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Class Warfare

Statewide high-school sports reform may be fixing something that isn't messed up.

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As the State Board of Education weighs a major overhaul of Oregon high-school sports, many are shouting that the current setup isn't broken.If you don't read the sports pages, you wouldn't know how pr ...   More
Wednesday, April 5, 2006 Cliff Pfenning

Nate McMillan

New Trail Blazers coach learning just how hard rebuilding this team and its reputation will be.

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With the Trail Blazers off to a 2-3 start heading into tonight's home game against Chicago and attendance hitting rock-bottom at the Rose Garden, it certainly looks as if the Blazers are on their way ...   More
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 Cliff Pfenning

No Show

The World Series is here, and Major League Baseball in Portland isn't.

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If you're watching the World Series this week and wondering whether Major League Baseball will ever come to Portland, stop.Two years ago, Portland was a top contender with Northern Virginia and Washin ...   More
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 Cliff Pfenning

All my Trail Blazers

Portland's sports soap opera tries cast changes, new plots in the face of sagging ratings

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Tonight marks the start to the 36th season of Portland's longest-running melodrama, "All My Trail Blazers."The city's only big-league sports team opens its preseason at the Rose Garden, facing the sam ...   More
Wednesday, October 12, 2005 Cliff Pfenning


Portland Interscholastic League fuming over proposed athletics changes.

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A plan to re-align Oregon high schools' sports classifications has Portland schools firing back that the changes don't pay enough attention to socioeconomic differences.The state association that gove ...   More
Wednesday, June 15, 2005 Cliff Pfenning

Buying Local

How Salt Lake City uses local ownership to trump Portland in big-league team sports.

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Steel yourself, Portland sports fans: Tinier Salt Lake City next week will again demonstrate how it attracts major-league teams and Portland doesn't.Salt Lake will host a June 4 doubleheader featuring ...   More
Wednesday, May 25, 2005 Cliff Pfenning
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