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Oregon Umpire Headed To Little League World Series

OPB | Aug. 13, 2015 12:15 p.m.

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

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US Women Face Germany in World Cup Semifinals

OPB | June 30, 2015 12:45 p.m.

The U.S. Women's National Team faces off against Germany today in the FIFA Women's World Cup. We talk to soccer reporter Jamie Goldberg about the match and how Portland Thorns players have fared on the global stage.

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OSU Pitcher's NCAA Suspension Causes Outcry

OPB | March 3, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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

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Oregonians Help U.S. Ski Team Race For Gold

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 12:25 p.m.

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.

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The Trail Blazers "Get Greedy"

OPB | Nov. 19, 2013 12:20 p.m.

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.

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Could Gold Hill Become A National Whitewater Destination?

OPB | Nov. 11, 2013 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A former Olympic rower wants to turn a section of the Rogue River into a destination whitewater park.

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Portland Timbers Head for Playoffs

OPB | Oct. 31, 2013 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: After a successful season, the Portland Timbers will face the Seattle Sounders in the MLS playoffs on Saturday.

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Malcolm Gladwell Talks About Sports And "David And Goliath"

OPB | Oct. 11, 2013 12:25 p.m.

In his new book, David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell dismantles conventional thinking on topics ranging from education to criminal sentencing to basketball strategy.