MLS

Timbers goalkeeper has stepped up in starting lineup

PORTLAND — Steve Clark was prepared to celebrate the Portland Timbers’ first clean sheet of … Read more

GOLF COMMENTARY

Maria Fassi embraces expectations and wants to be a star

CHASKA, Minn. — Maria Fassi went to the golf course only to watch her two … Read more

CLIMBING

Following ‘Free Solo,’ climber unsure of next journey

DENVER — Rock climber Alex Honnold meticulously chalked his hands before pulling himself up to … Read more

ROUNDUP

Dutch win caps Europe’s World Cup dominance

RENNES, France — Tears were still flowing from Saki Kumagai’s eyes more than 30 minutes … Read more

OLYMPICS

Breakdancing receives provisional approval for Summer Olympics

Breakdancing, or breaking, has moved one step closer to becoming an Olympic sport. The International … Read more

COLLEGE WORLD SERIES

Vandy rides Rocker to 4-1 win over Michigan

OMAHA, Neb. — Vanderbilt’s go-to guy throughout the postseason once again delivered a dominant performance. … Read more

HOCKEY

Hayley Wickenheiser headlines 2019 Hall of Fame class

Canadian women’s star Hayley Wickenheiser was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in her … Read more

MLB ROUNDUP

Yankees extend HR streak, beat Jays

NEW YORK — Aaron Judge and his teammates were joking about which one of them … Read more

SOCCER: WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

In Women’s World Cup origin story, fact and fiction are blurred

HAZEBROUCK, France — There is no plaque at the tiny stadium here. Nothing to commemorate … Read more

Sports in brief

BASKETBALL

Blazers extend qualifying offer to Layman — As expected, the Portland Trail Blazers have … Read more

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Scoreboard

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West Coast League Baseball

Bend’s Troy Viola playing baseball for the Bellingham Bells this summer

The opportunity came late, but Troy Viola is making the most of it. Viola, the … Read more

Elks notebook: Bend Elks highlights

Wade shuts down Bellingham: Bend pitcher Kyle Wade held the Bellingham Bells to five hits … Read more

MLB

Adley Rutschman signs with Orioles for record bonus

The Baltimore Orioles have signed the top overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft, … Read more

College World Series FinalS

Long-awaited College World Series title just a win away for Michigan

OMAHA, Neb. — Michigan could sense the momentum slipping away. Jimmy Kerr got it back. … Read more

MLB Roundup

Yanks tie home run streak record in win over Jays

NEW YORK — The Yankees’ most recent power feat qualifies as “obscure” to manager Aaron … Read more

Prep notebook: High school sports highlights

High school sports highlights … Read more

Soccer: Women’s World Cup

U.S.-France is a World Cup quarterfinal with big-time stakes

REIMS, France — Come Saturday morning, the Women’s World Cup will have been winnowed from … Read more

Soccer: Women’s World Cup Roundup

Rapinoe nets 2 penalty kicks to lift United States over Spain 2-1

REIMS, France — Spain tested the United States like no other team at the Women’s … Read more

NBA

Trail Blazers trade Evan Turner to Hawks for Kent Bazemore

The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired veteran wing Kent ­Bazemore in exchange for Evan Turner … Read more

NBA

Antetokounmpo wins MVP as rise continues

SANTA MONICA, CALIF. — During the 2013 NBA draft, analyst Fran Fraschilla introduced Giannis Antetokounmpo, … Read more

Horse Racing

For Santa Anita’s low-paid workers, horse deaths bring pain and fears about the future

LOS ANGELES — Dagoberto Lopez begins each workday at Santa Anita Park at 4:30 a.m., … Read more

Skate­boarding

Ten-year-old skateboarder could be an Olympian next year

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Her hair pokes out the back of her sky-blue helmet and … Read more

Sports in brief

BASKETBALL

Ex-Duck King signs 2-way deal with Pistons — Louis King’s pro career will begin … Read more

On the air

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Scoreboard

Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

Prep scoreboard

High school scores and results … Read more

CYCLING

Blitz to the Barrel mountain bike race is back

The Blitz mountain bike race, which has become something of a summertime tradition in Bend, … Read more

Baseball

50 years later, the Seattle Pilots remain a fun fascination for fans

SEATTLE — Go, go you Pilots! You proud Seattle team. Go, go you Pilots! Go … Read more

MLB Roundup

Astros snap losing skid against Yanks

NEW YORK — Three pitches in, Jose Altuve gave the Astros a much-needed lead. By … Read more

WCL Baseball

Bells take game, series from Elks

Bellingham jumped Bend from the start Sunday night, putting four runs on the board in … Read more

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