Bend North’s Dream of Little League World Series Ends

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 9, 2014
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Photo Courtesy: Shelley Scarborough Photography

SAN BERNADINO, California — Oregon’s all-stars from Bend North Little League could not get past their Pacific Northwest rivals from Washington on Saturday afternoon in the finals of the Northwest Regional, but things were closer than the meeting of a week before.

After falling to the team from Lynwood 10-2 in the first round of pool play, Oregon went on …

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2-1 Loss to Belgium Ends U.S. Run at World Cup

Posted by Associated Press on July 1, 2014
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SALVADOR, Brazil — They captured the eyes and hearts of a suddenly awakened soccer nation, who gathered in unprecedented numbers to watch the world’s game.

But the end of the ride came at the exact same point as four years ago: with an overtime loss in the World Cup’s round of 16.

Kevin De Bruyne finally …

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World Cup Crowds Pack the Place As U.S. Falls

Posted by Jeremy Scott on June 26, 2014
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Fans fill the Cheerful Bullpen at SW 17th and Taylor

PORTLAND — Diehard soccer fans began to line-up outside their favorite gathering spots well before the doors opened to get the best seat in the house to watch the United States take on Germany in the World Cup.

The Germans struck first with a goal in the 57th minute to take a …

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NHL Destined in Seattle?

Posted by Associated Press on May 19, 2014

SEATTLE – Companies affiliated with a man who’s interested in bringing an NHL team to Seattle have spent $281 million on buildings in the city’s Stadium District.

KING-TV reports that property records show that Hudson and First King LLC bought one building last summer, and Hudson Merrill LLC bought one in February.

The companies list the same address as Victor Coleman’s Los …

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Blazers Season Comes to a Close

Posted by Associated Press on May 15, 2014
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) The veteran San Antonio Spurs showed Portland a few things about succeeding in the playoffs. The biggest lesson was how not to panic when an All-Star goes down.

Danny Green and Kawhi Leonard each scored 22 points, and San Antonio overcame an injury to Tony Parker to close out the Western Conference semifinals with a 104-82 …

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