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49ers quickly turn focus from Giants to Seahawks

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jim Harbaugh didn’t spend any time wallowing Monday after the most lopsided loss in his two seasons as coach of the San Francisco 49ers. He has only three days to prepare his team for Thursday’s key NFC West game against Seattle, which is tied with the 49ers and Arizona Cardinals...
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OSU’s Vaz earns conference honors

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.– Quarterback Cody Vaz of Oregon State, defensive back Steve Williams of California and wide receiver/kick returner Rashad Ross of Arizona State have been named Pac-12 Players of the Week in football. Vaz, a junior from Lodi, Calif., completed 20 of 32 passes for 332 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-24...
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High School Football Scoreboard & Rankings

Klamath Union 34, Phoenix 21North Valley 34, Henley 12Mazama 38, Hidden Valley 20Lakeview-Paisley 52, Illinois Valley 20Modoc (Calif.) 42, Bonanza 0Hosanna Christian 54, Chiloquin 6Lost River 36, Rogue River 24Triad 106, Elkton 66Camas Valley 60, Prospect 8North Lake 36, Gilchrist 34Powers 60, Butte Falls 24St. Mary’s (Medford) 48, Chemawa 7Reedsport 46, Bandon-Pacific 22Coquille 56,...
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Falcons still unbeaten after edging Raiders 23-20

ATLANTA — Asante Samuel won’t be lingering over the Falcons’ latest win. He’s already looking forward to his return to Philadelphia. Samuel brought back an interception 79 yards for a touchdown in the closing minutes and Matt Bryant connected on a 55-yard field goal with 1 second remaining, lifting unbeaten Atlanta to a sloppy...
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BCS Week 1: What it really means

You’re only getting two more years of the BCS before the playoff system kicks in and rankings become irrelevant, so soak in all that is this wacky, convoluted system designed to do everything possible to avoid some form of a tournament. And this year, the potential is there for the system to be in...
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Seattle’s late rally stuns Patriots 24-23

SEATTLE — In the midst of watching his team rally with 14 points in the final 71/2 minutes, Seattle coach Pete Carroll forgot about his history as a one-time coach of the New England Patriots. He was too busy celebrating Seattle’s unlikely comeback and a starring performance by rookie quarterback Russell Wilson. “That’s funny...
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Giants make ‘statement’ in routing 49ers 26-3

SAN FRANCISCO — The New York Giants issued a statement of their own to 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh on Sunday. Maybe the rest of the NFL, too. While questions still surround the defending Super Bowl champions, New York’s 26-3 rout of the favored 49ers sent a clear message across the league.
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Beltran, Freese hit 2-run HRs, Cards beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — The St. Louis Cardinals’ unheralded bullpen is making quite a name for itself in October right along with proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese. A group that takes pride in being ready for anything had six relievers combine to deliver 5 1-3 scoreless innings of relief to lead the...
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September Charter Student Athletes announced

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 960 the Sports Legend and Charter are proud to announce the Charter Student Athletes of the Month with the selection of winners from September 2012. Mazama’s Todd Delaney and Oregon Tech’s Sara Howard were selected and will receive a certificate and an invitation to appear on the Basin’s live, local...
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49ers gearing up to stop Bradshaw

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Asked to analyze the New York Giants’ running game, San Francisco linebacker NaVorro Bowman provided a one-word answer. “Ahmad,” he said. Bowman was talking about Ahmad Bradshaw, who rushed for 200 yards and one touchdown in last Sunday’s 40-24 victory over Cleveland.
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