Blazers’ Wesley Matthews Out For Season With Ruptured Achilles

Posted by Associated Press on March 6, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in Portland’s game against Dallas on Thursday night and is out for the season.

Matthews was running with the ball when he fell to the court two minutes into the third quarter and was helped off the floor.

An MRI confirmed …

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Timbers Open The Season Saturday

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on March 6, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Timbers fans feel excitement in the air as the team opens the 2015 season on Saturday night against Real Salt Lake at 7:30pm.

Fans will see some new faces at Providence Park this weekend, literally.  Pictures featuring fans holding axes and chainsaws were installed Thursday on the entrance to the stadium.  They’ve been fixtures since the team joined MLS.

Public to Pay Respects to Jerome Kersey

Posted by Steve Herman on March 2, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — A celebration of life for Jerome Kersey on Monday afternoon will be open to the public. A private service was held in a Wilsonville church over the weekend. The memorial will be held at the same place where fans have some of their fondest memories of Kersey, at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Family, friends and teammates will be …

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Posted by Mike Turner on February 10, 2015

Trail Blazer Damian Lillard honors students at Roosevelt High School for showing respect to each other.

Students invited special ed kids to join a unified basketball team. Both groups learned a lot from each other and Damian says it’s that kind of cooperation that can lead to an anti-bullying atmosphere at school.

Lillard came up with the program during his rookie year …

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Sleepless in Seattle

Posted by Associated Press on February 2, 2015

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Ten years removed from his last Super Bowl win, Tom Brady wasn’t letting this one slip away.

Sure, the brilliant Brady needed a huge play by an undrafted rookie to preserve New England’s 28-24 Super Bowl victory over Seattle on Sunday night. But Brady’s imprint was all over the Patriots’ sensational fourth-quarter rally for their fourth NFL championship …

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