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Ultra Marathon Series

By admin Tue 28th July Sports
Coverage of the Siskiyou Outback Trail Runs part of the Oregon Trail Ultra-Marathon Series
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Friday Sports Minute: British Senior Open, Baseball, FIFA Pressured To Change

By Jim McCoy Fri 24th July Sports

BERKSHIRE, England (AP) - Play has been suspended in the second round of the Senior British Open because of flooding.Read More »

Former Beaver Baseballer Gets Big League Call-Up

The New York Mets have promoted top hitting prospect Michael Conforto from the minors and put outfielder Michael Cuddyer on the 15-day disabled list.

The weak-hitting Mets made the moves before Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Cuddyer hasn't played since Tuesday because of inflammation in his left knee.Read More »

Thursday Sports Minute: Brady Suspension, Royals-Cards Clash, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Thu 23rd July Sports
UNDATED (AP) - The NFL players' union continues to wait on the NFL for a reply to its proposed settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension. A person familiar with the proposal tells The Associated Press that the offer was "met with silence" when it was presented last week.Read More »

Froome's Lead Holds At Tour de France

By Jim McCoy Thu 23rd July Sports

Two down, just two more to go for Tour de France leader Chris Froome.

Marking the halfway point of four days of climbing in the Alps, the British rider for Team Sky has comfortably maintained his race lead on Stage 18, riding to the finish in a group with the other podium contenders on Thursday.

The 2013 winner remains 3 minutes and 10 seconds ahead of second-placRead More »

Wednesday Sports Minute: Basebal, Tim Howard, Mardy Fish, NBA Playoff Changes, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Wed 22nd July Sports

ATLANTA (AP) - Dodgers manager Don Mattingly says starting pitcher Brett Anderson might not be as seriously injured as first thought. Anderson left Tuesday's game against the Braves with an irritated left Achilles tendon.Read More »

American Bows Out of Tour de France

By Jim McCoy Wed 22nd July SportsTee Jay Van GarderanTour de France

Tejay van Garderen says "it almost feels like I just want to disappear right now" after illness forced him to abandon the Tour de France while in third place overall, on Stage 17.

The American leader of the BMC team says "it was hard to look my teammates in the eyes (and) it was hard to call my wife and explain to her what was going on."

He said a cold he's beenRead More »

Tuesday Sports Minute: Baseball Previews, Jordan Spieth, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Tue 21st July Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) - The National League-East leading Washington Nationals are home to the second-place New York Mets again this evening. Last night, the Nationals beat the Mets 7-2 to extend their lead to three games. This is the second in a three-game series and Jacob deGrom is going for the Mets against Joe Ross.Read More »

Feds End Prosecution of Barry Bonds

By Jim McCoy Tue 21st July Sports

The U.S. Department of Justice formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball's career homerun leader.

The decade-long investigation and prosecution of Bonds for obstruction of justice ended quietly Tuesday morning when the DOJ said it would not challenge the reversal of his felony conviction to the U.S.Read More »

Playoff Settles British Open

Jordan Spieth's amazing bid for a Grand Slam was stopped Monday by Zach Johnson, no longer just a normal guy from Iowa.

Johnson captured his second major at the home of golf, winning the British Open in a playoff over Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman that capped off a wild five days at St.Read More »

16th Stage Complete At The Tour de France

By Jim McCoy Mon 20th July Sports2015 Tour de France

Spain's Ruben Plaza Molina has won the 16th stage of the Tour de France by distancing a breakaway group in a final climb and holding them off on a long downhill to the finish line.

Trailing nearly 20 minutes behind in the pack, Chris Froome was likely to retain the yellow jersey because the highest-placed rider in the breakaway bunch started the day 34 minutes behind the BritiRead More »

Johnson Cruises, Tiger Falters at British Open

By Jim McCoy Fri 17th July Sports

Dustin Johnson is showing no signs of slowing down in his bid to erase memories of his misfortune at the U.S. Open with a win in the British Open.

Johnson pulled into a tie for the lead with back-to-back birdies on the fourth and fifth holes at St. Andrews, moving to 9-under-par for the tournament.Read More »

The Dove Sports - US Amateur Qualifier in Eagle Point

By admin Fri 17th July Morning ShowSports
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The Dove Sports, Jim McCoy reviews the US Amateur Qualifier in Eagle Point.

Rodriguez Takes 12th Stage At Tour de France

By Jim McCoy Thu 16th July Sports2015 Tour de France

Braving high heat and then a downpour, Spain's Joachim Rodriguez has won the 12th stage of the Tour de France after surging out of a breakaway group on the way to an uphill finish as the race leaves the Pyrenees mountains.

The Katusha team leader, who also won a shorter uphill finish in Stage 3, crossed the line several minutes ahead of overall race leader Chris Froome.Read More »

First Round Of British Open Produces Familiar Names Topping Leaderboard

By Jim McCoy Thu 16th July SportsBritish Open (golf)

Dustin Johnson is the leader at the British Open.

But let's give some props to Zach Johnson and Danny Willett, who might've turned in the best rounds Thursday.

Playing in the afternoon, when the wind picked up considerably at St.Read More »

Wednesday Sports Minute: MLB All-Star Game, British Open Prep, Williams Signs With Mavs

By Jim McCoy Wed 15th July Sports

CINCINNATI (AP) - Baseball's All-Star Game for 2015 is history and once again the best of the American League beat the best of the National. With Mike Trout leading the game off with a home run, the AL won last night's contest in Cincinnati 6-3. For his efforts Trout was named the game's MVP.

ST.Read More »

Tour de France: Stage 11 Update, Leader Address Doping Accusations

By Jim McCoy Wed 15th July Sports2015 Tour de FranceChris Froomedoping

On the bumpiest day of riding in the Pyrenees, Rafal Majka of Poland has won with a daring solo effort, giving his Tinkoff-Saxo team its first stage win at this year's Tour de France.

The 25-year-old Majka surged away on the ascent of the Tourmalet, the toughest of six climbs on Stage 11.Read More »

Tuesday Sports Minute: Baseball All-Star Game, Gold Cup Soccer

By Jim McCoy Tue 14th July Sports

CINCINNATI (AP) - There's a flood watch in the greater Cincinnati area, hours before the major league All-Star game is scheduled to begin at Great American Ballpark. The weather forecast calls for scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout the day and night, prompting officials to prepare for the possibility of a one-day postponement.Read More »

Contador: Froome At A "Higher Level" At Tour de France

Two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador says current leader Chris Froome is simply "at a higher level" than the rest of the pack right now.

"Froome is superior, and he made a strong punch today," said Contador after he lost 2 minutes, 51 seconds to the Kenya-born Briton, who won Tuesday's 10th stage. Overall, he trails 4:04 back in sixth place.Read More »

Sports Update from Jim McCoy, reviews the Rogue Valley Rumble II and the Brittwoods Firehouse Run

By admin Mon 13th July Morning ShowSports
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Sports Update from Jim McCoy, reviews the Rogue Valley Rumble II and the Brittwoods Firehouse Run

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