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Eight simple daily musts that will change your life

Staying healthy can often seem like a lot of work, especially when you’re busy trying to keep up with things like school and work. Don’t fret! I have some solutions…
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Gyasi Zardes in a 2013 match with the LA Galaxy. Courtesy of Noah Saltzman through Creative Commons

The U.S. ends Gold Cup on a sour note

The United States has been in every Gold Cup Final since 2005. This year, the team looked to replicate its decade of success. In 2005, the U.S. won in penalty…
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Williams and Djokovic are number one

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are both number one in the world. They came into the 2015 Wimbledon Championships and played their best tennis. As favorites, they needed to navigate…
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Clint Dempsey practicing for the United States in 2006. Courtesy of Jarrett Campbell through Creative Commons via Flickr

Dempsey scores big for Men’s National Team

Clint Dempsey’s eligibility for the CONCACAF Gold Cup was a concern for the United States Men’s National Team. His suspension came after he ripped up the notebook of referee Daniel…
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July 14 — July 20

Champion Thursday Races Kershaw Rd. Sports Park Thurs., July 16, All Day Fast Twitch Fridays Alpenrose Velodome Fri., July 17, All Day Alpenrose Velodome Challenge Alpenrose Velodome Sat., Sun., July 18–19, All Day…
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Stair hiking: The urban workout in your neighborhood

Personally, I like finding new ways to venture out and get my fitness on. While hiking through Forest Park and the various routes in the Gorge are always fantastic, it’s…
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The Community Cycling Center, located in the Alberta District, is a nonprofit dedicated to creating access to bicycles for people from a diverse range of backgrounds and economic conditions. The Center offers an array of community programs, including bike camps and holiday drives, as well as instruction and information sessions. Christian Profeta/PSU Vanguard

Cycle right: starter tips for summer biking

Move over Max: summer’s in full swing, and many of us Portlanders will be ripping up our Trimet tickets for a pair of pedals and the crank of bicycle gears.…
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LaMarcus Aldridge prepares a free throw in a 2013 game against the New Orleans Pelicans. Aldridge will end his career with the Trail Blazers this season in a trade deal with the San Antonio Spurs. Courtesy of Carol Munro through Creative Commons via Flickr

The Dream Team is gone

Tempered by bouts of seasonal sports depression, Blazers fans often seem to be immune to bad news. This last week tested our resolve. In a trade season that shouldn’t have…
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July 7 — July 13

Portland Sports Mnt. Tabor Series Bike Race SE 60th and Salmon Wed., July 8, All Day Portland Timbers at Philadelphia PPL Park Sat., July 11, 4 p.m. Portland Thorns at Piscataway Township…
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Carli Lloyd and the US Women's National team plays against Ireland in May, 2015, in San Jose, Cali. Courtesy of Noah Salzman through Creative Commons 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Carli Lloyd leads U.S. to World Cup victory

For the third time, the United States team has won the Women’s World Cup. Since the first FIFA Women’s World Cup in 1991, the United States has never failed to finish…
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Being healthy has a bad rap

Being healthy gets a bad rap. It’s everywhere in society: in advertisements, in conversations, in our thoughts. We’ve been bombarded with the idea that exercising and eating healthy are for…
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