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Manning throws 3 TDs in Broncos’ win

DENVER — After throwing yet another touchdown on a play that worked exactly as it was drawn up, Peyton Manning ran to the end zone and head-butted the lucky receiver, running back Lance Ball. That was about as rough as things got for Manning on Sunday — an afternoon he spent piling on in...
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San Francisco Giants

San Francisco beats Padres

SAN DIEGO — Tim Lincecum was in the San Francisco Giants’ clubhouse ”jumping up and down” as pinch-hitter Xavier Nady’s solo homer sailed over the fence in right-center in the ninth inning to tie a game the San Francisco Giants would win 7-5 against the San Diego Padres. ”It was a big moment for...
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Defense carries Rams to close win over Seattle

ST. LOUIS — Forget about Sam Bradford and Steven Jackson. The St. Louis Rams’ true offensive star thus far is a rookie kicker from a Division II school. Greg Zuerlein made 21 consecutive field goals last fall at Missouri Western, and he’s been a sure thing in the NFL, too. The rookie kicked four...
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Barner’s big night keeps No. 2 Oregon undefeated

SEATTLE — In the third quarter against Washington State, Oregon running back Kenjon Barner’s teammates lifted him high off the ground in celebration of a 10-yard scoring dash. The touchdown put the No. 2 Ducks up 44-19, capping a four-minute third-quarter rally and all but sealing the 51-26 victory over the Cougars on Saturday...
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Oregon State defeats Arizona 38-35

TUCSON, Ariz. — Matt Scott marched Arizona quickly down the field, hitting Austin Hill for a touchdown that gave the Wildcats a three-point lead. They just left too much time for Sean Mannion and No. 18 Oregon State. Scott threw for a career-high 403 yards and three touchdowns, but had two interceptions and Arizona...
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HS Preview: Mazama travels to N. Valley to open Skyline play

A couple of one loss teams play on the road tonight when Hosanna Christian goes to Powers and Klamath Union is Henley’s homecoming opponent. Hosanna defeated Prospect 50-28 last week, but head coach Jim Lockwood is convinced his team has much more work to do regarding consistency before they can beat a team like...
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Dodgers win again heading home

SAN DIEGO — Matt Kemp and the Dodgers know they have virtually no margin for error. Chris Capuano won for the first time in eight starts and Los Angeles inched closer in the wild-card race, beating the San Diego Padres 8-4 on Thursday night. Luis Cruz hit a two-run single to help the Dodgers...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants won’t bring back Cabrera for postseason

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants have informed Melky Cabrera’s agent they won’t bring the suspended outfielder back at any point this postseason. Manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement before Thursday’s series finale against the Arizona Diamondbacks, San Francisco’s final regular-season home game. ”We have decided not to send Melky on a rehab...
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Mariners avoid sweep, slow Angels’ playoff surge

ANAHEIM, Calif. — John Jaso hit a two-run homer and an RBI double for Seattle, and the Los Angeles Angels wasted a golden chance to get within one game of an AL wild-card spot with a 9-4 loss to the Mariners on Thursday. Vernon Wells and Alberto Callaspo drove in early runs for the...
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49ers wary of Jets’ multifaceted offense

BOARDMAN, Ohio — The San Francisco 49ers have multiple reasons to get fired up to play in New York this week. Bouncing back from a loss in Minnesota in which some players felt they didn’t show enough energy is one. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio on Thursday added several more: The Jets’ ability to generate...
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