COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Star USC QB Sam Darnold adjusts to national spotlight

LOS ANGELES — Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold had nowhere to go, an unfamiliar position … Read more

WHIMSY

For weird sports, Bend has nothing on Finland

HYRYNSALMI, Finland — There is something strange going on in Finland. Over the past few … Read more

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Foster cleared for 49ers, Solomon still unsigned

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Rookie linebacker Reuben Foster has been cleared to go for the … Read more

SOCCER

U.S. women get used to losses, but it’s a process

SEATTLE — If fans of the U.S. women’s national soccer team have grown accustomed to … Read more

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS: UFC 214

Cyborg finally gets her chance for UFC gold

LA MIRADA, Calif. — Most mixed martial artists put only a token effort into their … Read more

GOLF ROUNDUP

Dizzy start for Kuchar at Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Matt Kuchar fought dizzy spells in the first round of the Canadian … Read more

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Ravens explore signing QB Colin Kaepernick

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — An injury to quarterback Joe Flacco might open the door for … Read more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

O.J. not welcome at USC anytime soon

LOS ANGELES — By October, O.J. Simpson could be released from a Nevada prison and … Read more

Major League Baseball roundup

Standings, box scores and summaries … Read more

Sports in brief

FOOTBALL Beavers to play Aztecs in ’23, ’26 — Oregon State will host San Diego … Read more

Scoreboard

Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more

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

Major League Baseball

Standings All Times PDT ——— AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct GB New York 55 42 .567 — Toronto 50 50 .500 6½ Baltimore 48 49 .495 7 Tampa … Read more

WCL baseball

Bend Elks overcome errors to top Yakima Valley

After committing five errors for the second game in a row, the Bend Elks won … Read more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Poll pits Southern Cal, Washington as Pac-12 favorites

LOS ANGELES — Southern California is the preseason pick to win the Pac-12 in a … Read more

College football: Pac-12

Pac-12 makes tweaks to help shorten the length of games

LOS ANGELES — The Pac-12 will shorten halftime and reduce the number of commercial breaks … Read more

Mixed martial arts

Cormier faces Jones in the octagon, his shadow out of it

Daniel Cormier says that although he usually agrees with the thinking that people should not … Read more

Olympics

Would an 11-year wait be a blessing or a curse for Los Angeles?

LOS ANGELES — For several years Los Angeles city leaders have focused on winning the … Read more

TRACK & FIELD

Belated ceremony for cheated world medalists

The world championships of track and field next month in ­London will include a few … Read more

Soccer: Gold Cup

Jordan Morris’ 88th-minute strike lift U.S. to Gold Cup title

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — As the victorious American players bounced so hard the podium shook, … Read more

NFL

Star loses $100K earring in lake

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — An NFL star’s diamond earring reportedly valued at more than $100,000 is … 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

Sports in brief

Tennis Elbow injury sidelines Djokovic for season — For 18 months, Novak Djokovic played through … Read more

Brains of 111 NFL players were examined, and 110 had CTE

Dr. Ann McKee, a neuropathologist, has examined the brains of 202 deceased football players. A … Read more

TEE TO GREEN

New Silvies Valley Ranch course one of just two of its kind

SILVIES — Few golf courses boast such off-the-grid tranquility. Even fewer are so simple yet … Read more

COMMUNITY SPORTS

Record turnout expected at Cascade Lakes Swim Series

Organizers of the Cascade Lakes Swim Series & Festival at Elk Lake are expecting a … Read more

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Struggling Ellsbury relegated to a $21M bench player

NEW YORK — Jacoby Ellsbury has not started a game for the New York Yankees … Read more

WCL BASEBALL

Elks leave bases loaded in loss

The Bend Elks loaded the bases with no outs in the bottom of the ninth … Read more

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION

Crabbe traded in salary dump

PORTLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers will shed millions from their payroll after trading Allen … Read more

This image is copyrighted.