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Orioles, Mariners go to extra innings again

SEATTLE — Those involved in continuing Baltimore’s late-season surge – whether it’s taking nine, 11 or 18 innings to get the victories – continue to marvel at what the Orioles are accomplishing and the ways they are getting it done. The Orioles are hanging around the AL East race, surging to the top of...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants slam Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO — Matt Cain was a hard-luck loser for the San Francisco Giants, the most consistent starter in one of baseball’s best rotations who received little run support and often fell short despite solid performances. It’s been a different story this season. Cain pitched eight solid innings to earn his career-best 15th win,...
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Dodgers win nightcap of Nats doubleheader

WASHINGTON — Even Matt Kemp was willing to concede the phantom run the umpires said he scored for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fourth inning – long before his go-ahead homer in the ninth – should not have counted. Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson (”They obviously blew the call”), third baseman Ryan Zimmerman...
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49ers-Vikings Preview

The San Francisco 49ers are nearing their best start in 14 seasons partly because their defense did enough to keep a pair of the NFL’s top quarterbacks from beating them. Their own signal-caller has done a pretty nice job as well. Alex Smith and the unbeaten 49ers visit the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday in...
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Oakland Raiders

Raiders add CB Brandian Ross to beat-up secondary

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders made moves to bolster their banged-up secondary on Wednesday by signing cornerback Brandian Ross from Green Bay’s practice squad and giving starting free safety Michael Huff work at cornerback in practice. The Raiders are short-handed at cornerback after injuries to both starters. Ron Bartell broke his shoulder blade...
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No. 3 Oregon’s young offense feels ready

EUGENE, Ore. — Quarterback Marcus Mariota believes the No. 3 Ducks were tested enough through their first three games to be ready for Pac-12 play. Oregon faced Arkansas State, Fresno State and lower-division Tennessee Tech in its nonconference schedule, defeating all of them handily. But with several young players, especially on offense, there were...
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Lakeview football comes to Klamath Falls this Friday

Lakeview-Paisley Honkers (0-2)Last week: 36-33 loss to BurnsThis week: at Mazama (0-3) – Friday – 7 p.m. Conversation with coach Sean Radford from 960 the Sports Legend You play Burns tough in a three-point loss. What did you take away from that game? Last week, you really wanted improvement from the defense. How’d they...
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Triad keeping pace atop the league standings

Triad Timberwolves (2-1)Last week: 63-12 win at Butte FallsThis week: Idle. Next up: vs Prospect (3-0) – Sept. 29 – 4 p.m. Conversation with coach Kyle Petrik from 960 the Sports Legend Talk about Gabe Ovgard’s defensive performance with three interception returns for touchdowns: Elaborate on your team’s adjustments to help get to the ball...
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Mariners

Orioles outlast Mariners in 18 innings

SEATTLE — Taylor Teagarden stroked a pinch-hit RBI single to right in the 18th inning to help give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-2 comeback victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. The win allowed the Orioles (84-64) to pull within a percentage point of the Yankees (83-63) for the lead in the AL...
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San Francisco Giants

Lincecum hot as Giants defeat Colorado

SAN FRANCISCO — Each time he takes the mound, Tim Lincecum is becoming more comfortable again. More trusting that his command will carry him just like it used to every fifth day. Lincecum pitched San Francisco one win closer to an NL West crown, and the Giants lowered their magic number to clinch the...
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