Swimming: U.S. Nationals

Reece Whitley: The most important male swimmer since Michael Phelps?

The question comes up whenever someone meets Reece Whitley for the first time. Whitley is … Read more

With sideshows like Tebow, just enjoy the show — or don’t

The odds keep dropping on Conor McGregor, though it is more because UFC fans love … Read more

MLB

Everyday players a thing of the past

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon rested Kris Bryant for two days recently, and he gave … Read more

College baseball

Gators take CWS, end 103-year drought

OMAHA, Neb. — Maybe this was not Florida coach Kevin O’Sullivan’s best team. It is, … Read more

Major League Baseball roundup

Standings, box scores and summaries … Read more

Soccer

Secret FIFA report a secret no more

FIFA has published investigator Michael Garcia’s report into bidding for the soccer World Cups of … Read more

Sports in brief

Football Former Ducks TE gets 30 days in jail for escape — Former Oregon tight … Read more

Scoreboard

Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more

BEND ELKS WEEKLY

Former Bend Elks player makes transition to coaching

Jarod Gonzales was lost. He had played for the Bend Elks each of the past … Read more

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Jacoby Ellsbury returns after a month out with a concussion

CHICAGO — Jacoby Ellsbury seemed to have a strong sense of opening day expectation as … Read more

RODEO

Bloom up to 10th after Reno win

Bend cowboy Wyatt Bloom posted wins at two rodeos over the weekend to move into … Read more

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

NFL exec claims interest is higher than ever, even with ratings dip

SEATTLE — Tod Leiweke has worn a few hats since leaving his job as Seattle … Read more

TENNIS

The road to glory is poor and lonely

Less than a half-hour after a crushing defeat in front of two spectators, Aleksandra Wozniak … Read more

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

The Freeze more than a gimmick for grounds crew

ATLANTA — When Atlanta Braves grounds crewmember Nigel Talton was asked during the offseason if … Read more

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

NEW YORK — Russell Westbrook was voted the NBA’s MVP on Monday night after setting … Read more

Prep sports in brief

BASEBALL Sisters coach steps down — Steve Hodges has resigned as the Sisters High baseball … Read more

Major League Baseball roundup

Standings, box scores and summaries … Read more

Scoreboard

Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

Sports in brief

FOOTBALL Ducks grab another in-state commit — The Oregon Ducks landed their 14th nonbinding commitment … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more

COMMUNITY SPORTS

Bend coach helps special needs athletes reach never-before-reached heights

When Sean O’Rourke called Barry Holman from Long Island last fall to say he intended … Read more

GOLF

Reluctant entry finishes strong to win Mirror Pond Invitational

Daniel Snoey is not really into playing individual tournaments. He prefers playing team scrambles or … Read more

COLLEGE BASEBALL

Despite heartbreak, Beavers have plenty to look forward to

OMAHA, Neb. — Despite an unfulfilling end to the College World Series, the future is … Read more

WCL BASEBALL

Bend Elks crush Kelowna to win series

Derek Chapman led off the bottom of the first inning with a home run, and … Read more

GOLF

Madey, Stoll win Oregon Amateur

WEST LINN — UCLA junior Cole Madey finished a dominating run to win the 108th … Read more

RODEO

Trevor Brazile wins Crooked River Roundup all-around

PRINEVILLE — The winningest cowboy in pro rodeo history added to his impressive résumé over … Read more

THE WEEK AHEAD

The best in sports: June 26-July 2

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

RUNNING

Bend’s Browning finishes 4th at Western States 100

AUBURN, Calif. — Bend’s Jeff Browning, 45, finished fourth at the Western States 100-mile Endurance … Read more

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

Dempsey’s late equalizer stuns Timbers

PORTLAND — Clint Dempsey likened his goal against the Timbers to a slam dunk. Dempsey … Read more

MOTOR SPORTS ROUNDUP

Harvick wins to check Sonoma off his list

SONOMA, Calif. — Kevin Harvick proved that veteran experience still counts for something in NASCAR. … Read more

GOLF ROUNDUP

Spieth wins with 60-foot birdie

CROMWELL, Conn. — Jordan Spieth needed an extra hole, a little bit of luck and … Read more

Community Sports Scoreboard

Baseball Little League All-Star Rosters ——— Bend North Little League 10U — Lukas Baker, Ethan … Read more

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