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Even with a new coach, the Portland Trail Blazers are still having trouble gaining momentum in the playoff race. A visit to the Dallas Mavericks might not help. The Blazers will seek back-to-back wins for the first time in more than two months Friday night in Dallas. Portland (26-29) is 6-6 since interim coach...
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OIT Round-Up: Lady Owls announce new player

OREGON CITY, Ore. — Oregon Tech sophomore Breanna Burns is ninth after the first day of the Cascade Conference Multi-Event Championships in Oregon City. Eastern Oregon’s Kimmy Moore has the lead. Burns registered a fifth place finish in the shot put for her top result. Southern Oregon’s Brandon Ritchie is in fourth place on...
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High School Round-Up: Henley teams victorious

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A day after its game with Lakeview was cancelled, Henley beat Eagle Point 11-4 in softball to improve to 5-4 on the year. The Hornets play Central and Yamhill-Carlton on Saturday. Friday, Bonanza is scheduled to host Lakeview, Lost River travels to Hidden Valley, while Chiloquin hosts Illinois Valley on...
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Pac-12 Round-Up: Oregon homers its way to a win

TEMPE, Ariz. — Oregon State baseball lost 8-2 in the series opener at Arizona State despite Michael Conforto and Tyler Smith extending hit streaks to nine games. Dan Child was the losing Beavers pitcher, falling to 3-2 on the year. Game two tonight at 6 p.m. on 960 the Sports Legend. Oregon’s Jones Leads...
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Former OSU coach Avezzano dies

Joe Avezzano, who was the head coach of the Oregon State football team from 1980-84, passed away at the age of 68 on Thursday. Avezzano was the special teams coach for the Dallas Cowboys from 1990 through 2002 and won three Super Bowl rings and was named the NFL’s special teams coach of the...
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Track: Klamath Union golden at Hidden Valley

MURPHY, Ore. — Klamath Union won eight events between its boys and girls teams at Wednesday’s Hidden Valley track and field meet. The Crebbins and Bocchis stood out, with Morgan Crebbin winning the 400 meters and being part of the KU 4×400 relay team, winning with Tyler Butler, Justice Morris and Tee Nguyen. Lucas...
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Flu beats Kershaw, Dodgers edge Pads

SAN DIEGO – It was a Magic start to the season for everyone with the Los Angeles Dodgers except for reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw, who was too sick to go longer than three innings on opening day. With incoming and outgoing owners Magic Johnson and Frank McCourt watching from next to...
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San Francisco Giants

Lincecum, Kennedy square off in SF-Arizona opener

PHOENIX – The game between the San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks has just about everything a season opener needs. Rivals that expect to contend send a pair of the National League’s best pitchers to the mound – two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum for San Francisco and Ian Kennedy, 21-4 with a 2.88 ERA...
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Traffic impact of Seattle arena to be studied

SEATTLE – A venture capitalist who wants to build a sports arena to bring professional basketball back to Seattle will pay for a study to determine the impacts on traffic and parking following objections by his potential neighbor – the Seattle Mariners.
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KU-South Medford cancelled

South Medford cancelled its Wednesday non-league game with Klamath Union. The Panthers had fallen too far behind in their conference schedule, so South Medford is using the date to play a make-up game with Roseburg. Klamath Union is idle until Tuesday when the Pelicans are at Henley.
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