Blazers draft grade

Some teams had high picks, like the Hornets. Some had a lot of picks, like the Rockets. Others just had a single late pick, like the Clippers and Timberwolves. We graded each team’s draft based on what it did with the picks it had. Mike Misek filled out the report card for East teams...
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San Francisco Giants

Bumgarner throws one-hitter in win

SAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner’s teammates had something special for him – a shower of beer and shaving cream, a celebration for his first career complete game and shutout. He was also one pitch away from something even more memorable. Bumgarner pitched a one-hitter, allowing only Ryan Hanigan’s solid single leading off the sixth...
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Los Angeles LA Dodgers

Dodgers continue to slump, losing to the Mets

LOS ANGELES — Chris Young and Chris Capuano are a couple of kindred spirits. They were teammates with the New York Mets last season and shared one common trait above all – resiliency. Both spent significant time away from the game because of injuries that required surgery and resulted in grueling comebacks. And in...
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Jaso’s walk-off wins it for Seattle over Red Sox

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez walked off the mound in the ninth inning knowing the gem he just tossed was one of the best outings of his career. Yet he still stood on the top step of the Seattle Mariners’ dugout in the ninth inning begging for a run to make sure this brilliant effort...
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OIT chooses new soccer coach

From press release KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Matt Munhall has been named new men’s soccer coach at Oregon Tech, director of athletics, Michael Schell, announced earlier this week. Munhall, a 2007 graduate of Principia College, becomes Oregon Tech’s second men’s soccer coach since the program began in 1998. “I am excited Matt has...
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Olympic fever hits Modoc Field

With the U.S. Track and Field trials continuing in Eugene and the games in London less than a month away, Olympic fever is abound. It extends tonight to a fundraiser called the Younglife Olympics. Younglife Klamath Falls Area Director Myles Daley explains more details and the purpose of the games. Admission is $5 and...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems victory hopes dashed off wall

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — For the fifth straight game, the Klamath Falls Gems lost by two runs or less. On Wednesday night at Kiger Stadium, the defeat was even tougher to swallow because of a close call in the bottom of the ninth inning. Mike Garrard tells the story: Next up: Gems vs Cowlitz...
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Runners Crossing Finish Line

5,000 champ for Britian trains in Oregon

HELSINKI – Defending champion Mo Farah of Britain won the 5,000 meters at the European Championships with ease on Wednesday. Making the most of his only race at the Europeans, Farah took control with a mile to go and put in a blistering last lap ahead of the London Olympics. `’I consider London to be...
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San Francisco Giants

Lincecum, Giants shut out Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum threw his 167-pound body in front of the plate to save a run. He pounded the strike zone like the Lincecum of old. More than anything, he pitched the San Francisco Giants into first place while winning again at last. Lincecum won for the first time in nearly two...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Parker leads A’s past Seattle

SEATTLE — Oakland manager Bob Melvin had a concise assessment of starter Jarrod Parker. ”He’s good,” Melvin said. Parker earned that praise with seven dominant innings and a career-high nine strikeouts Wednesday in the Athletics’ 2-1 win over the Seattle Mariners.
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