‘Zags use second half run to skin Jackrabbits, 66-46

By EDDIE PELLS Of the Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — In a tournament made famous by the notion that anything can happen, one thing still has not: In 129 tries, no 16 seed has ever beaten a 1. Oh, ...

Seahawks back on track, top Eagles, 26-15

By BOB CONDOTTA Of the Seattle Times This was one time Pete Carroll didn’t try to hide anything. The day after a defeat at New Orleans on Oct. 30, Carroll told the media he was confident ...

Baltusrol is last chance for McIlroy

BY DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Rory McIlroy took stock of his game and the shots required at Baltusrol and reached a most logical conclusion Tuesday. He believes the PGA ...

NBA moving All-Star Game

By BRIAN MAHONEY Of The Associated Press The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, ...

Croatia stuns U.S. in Davis Cup matches in Portland

By NICK DASCHEL Of the AP PORTLAND – The odds stacked against his underdog side, Croatian captain Zeljko Krajan was brimming with confidence Sunday morning before the reverse singles matches in ...

World anti-doping body wants Russia banned from Rio

By EDDIE PELLS Of the AP Russian government officials engineered the drug-fueled corruption of nearly 30 Olympic sports, an investigator found, prompting the World Anti-Doping Agency to call for a ban ...

Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ appeal rejected

By LARRY NEUMEISTER and JIMMY GOLEN Of the AP NEW YORK — Quarterback Tom Brady’s last best chance to avoid serving a four-game “Deflategate” suspension to start the new season ...

Ducks third in Pac-12 North preseason poll

By GREG BEACHAM Of the AP LOS ANGELES — Stanford has been picked to defend its Pac-12 football title in a preseason media poll. The Cardinal were chosen as favorites on Thursday for the first ...

News-Register file photo##McMinnville pitcher Kade Mechals allowed three hits and four walks, striking out eight, in 6 1/3 innings in the Grizzlies’ 4-3 loss to West Salem Wednesday afternoon.

Seventh-inning stumble: Mac baseball falls to Titans

Grizzlies softball falls in seventh inning to West Salem

Thorns bid farewell, draw Spirit

By ANNE M. PETERSON Of the AP PORTLAND — The Portland Thorns played Sunday night before their second sellout crowd of more than 21,000, though it was bittersweet. Already eliminated from the playoffs, ...

Injuries to key players mar 2015 NFL preseason for fans, franchises

By BARRY WILNER Of the AP The games don’t count. That makes the pain from major preseason injuries even more, well, painful. Yet NFL teams go through weeks of training camp in the intense heat ...

Oregon Little League team ousted from World Series

By CHRIS MASSE Of the AP SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania — Emmanuel Rodriguez hit two home runs to lead the Dominican Republic to a 7-3 win over Portland, Oregon, Monday in a Little League World ...

Oregon Little League team falls in World Series opener

Wilshire-Riverside Little League limits Texas squad to one hit

With Adams in the fold, Ducks’ quarterback competition begins

By ANNE M. PETERSON Of the AP EUGENE — Oregon’s quest to replace quarterback Marcus Mariota has already seen its share of drama. Talented transfer Vernon Adams finally arrived on campus ...

Northwestern football players not allowed to unionize, says NLRB

By MICHAEL TARM Of the AP CHICAGO — The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation’s first college athletes’ ...

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