Vikings Get Ready for Battle

Posted by Mike Turner on November 23, 2015

Portland State University Football Coach Bruce Barnum is a finalist for National Coach of the year as the team enters the playoffs.

Portland State (9-2) received a bye in the first round and hosts a second-round game at Providence Park at 7 p.m. on Dec. 5. The Vikings will play the winner of the first-round matchup between Eastern Illinois and Northern …

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LaMarcus Aldridge Returns to Portland

Posted by Associated Press on November 12, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge said his return to Portland weighed on him.

Greeted by a mix of cheers and boos, Aldridge scored 23 points to lead his new team, the San Antonio Spurs, to a 113-101 victory over the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.

“It was emotional. I have nothing but love for this city. I have so many memories in …

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Blazers Get a Win Opening Night

Posted by Associated Press on October 29, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — CJ McCollum says it’s liberating to finally be able to play his game.

McCollum scored a career-high 37 points, including six 3-pointers, and the new-look Portland Trail Blazers opened the season with a 112-94 victory over the depleted New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.

It was Portland’s 15th straight home-opening victory, surpassing Boston’s record of 14 (1979-92).

McCollum, in his …

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Timbers Fans Line Up Early For Playoff Tickets

Posted by Pat Boyle on October 26, 2015

KXL’s Rosemary Reynolds & Jeremy Scott contributed to this story

PORTLAND, Ore. — Just hours after sitting through a soggy Sunday afternoon match that saw the Portland Timbers beat the Colorado Rapids, 4-1 at Providence Park to advance to the Major League Soccer playoffs, fans lined up for playoff tickets.

“I’m very excited!  I can’t wait,” said Ron.

The win secured the third seed in …

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Portland State Gives Interim Head Football Coach Bruce Barnum Official Job

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 14, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland State University announced Wednesday that they are awarding the official head coach title to their interim head football coach Bruce Barnum.  He reportedly signed a 5-year deal.

His players seem to have responded to his blue collar, hard nosed style – they call it “Barney Ball”.

Coach Barnum was promoted from Offensive Coordinator to interim head coach at …

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