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Track Star Alexi Pappas Heads To Rio Olympics

OPB | July 13, 2016

This summer, former University of Oregon and current TrackTown USA star Alexi Pappas will lace up her running shoes for the Greek team at this year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Oregon Governor's Race | The Blob | Portland Business Alliance On Homelessness | Blazers

OPB | March 03, 2016

We learn whether ‘The Blob’ is dead and gone for good. We talk with the Portland Business Alliance about their perspective on homeless camping. And we discuss the Portland Trailblazers and their somewhat surprisingly successful season.

Timbers Take Home The MLS Cup

OPB | Dec. 07, 2015

The Portland Timbers took home the MLS Cup for the first time after a 2-1 win over the Columbus Crew.

Will The Timbers Win The MLS Cup?

OPB | Dec. 02, 2015

The Timbers are headed to the MLS Cup finals this weekend for the first time in the history of the franchise.

News Roundtable: October 30, 2015

OPB | Oct. 30, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Oregon Umpire Headed To Little League World Series

OPB | 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.

UO Settles Lawsuit From Alleged Rape Victim

OPB | Aug. 05, 2015

The University of Oregon has settled the lawsuit brought by a student who alleged she was raped by three college basketball players.

Track And Field Championships Take Place Amid Doping Scandal

OPB | June 25, 2015

Some of the best athletes in the country are in Eugene for the USA Track and Field Championships, which go through this weekend.

ProPublica Reporter Stands By Doping Claims Against Nike Oregon Project

OPB | June 04, 2015

ProPublica reporter David Epstein heard from several former team members and coaches at Nike Oregon Project that famed coach Alberto Salazar broke drug rules.

Rescuing Climbers From Mt. Hood

OPB | Feb. 03, 2015

TUESDAY: Portland Mountain Rescue helped save three climbers who fell on Mt. Hood this weekend. How can similar incidents be prevented in the future?

Ducks Win!

OPB | Jan. 02, 2015

FRIDAY: You don't have to be a football fan to have heard that the Oregon Ducks won the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day. Next up: the national championship.

Previewing The Upcoming Portland Trail Blazers Season

OPB | Oct. 29, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk about expectation for the Portland Trail Blazers coming off a playoff series win.

The Social And Economic Effects Of The World Cup

OPB | June 19, 2014

THURSDAY: What are the socioeconomic effects of mega-sports events like the World Cup on the host country and the world?

WA High Schooler Throws 194 Pitches In One Game

OPB | 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.

Portland Trail Blazers Prepare For Playoffs

OPB | April 18, 2014

FRIDAY: The Portland Trail Blazers prepare for their postseason games against the Houston Rockets. They're hoping to get past the first round for the first time in 14 years.

UO's Win At The First NCAA Championship Game

OPB | April 07, 2014

MONDAY: The 2014 NCAA championship game takes place tonight. We'll hear about the first championship game, which the UO won in 1939.

Timbers Kick Off 2014 Season

OPB | March 07, 2014

FRIDAY: The Portland Timbers play their first official game of the 2014 season against the Philadelphia Union at Providence Park this Saturday.

OSU Pitcher's NCAA Suspension Causes Outcry

OPB | March 03, 2014

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

Oregonians Help U.S. Ski Team Race For Gold

OPB | Feb. 05, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Two Oregonians — Laurenne Ross and Jacqueline Wiles — are on the team of nine women on the U.S. Alpine ski team at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

The Trail Blazers "Get Greedy"

OPB | Nov. 19, 2013

TUESDAY: The Portland Trail Blazers have bucked expectations by jumping out to a early season 9-2 record, including a current seven game winning streak.