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How A Locked Bathroom Helped Portland Get The Trail Blazers

OPB | Jan. 19, 2016 3:45 p.m. | Portland

At a meeting of NBA owners in 1970, a staunch supporter of Portland receiving an expansion team locked himself in a bathroom until a group led by Portlander Harry Glickman could secure a letter of credit.

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Oregon Says Goodbye To Vernon Adams With A Loss

AP | Jan. 3, 2016 3:50 p.m.

Adams led the Ducks to victory in their last six regular-season games, including key wins over No. 7 Stanford and No. 22 USC. But it wasn't enough to wrestle the Pac-12 North title from the Cardinal and earn a place in the Rose Bowl.

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The First Time Around: Velodrome Cycling For Beginners

OPB | Aug. 26, 2013 1:45 p.m.

You, too, can ride the harrowing 43-degree curves in the Alpenrose Velodrome. All you need is $10 and a helmet.

 

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Portland Women's Rowing Crew Team Competes for Love of the Sport

OPB | Nov. 28, 2012 7:30 a.m.

The Portland Women's Rowing Club has made a name for itself over the years, steadily winning races and building a powerful reputation.