Why Oregon Will Beat Michigan State

The Oregon Ducks find themselves underdogs for the first time since 2011 as they face Michigan State in a battle of top 10 teams in East Lansing, Michigan.


With all due respect to last week’s scrimmage against Eastern Washington, the Oregon Ducks’ season begins in earnest tomorrow versus Michigan State. The Spartans (11-2 last year, with both losses coming to teams that played in the national championship game) are looking to avenge last season’s blowout loss to Oregon. Sparty’s star defensive coordinator may have left for Pittsburgh, but scowlin’ ...   More
Friday, September 11, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

UPDATE: City of Oregon, Ohio, Will Not Ruin Own Good Name Because #Sprots (POLL)

With Oregon Ducks playing the Ohio State Buckeyes for the college football title, this suburb of Toledo picks a side


UPDATED: Per Toledo's ABC affiliate (with a tip of the hat to Deadspin), the mayor of Oregon, Ohio, has decided that the town will NOT change its name for the upcoming national championship matchup. Oregon, Ohio, has had the name since before its namesake attained statehood. The mayor of Oregon, Ohio, also announced plans to "declare the January 5th-12th Ohio State Buckeye Week" ...   More
Sunday, January 4, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

WW Liveblog: Timbers v. Sounders in the MLS Playoffs, second leg

Final score: Portland 3-2 Seattle

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Portland Timbers 3-2 Seattle Sounders(W.Johnson (pen) 29', Valeri 44', Danso 47'; Yedlin 74', E.Johnson 76')IMAGE: David BlairFINAL THOUGHTS: It wasn't even close, despite the scoreline. Darlington Nagbe hurdled across the ground fastened gyroscopically to the ball. Diego Chara's clockwork hips kept on calculating new angles through the Sounders defense. Diego Valeri's every touch caressed seconds ...   More
Thursday, November 7, 2013 by Alex Tomchak Scott

Funemployment Radio Duo Premiere Sportlandia on Blazers TV Tonight


As if former KUFO staffers Sarah X. Dylan and Greg Nibler weren't busy enough drinking 40s of malt liquor and talking about disturbing topics like Lifetime TV movies on their excellent podcast Funemployment Radio, the duo tonight adds a new line to their joint résumé: TV show hosts. The pair debuts Sportlandia, an online "live sports show with a Portland twist" tonight on Trail Blazers TV. They'll ...   More
Friday, February 18, 2011 KELLY CLARKE

Let the Training Begin: The Ultimate Athlete Competition to Take Place in Oregon

What would the Ultimate Athlete look like? We hypothesize something like this dude, above. Every athlete knows a person like that—a person who is loathed and worshiped all at the same time: Jackie Robinson, Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders. In my case, she was a girl named Emily, who tried out for the soccer team my freshman year and made it—despite never before having played a day of the ...   More
Wednesday, September 9, 2009 Adrienne So

The Last Rollerdisker

A local 62-year-old man is desperately trying to keep the sport he loves alive. And that sport is rollerdisk. After Parker Pettus' rollerdisking (aka roller frisbee) team in Boston disbanded, he moved to Portland, where he's determined to start a new team. What is rollerdisking, you might ask? Watch this video Pettus sent us, which involves spins, chest rolls and something called "airbrushing." ...   More
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 Sarah Davidson

PDX Adult Soapbox Derby Highlights

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Monday, August 16, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

Gathering Moss

A new biography on playwright Moss Hart sheds little light on a man with dark secrets.

I approached the reading of Steven Bach's biography of playwright Moss Hart with a strange mixture of apprehension and hopefulness, as I had my own experiences with Moss Hart and his wife, Kitty C ...   More
Wednesday, May 16, 2001 Jack V. Booch


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