NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

In a rarity, all 30 NBA coaches returning

MIAMI — Dozens of NBA players found new homes this offseason. A few front offices … Read more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Led by Freeman, Ducks’ running game barreling through opponents

EUGENE — Royce Freeman is back in the national spotlight. And there will still be … Read more

PREP football this week

Madras sets sights on snapping Tri-Valley Conference skid

Kurt Taylor knows what a championship celebration feels like. He was at Reser Stadium in … Read more

Prep roundup

Redmond shuts out Pendleton, remains perfect

PENDLETON — Redmond High had struggled to stay afloat in recent years, recording just three … Read more

College football

With 3-0 starts, new coaches settling in nicely at Cal, Oregon

EUGENE — The first thing Willie Taggart and Justin Wilcox have done is give fans … Read more

College football

QB Luton coming along after injury

CORVALLIS — ­Oregon State football coach Gary Andersen said he has talked to Jake Luton … Read more

Rodeo

Northwest rodeo finals set for Prineville

PRINEVILLE — The 2017 Northwest Professional Rodeo Association Finals are scheduled for Friday and Saturday … Read more

Major League Soccer

MLS in the ATL seems to be working out quite well

Concerns about whether soccer would draw in the Atlanta market were apparently overblown. Way overblown. … Read more

Sports in brief

Soccer

Timbers grant wish, sign 5-year-old keeper for game —The Portland Timbers signed 5-year-old goalkeeper … Read more

Major League Baseball roundup

Standings, box scores and summaries … Read more

Scoreboard

Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more

Brain problems blamed on playing tackle football in youth

Athletes who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 had more behavioral and … Read more

PREP GIRLS SOCCER

Ridgeview crushes The Dalles in final nonconference tuneup

REDMOND — Even now, Ridgeview continues to surprise Kyle Chown. And if the results continue … Read more

PREP GIRLS SOCCER

Summit slips past South Medford in home debut

Playing on its home field Tuesday for the first time all season, Class 5A Summit … Read more

PREP ROUNDUP

Sisters bounces back for 1st Sky-Em victory

SISTERS — Coming off its first Sky-Em League boys soccer loss since 2011, Sisters came … Read more

PREP SCOREBOARD

Volleyball Standings Intermountain Conference Team Conference Summit 2-0 Bend 1-0 Mountain View 0-1 Ridgeview 0-1 Redmond 0-1 … Read more

Scoreboard

Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

Sports in brief

Football

Dolphins suspend AWOL linebacker — AWOL linebacker Lawrence Timmons wanted to rejoin the Miami … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more

SOCCER

Morgan scores twice as the U.S. women blank New Zealand

CINCINNATI — Alex Morgan scored twice and the U.S. women’s national team concluded a two-game … Read more

To redshirt or not to redshirt?

That is the question for Pac-12 coaches who must weigh necessity and talent with maturity … Read more

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Meet the people who make Seattle’s Safeco Field shine for the Mariners

SEATTLE — It is 7:02 p.m.: just minutes until first pitch. A group of tired … Read more

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Thanksgiving game on Oregon State’s schedule

CORVALLIS — A nationally televised Thanksgiving Day game against St. John’s is among the highlights … Read more

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Early UO schedulefeatures PK80

EUGENE — Coming off a Final Four season and riding a nation-best 42-game home winning … Read more

PREP SPORTS THIS WEEK

Summit’s Noah Turnbull on and off the field: ‘It’s a completely different kid’

Noah Turnbull prefers to blend in with the crowd. He defaults to quick quips and … Read more

PREP ROUNDUP

Crook County volleyball rallies early to sweep Molalla

PRINEVILLE — Crook County scored the final three points of the first set and cruised … Read more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Clemson transfer Pagano adds experience to Ducks’ defensive line

The status quo would have been a pretty good option for Scott Pagano. The senior … Read more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Beavers QB Luton back in Corvallis after injury

CORVALLIS — Oregon State quarterback Jake Luton is back with the Beavers after taking a … Read more

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

What happens if Giants don’t improve next year?

SAN FRANCISCO — No one around the San Francisco Giants knows exactly what has gone … Read more

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Seahawks’ poor offensive start a sequel from 2016

RENTON, Wash. — If the script written by the Seattle Seahawks sounds familiar, that is … Read more

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Raiders’ offensive start is best in years — by any team

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland’s offense has been near flawless, the defense has been much improved … Read more

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