Thanksgiving Travelers at PDX Rub Elbows With Timber Joey

Posted by Pat Boyle on November 25, 2015
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Portland, Ore. — Timber Joey was out at the Portland Airport Wednesday morning greeting Thanksgiving travelers at the Alaska Airlines ticket counter.  Alaska was offering priority boarding to anyone who showed up in Portland Timbers gear.

Joey said he’s “just helping celebrate the holiday with everyone who’s traveling to see family and those who are traveling maybe to Dallas to see the …

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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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