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Seattle expects Russell Okung to play vs. Dallas

RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday that starting left tackle Russell Okung should be able to play on Sunday against Dallas, but he is unlikely to practice most of this week. Okung did not participate in Wednesday’s practice after suffering a bone bruise in his left knee late in the...
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Raiders-Dolphins Preview

After disastrous season openers, the Oakland Raiders and Miami Dolphins came away echoing the same sentiment: We’ve got to do a better job. Rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill looks to bounce back from a horrible performance in his Dolphins debut, and the visiting Raiders try to regroup Sunday after their special teams play cost them...
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Lost River welcomes defending state champs Friday

Lost River Raiders (2-0)Last week: 43-13 win vs Etna (Calif.)This week: vs Gold Beach (1-1) – Friday – 7 p.m. Conversation with coach Dennis Dunlea from 960 the Sports Legend Describe your first two weeks of the season: We’re surprised to hear you say your defense improved from a 36-0 shutout. Why do you...
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Triad football pleased with season’s start

Triad Timberwolves (1-1)Last week: 64-42 win vs PowersThis week: at Butte Falls (Friday – 4 p.m.) Conversation with coach Kyle Petrik from 960 the Sports Legend Describe the start of the season so far, including the opener against St. Paul: How did you feel your team did in the 64-42 win over Powers in...
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Diamondbacks beat Dodgers

PHOENIX — Ian Kennedy has been maddeningly inconsistent in the follow-up year to his 21-win season. His performance Tuesday night was a reminder of how good he can be. Kennedy pitched neatly into the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks used an unearned run to beat Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0.
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Padres defeat Cards again

SAN DIEGO — The St. Louis Cardinals still can’t find all the answers as they try to add to their lead in the postseason race. Logan Forsythe and Alexi Amarista had key hits in a five-run fourth inning, and the San Diego Padres beat the Cardinals 6-4 Tuesday night to send the slumping World...
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Bumgarner homers for San Fran over Rockies

DENVER — Madison Bumgarner had all sorts of trouble throwing his fastball. He had no problems hitting one. The young lefty hit a three-run homer on a night when he struggled on the mound, and the San Francisco Giants held on for a 9-8 win over the Colorado Rockies in rainy conditions Tuesday. ”I’m...
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Tennessee Tech-Oregon Preview

Oregon never struggles to score points, but it’s getting a lesson in how to close out games before Pac-12 play begins. The fourth-ranked Ducks look to dominate for an entire 60 minutes when they finish their non-conference slate at home against FCS opponent Tennessee Tech on Saturday. Oregon’s offensive juggernaut shows no signs of...
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Leonard Davis literally a big addition to 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Leonard Davis is one of the NFL’s biggest men today because his parents, both of whom had lost spouses, found each other in small-town Texas and decided to add one more child to their already enormous blended family. He became No. 22 in the brood, between them. No wonder Davis...
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Raiders sign FB Reece to extension

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders have finalized a multiyear contract extension with fullback Marcel Reece. Looking for more info on the Raiders? Get the inside slant, stats, scores, schedules and more scoops right here. The team announced the deal on Tuesday. Terms were not disclosed. Reece had been slated to make $540,000 this...
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