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Smart Helmets Not Just For Football

The Pacific Northwest is bicycle mad.  Workers use their bikes for commutes, and recreational cycling is closer to performance cycling.  Looking through the list of cycling route maps available through the Adventure Cycling Association reveals at least six cycling routes that can take a rider through Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Cycling may not be a […]

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Abe Asher’s College Football Picks – Week Four

We’re three weeks into the college football season, and things are starting to heat up as conference play begins across the country. I went 11-3 last week, bringing my record on the season to 30-8. Here are the Week 4 picks. Utah 34, USC 20 – Long live SC! Ole Miss 45, Georgia 21 – […]

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King Felix And The Search For October

Orel Hershiser. Curt Schilling. John Smoltz. Tom Glavine. Mariano Rivera. These are just some of names that live in October baseball lore; legendary pitchers who have forever etched their names as some of baseball’s best postseason hurlers. As Major League Baseball draws ever closer to the playoffs, some of the best moments we have witnessed […]

Oct. 14, 2012; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals wide receiver (11) Larry Fitzgerald is unable to come up with an overthrown pass against the Buffalo Bills at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Breaking Vegas With Garrett Thornton – Week Three

Last year I picked 5 games each week. Of the 17 weeks of the regular season last year, I had three weeks where I chose correctly in only 1 game. That’s not exactly breaking Vegas. Well, to start this season, I have had two consecutive one-win weeks. The good thing about last year is that […]

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Seattle Seahawks Struggle Offensively To Start Season

After barely beating the lowly Miami Dolphins 12-10 and losing a pitiful game to the Los Angeles Rams 9-3, the Seattle Seahawks sit at 1-1. Seattle’s offense looks terrible with a combined total of 15 points through two games. They rank 21st in passing yards, 18th in rushing yards and second to last in points […]

Dec 23, 2012, Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles out of the pocket  against the San Francisco 49ers during the third quarter at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

He Said / She Said – Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers

Oregon Sports News football writers Julian Rogers and Jessica Ridpath preview the week three matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers. When: 1:05 p.m. PT Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016  Where: CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Wash. Rogers: In the NFC West, 2016 version, everyone’s a winner. With all four contestants tied at 1–1, the […]

Portland Trail Blazers forward Allen Crabbe (23) in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Portland Trail Blazers Roster Preview – Allen Crabbe

Welcome to the Portland Trail Blazers Preview Series! For the second year in a row, Oregon Sports News writers Bryant Knox and Jared Wright will collaborate and provide detailed analysis on each member of the Trail Blazers, from Damian Lillard all the way to that random dude at the end of the bench. Enjoy! Today, […]

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Team USA Eliminated From World Cup Of Hockey

Team USA entered the World Cup of Hockey with a self-described gritty team built to shut down powerhouse Team Canada. They only thing Team USA shut down was its own chances at competition. GM Dean Lombardi and coach John Tortorella stood defiantly by their roster until the bitter end. USA scored two goals in two […]

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Portland Trail Blazers Roster Preview – Shabazz Napier

Welcome to the Portland Trail Blazers Preview Series! For the second year in a row, Oregon Sports News writers Bryant Knox and Jared Wright will collaborate and provide detailed analysis on each member of the Trail Blazers, from Damian Lillard all the way to that random dude at the end of the bench. Enjoy! Today, […]

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Portland Winterhawks Soaring To Start The Season

The Portland Winterhawks enter their final week of preparations for the 2016-2017 campaign following a strong showing in pre-season tournaments. Portland picked up three wins during their initial run in Everett, WA and added two more after losing a shootout game in Kennewick, WA. With the tournaments over, the Hawks returned to practice and final […]

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Oregon Can’t Stop Catharsis For Mike Riley And Nebraska

When Nebraska linebacker Michael Rose-Ivy took down Oregon quarterback Dakota Prukop on fourth down and twenty and it was finally over, Memorial Stadium exploded like it hasn’t since late 90s. Huskers 35, Ducks 32. Final. And that’s just the beginning of the story, because for different and converging reasons, Mike Riley and Nebraska needed this […]

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Does Mattocks’ Emergence Spell The End For Melano In Portland?

The Portland Timbers earned a badly-needed three points on Saturday after a hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union, coming only three days after a disappointing road trip to Costa Rica. The victory puts Portland in fifth place in the Western Conference after 30 games, six points clear of rival Seattle (who have only played […]

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Mike Riley Readies For One More Shot At The Oregon Ducks

As he’ll tell you, it happened quickly. So when Mike Riley took the Nebraska job two Decembers ago, he didn’t know that the Cornhuskers had the Oregon Ducks scheduled for a date in Lincoln in September 2016. But it didn’t take him long to find out. On Saturday afternoon, the coach and Oregon will be […]

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Portland Winterhawks Stand Strong Through Preseason

The return of fan favorite General Manager and Head Coach Mike Johnston at the end of the 2015-2016 season sounded like a boon for Portland Winterhawks fans, and now that point of view comes complete with illustrations; with six preseason games squeezed into the first ten days of September, the Hawks are hot. Going 5-1 […]

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