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D’Backs sweep season opener with Giants

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are back to their come-from-behind tricks. Ryan Roberts and Lyle Overbay hit consecutive two-out homers off Matt Cain and the Diamondbacks tied a franchise record by rallying from six runs down to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-6 Sunday and sweep the season-opening three-game series. ”That one will make you...
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Gordon’s hit in 11th lifts Dodgers

SAN DIEGO – Dee Gordon put on a show for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. Gordon singled in the go-ahead run with two outs in the 11th inning and the Dodgers, who blew a five-run lead in the fifth, beat the San Diego Padres 6-5 for their third straight win. It was Gordon’s...
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Mariners

King Felix shaky, but M’s win

OAKLAND, Calif. – Felix Hernandez sweated out most of the last three innings innings from the dugout, watching the seven-run lead he once held on the mound dissolve. For a change, though, King Felix had room for error. Chone Figgins finished a home run short of the cycle and every Seattle Mariners starter had a...
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Bucks romp past Blazers

MILWAUKEE — Beno Udrih scored a season-high 21 points, Brandon Jennings also added 21, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-94 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. Ersan Ilyasova chipped in 20 points for Milwaukee, which moved within a half-game of...
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Blazers knock off Mavs in OT

DALLAS – The last time LaMarcus Aldridge played in his hometown, he left with a bitter taste. This trip was a lot sweeter. Aldridge’s buzzer-beating 17-foot jumper lifted the Portland Trail Blazers to a 99-97 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. Aldridge, a former Dallas-area high school star who finished with 25...
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Trail Blazers-Mavericks Preview

Even with a new coach, the Portland Trail Blazers are still having trouble gaining momentum in the playoff race. A visit to the Dallas Mavericks might not help. The Blazers will seek back-to-back wins for the first time in more than two months Friday night in Dallas. Portland (26-29) is 6-6 since interim coach...
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OIT Round-Up: Lady Owls announce new player

OREGON CITY, Ore. — Oregon Tech sophomore Breanna Burns is ninth after the first day of the Cascade Conference Multi-Event Championships in Oregon City. Eastern Oregon’s Kimmy Moore has the lead. Burns registered a fifth place finish in the shot put for her top result. Southern Oregon’s Brandon Ritchie is in fourth place on...
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High School Round-Up: Henley teams victorious

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A day after its game with Lakeview was cancelled, Henley beat Eagle Point 11-4 in softball to improve to 5-4 on the year. The Hornets play Central and Yamhill-Carlton on Saturday. Friday, Bonanza is scheduled to host Lakeview, Lost River travels to Hidden Valley, while Chiloquin hosts Illinois Valley on...
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Pac-12 Round-Up: Oregon homers its way to a win

TEMPE, Ariz. — Oregon State baseball lost 8-2 in the series opener at Arizona State despite Michael Conforto and Tyler Smith extending hit streaks to nine games. Dan Child was the losing Beavers pitcher, falling to 3-2 on the year. Game two tonight at 6 p.m. on 960 the Sports Legend. Oregon’s Jones Leads...
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Former OSU coach Avezzano dies

Joe Avezzano, who was the head coach of the Oregon State football team from 1980-84, passed away at the age of 68 on Thursday. Avezzano was the special teams coach for the Dallas Cowboys from 1990 through 2002 and won three Super Bowl rings and was named the NFL’s special teams coach of the...
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