1:23 AM EDT, Sat July 30, 2016

Hops turn double play, though Volcanoes score, 2-1

Hillsboro Hops vs. Salem-Keizer Volcanoes on CSN.

Ben Simmons says he plans to work on shooting, handles, getting stronger before camp

New GM Bryan Colangelo is really going to benefit from Sam Hinkies process.
Oregonian 5 hours ago

Portland Timbers at Sporting Kansas City: Match predictions and poll

The Timbers (7-7-8, 29 points) play at Sporting Kansas City (9-10- 4, 31 points) on Sunday in a crucial Western Conference matchup Sunday. Check out the panel's predictions, vote in the poll and add your thoughts in the comments below. Who you got?
Kendall Small to transfer away from Oregon Ducks basketball: Report

Kendall Small to transfer away from Oregon Ducks basketball: Report

It appears the logjam at Oregon's guard position has claimed its first casualty.

Talbot thinks McDavid is ready to be Oilers’ captain

Plus: a promising note about Zack Kassian.

Jimmy Butler: I didn’t move Derrick Rose or Joakim Noah from Bulls

Jimmy Butler said of the Derrick Rose trade, It had to be one of us. Butler also says not blame him for the Bulls losing Rose or Joakim Noah, whos also headed to the Knicks. Jimmy Butler, via Vincent Goodwill of CSN Chicago: That has nothing to do with me, I dont move guys, []

Richardson missing from Jets practices for personal reasons

The Jets have excused defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson from their training camp practices due to personal reasons, Jets coach Todd Bowles told reporters Friday. Bowles said he expects Richardson to be absent for a couple days. The Jets started camp on Thursday. Richardson, 25, had five sacks last season after serving a four-game suspension for

Telesco attributes Bosa impasse to “small, fundamental differences”

The Chargers have reported for training camp. Defensive end Joey Bosa hasnt. Its unclear when he will. Were disappointed that hes not here, G.M.Tom Telesco said Friday, via Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune. We just have some small, fundamental differences that havent been resolved yet. But were still actively talking. Were still actively
Sean Meagher / Oregonian 9 hours ago

Could Oregon host the 2028 Summer Olympics?

The Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Rio Olympics is a week away - Friday, Aug. 6 - but a local group is already looking ahead to the summer of 2028.
Former Oregon Ducks coach Bev Smith applying lessons from fourth Olympics in Eugene

Former Oregon Ducks coach Bev Smith applying lessons from fourth Olympics in Eugene

Smith is using her time in Rio to benefit not only the Canadian senior women's national team but also Kidsports, the Eugene nonprofit she's headed as executive director since 2009.
Rip City Project 10 hours ago

Trail Blazers: Competition For The Last Roster Spot

Will Luis Montero win the competition for the Trail Blazers’ final roster spot? Next year’s Trail Blazers team is starting to come together after the latest signings and it’s been a challenging and bumpy ride. It started with the team once again being rejected by the top free agents, which was followed by over-paying to […] Trail Blazers: Competition For The Last Roster Spot - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Report: Aldon Smith checks into rehab

Suspeded Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has checked himself into an undisclosed treatment center, TMZ reported Friday. The report comes a few days after Smith denied he had posted a video of himself and another person smoking a hand-rolled substance. Though the video showed no faces, a voice in the video said people watching wouldnt know
Oregonian 11 hours ago

Final: Arsenal F.C. 2, MLS All-Stars 1: Live updates recap

The MLS All-Stars fell 2-1 to English Premier League side Arsenal F.C. in the MLS All-Star Game at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California Thursday. See a recap of live updates here.
Oregonian 11 hours ago

MLS suspends injured Timbers captain Liam Ridgewell for Kansas City game for missing All-Star Game

Portland Timbers captain Ridgewell will be suspended for Portland's next game against Sporting Kansas City Sunday due to a new MLS rule enacted last year to deter players from flat out skipping the All-Star Game.
Oregonian 11 hours ago

Portland Timbers head to Kansas City without Nat Borchers and Liam Ridgewell

The Portland Timbers were one of the best defensive teams in MLS last season thanks in large part to the center back duo of Liam Ridgewell and Nat Borchers. But neither center back will be in the lineup when the Timbers play Sporting Kansas City Sunday.