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Vikings quarterback Kieran McDonagh prepares a pass against UC Davis in an Oct. 4 game. Photo by Devin Courtright

Shared space under center

A double-headed backfield is now commonplace in today’s football landscape, as the running back position often diverges into specialists: a…
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Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers handles the ball against Maccabi Haifa on October 17, 2014 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rip City reloads

A mere .9 seconds is all it took for Portland’s All-Star point guard Damian Lillard to send the city of…
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Outside hitter Cheyne Corrado above the net against Weber State. Photo by Devin Courtright

Cheyne Corrado does a little bit of everything

Cheyne Corrado has been racking up kills in the Portland volleyball scene for many years now. The Sherwood, Oregon native…
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Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe during a 2011 game. Photo courtesy of Jon Oropeza through Creative Commons

‘Til next year, Timbers

The Portland Timbers didn’t have complete control over their destiny, but what they did have control over was their match…
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Running back Shaq Richard makes a rush during a fall term practice. Photo by Devin Courtright

Vikings end five game road skid

Saturday the Vikings headed to Ogden, Utah, to face the winless Weber State Wildcats. Heading into the game, the Vikings…
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Portland State Vikings logo.

Viks get right against Wildcats

When you play an 0–6 team, it’s important to protect the ball, run the football and control the clock to…
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PSU running back Nate Tago, #25, at a viking football practice at the Stott Community Field. Photo by Devin Courtright

Nate Tago– part of the PSU brotherhood of running backs

The list of reasons why Nate Tago should come to Portland State and play football after high school in Southern…
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Alex Gordon, left fielder for the Kansas City Royals. Photo courtesy of Keith Allison through Creative Commons

Two reasons I love the Royals

By now you’ve heard the number: 29. It’s been 29 years since the Royals last made the postseason, ending the…
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Freshman running back Steven Long drives through the Lumberjacks' defense. Photo courtesy of Steven Brenner/PSU Athletics

Dominant rushing performance chopped down by the Lumberjacks

It was another tough week for the Vikings football team against their Big Sky opponent the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks. Heading…
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Interium Athletic Director Valerie Cleary in the Stott Center gymnasium during a women's basketball practice Wednesday.  Photo by Devin Courtright

Interim Athletic Director steps into new role

On Oct. 13 Valerie Cleary officially took over as interim athletics director of Portland State. She replaced Torre Chisholm, whose…
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The 12th Man flag flies during a Seahawks game in Seattle. Photo courtesy of SeattleScreamer through Creative Commons

Is 12 the geekiest number?

All sports fans are essentially geeks for their teams. While the Seattle Seahawks recently suffered a rare home loss at…
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