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Seattle takes NFC West lead in 29-3 win over 49ers

SEATTLE – Richard Sherman and his teammates took notice of all the attention being focused on San Francisco after the 49ers looked so impressive in Week 1. The Seattle Seahawks were determined to strike the first blow in the NFC West fight. ”We did what we expected to do,” Sherman said. ”I think you guys...
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49ers’ Harbaugh says loss “wasn’t finest hour”

SEATTLE – Jim Harbaugh’s postgame mood was as dark as the storm that delayed San Francisco’s game at Seattle. Harbaugh had reason to be sullen: the defending NFC champions fell 29-3 to the Seahawks on Sunday night in a sloppy performance the intense coach said ”wasn’t our finest hour.” ”It wasn’t good football,” he said,...
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Highlights: Mariota, Ducks dominate Tennessee

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon’s Marcus Mariota had no idea he had thrown for more than 400 yards against Tennessee until he got to the locker room after the game and some of his teammates pointed it out. The low-key sophomore finished with a career-high 456 yards passing, including four touchdowns, in the second-ranked Ducks’ 59-14...
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Mannion passes Oregon State past Utah in OT, 51-48

SALT LAKE CITY – Sean Mannion saved his best plays for the moments when Oregon State faced the most pressure. Mannion converted two crucial fourth downs in the fourth quarter and then threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Brandin Cooks in overtime to push the Beavers past Utah 51-48 Saturday night. Mannion completed 27 of...
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Sacramento State beats Southern Oregon 63-56 in OT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Garrett Safron threw a career-high seven touchdowns, including the 14-yard game-winner to DeAndre Carter, to rally Sacramento State past Southern Oregon 63-56 in overtime on Saturday night. Southern Oregon’s Melvin Mason broke loose for a 59-yard touchdown to put Southern Oregon up 56-49 with 1:48 to play in regulation. Sacramento State (1-2)...
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HS Gameday Wrap: Henley faces Sisters in weekend soccer match-ups

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Henley boys soccer was a guest on yesterday’s High School Gameday show (Thursdays at 4 p.m. on 960 the Sports Legend). Senior goalkeeper James Goheen summarized the season so far heading into their game with Sisters on Friday. Henley senior James Goheen Link: Henley girls soccer was also a guest on...
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Tennessee’s Couch ineligible against No. 2 Oregon

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee coach Butch Jones says defensive lineman Maurice Couch has been ruled ineligible for Saturday’s game against No. 2 Oregon while the university investigates allegations he was one of five Southeastern Conference players to receive improper benefits. Jones said during his weekly interview Thursday with Nashville radio station 104.5 said that ”right...
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Seahawks like what they’ve seen from DT McDaniel

RENTON, Wash. – While the Seattle Seahawks had more high profile additions this offseason, the signing of defensive tackle Tony McDaniel could prove to be a quiet steal. As the Seahawks were trading for dynamic receiver Percy Harvin and adding defensive ends Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett in free agency, McDaniel’s addition in April flew...
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Vols hope turnovers continue vs. No. 2 Oregon

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The difference in Tennessee’s defense this season has been the Volunteers making big plays instead of allowing them. Tennessee (2-0) has nine takeaways to match Tulane for the most among Football Bowl Subdivision teams. The Volunteers forced seven turnovers and scored two defensive touchdowns last week in a 52-20 victory over Western...
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Giants rally for 4-3 win over Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO – Marco Scutaro was scheduled to get a day off on Wednesday. Fortunately for the San Francisco Giants, he managed to talk his way into the lineup. Scutaro and Brandon Belt hit consecutive RBI singles in the eighth inning to rally San Francisco to a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies. ”Marco made...
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