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Monday Sports Minute: NBA MVP Named, Paul Out?, New Brewers Manager

By Jim McCoy Mon 4th May Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The NBA is announcing Golden State's Stephen Curry as the league's MVP. Curry will be presented with the award on the court before Game 2 of the Warriors' Western Conference semifinal series against Memphis on Tuesday night.Read More »

US Army Veteran Signs With Seahawks

By Jim McCoy Mon 4th May SportsNate BoyerSeattle Seahawks

U.S. Army veteran and former Texas long snapper Nate Boyer says he has agreed to sign with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent.

In an interview on NFL Network on Saturday, Boyer said he was called by Seattle coach Pete Carroll after the draft concluded. Boyer, 34, was part of the U.S. Army Special Forces in Afghanistan and earned a Bronze Star.Read More »

Friday Sports Minute: NBA, NHL Playoff Previews, Astros' Winning Streak, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Fri 1st May Sports

NEW YORK (AP) - The top-seeded Atlanta Hawks try to rid themselves of the pesky Nets in Game 6 of their opening-round NBA series tonight.Read More »

Filipinos Urged To Unplug Appliances During Pacquao Fight

An officer at a Philippine electric company has urged customers to turn off major appliances to help prevent outages that have recently plagued his province so people can watch the much-awaited fight between Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.

Palawan Electric Cooperative secretary Rante Ramos says shutting down refrigerators in 15,000 households alone will reducRead More »

Sports- Alec Furst

By admin Thu 30th April Sports
Seven students at Cascade Christian High School in Medford have signed letters of intent for college - receiving scholarships in athletics, academics, and even livestock judging. The field includes Jake Quast signed with Dominican University for golf, Michael Clark with Corban for golf and an academic scholarship, and quarterback Alec Furst will play football and study pre-med at Pacific.Read More »
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Sports - Will Boyd

By admin Thu 30th April Sports
Seven Cascade Christian High seniors have received college scholarships and have signed letters of intent.Read More »
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Wednesday Sports Minute: Blazers-Grizz Preview, NBA, NHL, No Fans at O's Game

By Jim McCoy Wed 29th April Sports

UNDATED (AP) - This afternoon's White Sox at Baltimore game will be unique, as for apparently the first time in baseball history fans will not be admitted to a game. The reason is fan safety, with the city of Baltimore still getting back on its feet after rioting Monday night.Read More »

Tuesday Sports Minute: NBA Playoffs, Kevin Love, NHL Playoffs, Adam Wainwright

By Jim McCoy Tue 28th April Sports

UNDATED (AP) - Milwaukee and Portland avoided elimination from the NBA playoffs last night with wins over the Bulls and Grizzlies.Read More »

NFL To Relinquish Tax-Exempt Status

By Jim McCoy Tue 28th April SportsNFL

The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status.

In a letter to team owners, Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.Read More »

Monday Sports Minute: NBA, NHL Matchups, Adam Wainwright

By Jim McCoy Mon 27th April Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Game 7 in any playoff series is always exciting and this evening in Washington, the Capitals are facing the Islanders in the final game of their first round playoff. Back in 1987 the same two teams hooked up for the longest Game 7 in NHL history as it took four overtimes for the Islanders to prevail.Read More »

Injured Grizzly Undergoes Facial Surgery

By Jim McCoy Mon 27th April SportsMemphis GrizzlisMike Conley

Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley had facial surgery on Monday in Memphis after he was injured during Game 3 of the playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Conley was inadvertently elbowed in the face by Portland's CJ McCollum on Saturday night.Read More »

Barcelona Open Update- Tennis

By Jim McCoy Fri 24th April Sports

Defending champion Kei Nishikori made his way into the Barcelona Open semifinals by holding off Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 on Friday.

Third-seeded David Ferrer also advanced by beating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6 (5) as he stayed on course for a fifth final appearance at the tournament.

After the top-seeded Nishikori won the first set easily, Bautista ARead More »

Friday Sports Minute: NBA Preview, Mets Winning Streak, Oklahoma St. On Probation

By Jim McCoy Fri 24th April Sports

UNDATED (AP) - New York's two baseball teams are squaring off tonight and the visiting Mets are the toast of the town. New York's National League club has won its last 11 games to claim first place in the East.Read More »

Browns GM Likes Mariota, But Would He Draft Heisman Winner?

Browns general manager Ray Farmer has heard the rumblings about his affinity for Marcus Mariota, but that doesn't mean he'll mortgage Cleveland's future for the Oregon quarterback.

Mariota is expected to be one of the first picks in next week's NFL draft, and because the Browns have two first-round selections, there's speculation that Farmer may move up to take him.Read More »

Eagles To Critics: Tebow Has Improved As A Passer

By Jim McCoy Thu 23rd April SportsPhiladelphia EaglesTim Tebow

Eagles personnel chief Ed Marynowitz says Tim Tebow's passing skills have improved and he was signed to compete for a spot at quarterback.

Philadelphia's new vice president of player personnel on Thursday was the first member of the organization to publicly discuss Tebow since the Eagles signed the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner to a one-year contract on Monday.Read More »

Wednesday Sports Minute: NBA Update, NBA Coach Of The Year, NHL Scores

By Jim McCoy Wed 22nd April Sports

UNDATED (AP) - Cleveland, Washington and Houston all went two-up in their NBA playoff series last night. The Cavaliers increased their series lead to 2-0 with a 99-91 win over Boston while the Wizards beat the Raptors 117-106 to take the same lead and Houston dumped Dallas 111-99 for its lead.

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's Mike Budenholzer was named NBA coach of the year yesterday.Read More »

Brooks Out As Thunder Coach

By Jim McCoy Wed 22nd April SportsOklahoma City ThunderScott Brooks

The Oklahoma City Thunder have fired coach Scott Brooks.

The team made the announcement Wednesday.

Brooks coached the Thunder for seven seasons. Starting in 2010-11, he led the team to the Western Conference Finals three out of four years, and the Thunder reached the NBA Finals in 2012.Read More »

Tennis: Early Report From Barcelona Open

By Jim McCoy Tue 21st April SportsBarcelona OpenTennis

Top-seeded Kei Nishikori began the defense of his Barcelona Open title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Teymuraz Gabashvili of Russia on Tuesday.

Nicolas Almagro also advanced to the second round, where he will face eight-time winner Rafael Nadal, after opponent Paolo Lorenzi retired 10 minutes into the match with Almagro leading 3-0.Read More »

Naval Academy Grad Makes The St. Louis Cardinals

By Jim McCoy Tue 21st April SportsNathan HarrisSt. Louis Cardinals

Former Navy man Mitch Harris has made it to the majors, ready to join the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen.

The 29-year-old pitcher is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.Read More »

Monday Sports Minute: NBA Preview, Tim Tebow, Nick Faldo, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Mon 20th April Sports

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Marathon is underway. It was two years ago that two bombs were detonated during the annual race through the streets of the city.Read More »


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