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Kelly introduced as new Eagles head coach

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Former Oregon Ducks head football coach Chip Kelly was introduced to the Philadelphia media as the new coach of the Eagles Thursday. New Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly Kelly wore a black Eagles polo at a table in front of an Eagles backdrop next to owner Jeffrey Lurie. Kelly said...
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Phoenix outlasts thin Mazama squad to win duel

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Davin Nichols and Gus Bratton scored individual wins for the Mazama Vikings in Wednesday’s night’s home wrestling dual with Phoenix, but the visiting Pirates won the meet 54-21. Nichols earned a 6-3 decision over Cedar King, while Bratton pinned Justin Knight at the 2:52 mark. Injuries and eligibility issues have left...
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Oregon address departure of Chip Kelly

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Ducks football program will have a new head coach in 2013. Chip Kelly has left the Ducks after four seasons and four straight BCS bowl appearances to become the coach of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles. Univ. of Oregon athletics director Rob Mullens Oregon athletics director Rob Mullens addressed the media in...
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Nuggets beat Trail Blazers in OT

DENVER – Wilson Chandler acknowledged feeling a bit winded and tired in his second game back from hip problems that had sidelined him for two months. Not enough to bother his shooting touch, though. Chandler hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 14.9 seconds remaining in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115-111...
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49ers to face former coach in NFC title game

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Mike Nolan’s 3 1/2-year tenure as coach for the San Francisco 49ers offered few highlights on the field. An 18-37 record before a mid-season firing in 2008. No playoff berths for a franchise used to winning championships. A parade of offensive coordinators unable to develop Alex Smith at quarterback. Yet to...
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HS Hoops: Bell’s 3 lifts KU past Phoenix

PHOENIX, Ore. — Jack Bell probably thought he’d be regretting the final moments of Klamath Union’s game at Phoenix. Now, he’ll relive it forever – happily. In his senior season, Bell hit a bank shot three-pointer with less than eight seconds remaining to give KU a 47-46 win over Phoenix. The play followed two...
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HS Hoops: Tulelake hosts Butte Valley in rivalry match-up

After Triad and Hosanna Christian met a week ago, another Basin rivalry game is scheduled for Tuesday night when Tulelake hosts Butte Valley in a girls-boys doubleheader. The Tulelake boys lost their league opener last Friday 59-52 to Dunsmuir, which was the Honkers third loss in their last four games. Meanwhile, Butte Valley has...
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KU leads Basin teams at Medford meet

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Klamath Union boys and girls swim teams led the Basin entrants at last weekend’s Medford YMCA Invitational meet. The KU boys followed Skyline foe Phoenix and North Medford for a third place finish. Marich Sikes placed first in the 200 individual medley and 100 freestyle. In the 100 butterfly, Alex...
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Wrestling Minute: High Desert Classic recap

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Union Pelicans wrestling team won this weekend’s High Desert Classic at Mazama High School. The field included Henley and Mazama, KU’s Skyline Conference foes. Former Mazama wrestling coach Larry Morene
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USC fires basketball coach O’Neill

LOS ANGELES – Kevin O’Neill took over a troubled Southern California basketball team, getting the Trojans back to the NCAA tournament after NCAA issues kept them out in his first season while producing winning records twice in 3 1/2 years. It wasn’t enough. He was fired on Monday, with the Trojans 7-10 overall and 2-2...
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