Ticket Sales No Slam Dunk for Matthew Knight Arena


The Oregon Ducks basketball team is off to its best start in years. But even with the top ranking in the Pac-12 and seven straight wins to start the conference season, the Ducks' sterling new $200 million arena isn’t drawing the crowds quite like it expected. According to an article in the university’s Oregon Daily Emerald, Matthew Knight Arena is well below the expected revenue projections ...   More
Monday, February 18, 2013 by Matt Kauffman

Red Card

Jefferson Smith says he regrets acts of unsportsmanlike conduct that have gotten him banned from the court and field.

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Politics is a rough business—but it’s light duty compared to lining up against Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-Portland) on the basketball court or...   More
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Almost Live: March Madness Edition

Live from the Rose Garden, it's the NCAA tournament.


We'll be liveblogging the NCAA Tournament at the Rose Garden all day, right here. While you wait, work out who to cheer for in our "Should I Cheer for this College Basketball Team" Decision Tree.UPDATE 10:51 AM: Competitive basketball is being played at the Rose Garden. Better updates soon.10:58 AM: Welcome to soggy Portland, Oregon where the Davidson College Wildcats are attempting to avenge shocking ...   More
Thursday, March 15, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Almost Live: Heat at Blazers (Heat Fan Edition)


hello cyber world. testing testing hopefully this works. trevor solomon here a big miami heat fan from the seikaly pearl washington days till the championship (thanks dwayne) and to even last year when we were really close and lost out. this year feels like a mission i tell you 8 straight wins, a broken nose, and very nice lead in the east i think our heat is looking good. ok starting lineups. heats ...   More
Thursday, March 1, 2012 Trevor Solomon

I Am Legend

A larger-than-life Blazer legend stops by to say goodbye.

Arvydas Sabonis, who entered the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., on Aug. 11, might be the best-loved Portland Trail Blazer of all time. Sure, Bill Walton won the te   More
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

A Second Must-See Sports Video

Concordia game winner

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Tuesday, March 1, 2011 HANK STERN

Bruce of the Day: Thursday, Feb. 10

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 Bruce


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