-Merced at Danny Miles Court. Earlier this week, the pre-season polls and all-conference teams are out and OIT is noticeably on them. Owls men’s basketball is picked to win the Cascade Collegiate Conference again, a title they...
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GAAL Drive Thru: New Gems GM Wilson – 10.11.2012

Goofing Around at Lunch Drive Thru. Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays in the noon hour.
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San Francisco Giants

Giants’ Bochy rejects retaliation talk

ST. LOUIS — Giants manager Bruce Bochy expects Marco Scutaro to be in his lineup card for Game 3 of the NL championship series, two days after St. Louis slugger Matt Holliday plowed into the San Francisco second baseman. ”I think so. It feels much better,” Scutaro said Tuesday night after participating in a...
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Mariota stays cool as starting QB for No. 2 Ducks

EUGENE, Ore. — Bringing the laid-back vibe of his Hawaiian home to the mainland, Marcus Mariota has kept his cool as the starting quarterback for No. 2 Oregon. Despite a lack of experience, the 6-foot-4 redshirt freshman has helped guide the Ducks to a 6-0 start. Oregon ranks second nationally with an average of...
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Utah-Oregon St. Preview

Oregon State could be without injured quarterback Sean Mannion for a while, but Cody Vaz’s impressive first collegiate start last week gave the team plenty of confidence moving forward. Travis Wilson’s first start didn’t go as well for Utah, but the team is pushing forward with the freshman as its signal-caller. The eighth-ranked Beavers...
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Oregon-Arizona St. Preview

An undefeated run through the Pac-12 would help Oregon position itself for a shot at a national championship. The second-ranked Ducks continue their quest for both Thursday night when they try for an eighth consecutive victory over host Arizona State, which is tied with Oregon for the best record in the conference. Oregon (6-0,...
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