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William Jessup tourney 2nd round sees Owls loss again

ROCKLIN, Calif. — The second game of the William Jessup Tournament yet again saw an Oregon Tech loss. Bobby Thompson/92-5 KLAD A good score in the highlight, but OIT had only one lead – 3-2 in the first two minutes – in a 69-59 loss to Cal-State Maritime. The loss was the first for the...
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Video: Stanford 27, Oregon State 23

Video from Stanford’s 27-23 win over Oregon State.
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Mariota leads No. 2 Oregon past California 59-17

BERKELEY, Calif. — California figured out a way to slow down Kenjon Barner and Oregon’s dynamic big-play running game. So Marcus Mariota and the Ducks did the Golden Bears in with the pass. Mariota overcame a brief injury to throw for a career-high 377 yards and tie a school record with six touchdown passes...
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K-State, Oregon in control of BCS

NEW YORK — Kansas State and Oregon are now on course to play for the BCS national championship. After Alabama was upset by Texas A&M, the new BCS standings have the Wildcats (.9674) first and the Ducks (.9497) second. Notre Dame (.9396) is third, not too far behind, but most likely in need of...
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HS Football Playoffs Preview

High school football Friday sees Klamath Union travel to North Bend. The broadcast of that first round OSAA 4A Football State Championship game can be heard on Newstalk 1150 KAGO starting at 6:30 p.m. Lakeview goes to Santiam Christian at 7 p.m. in the 3A bracket. Butte Valley continues its quest for a repeat...
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Crawford does it again for Clippers

PORTLAND, Ore. — Chris Paul joked that the Trail Blazers’ near-comeback against the Clippers made for good television. ”You always gotta make it interesting,” he said with a smile. But only to a point. The Clippers built a 25-point lead in the first half then held off a second-half rally by the Blazers for...
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Hamstring injury lingering for Seymour

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Trying to stop Baltimore running back Ray Rice was already a monumental task facing the Oakland Raiders this week. Doing it without seven-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Richard Seymour will make the challenge even more daunting. Seymour missed his second straight practice Thursday due to a lingering hamstring injury and is...
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Beavers, Stanford use unexpected QBs this weekend

It’s a match-up of quarterbacks that weren’t expected to be the QBs this late in the season when BCS No. 11 Oregon State faces No. 14 Stanford. The Cardinal made the change because senior starter Josh Nunes has been inconsistent with 10 touchdowns, but seven interceptions. Redshirt freshman Kevin Hogan replaced him in last week’s 48-0...
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Receiving duo emerges for No. 13 Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Two of the keys to No. 13 Oregon State’s surprising turnaround this season are Markus Wheaton and Brandin Cooks, who don’t hesitate in proclaiming themselves the best receiving duo in the Pac-12. Some of the numbers certainly back them up. While USC’s Marquise Lee grabs all the headlines out West, Wheaton...
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49ers RB Gore loving big holes created by O-line

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Frank Gore looks at his three 100-yard rushing performances, four touchdowns and overall stellar output in the season’s first half and is quick to praise an unheralded offensive line that plays such an integral part in helping him do it. Helping San Francisco’s entire offense shine, too. These big boys...
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