U.S. Women Are World Cup Champions

Posted by Associated Press on July 6, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women’s World Cup title.

Lloyd scored three times as the U.S. jumped to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 for the team’s first World …

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LaMarcus Aldridge Leaves Blazers for Spurs

Posted by mworkhoven on July 5, 2015

Portland, OR – Trailblazer LaMarcus Aldridge won’t be a Blazer anymore. He tweeted Saturday that he’s heading back to his home state of Texas. He wrote, “excited to join the team and be close to family and friends.” Free agent Aldridge will play four years for the San Antonio Spurs for 80 million dollars.

In other changes, Trailblazer assistant coach Kim …

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Blazer New Guys

Posted by Mike Turner on June 29, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers introduced the newest guys on the team Monday.  Noah Vonleh, Mason Plumlee and Gerald Henderson were welcomed to town.

Coach Terry Stotts says their work ethic, professionalism and character will fit in nicely with the Blazers.

Stunner at Chambers Bay

Posted by Mike Turner on June 21, 2015

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Chambers Bay delivered heart-stopping drama Sunday in the U.S. Open when Jordan Spieth birdied his final hole to become only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year.

Moments earlier, Spieth could only watch as Dustin Johnson had a 12-foot eagle putt for the victory.  He ran the putt past …

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Effort to Break World Record For Largest Swim Lesson

Posted by Pat Boyle on June 18, 2015

MONMOUTH, Ore. — The Western Oregon University swimming pool joins pools in 22 countries across the globe Thursday in an effort to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest swimming lesson.

“The message is to make sure that everyone knows that swimming lessons do save lives. So, that’s  kind of everyone’s primary goal,” said WOU’s Melissa Bergeland.

The current Guinness World Record …

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