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OAKLAND, Calif. – Brandon McCarthy would much prefer to pitch on far fewer than 11 days’ rest. That made him all the more amped up once he finally got back on the mound Tuesday night – so much so that he hyperventilated in the first inning. Not that it affected him. McCarthy settled down and...
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Florida State eliminates UCLA at CWS

OMAHA, Neb. – Florida State’s Scott Sitz gave the best performance of his career on college baseball’s biggest stage. The junior known as ”The Bulldog” by teammates allowed five hits and struck out eight in a season-high 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night, and the Seminoles eliminated UCLA from the College World Series with a 4-1...
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Hansen: NBA’s return to Seattle will require patience

SEATTLE – Chris Hansen sees the groundswell of support that seems to be developing in the community behind his push for a new arena that could bring the NBA back to Seattle. The leading investor in the project hopes those supporters don’t become disillusioned if it ends up taking five to seven years for pro...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Bells win opener over Gems

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — In a closely contested game, the Bellingham Bells pulled away from the Klamath Falls Gems to win ___ in the series opener of a three-game set at Kiger Stadium. Mike Garrard called the play-by-play for 960 the Sports Legend: Next up: Gems vs Bellingham – Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. (6:30 p.m....
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D-backs’ Hill hits for cycle against Mariners

PHOENIX – Aaron Hill had been in position to hit for the cycle a handful times and had been unable to finish it off. Needing a homer just two weeks after his latest failed attempt, Hill told himself to relax, look for a good pitch to hit. He did, and finished with a flurry.
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49ers’ R.C. Owens dies at age 77

SAN FRANCISCO – R.C. Owens, a longtime 49ers front office man and eight-year NFL wide receiver whose impressive leaping ability earned him the nickname ”Alley Oop” and helped popularize the basketball phrase, died Sunday at age 77. The Niners, his team for the first five of his NFL seasons, announced Owens’ death on Monday. The...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems sweep Central Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems strung together their first consecutive wins of the season beating Central Oregon 7-2 in a Father’s Day game at Kiger Stadium. Mike Garrard recounts the win: Next Up: June 18 | Gems vs Bellingham – 7:05 p.m. (6:30 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend) Other West...
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Viewing the Basin: Master’s Rowing Competition

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The 2012 Northwest Regional Master’s Championships were held at Lake Ewauna this past weekend, with teams from a variety of states making their way to the Basin. Corinne Lombardi is a 12-year rower for the Ashland Rowing Club and competed during the meet. She explains the appeal of rowing throughout...
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UCLA loses 4-0 to Arizona at College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. – UCLA’s Nick Vander Tuig was good. Konner Wade was great. Wade pitched a five-hit shutout, Arizona did its scoring on five straight fourth-inning hits, and the Wildcats beat their Pac-12 rivals 4-0 in the College World Series on Sunday night. ”Really the difference in the game was that five-hitter stretch,” Bruins coach...
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Dunivant goal lifts Galaxy past Timbers

CARSON, Calif. – A corner kick by midfielder David Beckham set up defender Todd Dunivant for the decisive goal in the second half, as the LA Galaxy claimed a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers on Sunday at The Home Depot Center. The Timbers, returning to MLS play for the first time since May...
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