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Final BCS season should be a wild ride

The BCS farewell tour is about to begin. Love it or hate it – we’re guessing there are far more in the hating camp – the system for determining college football’s national champion will be mothballed after this season, replaced by the new, aptly-named College Football Playoff.
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2013 Basin Football Tour – Henley Hornets

960 the Sports Legend visited the fall camp of the Henley Hornets football team as part of the 2013 Basin Football Tour.
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Huff hopes for positive legacy at No. 3 Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. – Receiver Josh Huff hopes to remake his legacy in his final season at Oregon. Huff has had a rocky career for the Ducks. He’s been dogged by injuries. He’s been in an offense that puts more emphasis on the run than the pass. And he still worries that an arrest that resulted...
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Rookie safety Reid earns starting job with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Veteran safety Donte Whitner has insisted all along that rookie Eric Reid possesses the skills and mentality to be a hard-hitting defender. The hope is he can also fill the void left by Dashon Goldson’s departure from the San Francisco 49ers in free agency. Apparently, coach Jim Harbaugh and defensive coordinator...
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Nevada-UCLA Preview

Considering the sputtering state of the UCLA program he took over, Jim Mora’s first season as a collegiate head coach couldn’t have been much more impressive. With key players returning as well as the arrival of an acclaimed recruiting class, he thinks his second year could be even better. The 21st-ranked Bruins open Saturday...
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2013 Basin Football Tour – Lost River Raiders

960 the Sports Legend visited the fall camp of the Lost River Raiders football team as part of the 2013 Basin Football Tour.
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2013 Basin Football Tour

View videos from all the Basin-area high school football camps Aug. 19-30.
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Mannion to start at QB for Oregon St.

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State coach Mike Riley has named Sean Mannion the starting quarterback for the No. 25 Beavers ahead of their season opener Saturday against Eastern Washington. The announcement Monday was the culmination of the fall camp competition between Mannion and Cody Vaz, who both played at quarterback last season. Both players shared...
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Pick 6: BCS projections and predictions

This season, the B might as well stand for buh-bye. The BCS is going away for good after January, and for the most part any tears shed by college football fans about its pending extinction are filled with joy. That’s not totally fair, of course. The BCS was a step in the right direction....
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Report: LB Haralson traded to Saints

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The San Francisco 49ers traded linebacker Parys Haralson to the Saints on Monday to fill a big need for New Orleans, a person with knowledge of the deal said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday night because neither team had announced the trade. It wasn’t clear what compensation the...
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