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Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, right, hits a shot over New York Knicks forward Obi Toppin, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Lillard leads rested Trail Blazers past Knicks 116-113

Jan. 25, 2021 1:42 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 39 points, including six 3-pointers, and the rested Portland Trail Blazers jumped out early against the New York Knicks on the way to a 116-113 victory on Sunday night. Anfernee Simons added 16 points off the bench for the Blazers, who led by as many as 25 points...

No. 20 Gonzaga women throttle Portland 79-61

Jan. 24, 2021 9:12 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kayleigh Truong scored 17 points on 6-for-7 shooting and Jenn Wirth scored 14 and No. 20-ranked Gonzaga beat Portland 79-61 on Sunday night for its 12th-straight win. Gonzaga's Jill Townsend scored 11 and 10-different Bulldogs players entered the scoring column. Gonzaga (12-2, 7-0...

Parrish scores 20 to lead San Diego over Portland 78-70

Jan. 23, 2021 7:59 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Josh Parrish had 20 points as San Diego beat Portland 78-70 on Saturday. Parrish made 9 of 11 shots. He added eight rebounds. Joey Calcaterra had 12 points for San Diego (2-6, 1-3 West Coast Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Marion Humphrey added 11 points....

Thomas scores 14 to carry Portland St. past Idaho St. 69-43

Jan. 23, 2021 5:39 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Khalid Thomas and James Scott scored 14 points apiece and Portland State routed Idaho State 69-43 on Saturday. Jacob Eyman added 11 point for Portland State (3-8, 2-4 Big Sky Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. Amari McCray had 10 points. The Bengals’ 27.7%...

Cool scores 17 to lead Idaho St. past Portland St. 64-57

Jan. 22, 2021 12:45 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tarik Cool registered 17 points as Idaho State beat Portland State 64-57 on Thursday night. Austin Smellie had 13 points and six rebounds for Idaho State (8-6, 5-2 Big Sky Conference), which earned its fourth straight road victory. Emmit Taylor III added 12 points. Robert Ford III had...

FILE - In this July 11, 2018, file photo, rancher Dwight Hammond Jr., left, is embraced by his wife, Susie Hammond, after arriving by private jet at the Burns Municipal Airport in Burns, Ore. Hammond and his son Steven, convicted of intentionally setting fires on public land in Oregon, were pardoned by President Donald Trump. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the final days of the Trump administration issued a grazing permit to Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment sparked the 2016 armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge by right-wing extremists. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP, File)

Trump gives permit to ranchers whose case led to occupation

Jan. 21, 2021 8:20 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the final days of the Trump administration issued a grazing permit to Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment sparked the 2016 armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge by right-wing extremists. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s restored...

A group of protesters carrying anti-President Joe Biden and anti-police signs marched in the streets and damaged the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Oregon, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Portland, Ore. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)

Protesters gather, damage Democratic headquarters in Oregon

Jan. 21, 2021 6:52 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A group of protesters carrying signs against President Joe Biden and police marched in Portland on Inauguration Day and damaged the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Oregon, police said. Some in the group of about 150 people smashed windows and spray-painted anarchist symbols...

FILE - Members of the Proud Boys, including organizer Joe Biggs, third from right, march across the Hawthorne Bridge during an

Proud Boy organizer arrested in Florida over riot at Capitol

Jan. 21, 2021 3:23 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida men, including a self-described organizer for the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group, were arrested Wednesday on charges of taking part in the siege of the U.S. Capitol earlier this month, authorities said. Joseph Biggs, 37, was arrested in central Florida and faces...

The Latest: Fireworks light up sky to celebrate inauguration

Jan. 20, 2021 10:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Joe Biden's presidential inauguration (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Fireworks lit up the sky behind the Washington Monument to mark the end of Inauguration Day for President Joe Biden. Biden and first lady Jill Biden watched the end of the day’s events from a balcony...

Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield, left, drives against Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. The Trail Blazers won 132-126. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Blazers guard CJ McCollum has fracture in left foot

Jan. 19, 2021 6:42 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the midst of one of his best seasons, Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum has suffered a hairline fracture in his left foot. McCollum will wear a walking boot and be evaluated in four weeks. McCollum was averaging a career-best 26.7 points, as well as five assists, per game when he...