Oregon moves to No. 2 in AP poll; OSU No. 18

Oregon was overwhelming and now the Ducks are No. 2 in the AP Top 25, jumping LSU to get in line behind No. 1 Alabama.
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Padres down the Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Huston Street made it tough on himself. In the end he made it all work out. Yonder Alonso’s two-run single in the seventh inning snapped a tie and helped the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday. Mark Kotsay hit a home run and Yasmani Grandal also...
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Dodgers keep pace in wild-card race

CINCINNATI — The Dodgers know that their latest win has to be the start of something spectacular. Adrian Gonzalez hit a pair of solo home runs off Homer Bailey on Sunday night, powering Los Angeles to a 5-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds that let the Dodgers keep pace in the wild-card race. They...
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Klamath Union loses first game of season

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Just like a week ago, the Klamath Union Pelicans gave the football away four times in the opening half. Unlike the game before, KU wasn’t able to pull out a victory. Interceptions plagued junior quarterback Ben Mitchell in a 21-14 defeat by Yreka Friday night at Modoc Field. It was...
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No. 4 Klamath Union back to Modoc Friday night

Klamath Union plays Friday night ranked fourth in the state Associated Press poll. The Pelicans host the Yreka Miners at Modoc Field in a battle of unbeaten teams. KU kept its record unblemished with a 17-7 win over Summit – a game where the Pels gave up the football four times in the opening...
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SOU football plays first game in Ashland

The Southern Oregon Raiders play their football home opener Saturday in Ashland, welcoming in Dickinson State. There is a new tailgating area on the SOU campus to go along with the team’s hospitality area. For children, there is a climbing wall and those 12-and-under get into the game for free. Each seat gets free...
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Giants move NL West to 10 games

SAN FRANCISCO — Bruce Bochy headed out for a nice dinner with his wife. Third base coach Tim Flannery scored concert tickets for Crosby Stills & Nash. The NL West-leading San Francisco Giants aren’t scoreboard watching as September winds down. The division title is nearly theirs. Pablo Sandoval homered from both sides of the...
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Carroll: Tate fined by NFL, will appeal

IRVING, Texas — Seattle receiver Golden Tate was fined by the NFL for the violent block he put on Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee, the Seahawks confirmed Wednesday.. In a radio interview with KJR-AM in Seattle on Wednesday, Coach Pete Carroll said Tate has been fined and intends to appeal. According to reports, the...
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49ers secondary showing its strength again

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Dashon Goldson slips on his blue-collar shirt that every San Francisco 49ers player is issued before talking on camera. He refuses to recognize any competition among his secondary teammates for interceptions or hard hits, too, deflecting everything back to the unit and what it has accomplished as a whole. While...
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Speed the key between Arizona and Oregon

TUCSON, Ariz. — Not long after his team’s latest race-up-the-field victory, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez was asked about the next opponent, the Oregon Ducks. ”Man, those dudes are fast,” Rodriguez said. ”They have fast guys who play fast.” Rodriguez has a few of his own, setting up what could be the fastest game in...
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