Opening day intrigue: Ichiro keeps ’em guessing about future

TOKYO — This is the Ichiro effect. Richard Snitzer had never been to Japan. What … Read more


Amid hoopla around Ichiro, A’s are here, too

TOKYO — Amid all the hoopla surrounding Ichiro ­Suzuki’s return to Japan with the Seattle … Read more


Mayor wants Giants’ CEO Baer punished

The mayor of San Francisco endorsed a call by civic groups on Monday for Major … Read more

Men’s College Basketball

Syracuse’s onetime heir apparent jolts a struggling Washington

SEATTLE — The University of Washington men’s basketball coach threw a punch. Then another. Mike … Read more

Men’s College Basketball: NCAA TOurnament

Historically black colleges carry the flag in First Four

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Prairie View A&M made the First Four this year as a representative … Read more

NBA Roundup

Lillard carries Blazers to win over Pacers

PORTLAND — Damian Lillard had 30 points and 15 assists as the Portland Trail Blazers … Read more

Sports in brief


Former Duck Ngata retires in style — Haloti Ngata upped the ante when it … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more


Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

Prep scoreboard

Results from Central Oregon high school sports … Read more

Horse Racing

Baffert contending is a sure bet for Triple Crown season

ARCADIA, Calif. — Every year, when the summer gives way to fall, trainer Bob Baffert … Read more


Ducks open tourney against Wisconsin

When Oregon popped up on the NCAA Tournament selection show Sunday afternoon, men’s basketball coach … Read more

Men’s College Basketball Commentary

Zion sets doubts aside, gets ready for NCAA’s biggest party

The clock is ticking. The rest of college basketball has three weeks to figure out … Read more

men’s College Basketball: Conference Tournament Roundup

Spartans win Big Ten title

CHICAGO — Matt McQuaid scored a career-high 27 points, Cassius Winston converted the go-ahead layup … Read more

NBA Roundup

Greek Freak has 52, but Embiid’s 40 carries Sixers

MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo won the scoring matchup, but Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers … Read more

Trail Blazers’ C.J. McCollum has left knee strain, will be re-evaluated in a week

Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum has been diagnosed with a popliteus strain in his … Read more

The week ahead in sports

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


’Rookie’ Kikuchi in the spotlight in major league debut in Japan

TOKYO — Talk about a pressure situation. Just as he was adjusting to life in … Read more

Ichiro hitless as Mariners beat Yomiuri 6-4 in exhibition

TOKYO — Ichiro Suzuki’s struggles at the plate have followed him to Japan. Ichiro went … Read more


Timbers routed 3-0 by FC Cincinnati

The lineup might have been different, but the result was the same. The Timbers (0-2-1, … Read more


Clashes halt game in Greece

ATHENS, Greece — Greek league rivals Panathinaikos and Olympiakos had their soccer game abandoned Sunday … Read more

Motor Sports Roundup

Busch ties record with 200th NASCAR win

FONTANA, Calif. — Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty’s NASCAR record with his 200th career victory … Read more

Golf Roundup

McIlroy emerges from wild day to win Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Rory McIlroy made two late birdies amid the wild theatrics … Read more

Sports Betting

Some lawmakers worry about allowing sports bets on phones

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — For states looking to profit off the new world of legal sports … Read more

Sports in brief


Beavs drop series finale to UCLA — Adley Rutschman went 4-for-5 with a pair … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more


Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

Golf scoreboard

Professional golf results … Read more


The Ducks are going dancing

LAS VEGAS — Oregon was the Pac-12’s preseason favorite, yet did not play like it … Read more


Beavs play waiting game on if they will host

While Oregon State will no doubt be one of the 64 teams in the NCAA … Read more


Trail Blazers’ McCollum injured in loss to Spurs

SAN ANTONIO — The Portland Trail Blazers can accept losing a tough game on the … Read more


Tennessee edges Kentucky in thriller

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s Lamonte’ Turner picked a perfect time to snap out of his … Read more

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