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Portland, Major League Baseball Renew Flirtation

OPB | Oct. 19, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Portland

A proposal first reported by Baseball America includes expanding the league by two teams, including one in Portland.

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Portland Thorns, Fans Celebrate NWSL Championship

OPB | Oct. 16, 2017 7:53 a.m. | Portland

A noisy crowd rallied in Portland Sunday night to celebrate the Thorns bringing home the National Women’s Soccer League championship trophy.

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Kaepernick Files Grievance Saying NFL, Owners Conspired To Shut Him Out

NPR | Oct. 16, 2017 12:07 a.m.

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback says the league and team owners colluded to shut him out of a contract over his pregame protests during the national anthem.

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Fans Welcome NWSL Champion Portland Thorns Back Home

OPB | Oct. 15, 2017 2:59 p.m. | Portland

A large crowd greeted the Portland Thorns at the airport Sunday when the team returned home from winning the National Women’s Soccer League championship in Orlando.

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Portland Thorns Topple North Carolina For NWSL Title

AP | Oct. 14, 2017 4:26 p.m.

The Portland Thorns nabbed their second NWSL championship with a 1-0 defeat of the North Carolina Courage on Saturday in Orlando.

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McCollum Suspended For Blazers Opener

AP | Oct. 14, 2017 11:28 a.m. | New York

McCollum took several steps onto the floor when Portland's Caleb Swanigan and Phoenix's Alex Len tussled in the fourth quarter of the teams' preseason game Wednesday night.

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IndyCar Returning To Portland International Raceway In 2018

OPB | Oct. 12, 2017 11:49 a.m. | Portland

Portland will be the only city in the Pacific Northwest with a race in the IndyCar series.

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Jusuf Nurkic Wants Blazers To Channel Pistons Of Days Past

AP | Oct. 12, 2017 8:35 a.m. | Portland

In the loaded Western Conference where the Warriors rule, center Jusuf Nurkic suggested the Portland Trail Blazers can be the Bad Boys.

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NFL's Roger Goodell Says Players 'Should Stand' For National Anthem

NPR | Oct. 11, 2017 10:03 a.m.

The NFL commissioner wrote in a memo to all 32 teams that the league will present team owners with a plan next week to help "move past this controversy."

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Oregon State And Football Coach Gary Andersen Agree To Part Ways

AP | Oct. 9, 2017 12:11 p.m. | Corvallis, Oregon

The school announced the split in a news release Monday, two days after a 38-10 loss at Southern California. Oregon State does not have a victory against an FBS team this season.

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