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Ice Hawks looking for new players

The Klamath Falls Ice Hawks start their next season November 6 and new players are invited to join the team. The Ice Hawks are a co-ed high school hockey team based out of Klamath Falls, but players come from all over. Most games are played against Medford-area teams and includes the sixth annual Collier...
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Coach Mike Riley rights the No. 14 Beavers

PORTLAND, Ore. — The whispers about job security aren’t an issue for Oregon State coach Mike Riley any more. The amiable Beavers coach has led his team to a 3-0 start and the No. 14 spot in the AP rankings. It’s a dramatic turnaround for a team that won only three games last season....
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Dodgers lose, miss out on playoffs

LOS ANGELES — A must-win game turned into a job the Los Angeles Dodgers couldn’t get done. They were eliminated from playoff contention, their wild-card hopes dashed Tuesday night with a 4-3 loss to Barry Zito and the San Francisco Giants. ”Everything kind of comes to a screeching halt,” Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said....
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A’s, Rangers knotted up in first

OAKLAND, Calif. — After erasing what once appeared to be an insurmountable deficit, it has come down to this for the Oakland Athletics – one game against the Texas Rangers to decide the AL West title. Travis Blackley allowed one run over six innings in a strong bounce-back performance that helped the A’s move...
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Safeco’s fences moving in for 2013

SEATTLE — Tired of seeing fly balls die in a cavernous outfield and free-agent sluggers choose more hitter-friendly settings, the Seattle Mariners are bringing in the fences at Safeco Field. The Mariners announced Tuesday they will move in the fences for the 2013 season after years of debate on the impact one of the...
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Raiders’ Heyward-Bey back at practice

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey practiced for the first time Tuesday since being hospitalized by a helmet-to-helmet hit as the Oakland Raiders worked on fixing their problems during the bye week. Heyward-Bey took part in individual drills as the Raiders (1-3) held their first of two practices this week before getting four...
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Washington St.-Oregon St. Preview

PORTLAND, Ore. — The whispers about job security aren’t an issue for Oregon State coach Mike Riley any more. The amiable Beavers coach has led his team to a 3-0 start and the No. 14 spot in the AP rankings. It’s a dramatic turnaround for a team that won only three games all of...
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Washington-Oregon Preview

Washington has played Oregon tough through one half each of the past two seasons before giving way to the high-powered Ducks after the break. Huskies coach Steve Sarkisian feels his team is better equipped to hang with Oregon for a full game this time around. In the rankings after defeating a top-10 opponent, No....
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OIT Round-Up: Tehan wins CCC Player of the Week

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Tech women’s soccer team dominated their weekend, shutting out Northwest and Evergreen State College in 3-0 and 5-0 wins, respectively. It was OIT’s first Cascade Collegiate Conference games, helping the Lady Owls to 2-0 and 4-3 overall. Melanie Johnson had two goals on Friday, while teammate Rebekah Nisbet...
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A’s edge Rangers, clinch playoff spot

OAKLAND, Calif. — Hat on backward and goggles covering his eyes, Yoenis Cespedes started dancing in the middle of the clubhouse as the bubbly streamed every which way. Quickly, his Oakland teammates joined in the fun, and the Cuban rookie doused anybody he could get. He might have soaked Coco Crisp the best with...
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