WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Ducks have some cleanup before the tourney

Oregon’s Ruthy Hebard may be flawless from the field lately, but coach Kelly Graves knows … Read more

MLB

Ellsbury arrives to spring training looking for a new role

TAMPA, Fla. — It is not often that a team’s fifth outfielder shows up for … Read more

Motor sports: NASCAR

Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a … Read more

The week ahead

A rundown of games and events to watch for locally and nationally from the world … Read more

MEN’S HOCKEY

Without NHL players, the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics give a glimpse of hockey’s future

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — The Olympic men’s hockey tournament, with NHL players consigned to their … Read more

COMMENTARY

The importance of getting back up

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — For about a quarter of a century, you couldn’t watch Olympic … Read more

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

‘Ruth of Japan’ already talks the talk of an MLB pitcher

TEMPE, Ariz. — Major league pitchers nowadays emerge from the womb, or at the very … Read more

Roundup

U.S. duo representing S. Korea make cut

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Two Americans who are representing South Korea in the Pyeongchang Olympics … Read more

Men’s college basketball roundup

Shockers end nation’s longest home win streak

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — Dave Stallworth was running the show the last time Wichita State … Read more

Golf roundup

Watson closes strong at Riviera

LOS ANGELES — Bubba Watson was feeling low about his health and even worse about … Read more

NHL roundup

Stars goalie chased by Sharks before end of 1st

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Mikkel Boedker might be playing his best hockey with the Sharks. … Read more

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Game’s new makeover receives positive feedback

LOS ANGELES — The last two NBA All-Star games set records for points and indifference. … Read more

Community Sports in brief

Adaptive Sports

Hoodoo to host Junior Racers day — Oregon Adaptive Sports will host the … Read more

Sports in brief

SOFTBALL

Beavers drop heartbreaker — No. 7 LSU made a fifth-inning sacrifice fly stand Sunday … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more

Pyeongchang Olympics TV schedule

2018 Winter Games TV listings … Read more

Scoreboard

Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

Central Oregon schools dominate at state wrestling meet

PORTLAND — The return to the top of the wrestling world is sweet for Crook … Read more

Bend sweeps team swimming titles

GRESHAM — For the first time ever, Bend High swept the boys and girls swimming … Read more

Prep roundup

Trinity Lutheran tops Chiloquin to claim 3rd in MVL

KLAMATH FALLS — One day after scoring just one point in the first half, Trinity … Read more

Men’s college basketball

Ducks winless on L.A. trip

LOS ANGELES — UCLA blew a double-digit lead in the second half when its star … Read more

Roundup

Trojans’ home-court edge too much for OSU

LOS ANGELES — Perhaps no team in the Pac-12 Conference prospers on its home court … Read more

Track & Field

Bend’s Lawrence takes 4th at USATF indoor championships

Mel Lawrence, 28 and of Bend, finished fourth in the women’s 3,000-meter run in 9 … Read more

MLB NOTEBOOK

Posey and new SF teammate go way back

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Buster Posey recalls watching Andrew McCutchen in awe. They were 17, spending … Read more

Alpine skiing: Commentary

Ester Ledecka: the fastest boarder on 2 skis

BUKPEONG, South Korea — We are trained to watch for the reaction, and when an … Read more

roundup

Russians blank U.S.

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — The blistering pace on the ice and the atmosphere in the … Read more

Golf roundup

Watson on pace to end 2-year winless drought

LOS ANGELES — Bubba Watson started with a 7-iron that stopped rolling 18 inches from … Read more

NHL roundup

Ducks edge Wild in 11th round of shootout

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Nick Ritchie isn’t one of the first players called upon for … Read more

Basketball

Point guards top list of Hall of Fame finalists

LOS ANGELES — Point guards could run the show in the next Naismith Memorial Basketball … Read more

NBA notebook

For the 1st time in decades, no trade anxiety for All-Stars

LOS ANGELES — As general manager of the New Orleans Pelicans, Dell Demps badly wanted … Read more

Featured obituary

Legendary climber Jim Bridwell lived flamboyantly as he scaled tough peaks

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Jim Bridwell, a hard-partying hippie and legendary climber who lived his … Read more

Sports in brief

Baseball

Beavers hang on to defeat ’Zags — Trevor Larnach hit his second home run … Read more

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