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NAIA poll has OIT with most first place votes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Oregon Tech men’s basketball team is second in the NAIA Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll. The 2012 national champions were placed one point behind the team they defeated for the title – Northwood (Fla.). The two teams were separated by one point in the poll, although the...
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Giants, Tigers defy playoff format

SAN FRANCISCO — The new playoff format was supposed to prevent this. Remember what so many of us said? Because of the new wild-card game, the top seeds in each league would face a weakened opponent in the first round and thus enjoy an easier route to the World Series. In Year 1, the...
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Oregon reinstates DT Remington

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon has lifted the suspension for senior defensive tackle Isaac Remington. The decision came after The Register-Guard newspaper reported that Eugene prosecutors had decided not to pursue a driving under the influence charge against Remington. Remington was pulled over on Oct. 12 and cited for DUI. Oregon coach Chip Kelly suspended...
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Video: Oregon prepares for Colorado

Oregon prepares for Colorado
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Oregon St.-Washington Preview

Undefeated Oregon State continues to look more and more like a legitimate contender in the Pac-12 with each passing week. Coach Mike Riley, though, knows his team can’t afford to take Washington lightly if it hopes to keep its perfect record intact. With quarterback Sean Mannion set to return following a two-game absence, the...
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Mannion will start Sat. for Beavers

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Oregon State Beavers will have Sean Mannion back under center Saturday when OSU goes to Washington (5 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). Head coach Mike Riley confirmed Mannion as the starter after Monday’s practice where Mannion played most of the time with the first string offense. Audio courtesy KVAL-TV,...
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Giants advance to World Series

SAN FRANCISCO — After all the Giants had overcome to get back to the World Series, a late shower wasn’t about to dampen their celebration. All right, it was a driving downpour. So reliever Sergio Romo danced through the raindrops, Tim Lincecum helped lead a soaked victory lap around the ballpark and Angel Pagan...
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Seattle back to practice after loss to 49ers

RENTON, Wash. — While the Seattle Seahawks returned to practice Monday after an extended weekend off and started looking ahead to Detroit, some of their thoughts remained in the Bay Area. They were still smarting from a 13-6 loss to San Francisco on Thursday night that was punctuated by dropped passes and a defense...
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Seattle hires Hansen as hitting coach

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners have hired former major leaguer Dave Hansen to be their new hitting coach, replacing Chris Chambliss, who was fired after the season. The Mariners made the announcement on Monday. Hansen spent half of the 2011 and all of the 2012 season in the same position with the Los Angeles...
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Defense helps Oregon State move to No. 7

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The defense came to the rescue again for Oregon State. Utah’s four turnovers – two lost fumbles and two interceptions – were the difference in the Beavers’ 21-7 win over the Utes in a cold, drizzly game Saturday night. The reward was that Oregon State (6-0, 4-0 Pac-12) became bowl eligible...
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