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Publishing A Felony Conviction | American War

OPB | Broadcast: June 13, 2017

Local author Omar El Akkad's new book is fiction, but it feels distressingly realistic. Also, we talk to Oregonian reporter Danny Moran about his story on OSU pitcher Luke Heimlich.

Oregon Umpire Headed To Little League World Series

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 13, 2015

Jamie Sims has been umpiring local Little League games for over a decade. Now, he's headed to the big show in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

The Minor League Team That Took Portland By Storm

OPB | Broadcast: July 10, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll discuss The Battered Bastards of Baseball, a film that tracks the history of the Portland Mavericks, a former minor league team.

WA High Schooler Throws 194 Pitches In One Game

OPB | Broadcast: May 16, 2014

FRIDAY: Rochester High School's coach has come under fire for not pulling the young pitcher out of the 15-inning game earlier.

OSU Pitcher's NCAA Suspension Causes Outcry

OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2014

TUESDAY: Oregon State University pitcher Ben Wetzler will sit out 11 games for violating NCAA draft negotiation rules.

Minor League Baseball May Come to Hillsboro

OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2012

Professional baseball sets its sight on the Portland metro area with the minor-league Yakima Bears accepting an offer to play in Hillsboro. Do you look forward to having them in town? 

Steroid Lessons

OPB | Broadcast: March 28, 2012

What did the MLB's steroid scandal look like though the eyes of a seven-year-old?

On The Job: Athletes

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 16, 2011

What is it like to play sports for a living?

Cracking Down on Heroin

OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2010

How can state and federal agencies work together to keep heroin off the streets?

Soccer City, USA?

OPB | Broadcast: March 4, 2009

Should Portlanders back an $85 million bond to bring Major League Soccer to town?

Baseball Returns

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 29, 2008

Is Oregon becoming a baseball state?