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Barrett falls vs Duke teammate Reddish, and Zion is next

Oct. 17, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett kept misfiring, a rough start to his college reunion week at Madison Square Garden. Barrett did plenty of things well but not shooting, going 4 for 14 on Wednesday night in the New York Knicks' 100-96 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Old teammate Cam Reddish left with a victory, but...

Blazers want to take next step after playoff success

Oct. 15, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trail Blazers got a taste of playoff success last season and that's shifted their mindset. Simply making the playoffs is no longer the goal, a championship is. Damian Lillard is once again joined in the backcourt by CJ McCollum but the supporting cast changed in the offseason with...

Alexander leads 2nd-half push, Portland State blanks Idaho

Oct. 12, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Davis Alexander threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Portland State scored all of the game's points after halftime in a 24-0 victory over Idaho on Saturday. Deon Crayon's interception of a Mason Petrino pass early in the third quarter set up the Vikings (4-3, 2-1 Big Sky)...

Mercy Corps CEO resigns amid turmoil over abuse allegations

Oct. 10, 2019 8:30 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Mercy Corps CEO resigned Thursday, two days after an Oregonian/OregonLive investigation found that executives at the global humanitarian aid group allowed co-founder Ellsworth Culver to remain in a top role after his daughter accused him of serial sexual abuse. The 65-year-old...

Sondland attorney slams call for boycott of hotel chain

Oct. 10, 2019 5:13 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The attorney for a U.S. envoy at the center of an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump has slammed a Democratic congressman's call for a boycott of the Portland-based hotel chain that the diplomat founded. Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon said Wednesday that no one "who...

Black guest ousted from Doubletree hotel sues for $10M

Oct. 9, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A hotel guest whose lawyers say he was ousted from a DoubleTree hotel in Oregon for "calling his mother while black" from his cellphone in the hotel lobby is seeking $10 million in a lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Multnomah County Circuit Court by Jermaine Massey's lawyers...

Trump escalates impeachment fight, barring envoy's testimony

Oct. 8, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Escalating his fight against Congress' impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump flouted Democratic warnings about impeachable conduct Tuesday in blocking a U.S. diplomat from testifying about Trump's dealings with Ukraine. House committee chairmen quickly issued a subpoena to force the...

Timbers beat Quakes 3-1, earn playoff spot

Oct. 6, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers defied their recent results for a dominant win over San Jose that secured them a spot in the playoffs. "The players showed that in big moments they show up," Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese said. "They came today with an unbelievable energy, they stuck to the...

Proud Boys member involved in Portland fights arrested

Oct. 6, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A right-wing extremist who rose to prominence for fighting in Portland during political protests and fled the Pacific Northwest after being indicted on felony assault charges has been arrested. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the U.S. Marshals Service detained 23-year-old Tusitala...

Portland State rolls past Southern Utah 52-31

Oct. 5, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Davis Alexander threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score and Sirgeo Hoffman added two touchdown runs to power Portland State to a 52-31 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday. The Vikings (3-3, 1-1 Big Sky Conference) started fast and never looked back against the Thunderbirds...