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Athletics dump Angels again

OAKLAND, Calif. – Yoenis Cespedes didn’t get much sleep after playing in the longest major league game of the season, so the Oakland cleanup hitter found an energy drink to get him going. It obviously did the trick – much like the Cuban slugger has done for the Athletics since he arrived last season. Cespedes...
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McLouth starts Orioles quickly to beat Mariners

SEATTLE – Jason Hammel struggled to get loose on a chilly night and, with each inning dragging, never found a rhythm on the mound. It’s largely why the Baltimore starter didn’t make it through the sixth inning for the first time this season. Fortunately for Hammel, Nate McLouth and the Orioles’ hitters gave him a...
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Panda helps Giants get right

PHOENIX – A sore elbow couldn’t slow Pablo Sandoval. The San Francisco third baseman hit a two-run homer with one out in the top of the ninth inning and the Giants rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Tuesday night. Sandoval was taken out of the Giants’ win Monday by manager Bruce Bochy after...
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HS Track: Triad’s Ovgard sets meet record

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Triad’s Gabe Ovgard broke the 200-meter meet record at this past weekend’s Sterling Invitational at Oregon Tech’s John F. Moehl Stadium. He crossed the finish line in 21.90, .04 ahead of Eureka’s Alexis Robinson. Both were better than the 2008 record of Mark Brooks. Ovgard also won the 100-meter and long...
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OIT Notes: Volleyball, men’s soccer add players

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A local volleyball player will remain local as Bonanza High School’s Linsey Jones has agreed to play at Oregon Tech. The 5-10 outside hitter was a first team all-conference selection the past two seasons and earned all-state honors her senior year. Owls head coach Jason Corwin also announced the signing of...
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HS Agenda: Henley baseball looks for 8th win in 9 tries

Tuesday Games BaseballHenley at Hidden Valley – 4:30 p.m.- After winning the first game of the doubleheader last Saturday, Henley had its 7-game winning streak snapped by Klamath Union, but Henley still leads the conference by one-game. Hidden Valley has won five in a row entering this afternoon, but was swept by Henley in...
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Offseason grades: NFC West

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS It was an old school game of tit-for-tat between the 49ers and Seahawks this offseason, and I think the defending NFC champions won the battle. Note the word battle. There’s actually a season to be played. The rich got richer and San Francisco beefed up any holes on the roster, while...
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NBA recommends denying Kings move

NEW YORK – Here they stay. Looking for the latest on the Kings? Get the inside slant, stats, scores, schedules and more scoops right here.In an emotional saga that has dragged on for nearly three years, the Sacramento Kings finally appear to be staying put in California’s capital city. The NBA’s relocation committee voted unanimously...
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A’s win on walk-off HR in 19th

OAKLAND, Calif. – Brandon Moss and the Oakland Athletics played 6 1/2 hours of baseball before walking off with one tiring win. Moss hit his second home run of the night with two outs in the bottom of the 19th inning to give Oakland a 10-8 victory over the Los Angeles Angels early Tuesday in...
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Ramirez returns to LA; Kershaw out

LOS ANGELES – The Dodgers have activated shortstop Hanley Ramirez from the disabled list, making room for him on the roster by placing pitcher Clayton Kershaw on the bereavement list. Ramirez, who was not in the starting lineup Monday night against Colorado, had been out all season since tearing a ligament in his right thumb...
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