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Cardinals extend NL wild-card lead beating LA

LOS ANGELES — Although Allen Craig’s bouncing single didn’t look like much, it was just what Lance Lynn and the St. Louis Cardinals needed to get back on track in the wild-card race. Craig drove in Shane Robinson with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the Cardinals extended their NL wild-card lead...
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Raiders cornerback Lee to start against Miami

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland cornerback Pat Lee is no stranger to coming off the bench in emergency situations. He did it in the Super Bowl two years ago while with Green Bay, helping the Packers secondary hold on after injuries put Charles Woodson and Sam Shields on the sidelines. Now he’s being asked to...
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Wilson shaky in Seahawks debut

RENTON, Wash. — Facing 80 yards and needing a touchdown with less than five minutes to play, Russell Wilson felt right at home. Wilson’s rigorous preparation and attention to detail that helped earn him the starting job for the Seattle Seahawks as a rookie left him completely ready to face the task that lay...
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Oregon C Grasu faces challenges in second year

EUGENE, Ore. — In golf, it’s called the yips. Oregon center Hroniss Grasu doesn’t have a name for it when it comes to football, he just knows he doesn’t like it. Grasu has worked this week to conquer football’s version of the yips that were evident last week in the No. 4 Ducks’ 42-25...
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Henley’s roller coaster start sees Mazama next

Henley Hornets (0-2)Last week: 58-7 loss vs Cascade Christian0This week: vs Mazama (0-2) – Friday – 7 p.m.- NOTE: Does not count as a Skyline Conference game Conversation with coach Beau Fullerton from 960 the Sports Legend Tell us about the first two weeks of the season: You mentioned in our 2012 Basin football...
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Mazama building for Skyline opener weeks away

Mazama Vikings (0-2)Last week: 21-14 loss vs Yreka (Calif.)This week: at Henley (0-2) – Friday – 7 p.m. Conversation with coach John Mathis from 960 the Sports Legend Recap the first two weeks of the season: Levi Huffenberger is back for your team this season after not being allowed to play a year ago....
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Lions-49ers Preview

While some of the focus remains on last year’s postgame handshake gone wrong, the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions insist that’s all but forgotten. During the rematch, the emerging franchises will instead look forward to another chance to build on their breakthrough campaigns from a year ago. The Lions will try to end...
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Oregon State’s D emerges against Wisconsin

CORVALLIS, Ore. — After last season’s struggles, Oregon State’s defense appears to have righted itself. The Beavers made a season-opening statement with a 10-7 victory over then-No. 13 Wisconsin last weekend – holding last year’s Big Ten champions scoreless until the final minutes. ”We played a helluva game and from the D-line to the...
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Giants get another road win from Lincecum

DENVER — No question, Tim Lincecum is getting better. Especially away from San Francisco. Lincecum pitched effectively for six innings to extend his road winning streak to a career-best five straight, Brandon Crawford doubled twice and drove in two runs, and the Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3 Wednesday night, opening a seven-game lead...
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Dodgers lose again as D’Backs pursue playoffs

PHOENIX — Facing division rival Los Angeles for the fourth time in two months, Diamondbacks starter Trevor Cahill reached deep into his bag of tricks. Cahill got through a rocky first inning before mixing four pitches to retire 20 of his final 22 batters, and Arizona beat the slumping Dodgers 3-2 on Wednesday night....
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