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(Pullman, WA)  --  Oregon State will be on the road this weekend.  The Beavers will visit Washington State.  Oregon State is 5-and-5 and just one win away from becoming bowl eligible.



(Tempe, AZ)  --  Number-six Oregon will look to keep rolling this weekend.  The Ducks will visit the Arizona State Sun Devils.  Oregon needs a win and some help in front of them as they look to crack the College Football Playoff top four.  The Ducks are 9-and-1.
 



(Undated)  --  The Trail Blazers are moving on from veteran big man Pau Gasol.  Portland has waived Gasol, who has been unable to successfully rehabilitate his left foot.  Portland and Gasol are working on a role that would see him get involved in coaching.



(Milwaukee, WI)  --  The Trail Blazers are back in action tonight.  Portland will visit the Milwaukee Bucks.  It's the fourth game of a six-game road trip for the Trail Blazers.  Portland is 5-and-10.



(Renton, WA)  --  The Seahawks are hard at work as they prepare to visit the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.  Seattle is 8-and-2 on the season.  The Seahawks are a game back of San Francisco for first in the NFC West.



(Undated)  --  In college basketball action, number-11 Oregon hosts Houston tomorrow.  Oregon State defeated UC Santa Barbara 78-67 at home.  Portland defeated Portland State 82-75.



The accolades are out for prep volleyball after Ridgeview won the 5A Championship! Randi Viggiano was named ‘Coach of the Year,’ and, Rylee Troutman the ‘Player of the Year’ in the Intermountain Conference.

 

Other lady Ravens named to the first team include, Susanna Bailey, Allicitie Frost, 
Kennedy Buckner, and Ally Henry.

From Crook County is Kenna Woodward, and Liz Barker.
 



(New Orleans, LA)  --  Carmelo Anthony got the start in his debut with the Trail Blazers, starting at the four as Terry Stotts trotted out three shooting guards without Damian Lillard.  'Melo played 24 minutes, shooting 4-for-14 with 10 points, pulling down four rebounds, but committing five fouls, five turnovers, and posting a negative 20 for his plus-minus.  The 10-time All-Star had not played since November 8th of last year when he appeared in 10 games for Houston.  Anthony is 35 years old and began his career in 2003 with the Nuggets.



(New Orleans, LA)  --  Jrue Holiday had 22 points and 10 assists as the Pelicans beat the Trail Blazers 115-104 in New Orleans.  CJ McCollum had 22 points while Hassan Whiteside had 14 points and 14 rebounds.  Portland has lost four-of-five to fall to 5-and-9.  Their road trip will continue tomorrow night when they visit the Bucks in Milwaukee.



(Undated)  --  In college basketball, Oregon State will host U-C Santa Barbara tonight while Portland State hosts Portland.  The Ducks will be off until Friday when they welcome Houston to Eugene. 



(Undated)  --  Elsewhere in college football, with one week before the Civil War, Oregon State will be in Pullman, Washington to face the Cougars, while the Ducks will be in Temple facing off with Arizona State.  Portland State is coming off a bye and will face Eastern Washington in its regular season finale Saturday. 



(Undated)  --  The top-four are standing pat in this week's College Football Playoff rankings.  LSU is still first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia.  The top-seven overall remain the same with Alabama fifth, Oregon sixth and Utah seventh.  Oregona and Alabama hold the same record at 9-and-1 and have each beaten one top-25 team.



(Undated)  --  Nashville SC used the fourth overall pick in the MLS Expansion Draft Tuesday to select defender Zarek Valentin from the Timbers.  He was then immediately traded to the Dynamo for keeper Joe Willis.  Valentin joined Portland in 2016 and made 96 starts among 107 appearances, scoring one goal and piling up five assists in four seasons with the club.



(Renton, WA)  --  Pete Carroll has confirmed that Mychal Kendricks' sentencing has been postponed until after the season, confirming an ESPN report.  He said he's really happy for the linebacker's peace of mind.  It is the fifth time his sentencing has been postponed.  He is scheduled to be sentenced in U.S. District Court's Eastern District of Pennsylvania - the offense occurred when Kendricks played for the Eagles.  The team will be in Philadelphia Sunday to take on the Eagles. 



(George Town, Cayman Islands)  --  Sounders forward and Seattle native Jordan Morris scored twice as the US Men's National Team beat Cuba 4-nil in the Cayman Islands in the fourth game of the CONCACAF Nations League.  Morris scored in the 26th and 39th minutes to advance the Americans' lead to 3-nothing.  Greater St. Louis native Josh Sargent scored the other two for the US. 



(Houston, TX)  --  James Harden had a game-high 36 points as the Rockets cruised to a 132-108 win over the Trail Blazers in Houston.  CJ McCollum had 25 points as Portland fell to 5-and-9.  CJ McCollum had 13 points and 11 assists in the loss.  Russell Westbrook had a triple-double, going for 28 points, 10 assists and 13 rebounds for Houston.  Portland will continue it's six-game road trip tonight in New Orleans. 



(Undated)  --  Oregon basketball is up to number 11 in the latest coaches' poll, up three spots from number 14 in the preseason ranking.  The Ducks will be off until Friday when they welcome Houston to town.  Oregon State will host U-C Santa Barbara Wednesday night.  Also in college hoops, Portland State hosts Portland Wednesday. 



(Undated)  --  Elsewhere in college football, with one week before the Civil War, Oregon State will be in Pullman, Washington to face the Cougars.  Portland State is coming off a bye and will face Eastern Washington in its regular season finale Saturday.



(Undated)  --  The third College Football Playoff rankings will debut tonight.  Oregon stayed at number six following their win this past weekend.  The million dollar question for those in Duck-nation will be: Where does Alabama stand now that it doesn't have Tua Tagovailoa?  Last week they were number five.  Even though they handily beat Mississippi State, and barring an LSU collapse are out of the SEC title game, are they still in contention?  The Ducks will face Arizona State in Tempe this weekend. 



(Undated)  --  FIFA is confirming the dates for the controversial 2022 World Cup in Qatar.  The world's biggest soccer tournament will be held from November 21st to December 18th.  That makes it the shortest World Cup since 1978, when the tournament only had half of the 32 teams it currently has.  It's also being held right in the middle of the seasons of major European leagues.  Qatar was awarded the tournament despite not having the infrastructure of previous host nations and its national team never having qualified for the competition. 



(Cooperstown, NY)  --  The Hall of Fame ballots for the Class of 2020 went out on Monday and there is one big name on it -- Derek Jeter.  He joins returning big names like Barry Bonds, Larry Walker, Curt Schilling, Roger Clemens, and Todd Helton.  Standouts joining the list for the first time include former Mariner Cliff Lee, Bobby Abreu, Josh Beckett, Jason Giambi, and Paul Konerko. 



(Renton, WA)  --  Pete Carroll is anticipating Tyler Lockett to be available for the Seahawks Sunday against the Eagles in Philadelphia.  The receiver suffered a contusion in his left leg last week against the 49ers and stayed in northern California for an extra couple of days in the hospital.  He didn't practice Monday, but he was at the team's facility in Renton.  Carroll said Lockett needs to show he's ready to play before he can step on the field.



(Houston, TX)  --  The Blazers have come to an agreement of a non-guaranteed contract with free agent forward Carmelo Anthony.  President of basketball operations Neil Oshley told ESPN he had tried to acquire the prolific scorer on a number of occasions, but never had luck before.  Now 35, it appears to be the time for 'Melo in the Rose City.  He is expected to join up with the team at some point during the road trip, but not tonight in Houston. 



(Houston, TX)  --  The Trail Blazers will play their second of a six-game road trip when they face the Rockets in Houston tonight.  After that, they'll face the Pelicans tomorrow in New Orleans.  They beat the Spurs in San Antonio over the weekend, 121-116 behind 32 points from CJ McCollum. 



(Laramie, WY)  --  Tres Tinkle had 16 points and nine rebounds as the Beavers cruised past Wyoming 83-63 in Laramie.  Kylor Kelley and Ethan Thompson each had 13 for Oregon State in the win.  The Beavers will U-C Santa Barbara Wednesday night.  Also in college basketball, Portland State hosts Portland Wednesday.


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