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UO plans to bar too-wide seat cushions

PORTLAND, Ore. – Some University of Oregon fans say it’s getting crowded in the bleachers. The problem: Jumbo seat cushions. So the school proposes to limit cushions to 17 inches wide. University spokeswoman Julie Brown says there have been ”a few complaints” about extra-wide cushions taking up too much space at venues with bench-style seating,...
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Dodgers-Yankees rained out, doubleheader set

NEW YORK – The game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees was postponed by rain Tuesday night, delaying the renewal of their old October rivalry. The game was called about 30 minutes before the scheduled first pitch. It will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader Wednesday, with start times...
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Back-up outfielder leads San Francisco over Padres

SAN FRANCISCO – Juan Perez is trying to convince the San Francisco Giants to keep him around when injured center fielder Angel Pagan returns from the disabled list. A couple more performances like this one, and it’s going to be hard to return him to the minors. Perez threw out a runner at the plate...
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Baseball Preview: Gems look to rebound in Kelowna

After losing their first West Coast League series of the year, the Klamath Falls Gems play at Kelowna to begin a three-game series with the host Falcons (6 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). Scott Burke is scheduled to start for the Gems, his second of the year. The Gems trail Bend by a...
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Like in 2006, OSU refuses to lose

The Oregon State Beavers play Indiana tomorrow in another elimination game at the College World Series. OSU must win three-in-a-row to avoid elimination and make the best-of-three championship series – something that coach Pat Casey and his national championship team did in 2006. Oregon State baseball head coach Pat Casey The broadcast starts Wednesday...
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Reynolds, Gardner lead East All-Stars to sweep

SALEM, Ore. – Mazama’s Hannah Reynolds and Klamath Union’s Jackie Gardner combined for 58 points over a two-game span as the 4A East All-Stars swept the West in girls basketball games at Corban University. The East outscored the West 38-17 in the second half to win one game 65-48 along with a 76-62 victory in...
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Wenatchee hands Gems first WCL series loss

WENATCHEE, Wash. — The Klamath Falls Gems lost a see-saw battle to the Wenatchee AppleSox on Monday night, as a three-run sixth inning gave Wenatchee the lead back for good as the AppleSox prevailed 6-4 in the series finale at Paul Thomas Field. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman summarizes Wenatchee’s 6-4 victory An RBI...
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Oregon St. sends Cards packing with 11-4 CWS win

OMAHA, Neb. – It’s one down and three to go for Oregon State. The No. 3 national seed Beavers stayed alive at the College World Series on Monday, beating Louisville 11-4 after a seven-run fourth inning broke open the game. Oregon State won national championships the last two times it played in Omaha, in 2006...
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Cashner’s pinch hit moves Padres over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Andrew Cashner provided quite the thrilling warmup for his Tuesday start against San Francisco: a tiebreaking bunt as a pinch hitter in the 13th inning Monday night. Will Venable made an incredible catch to save San Diego, Cashner drove in the go-ahead run with a perfect safety squeeze, and the Padres extended...
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Angels pound 21 hits, rout Mariners

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jason Vargas knows that whenever the Los Angeles Angels’ lineup puts up an eye-popping performance befitting all of its money and talent, their starting pitcher’s job becomes a whole lot easier. And though Vargas didn’t need all the help he got Monday night, he thinks the Angels’ latest offensive barrage means smoother...
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