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TrackTown Struggling For Cash Prior To Olympic Trials

The Register-Guard | June 24, 2016 2:13 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon

TrackTown said its cash on hand doesn’t add up to the total cost of putting on the 10-day U.S. Olympic Track And Field Trials that start July 1 at Hayward Field.

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Cleveland Cavaliers Beat Golden State Warriors 93-89 To Win Their First NBA Title

NPR | June 20, 2016 4:56 a.m.

The Cavaliers rebounded from a 3-1 game deficit to win the championship. Their victory gave the city of Cleveland its first major sports title since 1964.

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Blazers Hire Calabro As New Play-By-Play Announcer

AP | June 17, 2016 10:18 a.m.

The Portland Trail Blazers have hired veteran television broadcaster Kevin Calabro as their new play-by-play announcer.

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Adidas Misspells Colombia In Copa America Ads

AP | June 8, 2016 11:33 a.m.

The ads, which showed Colombian players in the home white jerseys, were pulled by Adidas after social media widely ridiculed he company for spelling the country "Columbia."

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Exaggerator Wins The 141st Preakness Stakes, Pulling Out A Dramatic Win

NPR | May 21, 2016 4:05 p.m.

The thoroughbred earned a gritty victory on the muddy track at Pimlico Race Course. Exaggerator's come-from-behind win denies Nyquist his bid for a triple crown.

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Steeplechase: Path To Olympics Goes Across Water Pit, Over 28 Barriers

Northwest News Network | May 18, 2016 11:15 a.m.

Beaverton, Oregon, has quietly become a hub of world-class steeplechasers. The sport is an entertaining but slightly obscure track and field event that is also an Olympic event.

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Warriors Look To Close Out Blazers In Game 5

AP | May 11, 2016 6:56 a.m.

The Portland Trail Blazers are down 3-1 and heading into Oakland on the night Stephen Curry will receive his MVP award.

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Curry Returns With 40 points In 132-125 OT Win Over Blazers

AP | May 10, 2016 6:36 a.m.

Curry returned from a sprained right knee to score an NBA-record 17 points in overtime, finishing with 40 as the Warriors rallied to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals with a 132-125 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.

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Portland's Olshey Finishes Second In NBA Executive Of The Year

AP | May 9, 2016 9:37 a.m.

He finished behind winner R.C. Buford, the San Antonio Spurs' general manager.