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Area sports; Griswold sweeps Saturday doubleheader in Helix

Griswold completed a successful week end here Saturday in Old Oregon League volleyball action.

Oregon holds off Bison on soggy night

Royce Freeman rushed for 163 yards and scored twice, third-string quarterback Taylor Alie tossed a clinching touchdown pass in the fourth quarter and the Ducks beat Colorado 41-24 on a soggy Saturday night.

Sarkisian to meet Washington for first time since leaving

In some alternate universe of time and space, Chris Peter­sen and Steve Sarkisian could be coaching on opposite sidelines Thursday in Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Top 2 Roundup: Goal-line stand rescues No. 1 Ohio State

Ezekiel Elliott did everything he could to keep Ohio State’s winning streak going. It still took a final goal-line stand for the top-ranked Buckeyes to hold off Indiana.

MLB Roundup: Scherzer throws his second no-hitter this year

Max Scherzer pitched his second no-hitter this season for Washington, striking out a team-record 17 and leading the Nationals over the NL East champion New York Mets 2-0 on Saturday night for a doubleheader sweep.

Athletics outlast Mariners, 7-5, in 13 innings

Late-inning failure from the bullpen once again is Seattle’s ultimate undoing in this regular season’s final weekend.

In the penultimate game of the 2015 season, the Mariners treated the 24,448 fans that showed up to Safeco Field on Saturday night with some free baseball.

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Sunday's Glance, Scoreboard

Sunday's Glance, Scoreboard

Local prep sports: Pirates perfect in five matches, seize Pea & Lentil trophy

Pomeroy went back to back here in Pea & Lentil volleyball tournament action. The Pirates defended their title with a perfect 5-0 run to the championship.

Louisville investigates if escorts hired for recruits

Louisville is investigating allegations that former Cardinals men’s basketball staffer Andre McGee brought escorts into dorm parties, and paid for the women to strip and have sex with recruits, their fathers and players.

Brees expected for Saints’ game against Cowboys

Drew Brees is expected to return as starter for New Orleans against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night in the Superdome, Saints coach Sean Payton said.