Ex-Oregon CB Cliff Harris arrested

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Former Oregon cornerback Cliff Harris has been arrested after witnesses reported him fighting with his girlfriend outside a restaurant. The arrest for alleged domestic harassment in Hillsboro on Friday comes less than a week after the 22-year-old player was cut from the New York Jets following an arrest for alleged marijuana possession....
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49ers bring back former Duck Adam Snyder

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The San Francisco 49ers have signed guard Adam Snyder to a two-year contract, bringing him back to the franchise after a year with the Arizona Cardinals. The NFC champion Niners already have a steady offensive line intact to protect quarterback Colin Kaepernick, so Snyder might be fighting for playing time in...
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Lee helps Phillies bounce back against Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – A day after a demoralizing 12-run loss at home, the Philadelphia Phillies delivered just the kind of well-rounded victory manager Charlie Manuel had been seeking. Having Cliff Lee on the mound in San Francisco sure helped the cause. Lee shut down the Giants once again with eight strong innings in a ballpark...
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Basin golfers try for state tournament

North Valley looks for repeat titles at the Skyline Conference Golf Championships, which start today. The boys and girls meets will span two days each at Reames Golf & Country Club in Klamath Falls and Centennial in Medford. Numerous Basin-area golfers have strong chances to make next week’s OSAA Golf State Championships including Klamath Union’s...
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Pac-12 Baseball: Ducks, Beavers sweep

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Jake Rodriguez, Danny Hayes and Tyler Smith all homered Sunday, helping the sixth-ranked Oregon State baseball team to a 6-4 win over California Sunday at Goss Stadium. Hayes’ served as the game-winner as the two-run shot sailed over the stands in right field in the fourth inning.  The three home runs...
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Silvestre out, Timbers sign defender Pa Modou Kah

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers say that veteran defender Mikael Silvestre is out for six to nine months because of a left knee injury. Silvestre tore his anterior cruciate ligament during a scoreless draw against the New England Revolution on Thursday night and was taken from the field by stretcher.
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Cain, Pence lead Giants to LA sweep

SAN FRANCISCO – Giants ace Matt Cain didn’t make much of his first victory this season, even though it completed a series sweep of divisional rival Los Angeles. Ending a two-week drought by San Francisco’s starting pitchers meant more to the three-time All-Star. Cain pitched into the eighth inning to end the longest winless-streak of...
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Blue Jays clobber Seattle

TORONTO – For a Blue Jays team that hasn’t had much to smile about this season, this was the laugher they’ve long been waiting for. Mark DeRosa hit a three-run homer, Melky Cabrera added a solo shot and Toronto snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Seattle Mariners 10-2 on Sunday. ”We were desperate...
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Sharks manhandle Schneider, Canucks

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Logan Couture and Patrick Marleau took 9 seconds to turn a tight game into a laugher and move the San Jose Sharks to the brink of their first playoff sweep in franchise history. Couture and Marleau scored in rapid succession in the opening minutes of the third period to spoil Cory...
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Whisler’s consecutive walk-offs help KU to sweep of North Valley

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — It’s one thing to hit a walk-off in one’s lifetime, let alone in a year. On Saturday, Klamath Union’s Joe Whisler hit walk-off singles in back-to-back games to help his Pelicans to much-needed Skyline Conference victories over North Valley. While it wasn’t without some help – from his teammates and North Valley...
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