Players are open to rule changes

WASHINGTON — Baseball players are open to extending the designated hitter to the National League … Read more

SPORTS MEDIA

Can the streaming era lift niche sports?

Karate Combat, a full-contact karate league, held its first event in Miami in April. Only … Read more

CYCLING: TOUR DE FRANCE

Alaphilippe wins Stage 10, Van Avermaet keeps Tour lead

LE GRAND-BORNAND, France — Julian Alaphilippe claimed the first mountain leg of this Tour de … Read more

Sports in brief

BASEBALL

North defeats South in WCL all-star game — Former Ridgeview standout and current Bend … Read more

6On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more

Scoreboard

Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

bend Elks Weekly

Sam Boone hopes his final season in Bend is a springboard

Sitting on a wooden bench at the end of the right field foul line, Sam … Read more

Equestrian

Oregon High Desert Classics ‘a big show in our backyard’

The annual J Bar J Oregon High Desert Classics horse show kicks off Wednesday, and … Read more

Major League Baseball

Mike Trout is the ultimate star, and yet stardom eludes him

BALTIMORE — On a Friday night in June, after another display of habitual brilliance, Mike … Read more

National Basketball Association

Summer is big for refs, too

LAS VEGAS — It is half an hour after their game ended and the night … Read more

Cycling: Tour de France

Cycling ‘servants’ do the dirty work

ROUBAIX, France — Mouth gaping, his huge body bent over the bike, Tim Declercq is … Read more

MLB

Rare Mantle card goes on display

DENVER — The “Holy Grail” of baseball cards, a pristine 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle valued … Read more

Soccer: World Cup

The next World Cup is in France, not Qatar

MOSCOW — The “next” World Cup got plenty of hype in Russia. A massive cube … Read more

Football

Aussie-rules team courts Usain Bolt

SYDNEY — Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt will trial for six weeks with the … Read more

Sports in brief

Baseball

Bryce Harper rallies to win home run derby — The ball cleared the center-field … Read more

Scoreboard

Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more

Community sports

Bike racing: Worthy Brewing Summer Criterium Series

The Worthy Brewing Summer Criterium Series is underway for 2018, and the action was fast … Read more

Soccer: World Cup

France blazes past Croatia

MOSCOW — Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, … Read more

WCL baseball

Slumping Elks swept by Yakima

The West Coast League All-Star break could hardly come soon enough for the Bend Elks. … Read more

Soccer: World Cup

France a team of many origins

MOSCOW — Antoine Griezmann’s father emigrated from Germany, and the France forward’s mother is of … Read more

Tennis: Wimbledon

Djokovic completes trying trek back to the top

WIMBLEDON, England — How far has Novak Djokovic come in 2018? Travel back to January … Read more

Major League Soccer

Timbers, LAFC battle to draw

LOS ANGELES — Jeff Attinella saved Carlos Vela’s header in the 94th minute and the … Read more

Cycling: Tour de France

Cobblestone mishaps mar 9th stage

ROUBAIX, France — Richie Porte sat on the pavement grasping his right shoulder and grimacing … Read more

The week ahead

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

Motor sports: IndyCar

Scott Dixon joins elite company with his 3rd win in Toronto

TORONTO — It was shaping up to be defending champion Josef Newgarden’s day until he … Read more

Golf roundup

Michael Kim nets 1st win in record-breaking fashion

SILVIS, Ill. — Michael Kim did not just claim his first PGA Tour victory on … Read more

Major League Baseball roundup

Standings, box scores and summaries … Read more

Sports in brief

Hockey

Former NHL goalie drowns — Retired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa … Read more

COMMUNITY SPORTS

Looking ahead to Central Oregon community sports

Six weeks: The Beat Beethoven’s 5th 5K, held at the Central Oregon Community College track … Read more

Community Sports Calendar

Baseball Bend Bucks Summer Camp: Monday-Friday, July 30-Aug. 3, Aug. 6-10; develop your baseball skills … Read more

Community Sports Scoreboard

Cycling Worthy Brewing Summer Criterium Series Race 2 of 6 Held July 11 at Pacific … Read more

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