(San Jose, CA) -- Payton Pritchard scored 18 points to lead Oregon to a 73-54 win over UC Irvine in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The 12th-seeded Ducks withstood a 14-0 run by the Anteaters and pulled away in the second half. Oregon will take on first-seed Virginia in the Sweet 16 in Louisville on Thursday.
(Portland, OR) -- The Trail Blazers are back in action tonight when they host the Nets. Portland is 45-and-27 on the season. The Trail Blazers are fourth in the Western Conference and one game back of Houston for third.
(Corvallis, OR) -- The Oregon State women's basketball team will look to advance to the Sweet 16 when they host fifth-seed Gonzaga tonight. The fourth-seeded Beavers are coming off a 80-75 overtime win over Boise State in the first round. The winner will face top-seed Louisville on Friday.
(Eugene, OR) -- Sabrina Ionescu posted a triple-double with 29 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to lead second-seed Oregon to a 91-68 win over 10th-seed Indiana in the second round of the Women's NCAA Tournament in Eugene. The Ducks advance to the Sweet 16 with the win. Oregon will face the winner of South Dakota State and Syracuse in the Sweet 16.
(Undated) -- On the diamond, Oregon fell 7-3 to Arizona State in the finale of its series. The Ducks will visit BYU tomorrow and Utah Valley on Wednesday. Oregon is 12-and-9 on the season. Number-Two Oregon State took the final game of a three-game series with Cal 10-5 at home. The Beavers will visit Portland tomorrow night.
(Portland, OR) -- After a week off, the Timbers will be back in action when they visit the LA Galaxy on Sunday. Portland is looking for its first win on the season. The Timbers are 0-1-and-2 on the season and have just one point through three matches.
(San Diego, CA) -- After two wins over the Athletics in Japan last week, the Mariners will resume regular season play this week when the rest of the MLB begins Opening Day play. Seattle will host the defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox for a four-game set beginning on Thursday. The Mariners will have two more exhibition games against the Padres at T-Mobile Park starting tonight.
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and wife Ciara are scheduled to be at the NFL Owner's Meetings in Phoenix. The meetings run until Wednesday. Wilson and Ciara are expected to be guest speakers addressing the wives of NFL owners, general managers and head coaches.
(Seattle, WA) -- The Mariners have trimmed their roster to 25 ahead of Thursday's home opener against the Red Sox. Seattle optioned outfielder Braden Bishop and reliever Dan Altavilla to Triple-A Tacoma. Both could be top options to be called up during the regular season.
(San Jose, CA) -- Payton Pritchard knocked down 19 points to lead 12th-seeded Oregon to a 72-54 win over fifth-seeded Wisconsin in the South Region in San Jose. Louis King added 17 points and Paul White pitched in with 14 for the Ducks, who outscored the Badgers 47-to-29 in the second half. Oregon moves on to play 13th-seeded UC Irvine in Sunday's second round. Ethan Happ and Khalil Iverson each scored 12 points to lead Wisconsin, which shot just 6-of-30 from three. The Badgers finish their season 23-and-11.
(San Jose, CA) -- 12-seed Oregon will look to keep its momentum going when they take on five-seed Wisconsin in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament in San Jose. The Ducks have won eight straight coming into action as one of the hottest teams in the country. Oregon has appeared in the NCAA Tournament in six of the last seven seasons.
(Portland, OR) -- The Trail Blazers are back in action tomorrow night when they host the Detroit Pistons. Portland is 6-and-4 in its last 10 games. The Trail Blazers are 44-and-27 on the season and in the fourth spot in the Western Conference.
(Corvallis, OR) -- Oregon State women's basketball is set to begin the NCAA Tournament tomorrow. The Beavers will host Boise State. Oregon State comes into play at 24-and-7.
(Eugene, OR) -- In the Women's NCAA Tournament, Oregon will host Portland State tonight. The Ducks come into action at 29-and-4 while the Vikings are 25-and-7. The winner will take on the winner of Texas and Indiana.
(Tokyo, Japan) -- Ichiro Suzuki received a legendary goodbye in the final game of his baseball career. Ichiro retired after being pulled for the last time in the eighth inning. He received a standing ovation from the crowd and hugs from his teammates on the way back to the dugout. Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Junior greeted Ichiro on his way back into the dugout. The 45 year old finished with 10 All-Star trips and 10 Gold Gloves in his career. He was the 2001 MVP and Rookie of the Year after coming over from Japan.
(Undated) -- In college baseball, Oregon opens a three-game set with undefeated number-10 Arizona State tonight. The Ducks are 11-and-7 on the season. Number-two Oregon State will host Cal for a three-game set beginning tonight. The Beavers are 14-3-and-1.
(Tokyo, Japana) -- The Mariners took both games of a two-game set against the Athletics in Japan to begin the season 2-and-0. Dee Gordon scored to give the Mariners a 5-4 victory in the finale over Oakland in the 12th inning. Seattle will now come home to get in some more spring training action before their home opener against the Red Sox on March 28th.
(San Jose, CA) -- The 12th-seeded Oregon Ducks will enter the NCAA Tournament as one of the hottest teams. Oregon won its last four regular season games and then won four games in four days in the Pac-12 Tournament to capture the automatic bid. The Ducks will meet fifth-seeded Wisconsin tomorrow afternoon in San Jose in a first-round game. Oregon coach Dana Altman's contract extension will be worth more than 25 million dollars and run through the 2025-26 season.
(Portland, OR) -- Damian Lillard scored 33 points and dished out a dozen assists to help the Trail Blazers topple the Mavericks 126-118 in Portland. Seth Curry scored 20 points off the Portland bench. The Blazers are 5-and-1 in their last six games. They will host Detroit on Saturday.
(Undated) -- In college baseball, Oregon opens a three-game PAC-12 series against undefeated Arizona State tomorrow. The Ducks are 11-and-7 on the season. Oregon State will be at home this weekend hosting Cal in Pac-12 action. The Beavers are 14-3-and-1 and ranked seventh nationally by Baseball America.
(Corvallis, OR) -- The fourth-seeded Oregon State women's basketball team will face Boise State Saturday in a NCAA Tournament first-round game at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis. OSU is 24-and-7. Boise State is 28-and-4. The winner will take on the winner of Gonzaga and Little Rock.
(Florence, SC) -- Leroy Stanton is being identified as the South Carolina man killed in a single-car accident March 13th. The 72-year-old was with the Mariners in their first two seasons of existence, starting in 1977. He played nine major league seasons with the Angels, Mets and M's. Stanton was part of the 1971 trade that sent him, Nolan Ryan and two others to the California Angels. He was a career .244 hitter.
(San Jose, CA) -- The 12th-seeded Oregon Ducks are preparing for their battle with Wisconsin in the NCAA Tournament. The two sides will battle in San Jose on Friday. Oregon earned its bid after winning the Pac-12 Tournament.
(Portland, OR) -- Timbers players Cristhian Paredes, Andy Polo, Jeremy Ebobisse, Marco Farfan, and Eryk Williamson have all been called up for international duty. Paredes will join Paraguay, while Polo will join Peru for matches during the FIFA international break. Ebobise, Farfan and Williamson have been named to the U.S. U-23 Men's National Team roster for camp in Spain. Portland is off this week and will visit the LA Galaxy on March 31st.
(Portland, OR) -- The Trail Blazers will take on the Mavericks tonight at home. They will be without guard CJ McCollum, who was diagnosed with a popliteus straight in his left knee. He will be re-examined in a week, the team announced. The Blazers have won four out of five and are in the four spot in the West, a game and a half behind the Rockets for third, and a game and a half in front of the Spurs.