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Pac-12 This Week: Utah's defense sits atop the league

Sep. 17, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

Utah left end Bradlee Anae may be the next mayor of Sack Lake City. Anae is among four players in the Pac-12 who have collected three sacks this season to lead the league, joining Oregon freshman Mase Funa, Colorado's Mustafa Johnson and Oregon State's Hamilcar Rashed. Anae has 20 career sacks, ranking him third...

Oregon bans trapping of rare, cat-like Humboldt marten

Sep. 16, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A cat-like creature in Oregon's coastal forests that's so rare it was once thought to be extinct can no longer be hunted, trapped or collected as roadkill under new rules that could go into effect as soon as next week, officials said Monday. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission...

Oregon tight end Cam McCormick to miss remainder of season

Sep. 16, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon tight end Cam McCormick will miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury. McCormick dressed and participated in warmups before the Ducks' games against Nevada and last week against Montana but did not play. He was hampered by the injury throughout preseason camp. "We have...

DC United bests Timbers 1-0 for second straight road win

Sep. 15, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A second straight road win got D.C. United a step closer to securing a playoff spot. An own goal put United up in the 25th minute and the team held on for a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on Sunday. It was United's second straight win after a three-game losing streak. United...

The rise and fall of an Eagle Scout's deadly fentanyl empire

Sep. 15, 2019 5:24 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled-up jeans. Lurking on a trash can at the edge of the picture was what prosecutors said delivered this death: an ordinary, U.S. Postal Service...

Oregon wraps nonconference slate with 35-3 win over Montana

Sep. 15, 2019 3:32 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Justin Herbert isn't satisfied yet but he's confident that the Ducks are on the right path. The senior quarterback threw for 316 yards and five touchdowns in No. 15 Oregon's 35-3 victory Saturday night over Montana, the Ducks' final tuneup before opening Pac-12 play at Stanford next...

Hightower, Bachmeier lead No. 22 Boise St past Portland St

Sep. 15, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Defensive end Curtis Weaver shrugged and smiled wryly when asked about his record-tying performance in No. 22 Boise State's 45-10 victory over Portland State on Saturday night. "It means something to me," Weaver said of matching the school's single-game record of four sacks. "It's...

Luton leads Oregon State past Cal Poly 45-7

Sep. 14, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The smallest player on the field had perhaps the biggest impact. Oregon State wide receiver Champ Flemings, a 5-foot-5, 141-pound redshirt sophomore, had five catches for 142 yards and two long touchdowns from quarterback Jake Luton, leading Oregon State to a 45-7 victory over Cal...

Jury awards $17M to 3 plaintiffs in deadly Amtrak derailment

Sep. 13, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded three people who sued over a deadly Amtrak derailment in Washington state nearly $17 million for their pain and suffering. An eight-person jury in U.S. District Court in Tacoma decided Friday to award $7.75 million to Dale Skyllingstad, $7 million to Blaine...

Oregon State looks to improve against Cal Poly

Sep. 13, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

While the list of shortcomings that Oregon State needs to address is long, coach Jonathan Smith is still optimistic the Beavers are turning a corner. Oregon State is 0-2 this season with losses to Oklahoma State and Hawaii heading into Saturday's game against the FCS-level Cal Poly Mustangs. "I do think our guys...