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BARRACUDA FIRST ROUND UPDATES (1)

July 31, 2014 — 

8:22 a.m.: Just a few groups have teed off thus far at the Barracuda here at Montreux. Kevin Chappell has birdied three of the first five holes and is at …

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Young at heart Davis Love III stays in PGA (2)

July 30, 2014 — 

Davis Love III enters the Barracuda Championship needing a good performance here and at the Wyndham in two weeks to get into the PGA Tour’s annual post-season shindig. Love currently …

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Padraig hopes to regain groove (3)

July 30, 2014 — 

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Barracuda Championship to begin (4)

July 30, 2014 — 

RENO – A new champion and a new title sponsor. That is what greeted the 132-player field at the Barracuda Championship, which gets under way today (7 a.m.) at Montreux …

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Arnold wins prestigious Clovis event (5)

July 30, 2014 — 

Carson High graduate Mike Arnold didn’t win a new car, but he won a prestigious title in the pole vault, nonetheless. Arnold cleared 17 feet 9 3/4 inches to win …

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Vin Scully to return for 66th season in LA in 2015 (6)

July 30, 2014 — 

LOS ANGELES — Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 86-year-old Hall of Fame announcer will return for his record 66th season with the …

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Barracuda Championship: Thursday and Friday tee times (7)

July 30, 2014 — 

Barracuda Championship Thursday’s pairings First tee 7:00: D.J. Trahan, Thorbjorn Olesen, John Mallinger 7:11: Steve Flesch, Kevin Chappell, Michael Putnam 7:22: Heath Slocum, Joe Durant, Skip Kendall 7:33: Aaron Baddeley, …

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49ers WR Brandon Lloyd enjoying return to NFL (8)

July 30, 2014 — 

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Brandon Lloyd returned to the San Francisco 49ers to finish what he started. After taking a year off from football, Lloyd said he came back to …

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Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio (9)

July 30, 2014 — 

OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis has confirmed he’s met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to …

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Athletics rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Astros 7-4 (10)

July 30, 2014 — 

HOUSTON — Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning. Mired in an 0-for-14 rut, Moss turned things around on one pitch. He hit a go-ahead single …

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Morse homers but Giants lose 6th straight (11)

July 30, 2014 — 

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s been quite some time since Giants manager Bruce Bochy heard booing from the home crowd at AT&T Park. With his club struggling to pull itself out …

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Kemp’s 2 homers help Dodgers beat Braves 8-4 (12)

July 30, 2014 — 

LOS ANGELES — Matt Kemp is making a case for himself, regardless of where he’s playing the rest of the season. With his name being bandied about ahead of Thursday’s …

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Suspensions levied after Aces brawl (13)

July 30, 2014 — 

The Pacific Coast League has announced suspensions for six Reno Aces players under violation of the MLB/MiLB On-Field Behavior Policy stemming from their respective roles in the benches-clearing incident between …

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Smith misses Barracuda cut (14)

July 30, 2014 — 

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Hicks named GM at Fallon Golf Course (15)

July 30, 2014 — 

He returns to his old stomping grounds as the man in charge. Andy Hicks was hired as the new general manager of the Fallon Golf Course last week by Duncan …

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Summer Strong (16)

July 30, 2014 — 

In about two weeks, the Fallon football team will suit up with full pads for the first time this season. Before the hitting commences, though, the Greenwave took part in …

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Colgans win Thunder Canyon tourney (17)

July 30, 2014 — 

Jim and Rowan Colgan shot 59 to win the Dalton Gang flight at the Thunder Canyon member-guest tournament last weekend. The tournament was played in a modified stableford format. Dick …

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49ers sign former Cardinals RB Alfonso Smith (18)

July 29, 2014 — 

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers have signed former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith to a one-year deal. The 49ers waived injured guard Fouimalo Fonoti on Tuesday …

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Schaub settles in as Raiders starting QB (19)

July 29, 2014 — 

NAPA, Calif. — The anointed starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders is strengthening his hold on the position this training camp instead of losing it. Matt Schaub is showing signs …

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Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics (20)

July 29, 2014 — 

HOUSTON — Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the …

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