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Boley scores 25 as No. 10 Oregon women beat Portland 85-52

Dec. 1, 2020 2:03 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — Erin Boley had 25 points and nine rebounds, and No. 10 Oregon defeated Portland 85-52 on Monday night to extend its winning streak to 21 games dating to last season. The winning streak matches the Oregon record set in 1978-79. Sedona Prince added 13 points and seven rebounds for the...

Ali leads Portland over Northwest University 74-69

Nov. 29, 2020 6:26 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ahmed Ali posted 18 points as Portland beat Northwest University 74-69 on Sunday. Isiah Dasher had 14 points and five steals for Portland (2-1). Eddie Davis added 13 points and Mike Henn had 10 points. Pa'Treon Lee had 15 points and 10 assists for the Eagles. Cesar Sandoval added 12...

Ali scores 22 to lead Portland past William Jessup 83-73

Nov. 28, 2020 5:49 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ahmed Ali had a career-high 22 points as Portland defeated William Jessup 83-73 on Saturday. Eddie Davis had 11 points and seven rebounds for Portland (1-1). Latrell Jones added 11 points. Tim Strijaous had 17 points for the Warriors. Myles Corey added 14 points. Tarren Storey-Way had...

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

Correction: Virus Outbreak-The Latest story

Nov. 27, 2020 7:31 PM EST
In a story Nov. 25, 2020, about a new U.S. estimate of missed coronavirus infections, The Associated Press erroneously reported an earlier calculation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Previously, the CDC estimated nine of every 10 cases were being missed, not one of every 10.
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,...

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...

A nurse walks COVID-19 tests back to the tent at the free COVID-19 testing site on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 in Glenwood Springs, Colo. (Chelsea Self/Glenwood Springs Post Independent via AP)

The Latest: China reports results of mass testing

Nov. 23, 2020 10:56 PM EST

BEIJING — China has reported new coronavirus cases in the cities of Shanghai and Tianjin as it seeks to prevent small outbreaks from becoming larger ones. The National Health Commission said Tuesday that there were two new locally spread cases in the previous 24-hour period, one in each city. It also...

FC Dallas forward Fafa Picault, bottom, slide tackles Portland Timbers defender Pablo Bonilla, top, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Dallas advances 8-7 on penalties after 1-1 draw with Timbers

Nov. 23, 2020 2:37 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jimmy Maurer saved Jorge Villafana's shootout attempt and FC Dallas advanced 8-7 on penalty kicks in the Major League Soccer playoffs after a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday night. Dallas will face the winner of Tuesday night's match between the defending champion...

Blazers re-sign Anthony and Hood, sign Jones

Nov. 22, 2020 11:26 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have re-signed 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony. It was one of several anticipated moves that Portland formally announced Sunday. The Blazers also re-signed forward Rodney Hood, who was injured for much of last season, and signed free-agent forward Derrick...

Vehicles line up as healthcare workers help to check-in as citizens are being tested at the COVID-19 drive-thru testing center at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)

The Latest: Washington state sees record hospitalizations

Nov. 22, 2020 9:18 PM EST

SEATTLE — Health officials in Washington state said the number of people who were hospitalized to receive treatment for the coronavirus has reached a record high. KOMO-TV reports there were 762 people receiving hospital care for the virus in Washington as of Saturday. At the Swedish First Hill campus of...