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After Upsetting UND In Big Sky Tournament, Portland State Now Preps For Idaho State

This is what March is all about. The chance to dream and perhaps crush some along the way. Practice by practice, game by game, bracket by bracket…you’ve got love it.  For sure the ladies over at Portland State are. They should take pride in their latest accomplishment, knowing they’ll need to rely on that drive […]

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Porter Headlines Loaded USA Team For 2017 Nike Hoop Summit

It’s no surprise but the best of the best will on hand for the United States at the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit. The headliner for the USA Junior National Select Team will be Michael Porter Jr., the number one ranked player in the class of 2017 who will be headed to the University of Washington […]

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From Oregon To The NFL, Northeast Portland Native JJ Birden Never Forgets Where He Comes From

You can always count on JJ Birden to come through in the clutch. In the last year, JJ Birden has remained dedicated to his extensive family and post-NFL (Cleveland, Dallas, Kansas City, Atlanta) career business aspirations, which includes various speaking engagements, sharing a unique journey, breaking down his best-selling book as an “opportunity trainer” and […]

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Sports Bar Review: Old Market Pub

This week I decided to switch things up a little and review a sports bar that happens to also be a brewery, although they would probably have it the other way around. Nevertheless, Old Market Brew Pub on the Portland/Beaverton border is a great place for sports viewers and beer enthusiasts alike. O.M.P., as it […]

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The Legend Of Luis Tiant And The Final Chapter Of Baseball In Portland

Looking back on my time writing about sports in Portland, there is one story that continues to resonate as a personal favorite  — Luis Tiant and his time with the Portland Beavers. For those Boston Red Sox die hards out there, the name is simply as legendary as the memorable delivery from the pitcher who […]

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Long-Time Assistant, Marin Sedlacek Has Seen It All At The Nike Hoop Summit

Marin Sedlacek has seen his share of great players at the Nike Hoop Summit. This spring, the Belgrade native will be helping name and shape the World Select Team at the Nike Hoop Summit for the 17th time dating back to 1998. The 57-year-old has served as the World Select Team assistant coach since 1998 […]

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Knot Springs Brings Hydrotherapy and New Gym to Portland Fitness Scene

Last year, Portlanders watched the construction of a 21-story building on the east side of the Burnside Bridge with mixed opinions. Was the dark glass building a hideous behemoth that dwarfed its neighbors? Or was it cool and modernistic? Good for a housing shortage, or only catering to rich renters? Whatever you think of The […]

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Vytas Hoping Portland Timbers Experience Can Put Lithuania On Soccer Map

When you think about sports in Lithuania, usually you come up with past and current basketball stars including Portland Trail Blazers legend, Arvydas Sabonis. Vytautas Andriuskevicius hopes his strong showings with the Portland Timbers can change that perception and put Lithuania on the soccer map. Andriuskevicius, who goes just by Vytas, joined the Timbers last […]

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Horse Riding in Portland to Stay in Shape

In October 2014, we shared a new craze that was becoming popular: Bike Polo. As the name suggests bikes replaced horses and it catered to a very different type of athlete compared to the more traditional polo. In this post we will go the opposite way and embrace the humble horse to take a look […]

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Top 5 Can’t-Miss Portland Timbers Home Games Of 2017

We all know it’s a long season and every match counts. But let’s be honest: Some games are just a hell of a lot more fun to see in person. In case you don’t know, every home match is going to be a sellout. With all the season ticket holders in attendance, there are only […]

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