Clips win 6th straight over Blazers

LOS ANGELES – Chauncey Billups is back in the starting lineup for the Los Angeles Clippers, just in time to begin what they hope is an extended run in the playoffs. The veteran guard’s mere presence was enough for his teammates in their sixth straight win, 93-77 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night....
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Warriors’ Stephen Curry on verge of 3-point record

OAKLAND, Calif. – Stephen Curry is two shots shy of setting a new NBA standard, and the question circulating around the Golden State Warriors locker room ahead of the season finale at Portland on Wednesday night is when – not if – he will break Ray Allen’s single-season record of 269 3-pointers. ”He should be...
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Tigers 6, Mariners 2

SEATTLE – Doug Fister has pitched enough in his career at Safeco Field to know just how difficult it is – even with shorter fences – to hit a line drive out anywhere near center field. Miguel Cabrera made it look simple. ”That’s a hard spot to hit the ball out and he did it...
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Diamond Sports: KU-N. Valley face off for first place

The Klamath Union Pelicans have won all three games to open up the Skyline Conference schedule, with all three victories coming as part of a four-game winning streak at their home field, Leo Bocchi Field. Now, the Pelicans face their first conference road test at fellow-undefeated North Valley (4:30 p.m. – 960 the Sports...
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SOU-OIT rivalry resumes on softball diamond

After losing both games against Concordia last weekend, the defending Cascade Collegiate Conference champion Oregon Tech Owls find themselves third in the league standings. Road wins against conference rival Southern Oregon Tuesday afternoon would help OIT’s chances of a title repeat. Oregon Tech softball coach Greg Stewart With a sweep, Southern Oregon can dramatically help its...
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Mariners place Pryor on 15-day DL

SEATTLE – Right-handed reliever Stephen Pryor has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Seattle Mariners after he suffered a tear in a muscle in his back. Seattle made the move on Monday, the Mariners’ first off day of the season. Seattle said a corresponding roster move would be made on Tuesday prior...
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3 Raiders sign tenders before 1st official workout

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Defensive back Brandian Ross, offensive lineman Alex Parsons and running back Jeremy Stewart all have signed their exclusive rights tenders with the Oakland Raiders. The team announced the signings on Monday, the first day of official offseason workouts for the Raiders.
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Faried to miss final two games

DENVER – Three weeks ago, Denver Nuggets coach George Karl marveled at his team’s depth, suggesting, ”we can even sustain injuries and be OK.” The Nuggets have been testing that theory ever since. First, point guard Ty Lawson went down with a painful right heel injury. Then, forward Danilo Gallinari was lost for the season...
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Padres down rival Dodgers

LOS ANGELES –Padres pitcher Eric Stults hit a three-run homer and stuck around long enough to benefit from a two-run seventh inning as San Diego beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3 Monday night in the first game between the NL West rivals since their wild brawl last week. There was no visible rancor between...
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OIT Recap: Records fall in track & field

KIRKLAND, Wash. — The Oregon Tech Owls were swept and then did the sweeping in their weekend softball series. OIT defeated Northwest in games that were wrapped up Sunday – finals 9-0 and 9-3. The completion of the victories followed losses at Concordia 4-2 and 2-1. Melissa Logan went deep for a ninth time...
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