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49ers: No trade, no shock

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Now that weather in England has permitted me to return home from covering the San Francisco 49ers’ week in London, let’s take a look at a couple of developments (or lack thereof) Tuesday.  No trade: The 49ers were connected to every receiver available this year. But, as expected, they did not...
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Carroll: Don’t take TD away for taunting

RENTON, Wash. – Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll realizes that receiver Golden Tate’s taunting penalty on his 80-yard touchdown Monday night brought about this conversation, but Carroll is 100 percent against the idea of taking a touchdown away from a team if a player is flagged for taunting on the play.  “I think that’s a terrible thing...
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USC shouldn’t be sleeping on Oregon State

The story goes that when the USC buses pulled up to Reser Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, just about every member of the No. 1 team in the nation was fast asleep. Perhaps sugar plums were dancing in their heads.  Ah, but they were about to get a rude awakening! For their dreams were...
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All three Klamath Falls girls soccer teams make 4A postseason

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Union girls soccer team beat North Valley 5-1 yesterday, helping the Pelicans to a co-Skyline Conference championship with Henley. KU makes the postseason as the conference’s No. 2 seed, giving the Pels a home game against Banks before Saturday. The winner advances to the OSAA 16-team playoff bracket....
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HS Scores: Tulelake plays on, Butte Valley out of NSCIF soccer playoffs

Tuesday Scores NSCIF Boys Soccer PlayoffsRedding Christian 2, Butte Valley 1Tulelake 5, Etna 1 Tulelake soccer head coach Chewy Perez prior to yesterday’s match on The Sports Legend, ESPN 960 Boys SoccerKlamath Union 1, North Valley 0  Girls SoccerKlamath Union 5, North Valley 1 Volleyball - 4A Play-in RoundSiuslaw 3, Henley 1 Wednesday Games Volleyball –...
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OIT hoops teams gain preseason national nods

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Both Oregon Tech basketball teams are in the awareness of coaches throughout the nation, as the men’s team debuted at No. 21 and the women in the receiving votes section of their respective NAIA Div. II Preseason Top 25 poll. It’s the first time both teams have received votes in the...
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Trail Blazers-Suns Preview

Thirteen seasons have come and gone without the Portland Trail Blazers winning a playoff series, a drought that isn’t lost on general manager Neil Olshey with the franchise coming off another disappointing campaign. Portland, though, seemingly has the talent to contend in the loaded Western Conference this season unlike the rebuilding Phoenix Suns, who host Wednesday night’s...
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Harvin’s return imperative with Rice out

Getting wide receiver Percy Harvin back on the field as soon as possible just became a lot more important for the Seattle Seahawks.  The team announced Tuesday that wide receiver Sidney Rice is out for the season after suffering a torn ACL in the Monday night game at St. Louis. Rice wasn’t having the best season among the Seattle receiving corps,...
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Stat attack! Some Week 9 Pac-12 numbers

Some Pac-12 numbers for your review.  Number to the left is national rank.  2. Oregon, 55.6 points per game 6. Arizona State, 45.4 15. Oregon State, 40.1  Total offense 2. Oregon, 632.1 yards per game 14. Arizona State, 509.1 15. Washington, 501.9 22. Oregon State, 487.4 30. UCLA, 469.1  Rushing offense  2. Oregon, 331.5 yards per game 11. Arizona, 288.0 22. Washington, 218.1 
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Hustlin’ Owls scrimmage at Chiloquin for fundraiser tonight

Chiloquin High School is hosting an Oregon Tech men’s basketball scrimmage tonight at its big gym. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. and all proceeds from tickets sold will go toward Chiloquin athletics. It’s the final scrimmage of the year for the Hustlin’ Owls, which play on Sunday at Danny Miles Court against Pacific...
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