Wilson superb as Angels defeat Seattle

ANAHEIM, Calif. – C.J. Wilson and the Los Angeles Angels celebrated Arte Moreno’s 10 years as owner by cruising to another easy victory over the slumping Seattle Mariners. Wilson struck out 10 in eight innings, Josh Hamilton had a two-run single and the Angels beat the Mariners 7-1 on Wednesday for their season-high fourth straight...
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Are M’s headed for a breakthrough?

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Catcher Kelly Shoppach said that a number of Mariners were talking on Tuesday, saying that if they had won their four-game series in Cleveland instead of getting swept, they would have been the talk of baseball, not the Indians. Wishful thinking? Perhaps. But the Mariners arrived in Cleveland as winners of five...
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Bonanza softball resurgence culminates in postseason bid

After missing the state playoffs the last seven years, the Bonanza Antlers softball team not only made the field this season, but are a host team. Bonanza finished the conference season 10-0 and welcomes in Regis in the opening round of the OSAA 2A/1A Softball State Championships at Bonanza High School today.  Link: Follow...
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Woodson heading back to Oakland

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year contract with cornerback Charles Woodson, has learned. Woodson, who spent his first eight seasons in Oakland, agreed to a seven-year deal with the Green Bay Packers in 2006. In February, the cornerback was released. Since then, Woodson has visited with a handful of teams including...
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49ers thrilled to have Super Bowl come to town

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Only a Colin Kaepernick deep ball away from the San Francisco 49ers’ practice field, Levi’s Stadium is taking shape in a hurry. The constant noise around team headquarters is a combination of cranes, hammering and coaches’ whistles. San Francisco’s players got back to formal offseason work with organized team activities Tuesday...
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Seattle waives backup QB Josh Portis

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks have waived backup quarterback Josh Portis a day after news surfaced of his arrest for driving under the influence earlier this month. The Seahawks announced the decision to cut Portis Tuesday morning. Portis was on the field and an active participant during the Seahawks’ first OTA workout Monday.
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Trout hits for cycle, Angels romp

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Mike Trout even surprised himself in adding to his growing list of impressive big league achievements. Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple his first two times up, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los...
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Sandoval’s walk-off lifts Giants over Nats

SAN FRANCISCO – Sweating, sniffling and sneezing, Pablo Sandoval felt horrible until his final swing. Sandoval hit a towering two-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning after Gregor Blanco’s tying triple in the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Tuesday night. ”You have to give...
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Greinke unable to take Dodgers past Brewers

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Brewers roughed their old teammate, Zack Greinke, handing the right-hander his first loss at Miller Park. Carlos Gomez hit a go-ahead two-run double, Jonathan Lucroy tied a career high with three hits and five Milwaukee relievers combined for five scoreless innings as the Brewers beat Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers...
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State baseball and softball playoffs opening round

The OSAA Baseball and Softball State Championships start on Wednesday. 960 the Sports Legend previews the match-ups involving Basin-area teams:       Baseball WednesdaySouth Umpqua at Henley – 4:30 p.m.- This is a rematch of last year’s play-in round, where the Hornets won 7-2 on the road to eliminate the then-Far West League...
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