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Gems OF Hough wins Home-Run Derby; South wins All-Star Game

VICTORIA, British Columbia — After falling behind 2-1 in the first inning, the South All-Stars put up two runs in each the third, sixth and seventh innings to beat the North team 7-5 in Tuesday’s West Coast League All-Star Game at Royal Athletic Park. The Klamath Falls Gems had four players in the game,...
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Raiders sign QB Tyler Wilson

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders have signed fourth-round pick quarterback Tyler Wilson to a contract. General manager Reggie McKenzie announced the move Tuesday, three days before the first training camp practice in Napa. Oakland also waived linebacker Travis Goethel and defensive back Coye Francies.
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Astros beat A’s after walk-off error

HOUSTON – Rookie Jonathan Villar scored the winning run from second base in the ninth inning when catcher Derek Norris had a passed ball and then made a bad throw on the same play to give the Houston Astros a 5-4 win over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. Houston ended a 10-game losing streak...
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Dodgers mount late comeback vs. Jays

TORONTO – Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer, Andre Ethier and Jerry Hairston Jr. added solo shots and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-9 Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory and 22nd in 27 games. Gonzalez, Ethier and Mark Ellis each had three RBIs as the Dodgers won their...
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Mariners win 8th straight

SEATTLE – Kyle Seager and Tom Wilhelmsen walked out of Cleveland in May feeling bitten by a run of bad luck that saw the Seattle Mariners lose twice in extra innings as part of a four-game sweep by the Indians. The luck seems to be evening out. Seager and Mike Zunino came up with clutch...
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Bochy wins his 1,500th game as Giants beat Reds

SAN FRANCISCO – It took a few more tries than Bruce Bochy would have liked to earn his 1,500th managerial win. He might remember this one for a while considering it came in the nightcap of a doubleheader wearing road gray uniforms while batting first as the home team. Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run double...
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Local state runner-up softball team reflects on season

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — After finishing second in the state, the 9-10-year-old Klamath Falls Little League softball team had a chance to reflect on the season during Monday’s Goofing Around at Lunch. Link: Hear the full GAAL podcast Three members of the team were in the 960 the Sports Legend studio with coach Rachel...
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Former Duck Jordan put on non-injury list by Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. – Already behind in preparations for his first NFL season, Miami Dolphins top draft pick Dion Jordan sat out the first training camp practice Sunday, and declined to predict when he might take the field. The defensive end and linebacker from Oregon wore uniform No. 95 but watched from the sideline because his...
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Camp Chip kicks off in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – Chip Kelly already made his mark on training camp before the Philadelphia Eagles even took the field. When rookies and certain veterans reported on Monday, they only had to drive to team headquarters in Philadelphia. That’s because soon after Kelly was hired to replace Andy Reid, the Eagles shifted camp from Lehigh University...
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Fox Sports: Klamath Falls native wins $250K

You’re wasting your time, they said. “Nerd!” they yelled. Get off the XBox, clean your room and do something with your life. Well $250,000 later, nobody is telling Justin Chavarria to go play outside. Chavarria is an Oregon student and one of those college guys who helps the women’s basketball team by practicing against...
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