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The Portland Trail Blazers’ Growing Rivalry With The Clippers

“Rivers, three on the way. It’s short! And the Portland Trail Blazers, on to the second round for the second time in 16 years!” –Mike Terico proclaimed of Austin Rivers’ desperation shot in game 6 of their matchup with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Blazers moved on to the second round as the Clippers championship […]

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He Said / She Said – Seattle Seahawks At New Orleans Saints

Oregon Sports News writers Julian Rogers and Jessica Ridpath discuss and predict the week eight matchup between the Seattle Seahawks (4–1–1) and the New Orleans Saints (2–4). When: 10 a.m. PT Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016 Where: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA. Rogers: With all the discussion lately about the NFL being in a death spiral […]


Portland Winterhawks Hit The Trifecta Skid This Week

Following an impressive road swing that saw the Portland Winterhawks win 6 of 8 games in a 15-day period, returning home and playing three games in week in their own time zone, one would hope for strong results. Unfortunately for the Hawks, the Pacific time zone wasn’t so rewarding. The Hawks played two games against […]

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Three Takeaways From Portland Trail Blazers Opening Night

There is no better time of the year. Tuesday night we saw Opening Night for the NBA and the first game of the MLB World Series. Add that to college football and the NFL, and these couple weeks are a sports fans dream come true. In Portland Tuesday night, the Trail Blazers opened up the […]


Marathon Of Madness Tournament Opens Yakima Hockey Season

This weekend, the Yakima Ice Rink hosted the 8th annual Marathon of Madness Hockey Tournament. And while you can always get your fill of hockey during these bi-annual tournaments, this year, fans and players got their fill of something else as important to hockey as ice- beer. The Yakima Ice Rink boasted its first ever […]

Oct 3, 2016; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum (3) drives to the basket against Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) during the first quarter at the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter. Mandatory Credit: Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports

Season Opener – Utah Jazz vs. Portland Trail Blazers Preview & Prediction

It’s hard to believe, but the Portland Trail Blazers are finally going to start their 2016-17 NBA regular season tonight, at the Moda Center, against the wounded Utah Jazz. All the months of waiting, all the hand-wringing over the fit of Evan Turner, all the anticipation over how CJ McCollum will improve on his banner […]


Portland Trail Blazers Roster Preview – Al-Farouq Aminu

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 Trail Blazers Roster Preview – Noah Vonleh

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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Damian Lillard Believes Portland Trail Blazers Can Win NBA’s Western Conference

Damian Lillard has become more outspoken as the leader of this young Portland Trail Blazers team. He has made it clear he doesn’t want to join some super team like other NBA stars. He dreams of Portland winning a championship and having a parade down Broadway in downtown.  He believes he could win a league […]


Portland Winterhawks Season Gets Energized By The Long Road Trip

The eight-game road trip that seemed to stretch on forever is finally complete, and the Portland Winterhawks are finally back in town. Overall, the trip was a success with the Hawks going 6-2 against some much leaner and meaner teams and picking up some league kudos; while Cody Glass got the honor of the WHL’s […]

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Breaking Vegas With Garrett Thornton – Week Seven

I pick five games every single week. This is the first time this year that I am picking all five road teams. It’s called gambling for a reason. When I look at what games to pick and to bet I look for two things to begin with; which teams are getting points, and which home […]

Nov 21, 2015; Corvallis, OR, USA; Oregon State Beavers wide receiver Victor Bolden (6) runs the ball in the third quarter against the Washington Huskies at Reser Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

Abe Asher’s College Football Picks – Week Eight

The college football picks column is coming early this week for reasons I simply will not disclose. A little change of pace is healthy anyway. I rebounded by going 10-2 last week, bringing my season record to 62-27. Here are the picks. Miami 34, Virginia Tech 27 – Maybe we’re just going to have to […]


Portland Winterhawks End Two Week Tour With A Win

After living out of a suitcase for two weeks, the Portland Winterhawks are certain to be glad that they are home. After traveling through the eastern prairie provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba, the Hawks had one final stop on the trip, that being Spokane, Washington to face the Chiefs. The Saturday night tilt was televised […]

Dec 22, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) and free safety Earl Thomas (29) celebrate after Sherman intercepted the ball thrown by Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (not pictured) during the game at CenturyLink Field. Arizona defeated Seattle 17-10. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

The First Real Test For The Seattle Seahawks Defense

Coming off a bye week, the Seattle Seahawks maintain their claim to the number one defense in all of the NFL, according to Football Outsiders and the advanced metric Defense-adjusted Value Over Average, or simply DVOA. With zero being “average,” the Seahawks’ DVOA is -29.5% (on defense, negative percentages are better). That’s almost a full […]

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Abe Asher’s College Football Picks – Week Seven

We’re almost at the halfway point of this college football season, and here’s what we’re looking at for the playoff: Clemson, the winner of Ohio State-Michigan, Washington, and the winner of Alabama-Texas A&M. Of course, that all could very well change. It almost always does. But at the moment, those are the six teams with […]


The Chicago Cubs Have What The Portland Trail Blazers Want

I really hope the Chicago Cubs win the World Series this year. I hope they finally win it all, so the Portland Trail Blazers can take what the Cubs have been selfishly hogging for over 100 years; the title for the most cursed franchise in all of sports. Once the Cubs win the championship, the […]

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw (22) and catcher Carlos Ruiz celebrate after Washington Nationals' Wilmer Difo struck out to end Game 5 of baseball's National League Division Series at Nationals Park early Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in Washington. The Dodgers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

MLB League Championship Series Previews

We’re down to Major League Baseball’s Final Four, and, no matter which way you slice it, a team without a World Series title in 23 years is going to win it all. It’s already been a vintage postseason, and with the American League Championship Series starting tonight in Cleveland and the NLCS starting tomorrow night […]