(Eugene, OR) -- Chris Duarte scored 30 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as number-13 Oregon outlasted USC 79-70 in double overtime. Payton Pritchard scored 24 for the Ducks. Oregon improves to 16-and-4 and hosts UCLA on Sunday.
(Portland, OR) -- Damian Lillard scored a game-high 47 points but the Trail Blazers fell 133-125 to the Mavericks at home. Trevor Ariza added 21 points in defeat while Gary Trent Junior scored 20. Portland drops to 19-and-27. The Blazers will host the Indiana Pacers on Sunday.
(Seattle, WA) -- The NFL Pro Bowl is Sunday in Orlando. The NFC will square off with the AFC. The Seahawks' coaching staff is leading the NFC. Russell Wilson and Shaquill Griffin are expected to participate in the game. Bobby Wagner is out due to a knee injury.
(Undated) -- Elsewhere in college basketball action, Portland fell 77-65 at Loyola Marymount while Portland State lost 66-55 at Sacramento State.
(Corvallis, OR) -- Tres Tinkle scored 17 points but Oregon State came up short 62-58 at home against UCLA. Ethan Thompson added 14 points for the Beavers. Oregon State drops to 12-and-7 and hosts USC tomorrow.
(Portland, OR) -- The Trail Blazers return to the hardwood tonight. Portland will host the Dallas Mavericks. The Trail Blazers are coming off a 129-124 overtime over the Warriors on MLK Day. Portland is 19-and-26.
(Tualatin, OR) -- The Trail Blazers got even more good news as center Jusuf Nurkic returned to practice for the first time since suffering a serious leg injury last season. Nurkic took part in 4-on-4 and 5-on-5 drills. According to The Athletic, there is still no set return date for Nurkic.
(Corvallis, OR) -- Oregon State will also be on the hardwood tonight. The Beavers will play host to the visiting UCLA Bruins. Oregon State is 12-and-6 on the season.
(Eugene, OR) -- Number-13 Oregon will be back in Pac-12 action tonight. The Ducks will host the USC Trojans. Oregon is 15-and-4 on the season.
(Orlando, FL) -- The Seahawks are having a good time down in Orlando. The Pro Bowl representatives from the club are getting ready for Sunday's battle between the NFC and AFC. The Seattle coaching staff is leading the NFC. Seahawks players expected to participate in the game include quarterback Russell Wilson and cornerback Shaquill Griffin.
(Undated) -- Elsewhere in college basketball action, Portland is at Loyola Marymount tonight. Portland State will visit Sacramento State tonight.
(Eugene, OR) -- Joe Moorhead is officially the Ducks' new offensive coordinator. The former Mississippi State coach went 14-and-12 in Starkville. He led Penn State's offense as coordinator from 2016-17, leading it to a 21-and-5 record, averaging 39-point-4 points per game. He replaces Marcus Arroyo, who left to become head coach at UNLV.
(Portland, OR) -- The Trail Blazers will be back in action tomorrow night when they take on the Dallas Mavericks at the Moda Center. Portland is coming off a dramatic overtime win against the Golden State Warriors where Damian Lillard set not just a career-high, but a franchise record by scoring 61 points. At 19-and-26, the Blazers will stay home Sunday to host the Pacers.
(Undated) -- Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner will not play in the Pro Bowl on Sunday. He will rest his ailing knee, but it won't require surgery. Wagner was one of two Seahawks named to the initial NFC team, the other being Russell Wilson.
(Undated) -- Elsewhere in college hoops, Portland State will be back in action tomorrow as it visits Sacramento State. Also tomorrow, Portland will visit Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles.
(Eugene, OR) -- The Ducks continue Pac-12 play as they welcome USC to Eugene tomorrow before hosting UCLA on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Beavers will host to the Bruins in Corvallis tomorrow before they welcome the Trojans to town Saturday.
(Cooperstown, NY) -- Two players are going to be immortalized in Cooperstown. The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced its 2020 class on Tuesday. The inductees include shortstop Derek Jeter and outfielder Larry Walker. Shortstop Omar Vizquel received 209 votes, good for 52-point-6 percent of the vote, by far the most for a former Mariner. Cliff Lee received two votes, Raul Ibanez received one, and Chone Figgins received no votes.
(Portland, OR) -- Damian Lillard scored a career-high and franchise-record 61 points as the Trail Blazers beat the Warriors 129-124 in overtime in Portland. Lillard also had 10 rebounds and seven assists while Hassan Whiteside had 17 points, 21 rebounds and six blocks for Portland. The Blazers snapped a two-game losing streak to get to 19-and-26. They continue Thursday hosting the Mavericks.
(Cumberland, GA) -- The Braves are hoping to strike lightning in a bottle with the signing of longtime Mariners ace Felix Hernandez to a minor-league deal. It includes an invite to big league camp for the 33-year-old. "King Felix" finished 1-and-8 with a 6.40 ERA in 15 starts last year.
(Undated) -- Elsewhere in college, Portland State took care of Weber [[ WEE-ber ]] State 92-76 behind 23 points from Alonzo Walker at Viking Pavilion. They'll be back in action Thursday as they visit Sacramento State. Also Thursday, Portland will visit Loyola Marymount in Los Angeles.
(Portland, OR) -- The Trail Blazers have traded Kent Bazemore and Anthony Tolliver to Sacramento in a deal that sheds nearly 13 million dollars in salary. The Kings will return Trevor Ariza, Wenyen Gabriel and Caleb Swanigan to Portland, whose luxury tax bill drops to seven million. Sacramento will also receive two second-round draft picks in the move. Bazemore and Tolliver are both on expiring contracts and Ariza has a partial guarantee of 1-point-8 million dollars for next year.
(Pullman, WA) -- Tres Tinkle had 22 points but the Beavers came up short against Washington State in Pullman Saturday. Ethan Thompson had 14 and Kylor Kelley had 11 points as Oregon State fell to 12-and-6. They'll be back in action Thursday as Pac-12 action resumes against UCLA in Corvallis.
(Seattle, WA) -- Payton Prichard Scored 22 points, including six 3-pointers, as the Ducks survived against Washington 64-61 in overtime in Seattle Saturday. Chandler Lawson scored 16 points and had 12 rebounds off the bench as Oregon ran its record to 15-and-4. The Ducks will be back in action Thursday as Pac-12 play resumes against USC in Eugene.
(Portland, OR) -- The Thorns took Stanford standout Sophia Smith with the number one overall pick in the NWSL draft Thursday. The 19-year-old will be joined by Washington State forward Morgan Weaver, who was selected number two overall. Portland also acquired defender Christen Westphal from Reign FC in exchange for a fourth round pick, the 34th overall.
(Undated) -- Elsewhere in college basketball, Portland State beat Idaho State 82-76 at home Saturday while Portland fell 77-67 to San Diego. The Vikings will be back in action tonight as they host Weber [[ WEE-ber ]] State as the Pilots are off until Thursday when they visit Loyola Marymount.