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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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Women’s World Cup nets excitement in Canada

On May 29, 2015, Sepp Blatter was re-elected to his fifth term as FIFA President, over Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein of Jordan. The Swiss Attorney General and the U.S. Department…
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Former Viking Julius Thomas playing for the Denver Broncos in 2011. Courtesy of Jeffrey Beall through Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons

Remember Julius?

Remember Julius Thomas? The basketball/ football player at Portland State who turned into one of the best tight ends in the National Football League? A household name in fantasy football…
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Timbers duke it out with LA and Seattle

The Portland Timbers came into the Los Angeles Galaxy match with a four-game winning streak in Major League Soccer play, and a five-game winning streak in all competitions. This includes…
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June 23-June 29

Men’s/Women’s Track and Field USATF Junior Outdoor Championships Hayward Field, Eugene, OR Thurs., June 25 – Sun., June 28, All Day Portland Sports Portland Timbers at Los Angeles StubHub Center Wed., June…
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Jockey Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah across the finish line  at Belmont on June 6. Courtesy of Diana Robinson through Creative Commons via Flickr

American Pharoah takes the Triple Crown

For 37 years, no horse has managed to achieve horse racing’s greatest accomplishment: the Triple Crown. This grueling task asks these horses to go from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky…
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Summer workout 101

Now more than ever, people want to get in shape. It’s summer, for crying out loud, and we all want to show off our hard work. I don’t blame you, man!…
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Baileh Simms jumps at the NCAA Nationals. Courtesy of Larry Laweson/PSU Athletics

PSU jumper goes All-American

For the first time in Portland State history, Vikings teammates traveled together to the USATF Outdoor Championships. And for only the third time in PSU history, one of those teammates,…
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