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Oregon Sports News On Summer Break

Hello Readers! Thank you all so much for your support of Oregon Sports News. We could not be here without you. We will be taking our annual Summer break starting July 1 (Wednesday). We will return back and better than ever on July 13 (Monday). Until then, please enjoy reading some of our past columns. […]

Hope Solo

Hope A Winner No Matter Outcome Of World Cup

U.S. Women’s National Team Goalkeeper Hope Solo has endured some rough press over the past year, most recently involving her former NFL-player husband Jerramy Stevens driving the U.S. Women’s team van (which players are allowed to use) while under the influence. Reports alleged that Solo was belligerent with officers despite being warned about her behavior […]

Fenando Adi

Portland Timbers Switch Up Lineup, Smash Seattle

It is exceedingly rare for an MLS team to lose a game 5-0 and still end the week all smiles. And yet, that is exactly what the Portland Timbers did after trouncing a depleted Seattle Sounders team 4-1 Sunday night at Providence Park. The win snapped a four-match winless streak for the Timbers against their […]

Barrett Spur

The Beauty Of Mount Freaking Hood

What is the force that gravitates us to a mountain? Why, I’ll place my bet that a prominent landmark is interpreted as prominence, and we love prominence! Like humans to prestige. Mt. Hood’s eminence spreads in many directions. With a grandeur of size that’ll inform you of a visiting Texan when you overhear “It’s bigger’n […]

NBA Draft

2015 NBA First Round Draft Diary

Since I had today off from work, I had the bright idea to … work. My brother and I decided to watch the NBA Draft, and in between the pizza and heat and cute dog pictures, I kept this diary of the draft. I started at around two o’clock, and I wrote these entries at […]

Kevin Love

Oregon’s NBA Connection

Home is warm and sweet like a cup of hot chocolate on Hawthorne. Sweet and warm like a pot of comfort tea in the Pearl. Home in the NBA used to mean wherever you got drafted. That’s why it’s called the home court. Then LeBron left Cleveland. And returned. His action changed the notion of […]

Robinson Cano

The Mysterious Disappearance Of Robinson Cano

It doesn’t take a stat geek to come to the conclusion that second baseman Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners is underperforming from what was expected when the Mariners signed him to a ten-year, $240 million deal. Year one of his tenure in the Emerald City saw a .314/.382/.454 slash line, numbers consistent with his […]

Terry Porter

The 5 Best Value NBA Draft Picks In Portland Trail Blazers History

The 2015 NBA Draft is a time to look ahead at the future of the Association. How will Karl-Anthony Towns help improve the Minnesota Timberwolves? Will Jahlil Okafor thrive in Los Angeles? Can Kristaps Porzingis live up to the hype of a rising draft stock? More importantly for fans in Rip City: What will the […]

Greg Oden

The 5 Worst NBA Draft Picks In Portland Trail Blazers History

The 2015 NBA Draft is a time to look ahead at the future of the Association. How will Karl-Anthony Towns help improve the Minnesota Timberwolves? Will Jahlil Okafor thrive in Los Angeles? Can Kristaps Porzingis live up to the hype of a rising draft stock? More importantly for fans in Rip City: What will the […]

Karl Anthony

Oregon Sports News 2015 NBA Draft – First Round Mock

Birthdays, Christmas, the NBA Draft. Things that I look forward to every single year. There is always so much build up to each of these events and they are gone before you know it. Here at Oregon Sports News, we have dove head first into draft coverage. Whether it has been speculation of who the […]

Portland Boston

Portland Thorns Struggle To Tally A Win

74 Days. That’s how long it’s been since the Portland Thorns secured a victory. The women are 2-3-4 on the regular season. With 11 games are left on the books, not all hope is lost but the Thorns will need to get things going. The most glaring difficulty for the team is offensive production. While […]

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