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Giants’ Lincecum relegated to bullpen

SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum won’t have a chance to redeem himself after his subpar season with the San Francisco Giants — at least not in the National League Division Series. Giants manager Bruce Bochy named 14-game winner Ryan Vogelsong as his Game 3 starter Tuesday in Cincinnati and said Lincecum would be available...
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Oregon thumps Washington for ninth straight time

EUGENE, Ore. — Marcus Mariota says part of his progression as a young quarterback is learning how not to do too much. Oregon’s redshirt freshman put his faith more in his teammates on Saturday night, throwing for 198 yards and four touchdowns in the No. 2 Ducks’ 52-21 victory over No. 23 Washington. ”I...
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HS Football Round-up: Mazama earns thrilling win

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Joey Lancaster threw a touchdown to Casey Wynne with 32 seconds remaining before finding him again for the two-point conversion as the Mazama Vikings rallied to beat the Phoenix Pirates 22-20. The Vikings trailed 14-6 at halftime before Lancaster scored on a quarterback draw to tie it at 14-14. Phoenix...
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HS Preview: Mazama Homecoming tonight

The high school football weekend gets underway Friday including a match-up of Skyline Conference favorites North Valley at Klamath Union at Modoc Field (6:30 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). The KU Pelicans are off a 26-7 defeat of Henley in last week’s league opener. It was a slow start, however, as KU coach...
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Seahawks strive to fix third-down struggles

RENTON, Wash. — Third downs have been a nightmare for the Seattle Seahawks. Offensively, they’ve struggled to convert to keep drives alive. Defensively, they’ve allowed far too many conversions. Coming off a 19-13 loss at St. Louis, the Seahawks are making it a priority to address their third-down struggles.
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Barkley steers USC rally at Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — All-American wide receiver Robert Woods was face down on the giant red ”U” in the middle of the field Thursday night, dazed by a wicked shot. The scene was indicative of the Trojans as a whole after blunders left No. 13 Southern California down two touchdowns early and Utah smelling...
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Cain will start Game 1 for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy plans to start a pair of 16-game winners in the first two games of the National League division series. After that, he says he’s not sure what he’ll do. Matt Cain will pitch Game 1 against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday and left-hander Madison Bumgarner will...
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49ers giving other teams new things to think about

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Greg Roman is giving the rest of the NFL something extra to think about it when it’s time to play the San Francisco 49ers. Roman doesn’t like to call them trick plays, but the offensive coordinator’s creative play selection last week sparked the 49ers to their most productive performance of...
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Wilcox leading Huskies’ plan vs. No. 2 Oregon

SEATTLE — All that good will Justin Wilcox built up at Oregon, from his days as a ballboy on the sidelines to being a four-year letterman for the Ducks as a defensive back, it’s gone. Actually it was probably gone a while ago, maybe around the time he was twice able to help lead...
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Lost River’s road continues tough; Lakeview opens league

Heading into last weekend’s play, the Lost River Raiders knew the challenge Modoc posed. The result was a 26-10 loss – one in which Lost River coach Dennis Dunlea knows his team had chances. After the loss and having already played the defending 2A champs, Lost River is at the second-ranked 3A school in...
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