Enter the Playoffs

Posted by Mike Turner on April 6, 2015

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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PDX March Madness

Posted by Mike Turner on March 19, 2015

College basketball fans packed the Moda Center Thursday for the first round of games in Portland.

Fans from as far away as Virginia Commonwealth and Georgetown came to watch their teams.

Is the NCAA a Money Maker in Portland?

Posted by Joe Simons on March 19, 2015
Courtesy of NCAA

Starting today, the Rose City plays host to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament for the third time in seven years. Conventional wisdom says that a big sports event generates big revenue for the city having that event.

“It’s a major driver of revenue back into the city,” says Chris Oxley, the General Manager of the Rose Quarter. Oxley, along with the …

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Eastern Washington University Gets Ready To Face Georgetown In Portland

Posted by Pat Boyle on March 18, 2015
Eastern Washington University

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Eastern Washington University Eagles are in Portland for their second ever NCAA Tournament appearance. They will face Georgetown at the Moda Center tomorrow night.

Eagles play- by- play announcer Larry Weir says it’s a David and Goliath match up. He says Georgetown is bigger, strong and faster. But he says if the Eagles can shoot better than 40% …

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Indoor World Track at the OCC

Posted by Mike Turner on March 16, 2015
Portland 2016 - Concept Rendering - Welcoming the World

The 16th annual World Indoor Championships, featuring the top track and field athletes from across the globe, will be held in Portland next year at this time.

The Oregon Convention Center will be transformed into an indoor sports arena and track for the March 2016 championships. More than 600 athletes representing as many as 200 countries will compete in 13 men’s …

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