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SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017

SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 4:56 P.M.

No. 13 Oregon routs No. 5 Arizona 85-58

Tyler Dorsey scored 23 points, including six 3-pointers, and No. 13 Oregon snapped Arizona’s 15-game winning streak with a decisive 85-58 victory over the fifth-ranked Wildcats on Saturday. Dillon Brooks added 18 points and four 3s as the Ducks (21-3, 10-1 Pac-12) extended their home winning streak to 40 games, an ongoing school record.

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Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) is a threat to score at any time. (Eric Gay / Associated Press)

SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 4:18 P.M.

Matchups for the Falcons-Patriots Super Bowl

HOUSTON – Matchups for the Super Bowl between the Atlanta Falcons (13-5) and New England Patriots (16-2) in Houston: When the Falcons have the ball Atlanta led the NFL in points (540) by a wide margin, thanks to a career ...

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UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 12:44 P.M.

ESPN’s GameDay coming to Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s rematch in Moraga

ESPN’s College GameDay’s next stop will be the Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s showdown Saturday, Feb. 11, at McKeon Pavilion in Moraga. The announcement came during GameDay’s show Saturday morning from Gainesville, Florida. ESPN’s marquee matchup later Saturday was Kentucky-Florida. Host Rece Davis ...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2017

Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss shoots between Santa Clara’s Jared Brownridge, left, and K.J. Feagin, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press)

FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2017, 11:59 P.M.

Firsts keep coming for Gonzaga basketball

In this season of firsts for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, add a few more. The Zags will play at home as the nation’s No. 1 team for the first time in program history when Santa Clara visits the McCarthey Athletic Center on Saturday.

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Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski scored 19 points against Santa Clara in the Bulldogs’ win on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press)

FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2017, 11:57 P.M.

Gonzaga has dominated recent series with Santa Clara

Gonzaga returns home following Thursday night’s victory at BYU to play the 88th all-time match against the Santa Clara Broncos. Saturday night’s game with SCU will be the first time a top-ranked team has played at the McCarthey Athletic Center. ...

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SportsLinkGirls’ Basketball Tournaments

In 1974 many schools were still in the process of starting their girls basketball programs. In spite of that, the first WIAA girls state tournament was held. Central Washington University ...