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Is Alexis Sanchez too selfish to succeed at Manchester United?

ESPN – The fans love flair at Old Trafford. The heritage of Manchester United demands clever, entertaining football. Alexis Sanchez, who has completed his transfer from Arsenal to United, will fit into those traditions. But they crave success even more than spectacle in this part of the northwest, and the true test for Sanchez...
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Patriots to reunite with Chris Long, LeGarrette Blount as Super foes

ESPN – FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Patriots cornerback Eric Rowe was watching the NFC Championship Game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings when he had a bit of déjà vu. When veteran Eagles defensive end Chris Long recovered a strip sack of Vikings quarterback Case Keenum in the second quarter — which sparked what was to quickly become a rout for Philadelphia — the...
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Oregon Tech appoints new Athletic Director to lead its sports programs & support scholar-athletes

January 22, 2018, Klamath Falls, OR - Oregon Institute of Technology’s (Oregon Tech’s) President, Dr. Nagi Naganathan, announced today that he has appointed John Van Dyke to serve as the university’s new athletic director (AD), following a national search. Van Dyke was Men’s Basketball coach and assistant athletics director at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington and...
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Lady Owls Get Past Evergreen 75-70

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – In a battle for fourth place in the Cascade Conference standings, it was Oregon Tech (15-8, 8-5 CCC) defeating Evergreen State (9-8. 7-6 CCC) by a score of 75-70 Sunday afternoon at Danny Miles Court. Five Oregon Tech players scored in double digits Sunday night led by Juniors Nohea Waiwaiole and Mikaela Shumaker who scored 14-points...
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Owls Fly Past Geoducks

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Tyler Hieb had 20 points and Andrew Weber had a career high 18 points to lead No. 20 Oregon Tech (16-7, 9-4 CCC) past Evergreen State (4-18, 3-10 CCC) 70-59 Sunday afternoon at Danny Miles Court. Oregon Tech took an early 6-0 lead before Evergreen went on a 5-0 run to make it a 6-5...
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Beavers Battle Hard, Fall in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. – The No. 18 Oregon State women’s basketball team suffered its first Civil War defeat since 2011 Sunday evening, as the Beavers fell 75-63 to No. 7 Oregon in Eugene. “We’re a young team, and that was evident early on,” said Oregon State head coach Scott Rueck. “Early in the game I thought we settled...
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From backup to Eagles’ lead dog: Nick Foles is win away from Super Bowl glory

ESPN – PHILADELPHIA — Things were already going very well for the Philadelphia Eagles on this mild January night, but when the call came in — “FLEA FLICKER!” — from the sideline with 10 minutes, 13 seconds to go in the third quarter and the ball at the Minnesota 41-yard line, the huddle had to work...
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Tom Brady’s age-defying brilliance is the best kind of problem

ESPN – FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — A fresh pair of socks. As a young quarterback at Michigan, that is all Tom Brady wanted out of life. He was talking about the future one night with his teammate, Aaron Shea, dreaming like college boys do, when he asked Shea what he would want if he made it big...
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Eagles’ secret weapon? An analytics-fueled attack

ESPN – PHILADELPHIA — The decision made in this moment can be the difference between a win and a loss, but coach Doug Pederson knows that when the light is green, you go. “Nobody goes for it like Doug Pederson does,” Cris Collinsworth said during Saturday’s broadcast of the divisional-round game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta...
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No ‘secret formula’ to stop Gronk, but here’s a start for Jaguars

ESPN - New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is a nightmare matchup for any NFL defense. With a monster frame and underrated route running skills, he can simply post up defenders at the point of attack or beat guys off the jump to create some separation. Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said on Wednesday that “there is no secret formula”...
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