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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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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Ducks down Dons on diamond

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon’s three-run inning in the fifth was all the No. 16 Ducks needed in a 4-2 win over San Francisco on Monday night at PK Park. In the bottom of the fifth, Pac-12 Player of the Week Brett Thomas drove in the go-ahead runs with a two-out, bases-loaded, two-run single back...
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Beavers baseball wins opener at Nevada

RENO, Nev. – Tyler Smith hit his first home run of the season and the Oregon State baseball team opened its two-game midweek series at Nevada with a 6-5 win over the Wolfpack Monday afternoon at Peccole Park. Smith hit the first pitch he saw from starter Troy Marks in the third inning over...
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OSU’s Cunningham will try NBA draft

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State junior guard Jared Cunningham announced on Monday that he will enter the 2012 NBA Draft. “This was a very difficult decision,” Cunningham said. “But I felt like I had to do what was best for me and my future. My dream has always been to play in the NBA...
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Rockets-Trail Blazers Preview

The Houston Rockets are surging and getting healthier as they gain ground in the Western Conference standings. The Rockets have won three straight on the road as they try to complete this trip with another victory Monday night against a Portland Trail Blazers team that figures to be desperate. Houston (31-25) won 104-87 at...
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March Charter Student Athletes announced

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 960 the Sports Legend and Charter are proud to announce the Charter Student Athletes of the Month with the selection of winners from March 2012. Henley’s Elle Morgan and Oregon Tech’s David Clarke were selected and will receive a prize package and an invitation to appear on the Basin’s live,...
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Ducks sweep Pac-12 weekly baseball awards

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Oregon swept the Pac-12 Conference awards as sophomore outfielder Brett Thomas was named Pac-12 Player of the Week, and senior right-hander Alex Keudell was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week for April 2-8, Commissioner Larry Scott announced Monday. Keudell (4-3) tossed seven shutout innings in Oregon’s series opening 6-2 upset...
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Track and Field Round-Up: Henley grad places second

OREGON CITY, Ore. — Oregon Tech’s Breanna Burns ended the Cascade Conference Multi-Event Championships ninth in the heptathlon, falling a spot in day two. Eastern Oregon’s Kimmy Moore won the event. In Oregon City, OIT’s Kassi Conditt won the shot put event, while Kevin Ellingson placed first in the pole vault at the Pacific...
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Pac-12 Baseball: OSU swept by Sun Devils

TEMPE, Ariz. — Oregon State baseball lost 5-1 to Arizona State Saturday to claim a series sweep of the Beavers. OSU faltered all weekend when in the field with two outs, as Arizona State put up three two-out runs in the fifth inning of a 3-2 game two win 3-2 Friday, following OSU allowing...
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