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49ers secondary showing its strength again

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Dashon Goldson slips on his blue-collar shirt that every San Francisco 49ers player is issued before talking on camera. He refuses to recognize any competition among his secondary teammates for interceptions or hard hits, too, deflecting everything back to the unit and what it has accomplished as a whole. While...
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Speed the key between Arizona and Oregon

TUCSON, Ariz. — Not long after his team’s latest race-up-the-field victory, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez was asked about the next opponent, the Oregon Ducks. ”Man, those dudes are fast,” Rodriguez said. ”They have fast guys who play fast.” Rodriguez has a few of his own, setting up what could be the fastest game in...
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OIT men’s soccer humbled in home opener

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon Tech men’s soccer played its first home match of the year, hosting Cascade Collegiate Conference foe Warner Pacific at Steen Sports Park Wednesday night. The Owls lost 6-0, allowing three goals in each half, but finding a better second half rhythm against a team that first-year coach Matt Munhall...
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Orioles, Mariners go to extra innings again

SEATTLE — Those involved in continuing Baltimore’s late-season surge – whether it’s taking nine, 11 or 18 innings to get the victories – continue to marvel at what the Orioles are accomplishing and the ways they are getting it done. The Orioles are hanging around the AL East race, surging to the top of...
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Giants slam Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO — Matt Cain was a hard-luck loser for the San Francisco Giants, the most consistent starter in one of baseball’s best rotations who received little run support and often fell short despite solid performances. It’s been a different story this season. Cain pitched eight solid innings to earn his career-best 15th win,...
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Dodgers win nightcap of Nats doubleheader

WASHINGTON — Even Matt Kemp was willing to concede the phantom run the umpires said he scored for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fourth inning – long before his go-ahead homer in the ninth – should not have counted. Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson (”They obviously blew the call”), third baseman Ryan Zimmerman...
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49ers-Vikings Preview

The San Francisco 49ers are nearing their best start in 14 seasons partly because their defense did enough to keep a pair of the NFL’s top quarterbacks from beating them. Their own signal-caller has done a pretty nice job as well. Alex Smith and the unbeaten 49ers visit the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday in...
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Raiders add CB Brandian Ross to beat-up secondary

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders made moves to bolster their banged-up secondary on Wednesday by signing cornerback Brandian Ross from Green Bay’s practice squad and giving starting free safety Michael Huff work at cornerback in practice. The Raiders are short-handed at cornerback after injuries to both starters. Ron Bartell broke his shoulder blade...
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No. 3 Oregon’s young offense feels ready

EUGENE, Ore. — Quarterback Marcus Mariota believes the No. 3 Ducks were tested enough through their first three games to be ready for Pac-12 play. Oregon faced Arkansas State, Fresno State and lower-division Tennessee Tech in its nonconference schedule, defeating all of them handily. But with several young players, especially on offense, there were...
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Lakeview football comes to Klamath Falls this Friday

Lakeview-Paisley Honkers (0-2)Last week: 36-33 loss to BurnsThis week: at Mazama (0-3) – Friday – 7 p.m. Conversation with coach Sean Radford from 960 the Sports Legend You play Burns tough in a three-point loss. What did you take away from that game? Last week, you really wanted improvement from the defense. How’d they...
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