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Seahawks’ Okung runs with bulls

In the grand scheme of this NFL offseason, there were worse places for Russell Okung to be last week than running through the streets of Pamplona, Spain — being chased by bulls. So while the Seattle Seahawks weren’t thrilled with the idea of their franchise left tackle being one slip or mistake away from...
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NCAA won’t renew deal with EA Sports

Hang on to NCAA Football 2014, all you video game fans. It will be a collector’s edition. The NCAA said Wednesday it will no longer allow Electronic Arts Inc. to use its logo starting next year. The move ends a lucrative business deal with the gaming industry giant and comes as the NCAA fights...
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Gems win big for first victory over Bend

BEND, Ore. — A five-run second inning helped the Klamath Falls Gems build a sturdy lead en route to a 16-8 win over Bend at Vince Genna Stadium. The home team Elks were leading the West Coast League’s South Division entering play Tuesday night. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman summarizes the Gems win...
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Local Little League softball team plays for state title

SCAPPOOSE, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Little League 9-10-year-old softball team is in the state tournament championship game after a 3-1 victory over Tigard on Monday night.     Little League softball coach Dan Spoon The team will face La Grande in the state title game at 6 p.m. on Tuesday night. State is...
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Gems take finale from Victoria

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — On the day he was chosen for the West Coast League All-Star Game, Klamath Falls Gems designated hitter Cody Hough followed up his fourth-inning home run with a double in the three-run eighth to help Klamath Falls to a 7-4 win over Victoria to salvage the series finale with the...
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Cespedes steals show, wins HR Derby

NEW YORK – The Home Run Derby champion didn’t even make the All-Star team. Yoenis Cespedes won baseball’s power-hitting competition with a dazzling display Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the crown. The Oakland Athletics slugger beat Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round at reconfigured...
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Washington TE pleads guilty to DUI

SEATTLE – Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of driving under the influence stemming from his arrest after crashing his car in March. Seferian-Jenkins made the guilty plea in Seattle Municipal Court during what was supposed to be a pre-trial hearing on his case. Seferian-Jenkins was sentenced to 364 days...
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Four Gems named to WCL All-Star Game

PORTLAND, Ore. — The teams for the 2013 West Coast League All-Star Game presented by Yates Street Taphouse were announced this morning by the WCL All-Star Game committee. With 24 players named to each team, the North Division and South Division squads will meet on Tuesday, July 23, at Royal Athletic Park in Victoria,...
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Local Little League softball team into state semis

Numerous Basin-area Little League teams will be playing in state tournaments this month.  Two local softball teams advanced to the state tournament starting last weekend in Scappoose. 960 the Sports Legend has been posting updates on its Twitter feed submitted by people watching the tournament.   9-10-year-old Softball SaturdayKlamath Falls 11, Lents (Portland) 0Tigard...
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Victoria shuts down Gems to take series

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems were shut out by the Victoria HarbourCats on Sunday, losing 6-0 as Bryan Conant (3-1) pitched a complete game at Kiger Stadium. It marked the second time all season the Gems have been shut out, as they mustered only four hits all afternoon. Voice of the...
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