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Oregon State has record win over Northwest, 114-42

Nov. 27, 2020 3:36 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Ethan Thompson scored 17 points and Oregon State cruised to a 114-42 win over NAIA-member Northwest University on Friday, the largest margin of victory in Beavers' history. All 13 Oregon State players scored, six in double figures. The Beavers shot 66% from the field, made 10 of 18...

Josh and Jessica Ferrara shop for Christmas trees with son Jayce, 1 year and Jade, 3 years, at Sunnyview Christmas Tree farm on Saturday, Nov.  21, 2020 in Salem, Ore. It's early in the season, but both wholesale tree farmers and small cut-your-own lots are reporting strong demand, with many opening well before Thanksgiving. (AP Photo/Paula Bronstein)

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid virus

Nov. 27, 2020 12:04 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ani Sirois, a respiratory nurse, has spent months caring for coronavirus patients at a Portland, Oregon, hospital, and she's only getting busier as infections — and hospitalizations — surge before the holidays. But on a recent sunny day, COVID-19 seemed far away as she,...

People wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk through a shopping street in Osaka, western Japan, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

The Latest: Emperor's New Year greeting cancelled in Japan

Nov. 26, 2020 10:02 PM EST

TOKYO — Japanese Emperor Naruhito and his family will not offer their New Year greetings from the palace balcony due to concerns over the country’s struggles with a resurgence of coronavirus infections. The Imperial Household Agency said in a statement Friday that the annual greetings on Jan. 2 will...

Betley leads Cal past NAIA Northwest University 86-61

Nov. 26, 2020 8:31 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Ryan Betley had 14 points and nine rebounds to lead five California players scoring in double figures and the Golden Bears beat Northwest University 86-61 on Thursday as part of a multi-team event at Gill Coliseum. Andre Kelly and Matt Bradley scored 11 points apiece, and Joel Brown...

Oregon State running back Jermar Jefferson (6) runs 75-yards to score a touchdown on the first play of an NCAA college football game against California in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Oregon State's Jefferson faces challenge in No. 9 Oregon

Nov. 26, 2020 5:06 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State running back Jermar Jefferson is recapturing the success he had as a freshman, even in this unusual season. The former Pac-12 Freshman of the Year has rushed for at least 100 yards in each of the Beavers' three games, including 196 yards last weekend in a victory over...

Oregon's CJ Verdell dives into the end zone for a third-quarter score against UCLA in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

No. 9 Oregon is undefeated heading to Oregon State

Nov. 26, 2020 4:06 PM EST

No. 9 Oregon (3-0, 3-0 Pac-12) at Oregon State (1-2, 1-2), Friday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Oregon by 13 1/2. Series record: Oregon leads, 66-47-10 WHAT’S AT STAKE? Ninth-ranked Oregon hopes to remain perfect, not to mention get all its games in, during the short season to have a chance at the...

Grigsby scores 28 to lead Seattle past Portland 84-72

Nov. 26, 2020 1:37 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Riley Grigsby had a career-high 28 points as Seattle defeated Portland 84-72 on Wednesday night in a season opener. Darrion Trammell had 17 points and nine assists for Seattle. Emeka Udenyi added 12 points, and Kobe Williamson had 10 points and nine rebounds. Ahmed Ali had 13 points...

Oregon State head coach Jonathan Smith looks on during the second half of an NCAA college football game against California in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. Oregon State won 31-27. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

No longer the Civil War, Oregon plays Oregon State on Friday

Nov. 26, 2020 1:31 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Although it's no longer called the Civil War, the rivalry between Oregon and Oregon State is still heated even in a short and unusual season. The two teams will meet Friday for the 124th edition of the rivalry, which dates back to 1894. This season and going forward, however, the...

Alatishe, Thompson lead Oregon State past Cal 71-63

Nov. 25, 2020 9:25 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Warith Alatishe scored 16 points, Ethan Thompson added 15 and Oregon State opened the season with a 71-63 win over Pac-12 rival California in what counts as a nonconference game on Wednesday. The matchup materialized because of the COVID-19 scramble when Colorado State was unable to...

Posters on precautions against the coronavirus are displayed at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. The signs on posters read

The Latest: South Korea has most daily cases in 8 months

Nov. 25, 2020 8:29 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has recorded more than 500 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours for the first time in about eight months as health authorities struggle to contain a third surge of infections. The Asian nation has been experiencing a spike in cases since it relaxed stringent social distancing...