Blazers Catch the Memphis Blues

Posted by Associated Press on April 20, 2015
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Beno Udrih is doing his best to make sure the Memphis Grizzlies can ease Mike Conley and Tony Allen back into the lineup from their injuries.

Udrih scored 20 points in the best playoff game of his career, and the Grizzlies never trailed in routing the Portland Trail Blazers 100-86 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the …

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Blazer Mania Lives On

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on April 16, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Trail Blazers fans were invited to three pep rallies across the state on Thursday to celebrate the team’s playoff appearance.

16-year-old Natasha was one of the lucky winners of playoff tickets to the first home game.  A small crowd gathered in the park blocks by Portland State University.

Students and fans had a ball.  They dressed up in black …

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Blazers Meet Memphis in First Round of NBA Playoffs

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 15, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — After an 82-game regular season, the Portland Trail Blazers have made the playoffs.

The Blazers won the Northwest Division of the Western Conference and earned the 4th seed.  They ended up with a record of 51-31, however fifth-seed Memphis finished at 55-27.  Therefore, the Grizzlies will have home court advantage in the seven-game series.

The Grizzlies were …

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Ex-NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Convicted of Murder, Gets Life

Posted by Associated Press on April 15, 2015
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FALL RIVER, Mass. — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.

Hernandez, 25, looked to his right, pursed his lips and sat down after …

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Enter the Playoffs

Posted by Mike Turner on April 6, 2015
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Fans of the Portland Trail Blazers attended a rally at Director Park on Monday at noon to celebrate the Northwest Division leaders who are now headed to the first round of the NBA Playoffs.

Fans included young and old like this Cub Scout pack.

Fans are hoping for the Blazers to move into Conference Championship play, but admit that injuries and match-ups are …

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