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Giants extend NL West lead over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Put the Los Angeles Dodgers in front of Tim Lincecum and he can’t help but get pumped. Buster Posey wasn’t catching Lincecum, yet he noticed ”a little extra giddy up” in the pitcher before Tuesday night’s game. Lincecum bounced back from consecutive home losses with his third straight road win to...
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Mariners win seventh straight

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez handed the ball to his manager and strolled off the mound as a sea of yellow rose with a roaring acknowledgment not only of his latest effort, but another opportunity to express appreciation for his perfect game nearly a week ago. King Felix wasn’t perfect Tuesday night against Cleveland. He...
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Rookie QB Wilson gets starting nod

RENTON, Wash. — After two dynamic second-half performances, rookie Russell Wilson is going to get his opportunity with the Seattle Seahawks’ starting offense. And by starting Wilson, finding a winner in one of the last remaining quarterback competitions in the NFL will drag on another week closer to the start of the regular season....
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Oakland Raiders

Raiders C Wisniewski still out with calf injury

NAPA, Calif. — Stefen Wisniewski has a tough enough adjustment to make in his second year in the NFL after having changed positions and blocking systems with the Oakland Raiders. Injuries that are keeping him off the practice field are only making that job more difficult. After missing all offseason workouts while recovering from...
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Rock Cartwright getting new chance with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. –Rock Cartwright never got to say a proper goodbye to his mother eight years ago. She never told him when doctors discovered a thin film covering her heart that restricted blood flow and ultimately caused her untimely death, fearing her youngest son would be worried sick. That was her nature, and...
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OIT volleyball opens weekend even

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The first weekend of Oregon Tech volleyball saw the Owls go an even 3-3. Starting Friday at the Paul Elliott Invitational in Ashland, the OIT volleyballers were swept by Westminster and Viterbo before notching their first win against UC-Merced in a five-set battle on Saturday. OIT finished the tourney 1-3...
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Giants regain NL West lead beating LA

LOS ANGELES — Something had to give with two pitchers combining for 20 strikeouts and no walks. In the end, the Giants scratched out a couple of runs that held up and allowed them to regain the NL West lead by a half-game. Madison Bumgarner scattered four hits over eight scoreless innings, Pablo Sandoval...
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Mariners win sixth straight on Saunders’ bat

SEATTLE — Michael Saunders is winning the small battles during his biggest week of the season. Saunders hit a pair of two-run homers to help the Seattle Mariners win their sixth straight with a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Saunders also hit a two-run homer on Sunday and now has...
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Oregon Tech volleyball begins Friday

The Oregon Tech volleyball season gets underway Friday in Ashland. The Owls play two matches each day during the two-day Paul Elliott Invitational season-opening tournament at Southern Oregon University. Owls head coach Jason Corwin It was at the Paul Elliott tournament that the Owls upset top-ranked Fresno Pacific in a five-set match last year....
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Gems remain in wood bat top 50 for attendance

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems season ended earlier than fans had hoped, but their passion did fuel success for the Basin’s ball club on the national stage. The Gems ranked 42nd on the summer collegiate attendance list. Gems general manager Chuck Heeman, who says there are about 370 college wood...
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