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Suspension coming for Gronk? Why it’s possible

ESPN – Given the relatively quick trigger NFL officials have had on player ejections this season, I was really surprised that New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski did not get thrown out of Sunday’s 23-3 victory over the Buffalo Bills. So was former NFL officiating Dean Blandino, who said in a Twitter video that Gronkowski should have been disqualified after his...
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Braaten, Miralles, and Mueller Named to PAC-12 All-Academic First Team

SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 Conference released the 2017 Men’s Soccer All-Academic teams on Thursday, with seven Oregon State members making the cut. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and appear in at least 50 percent of their team’s games. Junior Nathan Braaten (Highlands Ranch,...
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‘Ain’t nobody trippin’ on it’: Raiders get Michael Crabtree’s reaction to chain-snatching

ESPN – ALAMEDA, Calif. — On the surface, it was a simple act, a swipe of a necklace that has launched a thousand jokes, memes and references to the movie “Friday” and its villainous, chain-snatching foil Deebo. My grandmama gave me that chain. And yet … Michael Crabtree seeing his chain snatched not once but...
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Cowboys get badly needed win, stay in playoff race

ESPN – ARLINGTON, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys needed any kind of win. It didn’t need to be pretty. It didn’t need to be dominating. They just needed a win Thursday. They got it by beating the Washington Redskins 38-14. With it, they ended a miserable three-game losing streak in which they were outscored 92-22. With it, they...
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Jonathan Smith Named Oregon State Head Football Coach

Corvallis – Jonathan Smith, one of the most successful student-athletes in Oregon State University history, has been named head football coach of the OSU Beavers, Vice President and Director of Athletics Scott Barnes announced Wednesday. His appointment is contingent on the completion of all university hiring processes. “We are very excited about having Coach Smith lead our...
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Social Media Night Coming to OIT Saturday in Top 25 Battle

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Oregon Tech Athletic Department has announced that this Saturday will be Social Media Night when the Lady and Hustlin’ Owls host College of Idaho to kick-off Cascade Conference play. Fans are encouraged to bring their mobile device and show that they follow at least one of @OregonTechOwls social media accounts on Instagram, Twitter,...
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Oregon State Heads to Maui Jim Maui Classic

THE GAME: The No. 19/21 ranked Oregon State women’s basketball team will head to Hawaii this week, as it hosts the Maui Jim Maui Classic for the second-straight year. The Beavers will take on Nevada on Friday, before facing Utah State on Saturday. FOLLOW ALONG: Both games will be carried live on KEJO 1240 AM in...
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Time is right for Jimmy Garoppolo to start, but what comes next matters most

ESPN – SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The future of the San Francisco 49ers‘ quarterback position is now. More than a month after acquiring him in a trade from the New England Patriots, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is set to make his first start with the Niners this week against the Chicago Bears (1 p.m. ET, Fox), the team announced on Tuesday. In...
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11 questions (and answers) on Eli’s demotion, Giants’ future, more

ESPN – If you’re a Giants fan who thought this season couldn’t get any more depressing after the 2-9 record and the injury to Odell Beckham Jr., coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese sure managed to surprise you on Tuesday afternoon. After 14 years and 222 total starts under center for the Giants, Eli Manning was publicly benched in...
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No. 24 UC Merced Downs Lady Owls

MERCED, Calif. – The Oregon Tech Lady Owls couldn’t withstand a barrage of 3-pointers to fall 87-64 to No. 24 UC Merced Monday night. Merced shot 15 of 28 (53.6 percent) from beyond the arc to hand Tech (5-3) its second straight loss. The Lady Owls led 15-11 after the opening quarter but saw...
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