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Falcons claim fourth place; ready for postseason

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Falcons swept the season series from Roseburg, beating the Doc Stewarts 12-2 and 2-0 in a doubleheader Tuesday night at Kiger Stadium. The wins propelled the Falcons (6-10) past the Docs for fourth in the Area 4 AAA American Legion standings, meaning Klamath Falls will play in...
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Miami trades Hanley Ramirez to Dodgers

MIAMI — The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired former NL batting champion Hanley Ramirez from Miami in a multiplayer trade, the second big deal in as many days for the disappointing Marlins. The Marlins announced the deal Wednesday at a news conference before their game against the Atlanta Braves. The Dodgers also get reliever Randy...
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Alex Rodriguez breaks hand in loss to Mariners

SEATTLE — Alex Rodriguez has broken his left hand after being hit by a pitch from Felix Hernandez in the eighth inning of the New York Yankees’ 4-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Rodriguez was the third player to be hit by a pitch from Hernandez. He immediately fell to the...
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Video: Pac-12 Media Day: Oregon

Hear from head coach Chip Kelly and RB Kenjon Barner on replacing LaMichael James and more.
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Crawford walk-off sends Giants over San Diego

SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Crawford had Angel Pagan to thank for the chance to deliver his first career game-winner. Crawford hit an RBI single in the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 3-2 Tuesday night, their ninth victory in 11 games since the All-Star break. ”When you hit...
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Cardinals thump Dodgers to snap win streak

ST. LOUIS — Adam Wainwright tried bragging about his hitting prowess, and broke down laughing in mid-sentence. It was no surprise that the Cardinals right-hander, working his way back into ace status after reconstructive elbow surgery sidelined him all of 2011, kept pace with Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw. His stroke on one of the...
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Seahawks agree to deal with Clemons

RENTON, WASH. — The Seattle Seahawks have officially announced their agreement on a multi-year deal with defensive end Chris Clemons, who was due to become a free agent at the end of the 2012 season. The Seahawks announced the deal Tuesday afternoon, although terms were not released. Clemons’ agent, Donal Henderson, first confirmed the...
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Ichiro excited by playoff possibility with Yankees

SEATTLE — Ichiro Suzuki last played in meaningful games in the final weeks of the regular season more than 10 years ago. Now he’s playing for a team that is disappointed when it doesn’t win a World Series title. ”Obviously many of the Yankees here have been there, have experienced it and obviously I...
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USC Trojans picked to return to top of Pac-12

LOS ANGELES — Southern California is eligible to win championships again, and the Pac-12 media expect the Trojans to reclaim their spot atop the league. USC has been picked to win the Pac-12 in the annual preseason poll, the league announced Tuesday. The Trojans were picked to win the South Division on 117 of...
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Ichiro singles in NY debut, Yanks win

SEATTLE — Ichiro Suzuki bowed twice to the fans and promptly smacked a single to center. Sayonara, Seattle. Hello, Yankees. Suzuki switched teams at Safeco Field after a momentous trade and singled his first time up with New York during its 4-1 victory over the Mariners on Monday night.
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