Blazers introduce Stotts as coach

PORTLAND, ORE. — Terry Stotts says there a lot of good coaches who don’t have good records, and he hopes to show Portland fans that he’s one of them. Stotts was introduced Wednesday as the head coach of the Trail Blazers. Stotts had a 115-168 record as coach of the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee...
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49ers CB Cory Nelms has his Olympic moment

SANTA CLARA, CALIF. — Cory Nelms ran off the field in the middle of the San Francisco 49ers’ practice Wednesday to go watch television. Don’t worry, he had special permission. Call it an Olympic moment. The second-year cornerback cheered on girlfriend T’erea Brown in the final of the 400-meter hurdles from eight time zones...
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Oregon Ducks Launch the QuackCave

From Oregon Media Services EUGENE, Ore. — Cutting edge uniforms and revolutionary facilities have become synonymous with University of Oregon Athletics in recent years. Now the Ducks are looking to add social media to that list. Inspired by social media command centers used by the NHL’s New Jersey Devils and leading corporations Dell and...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Corvallis comeback hurts Gems playoff hopes

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A 6-1 lead entering the eighth inning wasn’t enough Tuesday night at Kiger Stadium, as the Corvallis nights made a late-inning rally to beat the Klamath Falls Gems 7-6. Mike Garrard explains what the Gems need now to make the playoffs: Next up: Gems vs Corvallis | 7:05 p.m. –...
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Eaton leads after three Olympic decathlon events

LONDON – With two of the best decathletes in the world, it is no surprise that Team USA’s Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee sit in 1-2 after three events on Wednesday’s morning session that also saw seven Americans advance to the next round of their events at Olympic Stadium. After three events, World Record...
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Timbers acquire Ricketts for Perkins in goalie swap

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers today announced that the club has acquired goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts from the Montreal Impact in exchange for goalkeeper Troy Perkins. Timbers general manager/interim head coach Gavin Wilkinson made the announcement. Ricketts, 35, has established himself as one of the top goalkeepers in MLS since joining the league with...
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Stotts named Blazers head coach

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers have named Terry Stotts as the team’s head coach, it was announced today by General Manager Neil Olshey. Stotts becomes the 14th head coach in Trail Blazers history. An 18-year coaching veteran, Stotts most recently served as an assistant coach with Dallas for four seasons from 2008-12....
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Audio Wrap-Up: Corvallis clinches division with win over Gems

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems opened their four-game series with Corvallis on Monday night needing a sweep to force a tie atop the West Division standings of the West Coast League. They were unsuccessful. Corvallis scored five runs in the first two innings to beat Klamath Falls 9-3 and clinch a...
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Ducks open fall camp

EUGENE, Ore. — The compeition to find the new Oregon Ducks starting quarterback began this week with sophomore Bryan Bennett and freshman Marcus Mariota getting 22 practices to determine the opening weekend starter. The Ducks play Arkansas State on Sept. 1 at Autzen Stadium. Oregon lost two-year starter Darron Thomas in the off season,...
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Father of OSU football coach Mike Riley passes away

CORVALLIS, Ore. -– Bud Riley, the father of Oregon State University head football coach Mike Riley, passed away Sat., Aug. 4 near his home in central British Columbia at the age of 86. Bud was an assistant coach at OSU under Dee Andros from 1965-72 and with Craig Fertig in 1979, serving as the...
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