Brown met with student athletes at Roosevelt High School in North Portland to celebrate their district championship and highlight some of their accomplishments as the World Athletic Championships approach in Eugene. It’s the first time the event will be held in the United States.
At least five college athletes took their own lives in the spring, sparking concerns that schools were not doing enough for some of their higher-profile students. When journalists asked the 10 Pac-12 Conference public universities for itemized budgets showing mental health resources or the athletic departments’ mental health programs, Oregon officials said they don't have such budgets.
An attorney says former Washington State University football coach Nick Rolovich’s termination for refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccination was unlawful and an attack on his Catholic faith. Pope Francis has said Catholics have a duty, responsibility or obligation to be vaccinated.