Former Oregon high schooler wins NBA slam dunk contest

HOUSTON – Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star Slam-Dunk Contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam. The 6-foot-6 Toronto rookie leapfrogged Michael Costolo, the son of Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, whipped the ball between his...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants’ favorite offseason memories

The glow of a World Series title doesn’t fade after the final out. Players, coaches and managers savor their accomplishments all winter, and often relish new experiences along the way. With that in mind, I asked a number of San Francisco Giants the same question: What is your favorite memory of the offseason? Their...
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HS Basketball: Skyline playoffs resume

The No. 1 and No. 2 seeds debut after first round byes in the Skyline Conference boys and girls basketball playoffs. Top-ranked Mazama hosts No. 4 seed Henley in the Skyline girls semifinals. The Vikings won the league meetings 58-28 and 57-24, the latter coming just a week ago in the regular season finale....
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Lady Owls battle for crucial CCC tourney third seed

While the Oregon Tech Lady Owls basketball team is in the postseason already, there’s a lot riding on the final two regular season games beginning Friday ngiht against Northwest Christian at Danny Miles Court. OIT enters the weekend tied with Warner Pacific for third place in Cascade Collegiate Conference. With wins over NCU and...
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An Oregon Tech win guarantees CCC playoff spot

The Cascade Collegiate Conference postseason virtually begins Friday night for the Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls men’s basketball team. Factually, it is the last weekend of the regular season, but losses in Friday’s game against Northwest Christian or Saturday against Corban could end the Owls season. NCU beat OIT 63-52 in the second game of...
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Hernandez to get $27M in last year

SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez will make $27 million in the final year of his new $175 million, seven-year contract with the Seattle Mariners, which includes a conditional eighth-year option should he need elbow ligament surgery during the length of the deal. Hernandez also is receiving a $6 million signing bonus for the contract he signed...
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League set to be closer for Dodgers

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly looks at closer Brandon League and sees power and unpredictability. ”He’s kind of the effectively wild guy,” Mattingly said. Almost sounds dangerous. League was acquired from Seattle last July and decided to stay in Los Angeles, agreeing in October to a $22.5 million, three-year contract.
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Steninger Interview

Bobbie Steninger on GAAL – 2.11.2013

Longtime Lakeview cross country and track & field coach Bobbie Steninger joined Goofing Around at Lunch to talk about the Oregon Sports Awards, her impact on the community and the history of girls in athletics
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State Swimming

Henley girls lead Basin entries for state swimming

The Klamath Union boys relay teams qualified for all three events in this weekend’s OSAA Swimming State Championships in Gresham. Seniors Alex Willrett, Lucas Crebbin, Paul Brown and Jackson Costello will race with teammates in the boys 200 medley and 200 and 400 freestyle races. KU will use combinations of the seniors and Spencer...
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Oregon St. 67, Washington St. 66

PULLMAN, Wash. – Roberto Nelson had 17 points and Oregon State held off a late-game surge to beat Washington State 67-66 on Wednesday night. Eric Moreland added 11 points and 14 rebounds, and Challe Barton had 11 points and three 3-pointers, as Oregon State (13-12, 3-9 Pac-12) handed Washington State its fifth straight loss.
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