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Wednesday Sports Minute: LA Football Stadium, NBA Preview, Derrick Rose

Plans are moving forward on an 80,000-seat football stadium in Inglewood, California. The city council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.Read More »

Baseball Players Resistant To Rules To Speed Up Games

By Jim McCoy Wed 25th February Sports
David Ortiz says he "might run out of money" if baseball enforces the new pace-of-play rule requiring hitters to keep at least one foot in the batter's box. Ortiz used part of his first spring training session with reporters Wednesday to colorfully rant about the rule. He says he feels hitters have been unfairly targeted and that pitchers waste more time.Read More »

Tuesday Sports Minute: College Hoops, NHL, NBA, 2022 World Cup

By Jim McCoy Tue 24th February Sports
Badgers meet Terps...Cavs hit the road...Isles look to win again COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Fifth-ranked Wisconsin can eliminate one of their closest competitors for the Big Ten title when the Badgers visit No. 14 Maryland. Wisconsin holds a three-game lead over the Terrapins, Michigan State and Purdue with four games to go. VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) - No.Read More »

Marlins' Slugger Stanton Says He's Fully Recovered

By Jim McCoy Tue 24th February SportsGiancarlo StantonMiami Marlins
Giancarlo Stanton says he's fully recovered from the September beaning that ended his 2014 season and took him out of contention for the NL most valuable player award. The Miami Marlins slugger reported to spring training Tuesday.Read More »

Challengers Star Gets Hoops Scholarship To Multnomah U.

By Jim McCoy Mon 23rd February Sports
Cascade Christian High School senior Jason Wyncoop, is the very first student-athlete to receive an athletic scholarship from Multnomah University in Portland. Wyncoop’s was just named 3A Southern Cascade League 2015 Player of the Year after averaging 15 points and 5 rebounds a game, and hitting on 35 3-point field goals.Read More »

Monday Sports Minute: Logano Celebrates, Bochy Back, Hahn Wins, Etc.

By Jim McCoy Mon 23rd February Sports
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Team owner Roger Penske and driver Joey Logano are celebrating yesterday's win in the Daytona 500. It was just two years that Penske grabbed up Logano after he had been dropped by Joe Gibbs Racing. Logano won Sunday's race finishing just in front of Kevin Harvick. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The World Champion Giants have their manager back.Read More »

Friday Sports Minute: Bochy Recovering, Women's Australian Open (Golf), Bosh Tested

By Jim McCoy Fri 20th February Sports
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The son of San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy says his father is "doing great." The older Bochy was admitted to a Scottsdale, Arizona, hospital after experiencing discomfort following a physical on Wednesday. He underwent a heart procedure and had two stents inserted.Read More »

Son Of NBA Legend Who Has Family Ties To Medford Gets Shot With Kings

By Jim McCoy Fri 20th February Sports
The Sacramento Kings have signed David Stockton, son of Hall of Famer John Stockton, to a 10-day contract. Kings general manager Pete D'Alessandro announced Stockton's signing Friday.Read More »

Medical Examiner: Blazers Fan Favorite Died From Blood Clot

By Jim McCoy Thu 19th February SportsJerome Kersey
The state medical examiner says former Portland Trail Blazers player Jerome Kersey died from a blood clot that traveled from his left calf to his lungs. The determination by the medical examiner Thursday came a day after Kersey died at 52. Kersey had minor surgery on his knee last Friday.Read More »

Blazers- Nuggets Make A Deal

A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the Denver Nuggets have sent Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee to the Portland Trail Blazers in a five-player deal. In return, the Nuggets receive Thomas Robinson, Victor Claver and Will Barton, along with first- and second-round draft picks.Read More »

Wednesday Sports Minute: Duke vs. UNC, Hall of Fame, A-Rod Apology

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Two of the top college basketball programs of all time are squaring off tonight in Durham, North Carolina, as fourth-ranked Duke plays host to No. 15 North Carolina. The Blue Devils are 22-3 on the year while the Tar Heels are 18-7. They will meet again March 7 in Chapel Hill. KNOXVILLE, Tenn.Read More »

Vikings GM Expects Adrian Peterson Will Remain With Team

By Jim McCoy Wed 18th February SportsAdrian PetersonMinnesota VikingsNFL
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says he expects star running back Adrian Peterson to stay with the team this season. Several high-ranking Vikings officials have expressed their desire to bring Peterson back in recent weeks, and Spielman's comments to reporters at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis were the strongest yet. Spielman said he believes the "whole Read More »

Sports Cascade Student Paige Bruce's Letter of Intent

By admin Wed 18th February Sports
After an outstanding volleyball career at Cascade Christian, Paige Bruce is receiving a college scholarship.
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Sports Cascade Student Dante Olson's Letter of Intent

By admin Wed 18th February Sports
After a stellar football career at Cascade Christian, Dante Olson has committed to play collegiately at the University of Montana.
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Sports Cascade Student Collin Badura's Letter of Intent

By admin Wed 18th February Sports
Collin Badura has committed to play football at Western Oregon University after a brilliant run at Cascade Christian High.
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Tuesday Sports Minute: College Hoops Preview, NHL Preview

By Jim McCoy Tue 17th February Sportscollege basketballHockey
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Top-ranked Kentucky takes its 25-0 record into Knoxville tonight to take on Tennessee. While the Wildcats have figured out a way to win at every turn, the Volunteers have dropped five of seven to fall from second to seventh in the SEC. SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Tenth-ranked Notre Dame hits the court again after a week off to take on Wake Forest tonight.Read More »

Mariota Talks Throwing at NFL Combine

By Jim McCoy Tue 17th February SportsDavey O'BrienMarcus Mariota
- Marcus Mariota says his shoulder is feeling good and that a decision will made in the next few days about whether he will throw during the NFL combine. Mariota was back in North Texas on Monday night to receive the Davey O'Brien Award that goes to the nation's top quarterback. The black-tie awards dinner was held in downtown Fort Worth, about 20 minutes from the stadium where eRead More »

Rules Change Concerning Unnecessary Roughness In High School Football

By Jim McCoy Fri 13th February Sports
The National Federation of State High School Associations has changed a football rule involving unnecessary roughness to minimize the risk to players. The association said Friday that its board of directors has approved revising the rule to ban unnecessary roughness against defenseless players. The group also has revised its spearing rule.Read More »

Ray Rice Apologizes To Ravens Fans

By Jim McCoy Fri 13th February Sports
Ex-Ravens player Ray Rice has posted a statement apologizing to fans for a "horrible mistake" and asking for forgiveness. In a statement released Friday to The Baltimore Sun and posted on his Facebook page, Rice wrote that he was sorry for letting down the young fans who looked up to him.Read More »

Thursday Sports Minute: Karl Hired, Bulls' Butler Out, FIFA

By Jim McCoy Thu 12th February Sports
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The 18-34 Sacramento Kings are turning to 63-year-old George Karl to turn around a franchise that is on its way to its ninth straight losing season.Read More »

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