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Loria's goal gives Portland 2-1 win over Sporting

Jun. 20, 2021 01:30 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marvin Loria scored the go-ahead goal in first-half stoppage time and the Portland Timbers beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Saturday night. Dairon Asprilla also scored to help the Timbers (4-4-0) win for the third time in four games. ...

Sha'Carri Richardson notches colorful win at Olympic trials

Jun. 20, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Whether watching from Jamaica, Japan or the U.S. it was hard to miss that shock of flowing, orange hair that came streaking across the finish line first in Eugene on Saturday night. It belongs to Sha’Carri Richardson. And after the eye-opening...

The Latest: Richardson breezes to win in 100 meters

Jun. 19, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The latest on U.S. Track and Field Olympic trials (all times PDT): ___ 8:10 p.m. Sha’Carri Richardson breezed to a win in the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials to secure her spot at the...

Doping’s puzzling rules: McNeal's case poses another hurdle

Jun. 19, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Were it not for Shelby Houlihan and her head-scratching case involving a pork burrito, the talk of doping — and, thus, track and field — on Saturday might very well have been Brianna McNeal. Like Houlihan, McNeal, the defending Olympic champion...

Man suspected of 3 killings in Oregon town is still at large

Jun. 19, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — A man sought in the killings of three people after a hit-and-run crash near a casino and a shooting at a marijuana dispensary in a small Oregon city was still at large Saturday. The suspect, who was considered armed and dangerous, was not found...

Ryan Crouser goes big, breaks 31-year-old shot put record

Jun. 19, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The record was older than he is. When Ryan Crouser broke it, “it felt like it was a huge weight lifted.” The 28-year-old who built a training ring at his home in Arkansas to stay on point during the coronavirus pandemic...

The Latest: Kincaid wins 10,000 at U.S. Olympic trials

Jun. 18, 2021 23:21 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The latest on U.S. Track and Field Olympic trials (All times PDT): ___ 9:06 p.m. Woody Kincaid sprinted the final stretch to hold off teammate Grant Fisher and win the 10,000 meters at U.S. Olympic trials to...

American Ryan Crouser breaks 31-year-old shot put world record with mark of 76 feet, 8 1/4 inches (23.37 meters).

Jun. 18, 2021 22:16 PM EDT
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — American Ryan Crouser breaks 31-year-old shot put world record with mark of 76 feet, 8 1/4 inches (23.37 meters).

Denied by Swiss court, Houlihan not in lineup at trials

Jun. 18, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Shelby Houlihan's quest to overturn her doping suspension in time to run at this year's Olympic trials is over. Houlihan's request for an emergency injunction from Switzerland's highest court was turned down Friday because the court didn't have the...

3 killed, suspect sought after Oregon hit-and-run, shooting

Jun. 18, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Police searched Friday for a suspect believed to have killed three people in wave of violence that included a hit-and-run crash and a shooting at a pot shop in a small Oregon city. The first person found dead was struck by a pickup truck at an RV...