Mannion will start Sat. for Beavers

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Oregon State Beavers will have Sean Mannion back under center Saturday when OSU goes to Washington (5 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). Head coach Mike Riley confirmed Mannion as the starter after Monday’s practice where Mannion played most of the time with the first string offense. Audio courtesy KVAL-TV,...
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Giants advance to World Series

SAN FRANCISCO — After all the Giants had overcome to get back to the World Series, a late shower wasn’t about to dampen their celebration. All right, it was a driving downpour. So reliever Sergio Romo danced through the raindrops, Tim Lincecum helped lead a soaked victory lap around the ballpark and Angel Pagan...
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Seattle back to practice after loss to 49ers

RENTON, Wash. — While the Seattle Seahawks returned to practice Monday after an extended weekend off and started looking ahead to Detroit, some of their thoughts remained in the Bay Area. They were still smarting from a 13-6 loss to San Francisco on Thursday night that was punctuated by dropped passes and a defense...
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Seattle hires Hansen as hitting coach

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners have hired former major leaguer Dave Hansen to be their new hitting coach, replacing Chris Chambliss, who was fired after the season. The Mariners made the announcement on Monday. Hansen spent half of the 2011 and all of the 2012 season in the same position with the Los Angeles...
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Defense helps Oregon State move to No. 7

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The defense came to the rescue again for Oregon State. Utah’s four turnovers – two lost fumbles and two interceptions – were the difference in the Beavers’ 21-7 win over the Utes in a cold, drizzly game Saturday night. The reward was that Oregon State (6-0, 4-0 Pac-12) became bowl eligible...
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Kansas St. jumps Oregon, up to No. 3

NEW YORK — Only in the BCS standings does Oregon get passed. Kansas State moved ahead of the Ducks and up to No. 3 on Sunday behind SEC rivals Alabama and Florida. The Wildcats’ big victory Saturday at West Virginia was enough to nudge them past the Ducks, who are No. 2 in both...
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Oakland Raiders

Raiders rally past Jaguars 26-23 in OT

OAKLAND, Calif. — With three turnovers, a blown coverage that led to a big-play touchdown and being surprised by an onside kick, the Oakland Raiders have plenty of things to feel bad about. The final result isn’t one of them. Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 40-yard field goal after Cecil Shorts III fumbled on the...
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Giants force Cardinals to Game 7

SAN FRANCISCO — Ryan Vogelsong and these San Francisco Giants sure have become adept at saving their season. Now, they need to do it once more against the comeback champs. Vogelsong struck out a career-best nine in another postseason gem and on his biggest stage yet, and San Francisco staved off elimination for the...
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HS FB Scoreboard: Henley beats Mazama

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Henley Hornets returned two interceptions for touchdowns to reaffirm their non-league, September win against Mazama, beating the Vikings again 20-6 Friday night. The loss dropped Mazama (2-6) to 2-2 in the Skyline Conference, forcing the Vikings to win next week against Klamath Union and require Hidden Valley to lose...
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HS FB Preview: Mazama looks to stay hot

The Mazama Vikings play the Henley Hornets in a rematch of their Sept. 14 meeting where Henley won 20-16. Mazama head coach John Mathis knows a key change that will help the Vikings this time around. Mazama has won two in a row in the Skyline Conference, while Henley is still stuck on one...
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