D-backs’ Hill hits for cycle against Mariners

PHOENIX – Aaron Hill had been in position to hit for the cycle a handful times and had been unable to finish it off. Needing a homer just two weeks after his latest failed attempt, Hill told himself to relax, look for a good pitch to hit. He did, and finished with a flurry.
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49ers’ R.C. Owens dies at age 77

SAN FRANCISCO – R.C. Owens, a longtime 49ers front office man and eight-year NFL wide receiver whose impressive leaping ability earned him the nickname ”Alley Oop” and helped popularize the basketball phrase, died Sunday at age 77. The Niners, his team for the first five of his NFL seasons, announced Owens’ death on Monday. The...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems sweep Central Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems strung together their first consecutive wins of the season beating Central Oregon 7-2 in a Father’s Day game at Kiger Stadium. Mike Garrard recounts the win: Next Up: June 18 | Gems vs Bellingham – 7:05 p.m. (6:30 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend) Other West...
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Viewing the Basin: Master’s Rowing Competition

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The 2012 Northwest Regional Master’s Championships were held at Lake Ewauna this past weekend, with teams from a variety of states making their way to the Basin. Corinne Lombardi is a 12-year rower for the Ashland Rowing Club and competed during the meet. She explains the appeal of rowing throughout...
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UCLA loses 4-0 to Arizona at College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. – UCLA’s Nick Vander Tuig was good. Konner Wade was great. Wade pitched a five-hit shutout, Arizona did its scoring on five straight fourth-inning hits, and the Wildcats beat their Pac-12 rivals 4-0 in the College World Series on Sunday night. ”Really the difference in the game was that five-hitter stretch,” Bruins coach...
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Dunivant goal lifts Galaxy past Timbers

CARSON, Calif. – A corner kick by midfielder David Beckham set up defender Todd Dunivant for the decisive goal in the second half, as the LA Galaxy claimed a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers on Sunday at The Home Depot Center. The Timbers, returning to MLS play for the first time since May...
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Tribute to the decathlon planned for 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials

Eugene, Ore. — The opening ceremonies of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track and Field will include a tribute to the centennial anniversary of the modern decathlon. The decathlon ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 22. Jim Thorpe, winner of the first 10-event Olympic gold medal in 1912, will...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems slam Bucks for 10 runs

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Breaking another losing skid, the Klamath Falls Gems pounded 10 runs in a 10-2 victory over Central Oregon in a non-West Coast League game at Kiger Stadium Saturday night. Mike Garrard recaps the game: Next up: June 17 | Gems vs Central Oregon – 1:05 p.m. (12:35 p.m. 960 the...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Wenatchee sweeps Gems

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Despite having the only two home runs in the game, the Klamath Falls Gems were unable to beat the red-hot Wenatchee AppleSox Friday night at Kiger Stadium, losing by a final of 12-4. Mike Garrard wraps up the series sweep by Wenatchee. Next up: Gems vs Central Oregon – 7:05...
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Oregon football season tickets available Monday

A limited number of season tickets for the University of Oregon’s 2012 home football schedule will go on sale to the general public beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, June 18. Season tickets may be purchased online through the school’s official athletics department website (, by phone (1-800-WEBFOOT) or in person at the Moshofsky Center...
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