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Raiders-Broncos Preview

After opening against three stout defenses, Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos seem to have a more favorable matchup in Week 4. The Broncos’ defense, however, might be short-handed, and that could lead to problems against an Oakland Raiders offense that appears to be finding its stride. The Broncos try to avoid losing their...
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Seahawks-Rams Preview

Lost amid the Seattle Seahawks’ controversial win earlier this week is how well they’ve been playing defensively. That doesn’t bode well for a St. Louis Rams team coming off its worst offensive performance of the young season. Seattle goes for its fourth consecutive victory over the Rams on Sunday in St. Louis.
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49ers-Jets Preview

San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith knows his team will likely need an improved performance from its offense this week, and the 49ers will try to deliver that against an opponent missing a major part of its defense. The New York Jets won’t have star cornerback Darrelle Revis to help stop Smith and the rest...
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Henley Athletic Hall of Fame induction this Saturday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Last year, Henley High School held its first Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony and planned to make it an annual event. The school succeeded, as this weekend Henley has moved the event from the winter to the fall. Athletic director Todd Moore, who says another change this year is...
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Pac-12 football week begins Thursday

The Oregon Ducks defeated Arizona 49-0 last Saturday to move to No. 2 in the latest AP poll. In the game, Colt Lyerla – listed as a tight end – made his backfield debut. Lyerla with reporters including KVAL-TV in Eugene. He says he still needs to learn running back nuances. Lyerla and Bryan Bennett...
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Angels tied MLB record for Ks in win over Seattle

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Zack Greinke made the most of his five innings on the mound Tuesday night, and this time Ernesto Frieri didn’t blow the lead for him. Greinke had a season-high 13 strikeouts on a night when the Angels’ staff tied a major league record with 20 in a nine-inning game, and Los...
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Padres edge Dodgers, Beckett

SAN DIEGO – The Los Angeles Dodgers let another game slip away and with it their playoff chances took another hit. A ninth-inning rally fizzled, Josh Beckett lost for the third time in six starts with the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres used two big defensive plays to beat Los Angeles 2-1 on Tuesday...
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Oregon-Washington St. Preview

Offensive masterminds Chip Kelly of Oregon and Mike Leach of Washington State are set to meet for the first time. It’s Kelly’s defense, however, that is gaining in notoriety after its best performance of the year. The second-ranked Ducks posted their first conference shutout in nine seasons last weekend, and their next challenge is...
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Butte Valley wins rivalry game with Tulelake

Butte Valley Bulldogs (3-0)Last week: 48-24 win over TulelakeThis week: vs Dunsmuir (5-0) – Friday – 4 p.m. Conversation with Butte Valley coach Jason Allen from 960 the Sports Legend The renewal of a rivalry last week, playing at Tulelake. Walk us through it: You’re basically in the second half of the schedule. What...
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Bonanza bounces back over Reedsport

Bonanza Antlers (2-1)Last week: 55-6 win vs ReedsportThis week: vs St. Mary’s of Medford (4-0)  - Friday – 6 p.m. Conversation with coach Luis Idrogo from 960 the Sports Legend You follow up your loss to Etna with a win against Reedsport. What was the big key in that victoy? How did the defense...
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