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49ers show they’re serious NFC contender in Week 1

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers showed all the same poise and big playmaking ability – not to mention dominant defense against NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers – in a season-opening statement victory at Green Bay as they did in coming so close to a Super Bowl last season. Who said the reigning...
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Cowboys back to routine with Seahawks next

IRVING, Texas — Jerry Jones is well aware of the 24-hour rule. He knows it makes sense. He believes in it. But sometimes, there have to be exceptions. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett tells his team to celebrate successes for 24 hours, then move on. But for Jones, one of those exceptions came last after...
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Padres beat Cards; LA within one game of St. Louis

SAN DIEGO — Things got so easy for the San Diego Padres on Monday night they spent the last few innings trying to make history. Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer, Will Venable had three RBIs and the Padres handed the struggling St. Louis Cardinals an 11-3 loss. The Padres had 17 hits and...
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Raiders drop the ball, lose 22-14 to Chargers

OAKLAND, Calif. — Travis Goethel walked off the field following his final, shaky snap and carved out a spot to stand alone on the Raiders sideline. Punter Shane Lechler patted him on the head, then slammed his own helmet in disgust. New coach Dennis Allen surely prepared for just about every scenario ahead of...
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Bonanza hopes big win builds momentum

Bonanza Antlers (1-0)Last week: 48-0 win at ChiloquinThis week: at Etna (Calif.) (Friday – 7 p.m.) Conversation with coach Luis Idrogo from 960 the Sports Legend Describe the 48-0 win at Chiloquin: Who really stood out to you and give us some of this weekend’s highlights? What are you expecting from Etna this weekend?...
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Butte Valley continues to heal over bye week

Butte Valley Bulldogs (1-0)Last week: Bye WeekThis week: vs Hayfork (Friday 6 p.m. at Butte Valley High School) Conversation with Butte Valley coach Jason Allen from 960 the Sports Legend With the bye week, Butte Valley attended the Tulelake game and learned some things about the Honkers: When we previewed Butte Valley, they had...
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OIT Round-Up: Owls men finish sixth in cross country debut

Men’s Soccer Loses Match Versus Pacific The Oregon Tech Owls men’s soccer program is still seeking their first win of the season following a 2-0 defeat at Pacific University. The hometeam Boxers outshot OIT 27-4 in the match to drop the Owls to 0-3-1 on the year. With the onslaught of shots, OIT goalkeeper...
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Oregon starts fast to beat Fresno State

EUGENE, Ore. — Kenjon Barner ran for 201 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 4 Oregon to a 42-25 victory over Fresno State on Saturday. De’Anthony Thomas ran for 102 yards and two additional scores for the Ducks (2-0), who sprinted to a 35-6 in the first half before the Bulldogs were able...
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Beavers take down No. 13 Wisconsin

CORVALLIS, Ore. – In what many have termed as the biggest non-conference home game in Oregon State football history, the Beavers’ defense put on a show that will be remembered for a very long time. The Beavers stymied No. 13 Wisconsin and Heisman Trophy candidate Montee Ball for much of the afternoon as OSU...
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Niners D makes stop to preserve lead

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Randy Moss found his way back to familiar turf, celebrating a touchdown at Lambeau Field in his new uniform. The San Francisco 49ers defense kept Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers out of the end zone for most of the day — then made sure they didn’t give the...
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