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Uribe lifts Dodgers past Braves

LOS ANGELES – In a season full of disappointments, Juan Uribe was undoubtedly the biggest for the Los Angeles Dodgers last year — at least on the field. And no one in their clubhouse has more incentive this time around than he does. Uribe tied a career high with four hits and drove in three...
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Spurs rout Blazers, clinch No. 1 in West

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Spurs have locked up another No. 1 seed. Tim Duncan scored 18 points in what might have been his last game before the playoffs start this weekend, now that the Spurs have clinched the top spot in the Western Conference after beating the Portland Trail Blazers 124-89 on Monday...
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Giants sweep doubleheader with Mets

NEW YORK – Madison Bumgarner watched how Tim Lincecum handled the New York Mets’ hitters, and then did even better. Bumgarner pitched seven neat innings, Pablo Sandoval homered to match a team mark set by Willie Mays and the San Francisco Giants beat the Mets 7-2 Monday night for a doubleheader sweep. The Giants took...
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Trail Blazers-Spurs Preview

The San Antonio Spurs have said for weeks that earning the No. 1 seed for the Western Conference playoffs wasn’t their main concern. The Spurs, though, can wrap up that top spot by beating the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers, losers of a season-high five in a row, on Monday night. San Antonio (47-16) has...
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OSU’s Fry named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Oregon State freshman left-handed pitcher Jace Fry has been named the Pac-12 Conference’s Pitcher of the Week on Monday. Fry threw his first career shutout on Saturday in the Beavers’ 3-0 win over then-No. 11 UCLA. He scattered six hits and two walks while striking out six, limiting the Bruins...
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OIT’s Hunter leaving program

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon Tech freshman and NAIA tournament MVP Bobby Hunter is transferring from Oregon Tech after spring term to be closer to his family in North Carolina. Hunter averaged over 20 points per game in an All-American season for the men’s basketball national champions.
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Diamond Round-Up: OIT softball shares CCC title

CALDWELL, Idaho — The Oregon Tech Owls softball team picked up a weekend sweep of both Eastern Oregon and College of Idaho to claim at least a share of the Cascade Conference title. Audio: Mike Garrard/960 the Sports Legend broadcast Cromie had an RBI and a double in the Saturday doubleheader with COI, giving...
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Braves win fifth straight over Arizona

PHOENIX – Ian Kennedy took advantage of Arizona’s early offensive outburst. Gerardo Parra hit his first career grand slam to cap a five-run second inning and the Diamondbacks beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 Sunday, snapping a five-game losing streak. ”It’s nice having a 5-1 lead going into the third inning,” Kennedy said. ”You can be...
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White Sox complete sweep of Seattle

SEATTLE – Alex Rios has been putting in an effort to really concentrate on his approach at the plate and improve the quality of his at-bats. That work paid off Sunday when Rios got three hits and drove in three runs to help the Chicago White Sox completed a series sweep of the Seattle Mariners...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants-Mets postponed by rain, doubleheader Monday

NEW YORK – Johan Santana wanted to get back on the mound immediately after his fiasco in Atlanta last week. Thanks to the weather, he’ll have to be extra patient. The game between the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets was postponed because of rain Sunday and rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader...
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