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Spurs exit Warriors to move to West finals

OAKLAND, Calif. – Slow at the start of the series and strong at the end, the San Antonio Spurs wore out the Golden State Warriors the way they have so many other opponents. Tim Duncan had 19 points and six rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 16 points and 10 rebounds and the Spurs held off a...
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Seahawks sign 6th-round pick Spencer Ware

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks have signed fullback Spencer Ware to a multi-year contract, leaving the team with just three unsigned draft picks. Seattle announced the signing of its sixth-round pick on Thursday. Terms of Ware’s deal were not announced.
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Through injuries, M’s edge Yanks

NEW YORK – For the New York Yankees, MRI has become a statistic that’s just as important as ERA and RBIs. Andy Pettitte trudged off in the fifth inning with a back injury. Chris Stewart limped off after seven with an injured leg. A 3-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night seemed more...
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Giants rally for 8-6 win over Rockies

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies got to Matt Cain early. It wasn’t enough. Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning, Cain settled down after a shaky start and the Giants rallied from a six-run deficit to beat the Rockies for the 10th straight time, 8-6 on Thursday night.
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State tennis begins

The OSAA Tennis State Championships commence today and three Klamath Basin girls will play for a singles title. Senior Sarrah Pardon has an opening round match against Estefani Lamas of McLoughlin today, while Henley freshman Paige Hahn goes against Eliza Minculescu of La Salle. KU junior Marisa Doveri has to wait until Friday before...
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Track & Field: 2A & 1A District Preview

The Parks sisters of Lost River are expected to shine this weekend at the 2A Southern Cascade League District Track & Field meet. In the 800 meters, the older Megan Parks has the second-best time in the state at the 2A level, while the younger Emily is third among the state’s 400-meter times and...
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Bills sign Alonso of UO

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – The Buffalo Bills signed rookie linebacker Kiko Alonso to a four-year contract on Wednesday. The deal is worth close to $4.3 million, with about $1.5 million guaranteed for the second of Buffalo’s two second-round draft picks. Chosen 46th overall, the 6-foot-3 and 238-pound Alonso was a hard-hitting tackler during three seasons...
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Cribbs, Raiders agree to 1-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders signed free agent kick returner and wide receiver Josh Cribbs to a one-year contract Wednesday, giving the team a versatile player that could boost the offense and special teams. Cribbs’ agent, John Rickert, confirmed the deal but declined to disclose financial terms. He said Cribbs drew interest from several...
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Dodgers’ Greinke gets win in return

LOS ANGELES – Zack Greinke returned early from the disabled list, and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ offense is starting to pick up. The last-place Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth win in five games. Greinke pitched 5 1-3 strong innings in his first start since April 11 after coming...
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Blue Jays win fourth straight beating the Giants

TORONTO – Ryan Vogelsong’s 100th career start might have been his last for a while. J.P. Arencibia and Adam Lind each hit two-run home runs, Ramon Ortiz won for the first time since 2011 and the Toronto Blue Jays won their season-high fourth straight game Wednesday night, beating Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants 11-3....
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