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Oregon responds to marijuana report

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens says the Ducks actively work to address possible illegal substance use by student-athletes. Following a report that estimated 40 to 60 percent of the football team smoked marijuana, Mullens issued a statement Wednesday addressing the story in ESPN The Magazine, which accompanies a larger piece that looks...
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High School Round-Up: KU stays perfect in league

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Skyline Conference baseball resumed Tuesday with a match-up of potential first place teams as Klamath Union hosted North Valley. Audio: 960 the Sports Legend broadcast Mark Owings his two singles on the day, his first capping off a four-run first innings for the Pelicans and Klamath Union held on for...
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Southern Oregon hits slumping OIT

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Southern Oregon shutout No. 5 Oregon Tech behind great pitching from Jordyn Kurtz and five RBI from Katie Moy to send Oregon Tech to its third straight Cascade Conference loss 8-0 in the opening game of a scheduled doubleheader. Game two was suspended due to rain in the top of...
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High School Round-Up: Mazama against Henley on diamond

Skyline Conference softball play resumes Tuesday with a great in-town match-up – Mazama visiting Henley. The Hornets swept their first league series at Hidden Valley last weekend, including a five-inning 14-3 victory. Mazama put up double digits in its first conference series also, beating North Valley 19-0 in the first of two wins. Mazama...
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Big numbers as Owls lose series to L-C State

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Tech Owls finished a home series with Lewis-Clark State Monday at Kiger Stadium, with No. 9 L-C State leading 13-5 into the Owls’ half of the eighth inning. Audio: Play-by-play – Bobby Thompson/960 the Sports Legend Oregon Tech rallied, getting three singles to start the inning, scoring on...
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Home, sweet home for OIT softball

The No. 5 Oregon Tech softball team is back to action Tuesday, hoping to recover from a sweep last weekend at Corban. Audio: Oregon Tech softball coach Greg Stewart on Corban doubleheader After reflecting on the Corban series, Oregon Tech head coach Greg Stewart is looking forward to some home games on the Oregon...
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Blazers’ subs but a bump as Suns roll into 8th

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns avoided treating their followers to a must-whine situation by roughing up the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night at US Airways Center. Leaning on tricky end-of-season mathematics, coach Alvin Gentry used part of his pregame chat with reporters to assure everyone that this was not a must-win situation. It...
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Phillies over Giants in Cy Young match-up

SAN FRANCISCO – Roy Halladay walked Aubrey Huff in the fifth inning on a close inside pitch, caught the ball from catcher Carlos Ruiz and stared at home plate umpire Marty Foster for several seconds. Foster muttered a few words to the mound, and Halladay barked back. The pitcher pointed behind the plate – later...
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No. 8 Ducks edge Arkansas Pine-Bluff

EUGENE, Ore. – The Ducks got all they could handle from Arkansas Pine Bluff on Monday night at PK Park, as No. 8 Oregon escaped with a hard-earned 3-2 victory over the visiting Lions. Oregon’s (25-10) starting pitcher Jeff Gold (5-2) threw a gem in the win, keeping the Lions off the scoreboard for...
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1st-place Dodgers riding high behind Kemp, Ethier

LOS ANGELES – At 9-1, the Los Angeles Dodgers own the top record in the majors and are off to their best start since they won the World Series in 1981. With new ownership and Matt Kemp and Andre Ethier piling up hits, the bad feelings from the Frank McCourt era are beginning to fade....
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