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Marlins rally in ninth as Giants squander four-run lead

Jun. 19, 2018 1:46 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hunter Strickland realizes the San Francisco Giants have a fine-line for winning games, and he was disgusted to leave one on the field. Walks were the closer's culprit again. Miguel Rojas followed Lewis Brinson's RBI single with a go-ahead base hit as the Miami Marlins rallied against...

Oregon St. rallies after delay to beat Huskies 14-5 at CWS

Jun. 18, 2018 11:43 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State kept things loose in the clubhouse during a weather delay that stretched to 4 ½ hours at the College World Series. Reserve outfielder Joe Casey entertained teammates by stuffing 30 pieces of gum into his mouth, a party game known as "Mafia" broke out and the tunes were...

Bumblebee blues: Pacific Northwest pollinator in trouble

Jun. 17, 2018 1:20 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hundreds of citizen scientists have begun buzzing through locations across the Pacific Northwest seeking a better understanding about nearly 30 bumblebee species. Bumblebees, experts say, are important pollinators for both wild and agricultural plants, but some species have disappeared...

Tar Heels knock out Heimlich early, beat Beavers 8-6 in CWS

Jun. 16, 2018 11:33 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It took nearly 4 1/2 hours in 95-degree heat to play the opening game of the College World Series. Time flew for North Carolina coach Mike Fox. He was having fun. The Tar Heels knocked out Oregon State ace Luke Heimlich during a five-run third inning and went on to beat the Beavers 8-6...

For 2 Washington players, childhood CWS talk becomes reality

Jun. 15, 2018 7:33 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It was a long time ago, but Washington teammates Joe DeMers and Willie MacIver once talked about playing together in the College World Series. Here they are. In 2010, the two played in a youth baseball tournament held in Omaha at the same time as the CWS. While here, their team attended...

Beavers' Luke Heimlich: 'Fans can cheer me. They can boo'

Jun. 15, 2018 1:46 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich is the probable starter in the opening game of the College World Series on Saturday, and he said he is ready for any kind of reception he receives from the fans on the sport's biggest stage. Heimlich, 22, is in Omaha a year after it was disclosed he had...

Top US attorney in Oregon charges 9 in fraud, pot scheme

Jun. 12, 2018 7:30 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's top federal prosecutor has charged nine people with financial and drug crimes in a scheme that involved defrauding banks and using the money to start illegal marijuana grow houses and fund an interstate pot distribution ring, according to court documents filed Tuesday. The...

College World Series team capsules

Jun. 12, 2018 2:17 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A capsule look at the eight teams competing in the College World Series, which starts Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. (Capsules in order of CWS opening games. Coaches' records through super regionals): ___ NORTH CAROLINA (43-18) Coach: Mike Fox (889-377-1, 20 years at North...

Judge halts 3D model evidence in FBI agent's Oregon shooting

Jun. 12, 2018 12:44 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 3D model can't be used as evidence in the upcoming trial of an FBI agent accused of lying about firing two shots at a key figure in the 2016 takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the model pinpoints where...

7 mayors want pot removed from federal list of illegal drugs

Jun. 11, 2018 9:21 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mayors from seven U.S. cities in states with legal marijuana said Monday they have formed a coalition to push for federal marijuana policy reform just days after President Donald Trump expressed support for bipartisan congressional legislation to ease the federal ban on pot. Mayors...