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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The Sterlings Speak Out

Posted by Pat Boyle on May 13, 2014
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Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling began with an apology and ended with a rant against former NBA player Magic Johnson during an interview on CNN Monday night. He told The Anderson Cooper Show he kept quiet about racist remarks he made because Johnson told him not to say anything. But he says Johnson later decided not to get …

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Portland Plays with Desperation, Forces Game 5

Posted by Steve Herman on May 13, 2014
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PORTLAND –¬†Damian Lillard scored 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination in the Western Conference semifinals with a 103-92 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night.

Nicolas Batum had 14 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists to cut San Antonio’s advantage in the series to 3-1.

Portland held Tony Parker to 14 points …

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