A “Priceless” Experience

Posted by Mike Turner on December 16, 2014
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A Blazer’s definition of their visit to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Tuesday.

Damian Lillard. Lamarcus Aldridge and the rest of the team visited with kids, parents and staff to spread some Christmas cheer to those who may be going through some tough challenges this season.


Mike Riley Leaves Oregon State For Nebraska

Posted by Associated Press on December 4, 2014
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LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska has hired Oregon State’s Mike Riley as its new football coach, replacing the fired Bo Pelini.

Athletic director Shawn Eichorst announced Riley’s hiring on Thursday. Riley has spent 14 seasons over two tenures at Oregon State, leading the Beavers to 93 wins and a 6-2 record in bowl games.

Riley is a native of Idaho and a graduate …

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Do You Have What It Takes To Play Professional Football?

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 26, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Thunder are looking for the next big thing.  The second-year Arena Football League franchise is holding open tryouts next week.

“I’m not looking for as good as what we have, I’m looking for better,” said Head Coach Mike Hohensee.

Three players who attended last season’s tryout played for the team.  The Thunder made it to the playoffs …

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Fan Dies After Collapsing at Blazers Game

Posted by Associated Press on November 7, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A medical examiner says a woman who collapsed during a basketball game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Dallas Mavericks died at a Portland hospital.

The woman was rushed across the court at Moda Center midway through the fourth quarter Thursday night as a paramedic performed CPR, the game was delayed, and the teams and crowd looked …

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Blazers Open Season, Moda Center Shines

Posted by Steve Herman on October 30, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore – LaMarcus Aldridge led Portland with 27 points as they rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the injury-depleted Oklahoma City Thunder 106-89 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.

The Moda Center showed off it’s $16-million renovation to the 19,441 on hand. That includes a completely remodel Kuni Lexus Club Level featuring several Portland eateries to …

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