Lakers-Trail Blazers Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers suffered three straight first-round playoff losses before their failure to qualify for the postseason in 2011-12 resulted in major changes for the franchise. The Los Angeles Lakers’ famous newcomers, meanwhile, didn’t produce a victory in their much-anticipated opener. The Trail Blazers begin their season at home Wednesday night against a...
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Dodgers, League ink three-year deal

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers are bringing Brandon League back to their bullpen, signing the free agent right-hander to a $22.5-million, three-year deal on Tuesday. League, acquired by the Dodgers from the Seattle Mariners at the July trade deadline, went 2-1 with six saves and a 2.30 ERA in 28 appearances with Los Angeles....
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OIT women’s soccer moves to CCC playoffs

The Oregon Tech women’s soccer team made the postseason bracket with a 2-1 win over College of Idaho last weekend. The Lady Owls will play at Northwest, which won its first league title with a 7-1-1 Cascade Collegiate Conference record. OIT won the regular season meeting 3-0 at Steen Sports Park, when coach Mike Hedlund...
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OSAA 4A & NSCIF 8-man football postseason starts this weekend

The 4A Oregon football play-in round starts Friday night for Basin teams when the Skyline Conference third-place finisher Mazama travels to Cottage Grove for a 7 p.m. kickoff. Link: 960 the Sports Legend wants to hook Mazama fans up with Oregon State tickets The No. 2 placer Klamath Union gets a home game and...
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HS FB Recap: Mazama, KU into play-in round

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — It was both a positive and negative night for the Mazama Vikings. While Klamath Union beat them 49-0 in the Canal Bowl, Mazama did qualify for the play-in round next week and can now make the field of 16 for the Oregon School Activities Association playoffs. Klamath Union finished as...
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HS FB Preview: Canal Bowl tonight

The Triad Timberwolves start of our high school sports doubleheader Friday. Triad heads to defending state champion Camas Valley hoping to avoid two straight losses after a 50-32 defeat by Hosanna Christian. Triad coach Kyle Petrik on what cost his team in that game. The Triad-Camas Valley broadcast begins at 2:45 p.m. (960 the...
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KU-Mazama battle for soccer playoffs

The battle for the playoffs in Skyline Conference boys soccer happens noon on Saturday when Klamath Union plays at Mazama. Both teams are 4-5 in conference play and the winner gets the automatic spot in the play-in round. KU won earlier this season 2-0. 960 the Sports Legend spoke to both coaches before Saturday’s...
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Ducks and Beavers are in the top 10. Wait, what?

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon may be that rainy outpost of the Pacific Northwest far removed from SEC country, but the state has two teams ranked in the top 10. The No. 2 Ducks and the No. 7 Beavers are the highest-ranked duo from a single state in the current AP Top 25. ”It’s really...
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San Francisco Giants

Halfway to title: Giants win 2-0 for 2-0 WS lead

SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants’ extended family lingered on the field long after the final out, posing for pictures and savoring the win. Cars honked in the streets outside AT&T Park and fans celebrated in the bars. San Francisco is halfway to the World Series title, not all the way there. Yet, after two...
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Original Mariners owner Les Smith dies

SEATTLE — Les Smith, the Seattle-area businessman who was part of the group that brought Major League Baseball back to Seattle in 1977, has died. He was 93. Smith’s son, Alex, told The Associated Press that his father celebrated his 93rd birthday Saturday and died in his sleep Wednesday. Smith grew up in Brooklyn...
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