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Stotts named Blazers head coach

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers have named Terry Stotts as the team’s head coach, it was announced today by General Manager Neil Olshey. Stotts becomes the 14th head coach in Trail Blazers history. An 18-year coaching veteran, Stotts most recently served as an assistant coach with Dallas for four seasons from 2008-12....
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Audio Wrap-Up: Corvallis clinches division with win over Gems

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems opened their four-game series with Corvallis on Monday night needing a sweep to force a tie atop the West Division standings of the West Coast League. They were unsuccessful. Corvallis scored five runs in the first two innings to beat Klamath Falls 9-3 and clinch a...
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Ducks open fall camp

EUGENE, Ore. — The compeition to find the new Oregon Ducks starting quarterback began this week with sophomore Bryan Bennett and freshman Marcus Mariota getting 22 practices to determine the opening weekend starter. The Ducks play Arkansas State on Sept. 1 at Autzen Stadium. Oregon lost two-year starter Darron Thomas in the off season,...
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Father of OSU football coach Mike Riley passes away

CORVALLIS, Ore. -– Bud Riley, the father of Oregon State University head football coach Mike Riley, passed away Sat., Aug. 4 near his home in central British Columbia at the age of 86. Bud was an assistant coach at OSU under Dee Andros from 1965-72 and with Craig Fertig in 1979, serving as the...
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July Charter Student Athletes announced

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 960 the Sports Legend and Charter are proud to announce the Charter Student Athletes of the Month with the selection of winners from July 2012. The Klamath Falls Under-15 Babe Ruth baseball team and the Klamath Falls 9- and 10-year-old Little League softball team were selected and will receive a...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Record breaking night for Gems

BEND, Ore. — Resuming West Coast League play following an off day and an exhibition against the Klamath Falls Black Sox, the Klamath Falls Gems showed no rust hammering the Bend Elks 18-3. Mike Garrard witnessed the madness: Next up: Gems at Bend | 6:35 p.m. – August 3 – Vince Genna Stadium |...
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Bronco hoping girlfriend wins gold

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Defensive tackle Mitch Unrein is setting his alarm for the wee hours Saturday morning even though the Denver Broncos’ stadium scrimmage isn’t until mid-afternoon.Unrein is hoping to watch his girlfriend, Olympic trap shooter Corey Cogdell, strike gold in London. He’s hoping his Internet connection at his hotel is strong enough for...
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LSU No. 1; USC, Oregon top 5 in first poll

BATON ROUGE, La. — Despite its lopsided loss to Alabama in last January’s BCS national title game, LSU will open the 2012 season ranked No. 1 in at least one poll. LSU sits atop the USA Today Top 25 coaches poll released on Thursday, with Alabama second and Southern California third.
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Mariners continue hot streak beating Toronto

SEATTLE — The only grumpy person in the Seattle Mariners’ clubhouse was Felix Hernandez, who good-naturedly griped when the thumping music was turned down postgame. After all, the Mariners are enjoying making some noise. Seattle won its seventh consecutive game and completed a series sweep thanks to John Jaso’s go-ahead single in the sixth...
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D-backs sweep listless Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Patrick Corbin pitched two-hit ball over six innings following his promotion from the minors Wednesday, and the Arizona Diamondbacks got home runs from Miguel Montero and newcomer Chris Johnson in a 4-0 victory that completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Montero opened the scoring in the second inning...
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