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Seattle’s unproven tight end group looks to step up

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks felt they would be set at tight end after selecting Luke Willson in the fifth round of April’s draft. With veterans Zach Miller and Anthony McCoy returning to fill the top two spots on the depth chart, Willson would come in as a third option to solidly the back...
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Coleman reviews 2013 Klamath Falls Gems season

It was the team’s third season in the West Coast League, but 2013 was the first year for Mike Coleman as the voice of the Klamath Falls Gems. Relocating for the summer from Michigan, Coleman took over in the broadcast booth for Klamath Basin voices Mike Garrard and Bobby Thompson, who had double-teamed the...
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Los Angeles LA Dodgers

Dodgers comeback to beat Mets

LOS ANGELES – Two runs down? No sweat for these confident Los Angeles Dodgers. Adrian Gonzalez scored the go-ahead run on Yasiel Puig’s sacrifice fly that capped a three-run sixth inning, helping the Dodgers beat the New York Mets 4-2 on Monday night for their sixth straight victory. The deficit was small compared to Friday,...
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Colorado Rockies

Rockies hammer Padres

DENVER – Jhoulys Chacin did his part on the mound and found a way to chip in with his bat. Chacin pitched eight solid innings and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly, leading the Colorado Rockies past the San Diego Padres, 14-2 on a rainy Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory. ”That’s...
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Oakland Raiders

Rookie WR Brice Butler impresses Raiders

NAPA, Calif. – Two long catches and a touchdown in his NFL exhibition debut earned Oakland Raiders receiver Brice Butler plenty of congratulatory messages from friends and family. His response: Ignore it. Because as a seventh-round pick with little college pedigree, Butler knows that he is just one bad practice or game from transforming from...
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San Diego Chargers

Chargers WR Floyd suffers strained knee

SAN DIEGO – Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd strained his right knee in a collision with cornerback Shareece Wright during practice on Monday. The team confirmed the injury on Monday night, but didn’t release any other details. It’s believed the injury isn’t as serious as the one that sidelined the team’s other starter, Danario Alexander,...
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Stanford to lean on QB Kevin Hogan more this year

STANFORD, Calif. — Kevin Hogan leaned back on the fence that surrounds the Stanford practice field late Monday afternoon, cracked a smile and laughed at the difference between how he feels now versus a year ago. ”I’m more comfortable,” he said. Entering his first full year as the starting quarterback, Hogan sure looks that...
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A’s win on getaway day in Toronto

TORONTO – Alberto Callaspo is quickly turning into quite the deadline acquisition for the Oakland Athletics. Callaspo hit a tiebreaking two-run double in Oakland’s four-run ninth inning, leading the Athletics to a 5-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday. Callaspo, who was acquired in a trade with the Los Angeles Angels on July...
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Oakland Raiders

Fantasy Team Preview: Raiders

Overall outlook: Heading into 2013, only three teams do not have a returning quarterback, running back, or wide receiver that finished 2012 ranked inside the top 25 in yards at their position: Jaguars, Jets, and Raiders. This is depressing news for Raider nation. Carson Palmer ended last year ranked 10th among QBs in passing...
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Corvallis defeats Klamath Falls to close out Gems season

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems finished out the 2013 season with a series-ending 12-3 loss to the Corvallis Knights on Sunday afternoon at Kiger Stadium. With the loss, the Gems finish with a 25-28 record, one win short of the franchise’s best record, which was set in 2012. Klamath Falls lost...
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