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San Diego Padres

Group closes deal to buy Padres

SAN DIEGO — A group that includes the sons and nephews of former Dodgers owner Peter O’Malley has closed its $800 million deal to buy the San Diego Padres. The team scheduled a news conference for Wednesday morning to introduce the new owners. The sale was approved by major league owners on Aug. 16.
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Red-hot Rockies beat Dodgers again

DENVER — The Los Angeles Dodgers lost a game and some ground in the NL West. They hope that’s the extent of the damage. Wilin Rosario homered among three hits and drove in three runs, Tyler Chatwood pitched five effective innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Dodgers 8-4 on Tuesday night.
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San Francisco Giants

Bench steps up for Giants to extend NL West lead

HOUSTON — The San Francisco Giants couldn’t get much going offensively on Tuesday night, so manager Bruce Bochy went to his bench with the game on the line in the ninth inning. Pinch-hitters Joaquin Arias and Hector Sanchez came through for the Giants, both driving in runs to help San Francisco rally for a...
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Mariners

Seattle tops Minnesota on Ackley’s homer

MINNEAPOLIS — Seattle’s late-summer surge has been fueled, naturally, by strong starting pitching. Even the offense has been perking up. After so many rough seasons, August has been a pleasant month for these Mariners. Dustin Ackley hit a three-run homer, Hisashi Iwakuma was hard to hit and the Mariners beat the stumbling Minnesota Twins...
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San Francisco Giants

Mota back with Giants after 100-game suspension

HOUSTON — San Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota was activated from the restricted list on Tuesday after serving a 100-game suspension for his second positive drug test. Left-hander Jeremy Affeldt has been placed on the paternity list to make room on the roster for Mota. Mota tested positive for Clenbuterol, which he says was...
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Oakland Raiders

Preseason injuries a concern for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Long after practice began, Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Richard Seymour and five of his injured teammates – including four projected starters – slowly made their way out to watch the workout. The debate over whether any of the six will play in Thursday’s preseason finale in Seattle has morphed into concern...
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2012 Preview: Hosanna Christian Football

2012 Basin football preview: Hosanna Christian Lions
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Rockies blank Dodgers, beat Beckett

DENVER — Josh Beckett was decent in his Dodgers debut. On this night, though, he needed to be dazzling. The right-hander tried to keep Los Angeles in the game until the team’s recently obtained big hitters could come through at the plate. Only, it didn’t go accordingly to plan. Jeff Francis and three relievers...
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Carroll says TO can still play despite being cut

RENTON, Wash. — Seattle coach Pete Carroll says that despite the Seahawks’ decision to release Terrell Owens he still believes the 38-year-old wide receiver can play in the NFL. Carroll said Monday he has no doubt that Owens can still play and would be surprised if he didn’t catch on with another team. Owens...
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49ers’ waive former Medford athlete Jason Slowey

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Rookie center Jason Slowey was among the 12 players cut Monday by the San Francisco 49ers as they trimmed their roster to 75. Slowey, a sixth-round draft pick out of Western Oregon, struggled to make an impact during training camp for the reigning NFC West champions and was waived. In...
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