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Moores hires bankers to sell Padres

SAN DIEGO – John Moores is putting the San Diego Padres up for sale again following a failed effort by former player agent Jeff Moorad to buy the team. Moores announced Tuesday he has hired investment bankers Steve Greenberg of Allen & Co. and John Moag of Moag & Co. to advise on the sale,...
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Conforto’s homers Beavers to win over Nevada

RENO, Nev. – Michael Conforto hit two three-run home runs, including one in the 10th inning, as the Oregon State baseball team downed Nevada, 10-7, Tuesday afternoon at Peccole Park to take the two-game series with the Wolfpack. Both home runs went to left field for Conforto, who now has eight round-trippers on the...
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Ducks baseball beats San Francisco

EUGENE, Ore. – Jeff Gold shut out San Francisco in five innings of work, helping No. 16 Oregon to a 4-1 victory over the Dons at PK Park on Tuesday afternoon. In his fourth start of the year, Gold (4-2) held the Dons (14-22) without a hit through five innings, and struck out three....
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Blazers’ Aldridge to have hip examined

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge is traveling to Colorado to have his sore right hip examined. The team says trainer Jay Jensen will accompany Aldridge to the examination Tuesday in Vail, Colo.  
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League play begins on prep diamond

Skyline Conference play opens Tuesday with softball and baseball match-ups throughout the Basin. On the softball diamond, Mazama takes a 6-2 record to Murphy to face Hidden Valley. Last year’s regular season champion Vikings will see a Mustangs opponent that has won four in a row, including two five inning wins over Lost River...
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Oregon Tech sweeps weekly softball awards

LA GRANDE, Ore. — Off the weekend where Oregon Tech picked up its 30th softball win, the Owls were recognized with two conference individual honors. OIT’s Taylor Schmidt and Kayde Schaefer were selected Cascade Conference Pitcher and Player of the Week, respectively. Schmidt won five of her six games played this weekend in wins...
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Three Henley wrestlers chosen All-Americans

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — OSAA state champion wrestler Ronnie Bresser of Henley won the 113-pound National Collegiate Style Wrestling Championships title during spring break. Henley also had Tyler Scott and Zech Bresser place and earn an All-American designation while at the tournament, along wtih Ronnie Bresser. Henley athletic director Todd Moore says it is...
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Dragic drudges to Rockets win over Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. – Goran Dragic insists he wasn’t auditioning. Houston’s point guard had 22 points, seven assists and three steals to lead the Rockets to a 94-89 victory Monday night over the Trail Blazers, completing a perfect four-game road trip. Portland happens to be looking for a point guard, and Dragic will be a free...
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Darvish wins debut over Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas – Yu Darvish had a feeling of calmness when he took the mound for his much-anticipated major league debut for the Texas Rangers. Once he settled down his big right arm to match how his mind felt, and got past a rough start with some help from his powerful offense, Darvish was a...
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San Francisco Giants

Zito’s 4-hitter leads Giants by Rockies

DENVER – A new delivery helped Barry Zito look like his old self. San Francisco’s 33-year-old lefty tweaked his delivery and toyed with the Colorado Rockies, throwing a four-hitter for his first shutout in nine years and Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer to lead the Giants to a 7-0 win Monday. It was San...
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