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Portland Thorns, Fans Celebrate NWSL Championship

OPB | Oct. 16, 2017 7:53 a.m. | Portland

A noisy crowd rallied in Portland Sunday night to celebrate the Thorns bringing home the National Women’s Soccer League championship trophy.

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Kaepernick Files Grievance Saying NFL, Owners Conspired To Shut Him Out

NPR | Oct. 16, 2017 12:07 a.m.

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback says the league and team owners colluded to shut him out of a contract over his pregame protests during the national anthem.

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Fans Welcome NWSL Champion Portland Thorns Back Home

OPB | Oct. 15, 2017 2:59 p.m. | Portland

A large crowd greeted the Portland Thorns at the airport Sunday when the team returned home from winning the National Women’s Soccer League championship in Orlando.

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IndyCar Returning To Portland International Raceway In 2018

OPB | Oct. 12, 2017 11:49 a.m. | Portland

Portland will be the only city in the Pacific Northwest with a race in the IndyCar series.

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Jusuf Nurkic Wants Blazers To Channel Pistons Of Days Past

AP | Oct. 12, 2017 8:35 a.m. | Portland

In the loaded Western Conference where the Warriors rule, center Jusuf Nurkic suggested the Portland Trail Blazers can be the Bad Boys.

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NFL's Roger Goodell Says Players 'Should Stand' For National Anthem

NPR | Oct. 11, 2017 10:03 a.m.

The NFL commissioner wrote in a memo to all 32 teams that the league will present team owners with a plan next week to help "move past this controversy."

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Oregon State And Football Coach Gary Andersen Agree To Part Ways

AP | Oct. 9, 2017 12:11 p.m. | Corvallis, Oregon

The school announced the split in a news release Monday, two days after a 38-10 loss at Southern California. Oregon State does not have a victory against an FBS team this season.

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Trump Defends Pence's NFL Protest Amid Claims It Was A Publicity Stunt

NPR | Oct. 9, 2017 6 a.m.

After an offended Vice President Pence walked out of a football game between the Colts and the San Francisco 49ers condemning kneeling players on Sunday, President Trump defended his actions.

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Galen Rupp 1st American To Win Men's Chicago Marathon Since 2002

AP | Oct. 8, 2017 10:51 a.m. | Chicago

Galen Rupp crossed the finished line at 2 hours 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Kenyan Abel Kirui came in second, 28 seconds behind Rupp. Another Kenyan, Bernard Kipyego, was third.

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Blazers Forge Ahead As Melo Heads To OKC

AP | Sept. 26, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Portland

After a summer of seemingly endless speculation about Carmelo Anthony, the Portland Trail Blazers are opening training camp without him.