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Tuesday Sports Minute: Tom Brady, Vikings Lineman Injured, Kershaw Ready

By Jim McCoy Tue 18th August Sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - It's not known if Tom Brady or NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will be at tomorrow's hearing in New York regarding deflated footballs. What is known is that Brady opted not to take part in practice today with the Patriots after working out Monday.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.Read More »

Portland To Host Women's Pro Soccer Championship Match

The National Women's Soccer League will hold its championship match at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon.

In the league's first two seasons, the championship match was hosted by the higher-seeded team. Commissioner Jeff Plush said Monday the league's owners decided before the season to move the championship to a predetermined location.

The Oct.Read More »

Medford Mustangs Lose Heartbreaker at American Legion World Series

By Jim McCoy Mon 17th August SportsMedford Mustangs

A suicide squeeze play in the 9th inning deadlock, enabling Chapin-Newberry, South Carolina to edge the Medford Mustangs 4-3 in semifinal play at the American Legion World Series in Shelby, North Carolina.

Medford spotted South Carolina a 1-0 in the third inning, before bouncing back with two of their own in the bottom of the frame.Read More »

Mt Ashland Hill Climb Run

By admin Mon 17th August Sports
A weekend race in Ashland was as much a mountain hike as a 13.3 -mile run. 254 runner completed the Mt Ashland Hill Climb Run from Lithia Park to the top of Mt Ashland.
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Board Dismisses Ruling Allowing College Athletes To Unionize

By Jim McCoy Mon 17th August Sportscollege athletesNCAAunions

The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a historic ruling that Northwestern University football players are school employees who are entitled to form what would be the nation's first union of college athletes.

The NLRB released its decision Monday.Read More »

Friday Sports Minute: PGA Championship Update, Anaheim Ducks' Signing. Etc.

By Jim McCoy Fri 14th August Sports

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - Sweden's David Lingmerth shot a 2-under 70 to take the clubhouse lead early in the second round of the PGA Championship. He's at 7-under, a shot better than Masters and U.S. Open champ Jordan Spieth, who shot into contention with a 5-under 67.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.Read More »

Ducks Wait As Adams Takes His Final Class

By Jim McCoy Fri 14th August SportsOregon DucksVernon Adams

Quarterback Vernon Adams passed the math class he needed to graduate from Eastern Washington and join the Oregon Ducks.

Adams took the final test Thursday.Read More »

Wednesday Sports Minute: Aces Face Off, Cassel Competing For Bills Job, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Wed 12th August Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP)- Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole faces Michael Wacha and the NL Central-leading Cardinals in a battle of staff aces. Cole is 14-5 and is looking to become the first 15-game winner in the majors. Wacha is 13-4 after winning three of his last four starts.

PITTSFORD, N.Y.Read More »

Mariners' Hurler Tosses No-Hitter

By Jim McCoy Wed 12th August Sports

Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma has thrown the fourth no-hitter of this baseball season.

The Japanese-born right-hander struck out seven and walked three as the Mariners blanked Baltimore 3-0.Read More »

Crater Rim Runs - Stephanie Cooke

By admin Mon 10th August Sports
500 Athletes took park in the 39th annual Crater Rim Runs at Crater Lake National Park, 27-year-old Stephanie Cooke from Portland was the overall female winner of the marathon event
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Crater Rim Runs - Sergio Morales

By admin Mon 10th August Sports
500 Athletes took park in the 39th annual Crater Rim Runs at Crater Lake National Park, 25-year-old Sergio Morales of Klamath Falls was the overall marathon winnner
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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 »


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