Nine teammates were thrown into the fast-moving Willamette River after their boat hit a pier broadside.
Pau Gasol scored 22 points and the Lakers won their second straight, snapping the Blazers’ five-game winning streak.
The Bruins rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat the Beavers in Los Angeles.
The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night to sweep the series for the first time in 15 years.
It took the streaking Oregon Ducks a good while to put last-place Southern California away on Saturday. They finally did so because of their defense.
The Blazers won their fourth straight game despite missing forward LaMarcus Aldridge. The team’s top scorer and rebounder has been out five straight games with a left groin sprain.
The jersey is in honor of Matthew Shepard, who was beaten to death in Wyoming in 1998 for being gay. Collins is the first openly gay athlete to play in any of the four major sports.
Damian Lillard made up for the absence of fellow All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge by scoring 31 points in the Blazers’ win over the Nuggets Tuesday night.
The Ducks (18-8, 6-8 Pac-12), appear to be getting back on track after a midseason slump.
Damian Lillard had 32 points and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.
With Portland trailing Utah to start the fourth quarter, Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard did what an All-Star is supposed to do.
Jamie Benn scored in the second period and Canada beat the US in the semifinals of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament.
Not many swim better than Ellie Thornbrue, the KOIN 6 News Athlete of the Week for Feb. 20, 2014.
DeShawn Shead returned to the campus of Portland State University just weeks after becoming a Super Bowl champion with the Seattle Seahawks.
Damian Lillard scored 31 points, Mo Williams added 19 points and Wesley Matthews had 18 for Portland, which played without LaMarcus Aldridge
LaMarcus Aldridge will miss at least one week after straining his left groin, the team announced. He’ll be evaluated after that time.
No college basketball teams have played more against each other than the Ducks and Beavers, whose game Sunday was the 341st matchup in the Civil War series.
The Eastern Conference finally stopped Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin — then stopped its losing streak at the NBA All-Star game.
Portland’s Damian Lillard was the first person to compete in three All-Star Saturday events, adding that to Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge and Sunday’s game to give him the most ambitious itinerary ever.
Just this week, the Portland Timbers home field changed its name from JELD-WEN Field to Providence Park. The deal with Providence Health is for 15 years, but the dollar amount of the sponsorship remains undisclosed.
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