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Super Bowl Ads 2017: What Works, What Doesn't And What Gets Political

NPR | Feb. 4, 2017 5:37 p.m.

While a significant portion of the Super Bowl watching audience are around for the ads, it's not just the TV-watching audience to which those ads are geared. Here's a few notable ads to watch Sunday.

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Cricket Finds A Home In An Oregon Farmer's Field

OPB | Aug. 31, 2016 6 a.m. | Banks, Oregon

Tucked into less visible pockets of Oregon, a cricket league has blossomed, connecting a group of Oregonians who grew up with the game.

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Timbers Snap Sounders' Unbeaten Streak With 4-2 Win

AP | Aug. 28, 2016 10 p.m. | Portland

Vytautas Andriuskevicius, Fanendo Adi, Lucas Melano and Steven Taylor scored for the defending MLS Cup champion Timbers (9-10-8). They remained in sixth place in the Western Conference.

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Portland's Galen Rupp Takes Bronze In Men's Marathon

AP | Aug. 21, 2016 9:11 a.m.

Rupp became the first American to medal in this event since Meb Keflezighi won silver in 2004.

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US Army Soldier Wins Olympic Silver, Loses Silver, Gets Silver Back

NPR | Aug. 21, 2016 8:38 a.m.

Paul Chelimo ran the race of his life in the 5,000 meters and finished second. Then he was disqualified. Then he was reinstated. It was a strange race for a runner with an unusual backstory.

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Oregon's 1st Gold Medalist Led An Extraordinary Life

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

Alfred Carlton Gilbert, Oregon's first gold medalist, was an incredible athlete but he also a magician, inventor and successful businessman. 

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Blazers, Special Olympics Team Up For Rip City 3-On-3 Tournament

OPB | July 27, 2016 4:17 p.m.

At Portland's annual 3-on-3 tournament, a different kind of athlete gets to shine.

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AP Source: CJ McCollum Agrees To Extension With Blazers

AP | July 25, 2016 12:53 p.m.

A person familiar with the deal confirms that guard CJ McCollum has agreed to a four-year, $106 million contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Sculpting Olympians: Artist Displays Work At Trials In Eugene

OPB | July 8, 2016 3:31 p.m.

Mike Leckie is back for the third time to the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon, with his bas-relief sculptures inspired by Olympic athletes.  

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Kanye West, Adidas Expand Partnership For Yeezy Line

AP | June 29, 2016 10:24 a.m.

Singer Kanye West and Adidas are expanding their partnership that began almost two years ago with retail hubs for his Yeezy products and additional sportswear designs.