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Column: Tournament one thing NCAA gets right

LAS VEGAS – It’s a short walk from the MGM Grand sports book – where the odds on Saturday favored Oregon by two points over UCLA – to the arena where the Pac-12 Conference basketball tournament was contested. Timed just right, a fan could have sneaked away at halftime to place a bet on his...
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Lost River teams place top three at Crusader Relays

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Lost River boys were second and the girls third at last weekend’s Crusader Relays at St. Mary’s High School. Chiloquin’s boys were fifth as were the Bonanza girls. Lost River’s Tannor Stradley took the individual title in the boys javelin while placing second with Ricardo Rayas, Marcos Leon and Jair Ramos...
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Diamond Sports Scoreboard – Mar. 15-19

Baseball March 15Bonanza 10, Lakeview 6Lakeview 8, Bonanza 0 March 16Illinois Valley 17, Lost River 12Illinois Valley 14, Lost River 4 March 19Henley at Sisters – 4:30 p.m.Lost River at Lakeview – 4:30 p.m.Modoc (Calif) at Bonanza (DH) – 2 p.m. Softball March 15Vernonia 26, Lost River 24Lost River 15, Vernonia 5 (5) March...
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Oregon opens tournament with No. 14 Oklahoma State

In the space of a week, Oregon ran an emotional gamut. The Ducks ended the regular season with a thud – losing their final two games – then turned around and won the Pacific-12 Conference tournament.
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Gonzaga earns 1st No. 1 seed in NCAAs

Once Mark Few saw the names of Miami and Duke pop up as No. 2 seeds in other regions, the long-tenured Gonzaga coach knew there would be another first to check off for the 2013 season. No controversy here. Top-ranked Gonzaga is a No. 1 seed for the first time in school history. ”I...
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Raiders sign linebacker Burnett

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent linebacker Kevin Burnett, continuing their offseason makeover of the defense. Burnett, whose brother Kaelin is also on Oakland’s roster, spent the past two seasons with Miami and has started 59 games over eight years. He had a career-high 110 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks in...
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Coach Greg Stewart previews OIT softball’s home openers

During the Oregon Tech Owls Coaches Show Wednesday at Gino's, OIT softball coach Greg Stewart discussed Tech's home openers
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Diamond Sports Scoreboard – Mar. 14-16

Thursday Scores BaseballNorth Medford 8, Henley 1South Medford 10, Klamath Union 0 SoftballNorth Medford 12, Henley 2Vernonia 6, Chiloquin 3Vernonia 13, Chiloquin 7 Friday Games BaseballBonanza at Lakeview (DH) – 2 p.m. SoftballVernonia at Lost River (DH) – Noon Saturday Games BaseballIllinois Valley at Lost River (DH) – 1 p.m. SoftballBonanza at Henley JV...
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Oregon 80, Washington 77

LAS VEGAS – As Arsalan Kazemi sat on the bench in the second half after struggling, he waited for a second chance, plotting how he’d play better if it came. When the chance did come, his plan played out perfectly. Shaking off a shaky first half, Kazemi scored 11 of his 14 points in overtime,...
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Lillard owns the night vs. New York

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers are pretty happy with how their point guard situation has turned out. Damian Lillard had 26 points and 10 assists to lead the Trail Blazers to a 105-90 victory over the Knicks on Thursday night, outplaying New York point guard Raymond Felton in his return to Portland. LaMarcus...
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