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Oregon State rallies past Washington 13-8 in Pac-12 tourney

May. 26, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Garrett Forrester hit a three-run homer, Gavin Logan hit a solo shot and drove in three runs and No. 2 seed Oregon State began play on Wednesday at the first Pac-12 baseball tournament in conference history by rallying for a 13-8 victory over No. 7 seed Washington. ...

Stanford holds off Oregon 3-2 for second national title

May. 25, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford freshman Rose Zhang stood just short of the 17th green, the ball resting a few feet away in the rough as she tried to close out a tight match. Oregon's Sophie Kibsgaard Nielson wheeled past Zhang while lining up her next shot and accidentally...

Bring the heat: Pac-12 adds postseason baseball tournament

May. 25, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oregon State coach Mitch Canham paused for a few seconds, considering what the next several days of baseball would look like at Scottsdale Stadium during the inaugural Pac-12 postseason tournament. He envisioned some of the best college players in the...

'How to Murder Your Husband' writer found guilty of murder

May. 25, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A jury in Portland has convicted a self-published romance novelist — who once wrote an essay titled “How to Murder Your Husband” — of fatally shooting her husband four years ago. The jury of seven women and five men found Nancy Crampton Brophy, 71,...

Arizona opens inaugural Pac-12 tourney with win over Ducks

May. 25, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Daniel Susac hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning for his second of the game, and fifth-seeded Arizona beat No. 4 seed Oregon 8-6 on Wednesday to open the inaugural Pac-12 Tournament. Arizona (36-21) bounced back from getting swept in Eugene, Oregon,...

Tokyo a candidate for track and field world championships

May. 25, 2022 07:18 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The $1.4 billion Tokyo national stadium, built by the Japanese government for last year’s Olympics, is being viewed as a site for the track and field world championships. An inspection team from World Athletics — the governing body of the sport — met with Tokyo...

Stanford to face Oregon in NCAA women's golf title match

May. 24, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford had a hard time shaking Georgia in the quarterfinals before pulling out a victory. The scorching desert beating down, the Cardinal found themselves trailing Auburn in the afternoon semifinals. Stanford made it to the title match, just as the...

Timeline of Oregon county's ballot tally remains uncertain

May. 24, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three weeks after Oregon’s third-largest county learned that a majority of their ballots had blurry barcodes and were unreadable by vote-counting machines, state officials have yet to receive a written plan detailing how the county will complete the tally by June 13, the...

Buddhist chaplains on the rise in US, offering broad appeal

May. 24, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wedged into a recliner in the corner of her assisted living apartment in Portland, Skylar Freimann, who has a terminal heart condition and pulmonary illness, anxiously eyed her newly arrived hospital bed on a recent day and worried over how she would maintain independence as...

Oregon COVID cases rise, hospitalizations to peak June 9

May. 24, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is reporting some of the highest numbers of new COVID-19 cases since the pandemic started more than two years ago. The Oregon Health Authority reported nearly 12,000 new cases last week and the state is averaging 1,685 new cases a day, The...